Monthly Archives: June 2017

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Microsoft Stream now available worldwide—new intelligent features take enterprise video to new heights


Today’s post was written by Seth Patton, general manager of Office 365 Product Marketing. Video has become an increasingly important medium in both the consumer and business realms. In the workplace, video is a key way to share information, educate and train employees,…

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Outlook 2016 for Mac is adding your most requested features


Outlook for Mac is adding several highly requested features for Office 365 customers, including the ability to send an email at the time of your choice and request delivery notifications and read receipts. These additions deliver on four of our top 10 requested features,…

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PowerPoint 2016: Slide Master View


Introduction You may have noticed that when you select a different theme in PowerPoint, it rearranges the text on your slides and adds shapes to the background. This is because each theme has built-in slide layouts and background graphics. You can edit these…

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PowerPoint 2016: Modifying Themes


Introduction Let’s say you really like the style of a theme, but you’d like to experiment with different color schemes. That’s not a problem: You can mix and match colors, fonts, and effects to create a unique look for your presentation. If it…

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PowerPoint 2016: Inspecting and Protecting Presentations


Introduction Before sharing a presentation, you’ll want to make sure it doesn’t include any information you want to keep private. You may also want to discourage others from editing your file. Fortunately, PowerPoint includes several tools to help inspect and protect your presentation.…

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PowerPoint 2016: Reviewing Presentations


Introduction Before delivering your presentation, you might ask someone else to review it and give you feedback on your slides. You might even work with a collaborator to create a presentation together. If you were revising a hard copy, you could add comments…

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PowerPoint 2016: Checking Spelling and Grammar


Introduction Worried about making mistakes when you type? Don’t be. PowerPoint provides you with several proofing features—including the Spelling and Grammar tool—that can help you produce professional, error-free presentations. Optional: Download our practice presentation. Watch the video below to learn how to use…

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PowerPoint 2016: SmartArt Graphics


Introduction SmartArt allows you to communicate information with graphics instead of just using text. There are a variety of styles to choose from, which you can use to illustrate different types of ideas. Watch the video below to learn more about working with…

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PowerPoint 2016: Charts

Introduction A chart is a tool you can use to communicate data graphically. Including a chart in a presentation allows your audience to see the meaning behind the numbers, which makes it easy to visualize comparisons and trends. Optional: Download our practice presentation…

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PowerPoint 2016: Tables


Introduction Tables are another tool you can use to display information in PowerPoint. A table is a grid of cells arranged in rows and columns. Tables are useful for various tasks, including presenting text information and numerical data. You can even customize tables…

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