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Task Path in Project 2013
Not every task goes according to plan. When things get mixed up, you need to be able to see which subsequent tasks will be immediately affected. A great visual tool you can use in Project 2013 are Task Path charts. Page 4.
One Hundred More Calendar Years in Project 2013
While Microsoft Project will likely always have a finite cap on how future-flung your planning can be, it's nice to know that it is no longer just December 31, 2049. The new date is December 31, 2149. Page 5.
Share Project 2013 Data Online Via Word 2013, Excel 2013, or PowerPoint 2013
Office Software. Page 6.
The Project 2013 Web App - Project Online for Office 365
You may be familiar with Microsoft’s Free Office Web Apps for Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote. The Project 2013 Web App is similar but only available to those who have purchased a Porject product or subscription. Page 7.
Lync, Visio, SharePoint, and Exchange Integration in Project 2013
Project 2013 can incorporate with other team-oriented programs and services including Lync, Visio, SharePoint, and Exchange. Page 8.
Create or Move a New Notebook Page in Microsoft OneNote
Notebook pages can be created easily, then placed in notebooks. This is the fundamental file used in Microsoft OneNote.
Quick Tutorials on New Features for Excel 2013 Spreadsheets
Click through these visual tutorials for an overview of features in Excel 2013 spreadsheets.
Post Excel 2013 Spreadsheets to Social Networks
In Excel, 2013, post spreadsheets to social network pages such as Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Page 10.
Create Surveys with Excel 2013 Using Microsoft OneDrive
With Excel 2013, you can create surveys in SkyDrive based on your spreadsheet data. Page 11.
How to Use Flash Fill in Excel 2013
Flash Fill is definitely the data entry show stopper for Excel 2013. Page 2.
How to Use the Excel Button or Excel Interactive View
In Excel 2013, the Excel Button or Excel Interactive View allows you to incorporate code into your website, making charts behave more like actual Excel spreadsheets. Page 3.
How to Use Data Model Relationships in Excel 2013
Excel 2013 includes a Data Model feature similar to what you may have used in Access. Page 4.
How to Use Quick Analysis Tools: Recommended Charts in Excel 2013
In Excel 2013, the Quick Analysis icon lets you more easily preview your data in different chart possibilities. Page 5.
Use Quick Analysis Tools Like Recommended Formatting in Excel 2013
In Excel 2013, the Quick Analysis icon lets you more easily preview your data with various formatting options. Page 6.
Use Quick Analysis Tools Like Recommended Pivot Tables in Excel 2013
For PivotTables, Excel 2013 suggests pre-made formats, saving you oodles of time. Page 7.
How to Use Additional Web-based Apps with Excel 2013
Web-based apps can be embedded right into the Excel 2013 interface. Page 8.
How to Share Spreadsheets Online with Excel 2013
In Excel 2013, share spreadsheets through invitations so that everyone works on the latest file, or share control of the same spreadsheet during virtual meetings. Page 9.
Download Microsoft's Free Excel 2013 Quick Start Guide
View Microsoft's free Excel 2013 Quick Start Guide online or print out for reference. These guides are several pages with nice visual explanations. Page 12.
How to Create and Customize a Table in Microsoft Office
Some programs in Microsoft Office include the option to insert a table. Here's how to create and customize one.
Open or Create a New Microsoft Office Document
You can create new documents or open existing ones in a few different ways. Here are ways to get started from square one.
Run the Download
Running the Office 2013 or Office 365 free trial download may differ according to your operating system. Here are general guidelines. Page 5.
The Blended Line Between Office 2013 and the New Office 365
Sometimes Microsoft calls the same thing different things, particularly when a product is still in a preview. That is why this welcome screen for Office 2013 Preview advises you that you will be downloading either Office 365 Home Premium Preview or Office 365 Small Business Premium Preview. Page 3.
Explore Start Menus While Waiting for Final Configuration of Office 2013 or Office 365
A great place to begin exploring Office 2013 Preview is the new Start Menu in each program. This is where a lot of new features are, particularly SkyDrive cloud connectivity. Page 14.
Associate Your Computing Device
Your Office 2013 or Office 365 free trial can be used on a specified number of computing devices. Page 13.
Your First Sign In to Office 2013 or Office 365
You can still save documents right to your desktop or device, but Microsoft is definitely trying to facilitate your use of the cloud as well as Windows 8 in general, which will be accessed by the same Microsoft Account signin. Page 9.
Expect All Programs to Close Before Office 2013 or Office 365 Launches
Be careful to not close the Office 2013 Preview download screens you are in as you close all other programs. If you close those Office 2013 screens you may have to start over. Page 8.
Microsoft will welcome you to Office 2013 with a snappy animation about how connected you can be with the suite’s new functionality. Page 11.
Fun New Feature: Choose a Theme for the Workspace
Office 2013 Preview lets you add a design theme for the workspace. This is a fun feature that allows you to customize the empty space in the upper right bar of all Office 2013 Preview's programs. Page 12.
Office 2013 or Office 365 Free Trial & Account Setup
Seeing this overview of what to expect during the Office 2013 or Office 365 free trial download and account setup process can help you know what to expect.
Expect to Wait a Few Minutes
Do not panic or close screens if you do not see Office 2013 launch right away. Here is my description of what I experienced waiting for the download. Page 6.
Choose Your Best Version for Office 2013 or Office 365
Read this brief explanation of different versions of Microsoft's Office 2013 and Office 365, or link to detailed descriptions, for home, small business, or enterprise. Page 2.
Once you sign in for the first time, Microsoft Office 2013 will ask you to accept the license agreement. This is a normal protocol, even for a free trial or preview suite such as Office 2013 Consumer Preview. Page 10.
Set Up Language Preferences
I chose all language preference defaults when setting up Office 2013 Preview, but you can of course customize available options offered in this screen if you prefer. Page 7.
Use an Existing Microsoft Sign In Or Create a New One
Decide whether to sign in with an existing Microsoft service, such as your Windows Live ID, or create a new Microsoft Account ID. They are essentially one in the same. Page 4.
A Visual Look at iWork Numbers: Spreadsheet and Calculator
Apple's iWork spreadsheet, Numbers, has features new users will want to check out. Page 3.
A Visual Look at iWork Keynote for Slide Show Presentations
iWork Suite's Keynote slide show presentations can be played and managed from your ipad or iphone. Pretty slick! Page 4.
iWork Templates, Tutorials, and the iLife Suite
Here are a few features that help Apple Mail integrate easily with Apple's iWork suite. Page 5.
Overview of IBM's Free Office Suite
Check out IBM's Lotus Symphony software suite. Free to download, many users claim this is the least cumbersome of all the openoffice.org off-shoots.
