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Gmail-like text prediction is due soon for Outlook on the Web

Microsoft's list of upcoming features includes text prediction, one of the more innovative features of Google's Gmail.

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Delays, deals and drastic actions: Microsoft responds to the pandemic

Because it makes Windows and Office, two tech cornerstones of most modern corporations, Microsoft's response to the COVID-19 outbreak matters a lot. Here's a rundown of what's changed.

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Excel: How to create simple and dependent drop-down lists

Drop-down lists in Excel let you create a list of valid choices that you can select for a given field. We'll show you how to use tables, named ranges, formulas, data validation, and table styles.

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Microsoft adds Microsoft Teams for consumers as Office 365 becomes 'Microsoft 365' for all

Microsoft is tying together work and personal productivity experiences by renaming Office 365 as "Microsoft 365," adding a consumer version of Teams, and unveiling new AI-powered features for Office apps.

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Microsoft to shift SMBs' Office subscriptions to 'Microsoft 365' brand

The change, which takes place April 21, is designed 'to reflect the range of features and benefits in the subscription' plans, the company said.

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How businesses can save money when everyone needs Office to work from home

When companies scatter their workforces, they can save money by providing the new remote employees with the right kind of Office. Here are several ideas.

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Excel formulas: The most popular functions and tools, with examples

Excel has over 475 formulas in its Functions Library, but we've selected the most popular, from date and time functions to mathematics and simple data manipulation.

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How to create and customize tables in Microsoft Word

Wrangle unruly text into easy-to-read formats using Word 2013's improved tables features.

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G Suite vs. Office 365: What's the best office suite for business?

Choosing an office suite used to be a no-brainer, but Google’s G Suite is now a powerful, feature-filled alternative to Microsoft Office. We break down the pros and cons of each suite to help you decide which is right for your...

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Opposition grows to Microsoft's make-Chrome-use-Bing plan for Office 365 customers

Customers rail against Microsoft's 'overreach,' calling it 'browser hijacking,' 'adware' and 'malware.'

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How to create Excel macros and automate your spreadsheets

Excel macros are like mini-programs that perform repetitive tasks, saving you a lot of time and typing. Here's everything you need to know to start programming macros yourself.

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How to use, modify, and create templates in Word

Word templates provide the design consistency that any organization (or individual) needs to look professional. Here's how to use pre-made templates or create your own.

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OneNote vs. Evernote: A personal take on two great note-taking apps

Evernote and Microsoft OneNote have taken different approaches in their quest to be the best note-taking app. Here’s where each one shines.

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How to work with Microsoft Word's cursive, script or handwriting fonts

Microsoft Word offers a variety of cursive and handwriting fonts. For this story, we'll discuss the ones available in Windows 10.

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Microsoft ends support for Office 2010: What you can do

Microsoft Office 2010 support ends October 13, 2020. This means no more technical support, no more patches, and no more security updates. Here are your options, some of which are free.

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Microsoft combines Intune with ConfigMgr

Enterprises that have System Center Configuration Manager licenses now have automatic access to Intune via the new, combined Endpoint Manager.

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Microsoft's 10 biggest Ignite reveals include the new Edge, and more ways to tie Office to the web

As its Ignite conference begins, Microsoft announces numerous features for Bing, Edge, Outlook, Microsoft Search, and its Office apps that use AI and the web to improve productivity.

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Word for Office 365 cheat sheet

Are you getting the most from Microsoft Word for Office 365 in Windows? Learn to use the best new features.

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