Office Tips – Search Documents Super Fast in Word 2010

Discover an improved search and navigation experience Locating the information you need is easier and faster in Word 2010. With the new and improved find experience, you can now search for content by graphics, tables, footnotes and comments. The improved Navigation Pane provides you with a visual representation of your document so you can browse,…

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Speed Up Your Boot Time, Shave 30 Seconds Off Windows 7 Boot

I just finished installing our Microsoft IT build of Windows 7 x64 with Office 2010.  After I installed all the updates on my Lenovo T61p with 4GB RAM, I decided to reboot my machine a few times and clock it with my stopwatch.  From shutdown to usable desktop interactivity, my laptop required about 1 minute…

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Office 2010 Tips – How to Customize the Ribbon with your Favorite Commands

Personalize the Ribbon In Microsoft Office 2010, the enhanced Ribbon is available across all the applications, including OneNote 2010, SharePoint Workspace 2010 (formerly known as Microsoft Office Groove), Publisher 2010, InfoPath 2010 and even the new Office Web Apps.  Customizing the Ribbon is also possible in Office 2010, allowing you get the commands you use…

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Run .NET Applications on the iPhone with MonoTouch

For those of you in open-source land, many of you have likely heard of the Mono Framework that is maintained by Novell with collaboration from Microsoft.  Mono is an open-source implementation of .NET that allows .NET developers to target platforms outside of Windows and hardware outside of x86/x64.  With iPhone being a popular development platform,…

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Previewing Office Online Web Apps…”Impressive”

Techcrunch has a really good preview of our new browser-based version of Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Onenote.  At the moment it is being rolled out for free to some Live Skydrive users.  The public beta is happening in early 2010 but if you’re a religious Skydrive user, it may be worth checking your inbox!

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How To Be More Satisfied with New Microsoft Software

The last few weeks, the marketing team in the UK were analysing our satisfaction survey results that Microsoft conducts every 6 months.  There were many insights we gained from it including why people like us and why they hate us.  Did you know, for instance, that people hate the way Microsoft licenses software?  Does it…

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Office 2010 Tips – Create Super PivotTables in Excel with “Slicer”

Zero in on the right data points, faster. Excel 2010 delivers new and exciting slice-and-dice capabilities. The Slicer feature provides you with a rich visualization of your PivotTable view so you can dynamically segment and filter the data to display just what you need. With the search filter, you can spend less time sifting through…

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Partner Webcast for Window Server 2008 R2 & Hyper-V

WNS140AL: Planning and Deploying Windows Server 2008 R2 and Hyper-V: Part 4 – Plan, Deploy and Manage with the Security Compliance Management Toolkit Beta Presented by Tom Cloward Tuesday, September 29, 2009 8:00-9:00am Pacific Time Click here to calculate your local time This is a joint Microsoft internal AND Partner facing Webcast provided by Academy…

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Improve SharePoint Developement Methodology with Microsoft Patterns & Practices

Microsoft patterns & practices is excited to announce the release of: Developing SharePoint Applications Guidance for building collaborative applications that extend your LOB systems In this e-mail: | Customer Value | What’s in Developing SharePoint Applications | Goals| Getting Started | Videos | About patterns & practices | Quick Links http://www.microsoft.com/spg http://www.codeplex.com/spg Download here Customer…

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Office 2010 Tips – Faster search in Excel Tables and PivotTables

Faster search in Excel Tables and PivotTables Microsoft Excel 2010 gives you new and faster searches in Tables, PivotTables, and AutoFilters with a streamlined way to look through large amounts of data and create new filters. So even if you have a report with more than 1 million items you need to search, Excel 2010…

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