Lotus Symphony Documents: Word Processor
Like other word processors, IBM's free Lotus Symphony Documents allows for document creation and editing. Page 2.
Lotus Symphony Spreadsheets: Calculator/Spreadsheet
For free software, Lotus Symphony Spreadsheets doesn't disappoint. Page 3.
Lotus Symphony Presentations: Slide Show
If you have used other slide show programs, Lotus Symphony will offer a very similar experience. Page 4.
LotusNotes: Email, Calendar, and Contact Manager
LotusNotes: Email, Calendar, and Contact Manager. While a separate entity from this software suite, some versions of IBM's LotusNotes can actually access the Lotus Symphony Documents, Spreadsheets, and Presentations programs right from its tabbed interface. Page 5.
Lotus Symphony Suite Templates and Tutorials
A great way to get started with programs in an office productivity suite is to download a template. Page 6.
Lotus Symphony Suite: Final Summary
Simplicity is the hallmark of IBM's free productivity office suite Lotus Symphony. You will notice it lacks drawing applications, a database, and math applications included in other openoffice.org offerings. Page 7.
Check Out the User Interace of Pages, Numbers, and Keynote in iWork
Pages, Numbers, and Keynote are programs in Apple's iWork suite for desktop, mobile, or online. Take a look here!
A Visual Look at iWork Pages: Word Processor and Desktop Publisher
iWork Suite's program Pages is highly-versatile. A duplicitous program by design, it is equal parts word processor and desktop publisher. Page 2.
Get a Backup of Office
Get a Backup of Office. Office Software.
Office Product Key
Office Product Key. Office Software. Page 2.
Find My Product Key
Find My Product Key. Office Software. Page 3.
Create Windows Live ID Account
Create Windows Live ID Account & Choose Backup Option. Page 4.
Office Backup: Downloading & Troubleshooting. Page 5.
How to Cut, Copy, and Paste in Microsoft Office
When working with text or objects in Microsoft Office programs, you will need to Cut, Copy, and Paste to edit or move things around. Here's an explanation of each tool and how to use it.
Save and Restore Macros in Microsoft Office
When you switch from one installation of Microsoft Office to another, you do not need to re-record the macros you recorded. Here's how to save then restore macros for yourself, or to share with someone else.
Compress Pictures in Microsoft Office
Take advantage of the Compress Pictures function, to make overall file size more manageable. Here's how.
How to Use Microsoft OneNote on Your Apple Watch
Capture your ideas in audio note form, review past notes, and more--all from your wrist.
Tabs and Indents in Microsoft Office
Tabs and indentations can give shape to your Microsoft Office document, making it more readable and accessible. Here is the easiest way to use them.
Top Online Office Software Suites and Apps Comparison Chart
Check out a visual comparison chart of features in Google Apps, Microsoft Office Online, iWork for iCloud, ThinkFree Office, and Zoho Online Office Apps.
Create a Template in Microsoft Office
You may have used templates quite a bit in Microsoft Office. Here's how to make your own.
List of Popular Mobile App Stores
Online app stores serve as marketplaces for making the most of your iOS, Android, BlackBerry, or Windows Phone mobile device. But you can get more from an app store than just browsing and buying apps.
List of Office Software and Apps for Windows Phone
Looking for office software apps for your Windows Phone? Check out these popular options.
Hone Multi-device Productivity Skills While Watching TV
You can polish prowess in productivity software, social media, mobile computing, collaborative tools, and more. . .all while watching your favorite shows!
Image Galleries of New Features in Office 2013
This list of image galleries list new tools found in Office 2013 programs including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Outlook, Project, Visio, Lync, SharePoint, and more.
Best Office Suites for iOS - 2012
Take a look at three categories for choosing office suite apps for your iOS device, including iPhone, iPad, and iTouch.
Office 365 system requirements
After reading about Office 365’s system requirements, you’ll realize that when it comes to Office 365 and Google Apps, there really isn’t a fair comparison. Google Apps is designed to essentially work entirely in the cloud, whereas Office 365 keeps its focus evenly divided between its ability to combine offline storage with online flexibility.
To free some hard drive space after installing Microsoft Office 2010, use these simple steps to uninstall older MS Office versions.
Microsoft designed Office 365 for organizations that need IT support and the most current administrative tools. Office 365 is available with various components under different monthly subscription pricing plans. Find out more about these components, pricing plans, and the benefits Office 365 provides.
What is a Microsoft Office Building Block?
Microsoft Office Building Blocks are document elements saved into the Office program for use in future documents. You can utilize pre-built building blocks such as Quick Parts, or create your own.
Find Out Whether Evernote's Mid-tier Plan is Best for Your Needs
Quickly compare which features Evernote Plus has over the free version, and whether it can save you money over the more expensive Premium version.
How to Choose Between Evernote Premium and the Free Version
Here's a quick summary of features you get by upgrading from a free account to Evernote Premium.
OpenOffice Calc offers a lot of spreadsheet functionality, including tools for formatting and formulating data.
OpenOffice Impress is a free, complete, flexible slide show presentation program.
OpenOffice Base is a free desktop database and relational database program that can be used in conjunction with other OpenOffice programs.
OpenOffice Draw is a free program offering strong image editing and diagramming abilities.
OpenOffice Math is a free equation formatting program, allowing users to create and edit mathematical formulas.
OpenOffice Portable offers a mobile version of the suite's word processor, spreadsheet, slide show, drawing tool, and database programs.
OpenOffice Suite Overview
Check out this overview of OpenOffice, a leading open source office software suite offering a strong user experience despite the fact that it is free.
As opposed to Microsoft Office, which has both Word and Publisher, OpenOffice Writer acts as the suite's composite word processor and desktop publisher.
How to Preview the Microsoft Office Universal Apps for Windows 10 Mobile
The Microsoft Office Universal Apps represent a new type of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and other program installations.
How to Control Microsoft PowerPoint with Your Apple Watch
Command your next slide show presentation from your wrist, using Microsoft's remote app for Apple Watch.
Microsoft Dynamics CRM
Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2015 is an ever-evolving customer service tool, as evidenced by its recent feature updates. Find out what it might do for your organization or business.
How Microsoft 'Office Now' Could Change How You Get Work Done
These two apps for iOS, Android, and Windows could revolutionize how you work with web content and navigate your daily schedule.
Top Features in Microsoft Visio 2016 for Windows
Microsoft Visio 2016 for Windows includes improvements for keyboard access to certain features, new shapes, and a Getting Started experience for authoring diagrams.
Download the Free Office 2016 Preview for Windows
Find out how you can use the new Office 2016 for Windows programs including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Outlook, Project, Visio, and Lync aka Skype for Business. Free!
