Excel
Whats New in Excel Online

We’ve updated Excel Online: What’s new in April 2014

A year ago we announced that Excel Online and each of the applications that make up Office Online were destined to become a comprehensive productivity experience on more browsers and devices—not just companions to the desktop applications. Since then we’ve released several major updates and many minor updates, and today I’m sharing another significant step forward! (Note that these changes will roll-out worldwide over the course of the next few…

Office 15-Minute Webinars
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Webinar: All about watermarks

In this week’s webinar you’ll learn how to make or remove watermarks in your documents. We’ll show you how to place images behind text in Word and make sure Confidential or Draft are clearly noted. Plus we’ll cover how to customize a watermark in PowerPoint. Need a sneak peek? View our 30-second trailer. What you will learn at Tuesday’s webinar Adding a quick “confidential” watermark Customizing watermarks Finding and removing unneeded watermarks…

Video shows

The Garage Series for Office 365: Prague road trip and apps for Office challenge

This week the Garage Series Road Trip continues in Prague. Jeremy catches up with organizations using Office 365 in Europe. Then custom apps for Office are put to the test to help Jeremy navigate the historic city and its landmarks in record time. After Hong Kong – where we saw the impact of multiple device usage and mobility in one of the most crowded cities on earth, hearing first hand…

Excel

Join us April 4: Excel AMA on reddit

Join us Friday, April 4 at 1:00pm PDT/4:00pm EDT for the first Excel-hosted Ask Me Anything (AMA) on reddit. We get great feedback and input about Excel through customer site visits, bringing customers to Microsoft, sharing on blogs and support forums, and more. But we haven’t interacted broadly in real-time—until now. Read on to learn how to join and ask us anything!

Project

Creating burndown charts for Project using Power Pivot and Power Query

When you are managing a project and tracking the work done versus the work planned or the remaining time left, it is common to use a burndown chart. In this article, we show you how to create a report of all tasks for the last 90 days, using Excel 2013 and oData streams. This example will also introduce you to some key Power Query and Power Pivot functions.

Office 365

Announcing Office 365 Personal: A new way to access Office 365!

At last week’s SharePoint Conference, we discussed Office 365 for business investments and got some outstanding feedback from customers. Now it’s time for a few updates for our consumer customers using Office 365 – 3.5 million subscribers and counting. Today I want to announce Office 365 Personal. Coming this Spring, Office 365 Personal is a new, great option for people interested in using Office 365.  It’s designed for an individual, allows…

Guest author
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Inspiring change: My mission to support young women to soar

Guest contributor Amelia Rose Earhart is a TV reporter, aviation enthusiast, and founder of The Fly With Amelia Foundation. Her inspiring story demonstrates that when a woman is shown by another, that she can use her mind, her heart and her skills to craft the life she imagines, she is given a tool she will forever take with her on her own unique journey.