Here’s a quick update on what we’ve delivered in the last month.
New charts in Excel—There has been a lot of enthusiasm for the new charts in Excel we delivered— all based on user feedback.
You can see where others are working and what they are typing as they type it.
To try this, save a document to One Drive for Business and invite your colleagues to join you in a simultaneous authoring session.
On the slightly less-exciting side are the transformations to the update system. It has advantages, like improved security, but it can also go wrong.
Microsoft Office 2016 will be running an auto-update feature, similar to Windows 10Updates will change in Windows 10. What's more..., as well as a number of different servicing branches, also similar to the new operating system.
Insights in Excel and Power Point—Last month we delivered Insights in Word and Outlook, and we just brought it to Excel and Power Point.
About a month ago, we invited anyone to participate in Office 2016 on Windows Preview.Try Microsoft Update to get the latest Office 2016 updates or contact your company help desk. If you are looking for updates, Support has ended for Office 2003.To use the newest features and get the most up-to-date security updates, we recommend you buy Office 2016.The six new charts include Waterfall (shown), Histogram, Pareto, Box & Whisker, Treemap (shown) and Sunburst.Real-time typing in Word—Real-time typing is now in Word!Microsoft is conducting an online survey to understand your opinion of the Technet Web site.If you choose to participate, the online survey will be presented to you when you leave the Technet Web site. The new versions of Word, Excel, Power Point, One Note, Outlook, Access, and Publisher all come fully touch enabled and full of new features.The most exciting new feature being talked about is the real-time collaboration that Word is gaining, which will bring the killer feature from Google Apps to Office.Meanwhile, we look forward to hearing your feedback on Office 2016 and thanks for your support.Important: If Update Options is missing and there's only the About button, you either have a volume license install or your company is using Group Policy to manage Office updates.