Key Features in Microsoft OneNote, Access, and Publisher 2016 for Windows
Microsoft OneNote and Access 2016 for Windows will be getting more improvements in 2015.
Key Features in Microsoft Lync 2016 for Windows
Microsoft Lync 2016, now called Skype for Business, gives teams new ways to stay in touch. Find out more here.
How to Get Microsoft Office for Free on Your Windows PC or Computer
While the Office 2016 for Windows Preview is a great option, it has a time limit. Here are some other ways to use Office for free.
Microsoft Office 2016 for Windows Preview System Requirements and Download Options
Check out these quick directions for downloading 32 bit or 64 bit versions of Office 2016 Preview for Windows, including an option for Office 365 users.
Top Features in Microsoft Word 2016 for Windows
Microsoft Word 2016 for Windows includes improvements for the user interface, fonts, images, and more. Get a quick look here!
Key Features in Microsoft Excel 2016 for Windows
Microsoft Excel 2016 for Windows includes updates to Pivot Charts, data modeling, field lists, the Excel Slicer, and more. Get details here.
Key Features in Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 for Windows
Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 includes integration with Microsoft Sway, among other updated features. Find out more details here.
Top Features in Microsoft Project 2016 for Windows
Microsoft Project 2016 for Windows includes a new Timeline View for creating and sharing project plans. Find out more here.
Key Features in Microsoft Outlook 2016 for Windows
Microsoft Outlook 2016 for Windows includes updated message settings, cloud integration, real-time collaboration, portrait message options, and more.
Check Out the Touch First Version of Microsoft Excel for Android Phone
This image shows you Microsoft Excel for Android Phone's new user interface which helps you work with data, text, and charts while on the go.
Check Out the Touch First Version of Microsoft PowerPoint for Android Phone
Get a quick view at the updated user interface and features in Microsoft PowerPoint for Android Phone, which focused on touch-driven presentations.
Find Out What is New in the Updated Microsoft Office for Android Phones
Check out the latest (May 2015) app downloads of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint for Android Phones, which emphasize touch commands.
Check Out the Touch-First Version of Microsoft Word for Android Phone
Get a quick look at the new touch-focused user interface and features in Microsoft Word for Android Phone, including Reflow, navigation, and cloud sharing.
How to Choose and Download the Right Office App for Your Android Phone
Find out how to download the touch-focused versions of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint for Android Phones.
How to Retake a Microsoft Office Certification Exam
You may be able to get a free second chance on certification exams for Microsoft Office programs and services, as well as study tools to prepare for the tests.
When Is Microsoft's Next Patch Tuesday?
Here is a convenient list of all Patch Tuesday dates in 2015, to help you keep products like Microsoft Office updated.
Be More Prioritized at School with Apps Like EasilyDo and IGTell for Evernote
Task management apps like EasilyDo, IQTell, and Get It Done can integrate with Evernote to make you an even more effective student or teacher.
Photograph Whiteboards, Blackboards, or Screens as a Note-taking Alternative
Snap a quick photo before your instructor's wisdom is erased then save the image right to Evernote for later review. Some versions even allow you to search image text.
Evernote Can Be An Alternative to PowerPoint or Other Presentation Programs
Check out Evernote's Presentation Mode, which allows teachers and students to share their notes without creating separate slides in a program like PowerPoint.
Send Simplified Web Page Content, Bookmarks, and More to Evernote Notebooks
Online research gets streamlined with these tricks for the Evernote Web Clipper.
How the eHighlighter App for Evernote Helps Students and Teachers with Research
The eHighlighter app for iPhone, web, and Evernote allows you to create MLA, APA, or Chicago citations from scanning a bar code, and much more.
Use Apps Like Uberconference and Azendoo with Evernote for Education
Group projects can be integrated with Evernote, thanks to these shared task list and web conferencing apps.
Record Lectures, Study Groups, or Voice Notes with Apps for Evernote
Find out how to better record lectures, study group conversations, or your own dictated ramblings with Evernote and third-party apps.
SwiftKey for iOS and Evernote Makes Mobile Note Taking Easier
Find out how the SwiftKey app predicts typing on a mobile device, helping students take better notes in Evernote.
How to Use Documents, Spreadsheets, Presenatations, and PDFs with Evernote
Find out how you can use office software files such as word processing documents, spreadsheets, presentations, and PDFs with Evernote.
How to Use Sublists and Check Box Lists in Evernote for School or Homework
In Evernote, lists, checkbox lists, sublists, and reminders can help you be a more organized student. Check out these ideas you may not have considered.
Track Educational, Business, or Personal Progress with Diary Apps for Evernote
Create personal or professional goals and track your progress with Evernote.
Learn New Languages and Vocabulary with Apps Like Biscuit for Evernote
The Biscuit language learning app for Android and iOS helps you create language lists in Evernote.
How Apps Like Evermatch Can Help You Remember Things While Having Fun
Depending on the type of notes and information you are studying, the Evermatch app for Evernote may be a fun way to review.
How Mohiomap and Mindjet Turn Evernote Notes Into Visualizations
Mind maps are a way of creating visual brainstorms. These apps for Evernote can generate these helpful diagrams from your notes.
Connect Your Favorite Academic Apps and Services with IFTTT for Evernote
The Evernote Channel for IFTTT suggests recipes for connections with other popular apps or services you use for school.
Use Scalar as a Spreadsheet or Calculator Alternative for Evernote
The Scalar app behaves differently than spreadsheets or calculators while still allowing you to work with data in Evernote or iOS. Apps like AbleConverter may also be useful in Evernote.
How Zapier Connects Evernote with Other Apps and Sites You Use for School
Zapier is a service that brings together web services and apps you love with Evernote integrations.
Add Communication Apps to Your Evernote Experience
If you already use Evernote a lot at school, it makes sense to connect other communication apps with the program. Here's how.
Students Can Use Email and Evernote to Better Organize Projects and Assignments
Evernote is a powerful educational tool, but this is a feature many students and teachers do not know about.
Track Academic or Educational Expenses in Evernote with Apps Like Expensify
Students and instructors typically need to keep a sharp eye on expenses and spending. These specialty tools for Evernote can help!
Organize Your Education with Specialty Calendar and Reminder Apps for Evernote
Evernote reminders can be enhanced with third-party calendar apps. Here are several options for Android, iPhone, iPad, Windows, or web.
How Apps Like Countertop for Evernote Help Students Be More Healthy
Your academic pursuits are supported by your wellness. These apps for Evernote help you eat healthy, shop right, keep health information organized, and more.
Organize Your School Life with Scanbot, Scanner Pro, or CamScanner for Evernote
Specialty scanner apps for Evernote make a paperless academic lifestyle simple thanks to enhanced cropping and other features.
