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Productivity and inclusion—Office 365 accessibility update

Accessibility enhancements releasing this quarter to Office 365 customers bring us closer to our goals of ensuring that people with disabilities can communicate, consume and create content on any device and that everyone can easily create content that is accessible for all people. —Read on for more details.


Sway accessibility milestones

The Microsoft mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more, and we on the Sway team take this mission to heart. As a result, we’ve been working on several features to help users with vision, mobility and cognitive impairments to use Sway in their personal and work lives. All of the following enhancements are now available on the Sway web and Windows apps.

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New to Office 365 in May—updates to Skype for Business, Outlook, SharePoint and more

This month, our updates to Office 365 include real-time chat integration into Office 365 web experiences, as well as new capabilities in Outlook and Visio. We also cover key announcements for SharePoint and OneDrive for Business made earlier this month. —Read on for more.

Office Online

Office Online—chat with your co-editors in real-time

We recently announced the ability for co-editors to chat with one another directly in a OneDrive document when working in Office Online. Today, we’re pleased to extend this capability to Office 365 Business and Education customers for documents stored in OneDrive for Business or SharePoint Online. Built on the same technology as Skype for Business, the new chat feature is available in all Office Online applications—Word, PowerPoint, Excel and OneNote.