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Preview real-time co-authoring on OneDrive

Earlier this year we announced real-time co-authoring support for Word 2016 as part of the Office 2016 Preview. For the last several months, this feature has been available to preview users co-authoring Word documents stored on SharePoint Online. Today, we are pleased to announce that real-time co-authoring is also available as a first-look for Word documents stored on OneDrive as part of the latest Office 2016 Preview release.

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New year, more goodness: Tell Me, Footnotes and Endnotes and more

It’s a brand new year and we’re on a mission to help you achieve your new year’s resolution! Did you resolve to get things done this year? Word Web App heard you right and we’re excited to announce our new improvements to help you start 2014 with a bang. We started flighting a few updates over the last couple of days, which will be rolling out to customers over the…


What’s new in the Word Web App?

Wouldn’t it be great to have the power and dependability of Word anytime, anywhere? The Word Web App is an online, free version of Word that extends the Office experience you already know and love into a real-time collaboration experience. We’ve been busy making the Word Web App even better, and we’re excited to show you what we’ve been working on.


The Why Behind Our Styles and Lists Designs

In Word 2007, I was the program manager responsible for driving both the changes in the styles user experience and the investment made in lists. There a number of decisions that were made by those of us involved in those efforts that folks are still talking about (including in recent comments on this and other blogs). This post gives you some of my personal insights as to why we went…


Word Automation Services: How it Works

In my first two posts in the series on Word Automation Services, I talked about what it is and what it does – in this post, I wanted to drill in on how the service works from an architectural standpoint, and what that means for solutions built on top of it. Word Power on the Server The most important component of Word Automation Services is getting a core engine with…


Bibliography & Citations 102 – Building Custom styles

My name is Nathan Kwan. I am a PM intern on the Microsoft Word team. My internship started in early January and is sadly coming to an end at the end of April. I’m a 4th year student at the University of Waterloo working towards my Software Engineering degree. When I started on the team, I was given the bibliography feature. Being a student myself, I am a fan, so…