Simplify Studying and Research with News and Reading Apps for Evernote
News apps and reading apps for Evernote can expand how you collect and assimilate information online and offline.
Get Extra Features in Office for iPhone or iPad with an Office 365 Subscription
Microsoft Office comes in free version for iPhone or iPad, but you get more features on iOS if you sign up for Office 365. Check out the latest details here.
How to Find or Create Your Own DIY Evernote Templates
Learn how to save a blank note as a template or how to use a third-party bank of ready-made templates from KustomNote.
How Office Lens Expands OneNote, Word, and PowerPoint on Mobile Devices
Microsoft's scanner app turns images of business cards, whiteboard and chalkboard notes, or documents into searchable OneNote notes or Word, PowerPoint, and PDF files.
Comparison Chart of 40 Features in Top Note Taking Apps
This chart compares more than 40 features in Microsoft OneNote, Evernote, and Google Keep, to help you quickly choose the right note-taking tool for you.
Get to Know Microsoft Office Graph and Office Delve
Office 365 gets even more streamlined with Office Delve, powered by Office Graph, which prioritizes your team's most essential tasks, topics, documents, and more.
An Alternative to Apple iWork: Microsoft Office for Mac 2011
Take a look at this quick slide show to know what to expect from Microsoft Office for Mac 2011.
Key Features in Microsoft Word for Mac 2011
Check out document creation and editing features and tools in Microsoft Word for Mac 2011.
Key Features in Microsoft PowerPoint for Mac 2011
Your presentations can be even more polished with top features is Microsoft PowerPoint 2011 for Mac. Take a look here.
Key Features in Microsoft Excel for Mac 2011
Take your spreadsheets to the next level with these top features in Microsoft Excel for Mac 2011.
Key Features in Microsoft Outlook for Mac 2011
Find out about top email and organizational features in Microsoft Outlook for Mac 2011.
Microsoft's New Office Delve Apps for iPhone, iPad, and Android (Apr 2015)
Microsoft Office Delve functionality in Office 365 is available on mobile. Check out this and other updates as of April 2015.
Why LibreOffice Online is Different From Google Apps and Office Online
Find out when the online, browser-based version of Writer, Calc, and Impress will be available and how it will compete with similar office software suites.
When Will the Next Version of LibreOffice Be Released? (Updated January 2015)
Find out when to expect the next releases of LibreOffice Fresh and LibreOffice Still.
Your Easiest Ways to Update LibreOffice Automatically or Manually
Once you select your update preferences, keeping your installation of LibreOffice current is easy.
How to Download the Microsoft Office for Android Tablets Preview
Microsoft Office for Android is available as a preview, which you can get a quick look at here.
Key Features in Microsoft PowerPoint for Android Tablets
In Microsoft PowerPoint for Android Tablets you have more inking features and more. Get a look here.
Key Features in Microsoft OneNote for Android Tablets
Microsoft OneNote has been available before the Office for Android tablets preview. Here is more information on how you can check it out.
How Microsoft Office for Android Compares on Smartphones Versus Tablets
Find out how Microsoft Office differs on a tablet versus a smartphone.
Microsoft Office for Android Tablets Plans and Pricing
What to expect of the upcoming Office for Android Tablets pricing and more.
Key Features in Microsoft Word for Android Tablets
Microsoft Word for Android Tablets features updated tools for creating and editing files. Get a look here.
Key Features in Microsoft Excel for Android Tablets
Microsoft Excel for Android tablets includes new ways to create charts and tables. Get a look at the interface here.
The Specialized Approach of the Eidetic Knowledge Assimilation App for iOS
The Eidetic app for iPad, iPhone, and Evernote uses timers and 'spaced repetition' to help you assimilate information. Use it for school, work, or your own personal development.
How to Download the Free LibreOffice Viewer for Android Beta
Development of LibreOffice for Android has reached a point where you can try out an early version. Here's how.
How the Microsoft Work and Play App Bundle Saves You Money
Microsoft's Work and Play app bundle could save you as much as $250 USD across Office 365 Home, Skype, Xbox Music Pass, and Xbox Live Gold.
Microsoft Skype for Business is the New Lync in Office
Skype for Business is the new Microsoft Lync. Find out how April 14, 2015 updates affect your Office productivity as a whole.
Quick Comparison Chart of All Office 365 Plans or Subscriptions (Updated MAR 2015)
Trying to choose an Office 365 subscription? Check out all plans in one simple chart, including home, business, enterprise, government, non-profit, and academic subscriptions.
How to Use Presenter View and Navigation Grid in PowerPoint 2013
Presenter View in PowerPoint 2013 lets you see notes and slide navigation prompts that the audience does not.
How PowerPoint 2013 Helps You Give a Better Presentation
Click through this quick image gallery of PowerPoint 2013 features.
How to Use the Widescreen Display in PowerPoint 2013
Experience a new widescreen default in PowerPoint 2013, at a ratio of 16:9.
Download Microsoft's Free Printable PowerPoint 2013 Quick Start Guide
Microsoft offers a free PowerPoint 2013 Quick Start Guide, a downloadable, printable resource you can keep close at hand.
How to Download Microsoft PowerPoint 2013
Install Office 2013 to try out new features in PowerPoint. Here's your easiest way to start the download..
How to Use Theme Families in PowerPoint 2013
Theme family variants in PowerPoint 2013 offer you even more ready-made design options for designing your presentation.
Improved Smart Guides and Static Guides for PowerPoint 2013 Diagrams
Align your design elements more precisely using improved smart guides for PowerPoint 2013 diagrams.
How to Use the Eyedropper Tool in PowerPoint 2013
Use the eyedropper tool in PowerPoint 2013 to match design colors even faster.
How to Merge Shapes in PowerPoint 2013
Merge shapes in PowerPoint 2013, to combine several pre-made shapes into custom formations.
How to Co-author and Collaborate with Comments in PowerPoint 2013
PowerPoint 2013 makes it even more dynamic to create a presentation with others on your team.
How to Present Online to Anyone with PowerPoint 2013
With PowerPoint 2013, you can send others an online link that allows them to view or work with your presentation. The permissions are up to you.
Microsoft's Vision for Outlook 2013 and Outlook.com
Get to know Outlook 2013 and Outlook.com differ and what new features you should maximize to get more done.
Download Microsoft's Free Outlook 2013 Quick Guide
Download Microsoft's free Outlook 2013 Quick Guide and start communicating sooner.
Syncing Outlook 2013 with Popular Webmail Providers
By syncing Outlook 2013 with popular webmail providers, you can streamline the flow of information you receive.
