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Webinar: Top 10 tips of 2013

Hungry for the best Office tips and tricks of 2013? You got it. In this webinar, we cherry-pick the best features, cut them down into bite-sized, easy-to-remember pieces, and serve them up to you in just 15 minutes. You’ll say, “Wow, cool.” And your coworkers will say, “Hey–how’d you do that?” Watch the trailer or click “read more” below to watch the full webinar.   What you will learn at…

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Preparing students for the workplace: Student Advantage is now available

In October, we announced a new benefit called Student Advantage, making it easy for students to get access to the latest version of Microsoft Office and better prepare themselves for the tools used in modern day workplaces. Today, Student Advantage is available to more than 35,000 educational institutions worldwide.

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A BIG OneNote update for Windows note-taking devices

Today, we released an update to the OneNote Windows Store app that significantly improves how you capture, find and view the notes you care about most.  This update makes it easier to capture notes using the Windows 8.1 Share Charm, enables you to scan things with your camera and search them, and shows your recent notes with page previews.

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Webinar: The latest features in Excel Online

Have you ever wanted to see someone else’s changes in a workbook right away, without refreshing or saving? Have you ever wanted to keep some cells locked and keep others editable in Excel Online? Note: Excel Web App is now called Excel Online. We’ll go step by step to demonstrate the latest and greatest features that Excel Online has to offer.  (Reordering sheets, anyone?) Plus, we’ll have members of the Excel…

Office 365

Collaboration just got easier: Real-time co-authoring now available in Office Web Apps

Today, we’re introducing a new way to collaborate on documents with Office Web Apps. Using real-time co-authoring, colleagues, friends and family can contribute and edit documents simultaneously in the Word Web App, PowerPoint Web App or Excel Web App. Don’t know about Office Web Apps? You should. Office Web Apps are the best free alternative to Office. Read on to learn more about these online versions of the core Office applications that extend…

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We’ve updated Excel Web App: What’s new in November 2013

About six months ago, we announced that Excel Web App and all Office Web Apps are destined to become a comprehensive productivity experience on more browsers and devices–not just companions to the desktop applications. In June, we released a major update, and I’m excited to share another significant step forward with you today! Let’s look at some of the awesome new things you can do in Excel Web App now,…

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Announcing Student Advantage

As part of its ongoing commitment to education, Microsoft today announced Student Advantage, a new benefit to qualifying institutions which will make it easy for students to use the latest and best version of full Office at their education institution and at home. Beginning December 1, 2013, any institutions worldwide that licenses Office for staff and faculty can provide access to Office 365 ProPlus for students at no additional cost.

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The best free alternative to Office is Office on the web

We know the crowded app market is creating confusion for customers, but the reality is, the best free alternative to Office is Office–Office Web Apps. The Office Web Apps are a free version of the Office applications you already know and love with the same familiar user experience you want. Read on to learn why they trump the free alternatives hands down.