What’s new in Office 365 – Windows Desktop

www.office.com/setup Blogs: As an Office 365 subscriber, you regularly get new and improved Office 2016 features. Take a look below to see what’s available to you today.

www.office.com/setup Blogs: Latest updates for Windows Desktop

Take a visual tour of updates released in Version 1704 (Build 8067.2115).

If you’re an Office Insider, check out the What’s new for Office Insiders page instead.

Enhanced writing assistance with Editor pane

Use the Editor pane for advanced spelling, grammar, and writing styles recommendations. It’s built to be accessible with improved support for assistive technologies.

New in: Word


Editor Pane for spelling - www.office.com/setup

Focused Inbox

Outlook Focused Inbox feature - www.office.com/setupFocused Inbox help you focus on the emails that matter the most to you. It separates your inbox into two tabs: Focused and Other. Your most important emails are on the Focused tab while the rest remain easily accessible, but out of the way, on the Other tab.

New in: Outlook


Personalize the default PivotTable layout

Import existing PivotTable settings by selecting any PivotTable and clicking Import - www.office.com/setupSet up a PivotTable the way you like, and start with that layout every time you create a new PivotTable.

New in: Excel


Quickly access your sites and groups

Quickly access your sites and groups - www.office.com/setupUse the File menu to work with documents, workbooks, and presentations, and stored in your frequently used sites and groups.

New in: Word Excel PowerPoint


Insert recent links

Insert recent links - www.office.com/setupEasily attach hyperlinks to recent cloud-based files or websites, and create meaningful display names for people using screen readers.

New in: Word Excel PowerPoint Outlook


Narrate a recording

Narrate a recording of a presentation - www.office.com/setupInclude a video of yourself narrating when you make a recording of a presentation. Recordings can include animations, ink, audio, and video.

New in: PowerPoint


Quick drop-down for setting predecessors

Predecessor and successor tasksUse the Gant chart drop-down to choose which predecessors or successors you want to link to.

New in: Project


Join the Excel Community

Learn how to use Excel, discuss your work, shared tips and tricks, and connect with experts who build and use the product.

New in: Excel


Find third-party stencils

Stencils in VisioSearch for third-party stencils provided by selected content providers.

New in: Visio


NOTE:┬áIf you use Office 2016 at work, the availability of the features above may vary based on your company’s update policies.

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