Message Preview and Inline Replies in Outlook 2013
In Outlook 2013, your inbox messages preview, allowing you to reply inline--without needlessly opening the message.
Weather Bar in Outlook 2013
The Weather Bar in Outlook 2013 is one of those things you never knew you wanted. It allows you to check the local weather, which is potentially pretty convenient.
Outlook 2013 Gets a Calendar Makeover
Outlook 2013's calendar makeover includes upgrades to functionality, as well as cosmetic fixes.
People Cards for Contacts in Outlook 2013
Managing contacts is easier with People Cards in Outlook 2013. This highly-visual improvement to the program personalizes user experience.
Social Networking in Outlook 2013
Social networking in Outlook 2013 is a foundational improvement over past versions of the application.
Password Expiration Notifications
Password expiration notifications in Outlook 2013 remind you to enhance your security by changing credentials every so often.
Touch Capabilities for Tablets and Smartphones in Outlook 2013
Screen layout and touch capabilities show that Outlook 2013 is built for Windows tablets and smartphones.
You No Longer Need an Apple Device to Use iWork
Apple has expanded access to its free iWork for iCloud suite, which includes Pages, Numbers, and Keynote.
Top 100 Microsoft Office 2013 or Office 365 Tools, Tricks, and Tips
A list of 100 skills for users of Office 2013 or Office 365, broken down in beginner, intermediate, and expert levels. Easy!
Everything You Need to Know About Windows 10 and Your Productivity
Hologram viewing. Universal apps. Cortana. Here is everything you need to know about Windows 10 in a few simple, visual slides.
Microsoft Surface Hub and Windows 10
This upcoming version of Microsoft's Surface tablets looks like it will be a collaboration powerhouse thanks to Perceptive Pixel technology.
Xbox Gaming App Integration Included in Windows 10
Microsoft's Windows 10 includes more integration with Xbox, including an app with Activity Feed, communication options, and more.
When is Microsoft Releasing Preview or Final Versions of Windows 10?
Microsoft is likely releasing a consumer-ready version in Fall 2015. But here are some other early options you may be interested in.
How to Become Part of the Windows Insider Program
You may be eligible to become part of the Windows Insider Program. Here's How.
Windows 10 is Capable of Displaying Holographic Interfaces
HoloLens is an amazing new technology for making holograms out of your productivity documents, apps, and more! Microsoft has integrated this into Windows 10.
Microsoft's Universal Apps for Windows 10 Include New Versions of Office
Microsoft is developing Universal Apps for its upcoming Windows Store Office Suite (touch-first) which will include Word, Excel, OneNote, and PowerPoint--all in conjunction with Windows 10.
Improved Snap Functionality for Multiple Apps Including Office in Windows 10
Snap functionality, but it is refined in Windows 10 for working simultaneously in Office and other apps.
Return of the Start Screen in Windows 10
For better or worse, the traditional Start Screen is back in Windows 10.
The Multiple Desktops Feature in Windows 10
This multiple desktops mode is likely to be among your favorite new features in Windows 10.
Windows 10 Integrates More Fully with Cortana Digital Assistant
Microsoft Cortana will be more integrated than ever in desktop, as well as mobile installations of Windows 10.
Windows 10 Built with Microsoft's New Spartan Browser in Mind
Check out Microsoft's new Spartan browser for Windows 10, including annotation tools!
Using Expanded Gestures and the Task View Button in Windows 10
Windows 10's Task View Button is a great way to get to documents you work in often.
List of Business or Professional Office Software and Apps
Once you have an idea of what your business needs, this list of office software suites and apps for is a quick way to match available tools with desktop and mobile apps for your team.
How to Fix a Microsoft Office Activation or Installation Error
If you are having difficulty installing or activating desktop applications for Office 2007, 2010, 2013 or 365, try these steps first.
Uninstall Microsoft Office from Your Windows or Mac Desktop
Most users can uninstall Microsoft Office with a few simple steps, which you will find here. I've included two alternative solutions as well if those do not work for you.
Google Keep is a free note taking application you may be interested in adding to your productivity lineup. I review more than 40 features to help you decide.
The Latest Free Microsoft Garage Apps
Early versions of cutting edge productivity apps are available to consumers thanks to Microsoft's Garage portal.
Personal Data Microsoft Office Collects and Shares About You
Microsoft programs like Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and others collect personal information called metadata that other users could view. These details may surprise you!
How to Move an Installation of Microsoft Office from One Computer to Another
To transfer a desktop installation of Microsoft Office from one computer to another without hiccups you need to follow some specific steps.
How to Make Microsoft Office Documents Backwards Compatible
Microsoft Office documents typically open and edit well with versions newer than they were created in, but not older. You can take steps to make your document more backwards compatible. Here's how.
Best Free Alternatives to Microsoft Office for Windows Desktops
While these free versions may not be exactly like Microsoft Office for Windows, most users can rely on them for getting their projects done. So take a look!
Best Free Alternatives to Microsoft Office for Windows Mobile
Microsoft Office is pre-loaded on many Windows Phone mobile devices, but you may want to consider a few alternatives that are also free.
Best Free Alternatives to Microsoft Office for Android
Microsoft Office is not your only free option for a word processor, spreadsheet, and presentation app on Android.
Best Free Alternatives to Microsoft Office for Mac
Got a limited budget? Check out your top free alternatives to Microsoft Office for Mac.
Best Free Alternatives to Microsoft Office for iPhone or iPad (iOS)
Office software alternatives to Microsoft Office for your iPhone and iPad do not have to break the bank. In fact, these comparable alternatives are free!
Microsoft Power BI Business Intelligence Tools
Business intelligence tools are becoming increasingly cloud-integrated and mobile, as evidenced by Microsoft's Power BI app for iOS, now available for iPad in a preview status.
Microsoft's Latest FEB 2015 Outlook Apps for iPhone, iPad, and Android are Free
Microsoft's February 2015 updates for Outlook Mobile on iPad, iPhone, and Android include new options for PIN locking, admin app wiping, IMAP syncing, and customizing.
Time Saving Document Templates
From About.com, these free time-saving document templates help you get jump-started on your projects. Take a look!
All About Microsoft's Free OneNote Class Notebook Creator App
Find out how Microsoft's free OneNote Class Notebook Creator App can help your students collaborate.
Easy Office 365 Setup for Windows Desktop
Office 365 setup can get tricky, but these steps will help you get running on desktop and mobile devices throughout your home or organization.
How to Setup Office 365 for a Business or Organization
Office 365 for small business, mid-size business, enterprise, or non-profit use can be a bit intimidating to jump into. Here are easy steps!
When Will the Next Version of OpenOffice Be Released? (Updated February 2015)
OpenOffice 4.1.1 was released in August 2014. But when is the next version release expected?
