All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Office Online’

Dropbox and Microsoft Let You Edit Office Files From The Browser

Last fall, Microsoft and Dropbox partnered up on Office integration. Now, the companies are taking their partnership a little further. The two announced a new integration that allows users to edit their Word, PowerPoint, and Excel documents in Dropbox using Office Online on the web. “This means that users don’t need the desktop versions of Microsoft Office, and can even …

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Microsoft Office Online Gets A Bunch Of New Features

Microsoft took the opportunity on Wednesday to run down a list of features that have either rolled out very recently or are in the process of rolling out. One is Insights for Office. This lets you right click on a word, select “Insights,” and get info from Bing Snapshot, Wikipedia, Bing Image Search, Oxford English Dictionary, and the web. This …

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Microsoft Adds Skype Document Chat To Office Online

Microsoft announced the addition of Skype document chat to Office Online. It’s avaialble when you collaborate with others in real-time in Word or PowerPoint. To use it, click the Chat button. You can continue chats after leaving the document via Skype from your desktop computer or phone. “The Office Online real-time co-authoring feature makes it easy for you to work …

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Microsoft Rebrands Office Web Apps As ‘Office Online’

Microsoft announced the launch of Office Online a rebranded version of its online Office experience (Office.com, Office Web Apps). Office Online provides users with a free online version of its popular suite of productivity apps, which compete directly with services like Google Drive. Video: Video: Your online Office starts here Microsoft’s Amanda Lefebvre explains the thinking behind the rebranding: Today …

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