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Power Map for Excel–May update for Office 365

In the May 2015 update of Office 365 we are proud to introduce a new core feature to Power Map: Custom Regions. The Custom Regions feature allows data to be mapped to the regions that matter most to you, even if they are not the traditional zip code, county, state or country regions. Custom regions are useful for plotting data on sales districts, school districts, congressional districts, land lot development,…

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Audio recording comes to OneNote for Mac

Just over a year ago we released OneNote for Mac. Since then we’ve delivered frequent improvements and new experiences that have made OneNote a top 10 free app in the Mac App Store. Today we are introducing audio recording—one of the most frequently requested features by OneNote for Mac fans (especially students), and another powerful way to capture ideas and information into OneNote—plus the ability to recover notes you deleted…

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Handwriting Search and Apple Watch support for OneNote

Millions of people take handwritten notes in OneNote thanks to digital inking capabilities across popular devices including the iPad, Windows tablets and Android tablets. In fact, OneNote for Windows has supported handwriting recognition since 2006. Starting today, you can now search your handwritten notes that are in OneNote notebooks saved to OneDrive–just like you can search through typed text and text within images.

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Modern productivity–Office news at Ignite

Today, at our first-ever Ignite Conference in Chicago, we announced new capabilities and solutions from across the company, all of which help IT Pros fuel innovation and transformation within their organizations. I was thrilled to join corporate vice president of Skype engineering Gurdeep Singh Pall on stage during today’s keynote to showcase the innovation we’re delivering across Office to empower IT Pros.

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Office Online and Dropbox web integration now available

Last year Office announced an ongoing partnership to create better connections between Office and Dropbox. We continue to work closely with the Dropbox team to make it easier to work with your Office applications and Dropbox. We’ve already connected your Office and Dropbox experience on your iOS and Android devices. Today, the next milestone in our partnership is available, integration between the Dropbox website and Office Online.

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5 easy and powerful Excel features you may not know about

We all know that Excel is packed with tons of powerful features, libraries of formulas and galleries of interesting charts, making it one of the most useful tools for business analysts. I believe that, among the great secrets of Excel, there are several that are easy to use and quickly add value to your work. —Read more about powerful Excel features from Purna Duggirala of chandoo.org

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Teaching Excel and data analysis—one professor’s efforts to prepare students for today’s careers

Should a university teach a course on Excel? I have heard this question a lot. But while doing research for my Ph.D. thesis at Delft University of Technology, I noticed the whole world is run by Excel.—Read more from Felienne Hermans, an assistant professor at Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands on teaching Excel to university students.