Easy Office 365 Setup for Mac
Office 365 is one of the best options among Microsoft's current offerings for Mac. Check out these straight-forward steps to make setup as painless as possible!
Easy Office 365 Setup for BlackBerry
Activate your BlackBerry device to setup Microsoft Office 365 on your smartphone or tablet, including email, Office Online, SharePoint Online, OneDrive, and more.
Review of 40 Features in Apple iWork for Mac
Apple's latest desktop version of its office software suite is called iWork '13 for Mac. Read this review to find out if it is your best choice for a productivity software suite.
2014 Review of iWork for Mac's Programs, File Compatibility, Packages, and Pricing
Apple's iWork suite gives users access to major productivity programs as well as Apple's iLife creativity apps: iPhoto, iMovie and GarageBand. Page 2.
2014 Review of iWork System Requirements, Setup, Security, and Support
Your decision of whether or not iWork will work for you could boil down to how it works with the devices and culture you already have setup. Page 3.
2014 Review of Main Document Editing Tools in iWork for Mac
Anyone considering iWork '13 for Mac should consider this list of core document creation and editing features, especially if you have used previous versions of the suite. Apple has reduced features to create a uniform experience across all Apple devices. Page 4.
2014 Review of Social, Sharing, and Convenience Tools in iWork 2013
Some users want the convenience of template libraries, social or online communication, cloud storage, and other tools. Apple's iWork suite offers several of these options. Page 5.
Microsoft Outlook for Mac Released Ahead of Office 2015
Microsoft has released an updated Outlook for Mac in Fall 2014. This newest version of the email, contact management, and organizational program packs several new features.
Get Microsoft OneNote for Desktop PC or Mac is Free
Microsoft's OneNote application can be installed for free on your Windows or Mac desktop. Here's how.
Release Timeline for Office 2016 on Windows PC Desktops
New versions of Office are always much-anticipated. Here is what to expect from Office 2016 for desktop PC users, as well as a timeline for its preview and final release dates in 2015.
When Is Microsoft Releasing the Next Office for Mac?
The short answer is, the second half of 2015. There is a bit more to the story than that, however.
Can I Stop Microsoft Office from Automatically Sharing Personal Information?
This is how to change settings in Office documents so that metadata and personal information is no longer visible.
The Document Inspector Tool for Microsoft Office Security
In Microsoft Office, the free Document Inspector tools lets you monitor or remove personal information or metadata before sharing documents with others.
How to Remove Hidden Metadata from Your Microsoft Office Documents
Your Microsoft Office documents may be telling others more than you would like. Here is how to remove metadata and authoring details.
Your Add-ins May Be Why Microsoft Office Program Stopped Working
If you have installed add-ins, they may be why Office programs like Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Outlook, and Visio stopped working.
Windows 8 is the latest version of Microsoft's Windows operating system. Since Microsoft Office is still the primary office suite worldwide, it makes sense to consider the operating system it was designed to work best with.
Best Office Software and Productivity Apps for Mac Laptops
New MacBook Pro or MacBook Air notebooks come preloaded with office software and productivity apps. Find out about these as well as some additional options for getting more done.
List of iOS Office Suites and Apps for iPad, iPhone, or iPod Touch
Find mobile office software suites and apps for your iOS device, including iPad, iPad Mini, iPhone and iPod Touch.
Apple’s iCloud Services & Environment
Apple fans are often interested in checking out the iCloud storage environment. While it is not the strongest cloud storage option out there overall, here are some of its pros and cons.
While office software programs come with Help features and support, you may want additional training. Here's where to find classes in your area and online supplements to further your learning.
LibreOffice Tools, Tips, and Tutorials
LibreOffice is a free, open source office suite created by a community administered by The Document Foundation. Here are tools, tips, and tutorials that apply to LibreOffice programs such as Writer, Calc, Impress, Draw, Base, and Math.
Google Apps Tools and Tutorials
Google Apps is an online software productivity suite that includes Docs, Sheets, Slides, Drawings, and Forms. Find tools to help you create documents and collaborate with others in real-time.
Office Software Updates
Find summaries and details of recent popular office software program updates and expected dates for upcoming updates and version releases.
OpenOffice Tools, Tips, and Tutorials
OpenOffice is a free office suite under the direction of The Apache Software Foundation. Find tools, tips, and tutorials that can be used throughout the different programs such Writer, Calc, Impress, Draw, Base, and Math.
2015 Reviews of Office Software Suites and Apps
Office software is an important part of your productivity strategy so stay updated on features and reviews.
2015 Office Software Updates and Releases
Find the latest information on updates for productivity software such as office software suites and apps.
Best Office Software and Productivity Apps for NOOK E-readers
You may be able to get more done while commuting, running errands, at the office, or at home, by using office software and productivity apps or other tools on your NOOK Galaxy Tab 4, GlowLight, HD, HD+, or HD Touch.
Free Word Processing Templates for Microsoft Word
Your individual and professional projects may be expedited by utilizing Microsoft’s best Word and word processing templates.
Antique Newsletter Template for Microsoft Word
Add some shabby chic to your correspondence with a designed templates such as this Antique Newsletter Template for Microsoft Word.
General Flyer with Tear-Offs Template for Microsoft Word
Templates such as this General Flyer with Tear-Offs Template for Microsoft Word are an easy way to advertise something you are selling, or even an event you are planning.
Mail Merge Letter Template for Microsoft Word
This Mail Merge Letter Template for Microsoft Word will create a letter that is individualized for each recipient in your data list.
Party or Event Tickets Template for Word
Use this Party or Event Tickets Template for Word 2013 for admission, raffle prize drawings, or refreshments.
General Brochure Template for Microsoft Word
If you have a fall or autumn seasonal gathering to announce, consider this General Brochure Template for Microsoft Word.
Floral Report Template for Microsoft Word from BoxedArt
This Floral Report Template for Microsoft Word is a stunning way to present certain kinds of reports or other documents. Courtesy of BoxedArt.
General Blank Invitation Note Card Template for Microsoft Word
If you have an event or party to announce, consider customizing this General Blank Invitation Note Card Template for Word 2013.
Review of WPS Office for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch
An alternative to suites like Microsoft Office for iPad without the price tag. Kingsoft's WPS Office is the new name for its Kingsoft Office suite.
Kingsoft's WPS Office for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch Pricing and Programs
Kingsoft Office for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch probably features the core productivity tools you use the most. Check here for more detail. Page 2.
Kingsoft WPS Office for iOS Requirements, Setup, Security, and Support
Get details on how Kingsoft's WPS Office for iOS will work with your current technology setup and lifestyle. Page 3.
