Excel
Get and Transform January updates FI

January 2017 updates for Get & Transform in Excel 2016 and the Power Query add-in

Excel 2016 includes a powerful set of data import and shaping capabilities available under the Get & Transform section on the Data ribbon. Today, we are pleased to announce six new data transformation and connectivity features that have been requested by our customers. —Read on for details.

Education
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Updates to the OneNote Class Notebook add-in—read/unread indicators in Review Student Work and more

Since the school year started, we’ve been making improvements to the Class Notebook add-in for OneNote on the desktop, including providing teachers with the ability to quickly see updates made by students in the Review Student Work pane. —Read on for details.

Office 365
A screenshot of the new Read Aloud capability in Word for PCs that lets you have text read aloud at your preferred speed with simultaneous highlighting to promote concentration.

Accessibility in Office 365—enabling greater digital inclusion

In honor of the 2016 International Day of Persons with Disabilities, all Office 365 users are invited to lay the foundation for a more inclusive digital environment by discovering and using accessibility capabilities built into Office 365. —Read on to learn about new capabilities such as accessible templates, image description controls, link display name controls and accessibility checkers.