Editing Tools in Kingsoft WPS Office for iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch
If you create or author documents on a mobile device, you will want to know what Kingsoft WPS Office for iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch can and cannot do. Page 4.
Social, Sharing, and Cloud Tools in Kingsoft's WPS Office for iPhone and iPad
Here's how Kingsoft's free WPS Office for iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch stacks up to social and convenience trends. Page 5.
Review of Social and Convenience Tools in Google Apps
Google Apps has gained popularity. But is it right for you? Find out by considering these 40 main features. Page 5.
Review of 40 Features in Google Apps (Google Docs)
Google Apps, also known as Google Docs, has been a productivity game-changer for many, particularly for real-time collaboration. But is it right for you or your organization? Read this review for feature details and recommendations.
Review of Google Apps System Requirements
Deciding on whether Google Apps is right for you may come down to how it works with your current computing devices, user needs, and social options. Page 2.
Google Apps Programs and File Compatibility
Not all office software suites have the same applications, so make sure Google Apps has those you need. Page 3.
Review of Main Document Authoring Tools in Google Apps
These Google Apps features are the ones you are likely to use day in and day out, throughout different programs in the suite. Page 4.
Review of Convenience and Social Sharing Tools in LibreOffice
Some suites have convenience tools that help you create documents in almost no time. Find out if LibreOffice gives you these advantages. Page 5.
2014 Review of LibreOffice System Requirements, Setup, Security, and Support
Deciding on whether LibreOffice will work for your office or household comes down to how it works with your current setup. Here's what LibreOffice can do in terms of computing devices, user needs, and social options. Page 3.
2014 Review of LibreOffice Programs, Compatibility, Packages, and Pricing
Not all office software suites have the same applications, so make sure LibreOffice has those you need. Page 2.
2014 LibreOffice Review
LibreOffice is a free office software suite but would it work for your projects? It depends on what type of user you are. Read this review for details.
Review of 40 Features in OpenOffice
OpenOffice is a popular, free office software suite. But is it the right solution for you or your organization? Read my experience and recommendations using OpenOffice as I rate more than 40 main features.
Review of Main Document Authoring Tools in LibreOffice
LibreOffice is a free office software suite. Is it right for you? This summary and detailed run-down of features can help you see if it's right for you before making a switch. Page 4.
Review of OpenOffice Programs, Compatibility, Packages, and Pricing
Be sure to check which programs are in any office suite before committing to it. Here is a summary of programs, file compatibility, suite packages and pricing you will find in OpenOffice. Page 2.
Review of OpenOffice System Requirements, Setup, Security, and Support
OpenOffice may fit in with your current productivity lifestyle, but you will need to check the specifics. Here's the run-down of what is available in this suite as far as device requirements, setup options, security, support, and more. Page 3.
Review of Main Document Creations and Editing Tools in OpenOffice
Within each OpenOffice program are those tools that help you create, format, and layout images and text. The following are rated on a scale of Excellent, Good, or Poor. Page 4.
Review of Social, Sharing, and Convenience Tools in OpenOffice
How OpenOffice rates in areas such as collaboration or templates could be a deal-maker or -breaker for some productivity aficionados. Page 5.
Review of 40 Features in Microsoft Office 365
Microsoft Office 365 is Microsoft's suite that's both on-device and online. This review goes through summary and details for PC and Mac desktops, which includes a free app for Android, iOS, and Windows Phone devices as well, all in the same subscription account.
2014 Review of Office 365 System Requirements, Setup, Security, and Support
Office 365 may or may not work with your existing lineup of computing devices and preferred modes of working. Here is the run-down of features that can help you find out. Page 3.
2014 Review of Social, Sharing, and Convenience Tools in Office 365
Certain tools can help a great deal as far as making productivity tasks that much simpler. Office 365 offers the following. Page 5.
2014 Review of Office 365 Programs, File Compatibility, Packages, and Pricing
Microsoft Office 365 is a bit complex, but that can be a good thing because it means you would have desktop programs from Office 2013, as well as online Office Web Apps, and Office Mobile Apps for iOS or Android. Page 2.
2014 Review of Main Document CreationTools in Microsoft Office 365
Features in Office 365 span several delivery versions but the gist of what the subscription offers as far as creating documents is detailed here. Page 4.
Best Office Software and Productivity Apps for the iPad Air or iPad Mini
Just picked up an iPad Air 1 or 2, or an iPad Mini 1, 2, or 3? Here are your office software and productivity app options for maximizing your effectiveness with your new tablet.
Best Office Software and Productivity Apps for Microsoft Surface RT Tablets
Microsoft Surface RT tablets are designed with an emphasis on touch capabilities, including office software and productivity apps. Find out which are preinstalled and a few alternatives to consider.
Best Office Software and Productivity Apps for Microsoft Surface Tablets
Microsoft Surface tablets are designed with an emphasis on touch capabilities, including office software and productivity apps. Find out which are pre-installed as well as a few additional options.
Best Office Software and Productivity Apps for Android LG Tablets and Cell Phones
Your LG smartphone or G Pad tablet might already be outfitted with enough office software for your projects, or you may want to look at some alternatives.
Best Office Software and Productivity Apps for HTC Android Tablets and Cell Phones
Find out which office software and productivity apps come installed on your new HTC Android tablet or cell phone. You may want to consider a few alternatives as well.
Best Office Software and Productivity Apps for the Mac Mini Desktop
Check out which office software and productivity tools are already installed as well as a few other options for your petite Mac desktop.
Hanukkah Menorah Name Cards Template for Microsoft Word
These Hanukkah Menorah Name Cards Template for Microsoft Word can help you keep things organized.
Hanukkah Worksheet or Coloring Sheet Template for Microsoft Word
Whether you are a teacher, parent, or other caretaker of children, this Hanukkah Worksheet or Coloring Sheet Template for Microsoft Word might come in useful.
Hanukkah Invitation with Menorah Candles Template for Microsoft Word
This Hanukkah Invitation with Menorah Candles Template for Microsoft Word is a vibrant way to spread the word about your holiday events.
Hannukah Gift Labels Template for Microsoft Word
Save time and money wrapping presents with these printable Hannukah Gift Labels Template for Microsoft Word.
Hanukkah Dreidels Stationery for Microsoft OneNote
While getting ready for the holiday season, you can keep everything in one place with this Hanukkah Dreidels Stationery for Microsoft OneNote.
Hanukkah Card Template from a Business for Microsoft Word
This Hanukkah Card Template from a Business for Microsoft Word is a professional way to wish your clients or other contacts a happy holiday season.
Best Free Hanukkah Templates from Microsoft
Hanukkah celebrations involve a lot of preparation. Microsoft offers quite a few free templates for helping you get ready this holiday season.
Best Office Software and Productivity Apps for the iPhone or iPod Touch
Find out which office software and productivity apps are already installed on your iPhone or iPod Touch, and discover other options for maximizing your effectiveness with Apple mobile devices.
10 Ways to Buy Digital Gift Cards and Online Gift Certificates
Find out where to buy digital gift cards, also known as eGift cards or mobile gift cards, and skip the hassles of long lines, gift wrapping, and mailing this holiday season.
Best Microsoft Store Gift for $25 or Less: Digital Gift Cards
Digital gift cards can be redeemed for apps or other products, giving the recipient a lot more options. You can order denominations starting at $15 USD or higher.
Best Microsoft Store Gift for $75 or Less: Wireless Display Adapter
Display your mobile, laptop, or desktop screen on a larger screen with a wireless display adapter.
Best Microsoft Store Gift for $200 or Less: Surface Docking Station
Microsoft's Surface tablets get a productivity boost with this Docking Station for Surface Pro 3.
Save Time and Money with Microsoft's Holiday Gift Guide
Here are my top picks, whether you are shopping for clients, co-workers, employees, students, family, friends...or yourself. Take a look!
Best Microsoft Store Gift for $100 or Less: Office 365
Give someone the gift of productivity with the latest rendition of Microsoft Office: a monthly or yearly Office 365 subscription.
Hacks for Converting Your Earphones Into Speakers
Can your ebud headphones really double as speakers? Here's a few interesting DIY hacks and projects in favor of the idea.
Download Your Backup Copy of Microsoft Office 2007, 2010, 2013
Savvy users of Microsoft's Office 2007 or Office 2010 create what is known as a backup copy of the suite. Without it, a computer crash could render your installation of Office obsolete.
A Look at Microsoft's Business Goals for the 2013-2014 Fiscal Year
Take a quick, nerdy look at Microsoft's business goals for the 2013-2014 fiscal year.
Notetaking programs may be integrated with an office software suite, or work as an independent app. Check out options for your personal, professional, or academic projects.
All About OpenOffice
OpenOffice 4.0 is the latest version of an open source, free office software suite created by The Apache Software Foundation and its development community, which reports over 50 million downloads since its last release in 2012.
Review of Features in Microsoft OneNote
OneNote is Microsoft's free app based on the more elaborate desktop program by the same name. It can help you capture and attach images, files, and audio to digital notes. Check out this review for more detail.
Programs, Compatibility, and Pricing in Microsoft OneNote
Microsoft OneNote can work with additional file formats and programs. Check out compatibility and pricing options. Page 2.
Social, Sharing, and Convenience Tools in OneNote
Microsoft OneNote offers its fair share of convenience and sharing tools, but may be missing some you want. Check out these details. Page 5.
Requirements, Setup, Security, and Support in Microsoft OneNote
Microsoft OneNote is a popular note-taking tool. Here's a quick look at system requirements, accessibility options, support, security, and more. Page 3.
Main Document Editing Tools in OneNote
OneNote features many tools, but you will want to check this quick list of how the app offers to help you capture, create, and edit notes. Page 4.
Download Microsoft's Access 2013 Quick Start Guide - FREE
View Microsoft's free Access 2013 Quick Start Guide online or print a hard copy to refer to.
Apps in Access 2013
Access 2013 users will notice a new emphasis on apps--as in building your own, in addition to using pre-made apps.
A Focus on the Web: Office 365 and Access 2013
A company that also subscribes to certain Office 365 plans with SharePoint can now host Access 2013 databases in the Cloud, set with public or private permissions.
SQL Server and Access 2013
SQL Server and Access 2013. Office Software.
Access 2013 Image Gallery of Features
While the latest version of Access is arguably most exciting for in-depth users, Microsoft claims Access 2013 users of all levels will notice better database performance.
Using Templates in Access 2013
Using templates in Access 2013 is easy because, as with other Office programs, you can select a template right on the new document screen.
3 Options for Keeping Your Version of Microsoft Office Current
Updates. Service Packs. Patches. Fixes. All work toward keeping your version of Microsoft Office current. Here is how to distinguish among them as you explore three options for streamlining this process.
Free Business Extensions for Organizations, Leaders, and Entrepreneurs
As a business professional, you likely have a lot to manage, whether you supervise a team or create projects on your own. These free OpenOffice (OpenOffice.org) extensions can bring you additional tools to help you succeed in your goals.
Top Time Tracking Programs and Apps
To save you time searching for the right time-tracking software or app, I have gathered some of the best among popular tools. Some of these options are even free!
10 Easy Steps to Windows 8
With all the Windows 8 buzz, you may be realizing this version has a bit of a learning curve. With all the information you may be hearing about Windows 8, you may be wondering how to fit in an orientation to the new operating system.
Free Office Suites for iOS
Free office suites for iOS are definitely appealing. While some tradeoffs come along with that price point, these solutions may be just fine for what you would like to accomplish.
Prices of Office 2013 Desktop Version for Winter 2013
Office 2013 prices depend on whether you start subscribing to the Office 365 cloud, versus using the traditional desktop version discussed here. Here is an easy run-down of Winter 2013 pricing.
Image Color or Recolor Options in Microsoft Office
Customize image color or recolor options in Microsoft Office, allowing you greater control over saturation, tone, and transparency. Here's how to recolor or adapt your original picture.
Office 365 Home Premium
Office 365 Home Premium is a groundbreaking new rendition of Microsoft Office; however, this consumer cloud subscription brings several extra moving parts in tow. Here's a rundown of this plan's main elements and how you can link to additional information and buying resources.
Create and Use Macros in Microsoft Office
In Microsoft Office programs, you may find yourself doing a number of formatting commands over and over. To simplify, you can record all those formatting commands into a macro. Here's how.
Microsoft InfoPath 2013
InfoPath 2013 is Microsoft's latest version of a tool for developers, allowing them to create customized forms.
Prices of Office 365 Subscriptions for Winter 2013
New Office 365 prices for early 2013 are now released and considering the many options can be intimidating. Here's how to choose your best version, whether your are interested in a personal, business or academic subscription.
Summary of Features in Microsoft Exchange Server 2013
Use this summary of features in the new Microsoft Exchange 2013 to better understand this service, and how it applies to your productivity.
Google Apps is an online software productivity suite that includes Docs, Sheets, Slides, Drawings, and Forms.
Best Free Office Software Alternatives
I know the old adage says that you get what you pay for, but even picky productivity-seekers may be surprised by these latest versions of free or open source office software suites and apps.
Encrypt a Microsoft Office Document with a Password
When you encrypt a message, you change its language to garbledegook that must then be decoded in order to be read. In Microsoft Office documents, you can do this by setting a password.