[AI] MS Office 2010 in-depth guide

Jayant Mahajan mejayant at gmail.com
Mon May 3 02:10:47 EDT 2010


I have a ebook on office 2007 but its 30 MB - i can send it on
yousendit.com will it be ok?
because its 2 big to attach in gmail - for gmail the size is 25mb limit

On Mon, May 3, 2010 at 10:55 AM, Asudani, Rajesh
<rajeshasudani at rbi.org.in> wrote:
> How to get comfortable with even office 2007, any reliable guides for VI?
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> Anyone can give Microsoft's Office 2010 productivity suite a spin, but
>
> not all
> the pieces are ready.  Gregg Keizer outlines what to expect
>
> In mid-November Microsoft launched the first public beta of Office
>
> 2010.  As the
> last big testing milestone for the new suite, Microsoft was keen to get
>
> the beta
> into the hands of a very large group.
>
> "Tens of thousands tried the technical preview, but now we're talking
>
> about
> millions of people," says Takeshi Numoto, corporate vice-president for
>
> Office.
>
> >From the user's point of view, the best thing about Office 2010 beta is
>
> that
> it's available to use, free of charge, until 31 October 2010.  And
>
> unlike with
> the Windows 7 beta, you don't need to rush to download the software
>
> immediately.
> You can do so any time you feel like it.  In fact, we've made it even
>
> more
> convenient than that: you'll find an extended trial version on our
>
> cover DVD.
>
> For most people, however, a month would be plenty of time to establish
>
> whether
> the new office suite is worth having.
>
> Microsoft certainly hopes you like Office 2010: it had a tough enough
>
> time
> persuading consumers and small businesses of the need to switch from
>
> Office 2003
> to Office 2007.  The last version brought new file formats that didn't
>
> want to
> work natively with its predecessors, plus a revised menu structure that
>
> was
> intended to simplify things but wasn't universally welcomed.  Will
>
> Office 2010
> beta be enough to change your mind?
>
> Initial feedback on the public beta has been mixed.  PCAdvisor.co.uk
>
> users
> reported that it installed faultlessly, but not all the expected
>
> features are
> available yet, and not everyone is ready to embrace that shiny yellow
>
> Ribbon
> interface.
>
> For an in-depth look at what it contains, how it performs, what you
>
> need to do
> to get hold of Office 2010 - or be rid of it - and the system resources
>
> it
> demands (this is Microsoft after all), read on.
>
> FAQs: All you need to try out the Office 2010 beta
>
> When can I download the beta?
>
> Immediately.  Microsoft rolled out the beta at its Professional
>
> Developers
> Conference (PDC) in November.  You can download it from
>
> tinyurl.com/yexjp89.  If
> you don't want to hang around waiting for a hefty download to complete,
>
> there's
> a 60-day trial version on this month's cover DVD.
>
> Do I need 32bit or 64bit Windows?
>
> Office 2010 is the first Microsoft suite to be offered in both 32- and
>
> 64bit
> versions.  Choose the version that fits your operating system.  If
>
> you're not
> sure of this, click Start, Control Panel, System Maintenance, System
>
> and details
> about your PC will appear.
>
> We were unable to install Office 2010 beta on 64bit Windows XP,
>
> however.
>
> Is Microsoft limiting who can try it?
>
> There's no cap on the number of downloads for Office 2010 beta.  And
>
> Microsoft
> has not, as yet, set a time limit.  "I'm not sure whether we have a
>
> specific
> plan to shut off availability at some point," says Takeshi Numoto.
>
> The Microsoft vice-president adds that the company intends to make sure
> "millions and millions" of users are able to download and try the
>
> preview.
>
> What edition of Office is the beta?
>
> You can choose between Office Professional Plus 2010, the
> everything-and-the-kitchen-sink edition, or Student and Home.  When
>
> Office 2010
> launches commercially, Professional Plus will be available only to
>
> enterprises
> and volume licensees.
>
> Professional Plus includes Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint,
>
> OneNote,
> Access, Publisher, InfoPath, SharePoint Workspace and Communicator.
>
> Microsoft originally listed three different versions on the Office 2010
>
> beta
> website: Professional Plus, Office Professional and Office Home and
>
> Business.
> The two retail versions have yet to be offered through the beta
>
> program,
> however.
>
> Numoto said Microsoft still plans to offer versions other than
>
> Professional, but
> wouldn't be drawn on timing.  "We'll make additional offerings fairly
>
> shortly,"
> was all he would reveal at launch time.
>
> Are there any problems with the beta?
>
> The day it launched there were a few issues, but since then
>
> availability of the
> code from the download site has been fine and it's been simple enough
>
> to get the
> product key.
>
> What do I need to install the beta?
>
> Microsoft has set the minimum requirements as a 500MHz or faster
>
> processor,
> 256MB of memory, 3GB of hard-disk space and Windows XP Service Pack 3
>
> (SP3),
> Vista SP1, Server 2003, Server 2008 or Windows 7.
>
> "You don't need to replace hardware that's capable of running Office
>
> 2007,"
> Microsoft says.  The 32bit version is about 85MB; the 64bit version is
>
> 750MB.
>
> Do I need to activate Office?
>
> You'll need a product-activation key to use the software beyond the
>
> 30-day trial
> period.  (It's not an issue if you get it from our DVD.) The product
>
> key you're
> assigned when you start the download will work only with the beta code.
>
>  Print
> it out and store it safely.
>
> The product key can't be used to upgrade from the technical preview
>
> either;
> you'll need to uninstall that version and then install the public beta.
>
> Can I upgrade Office 2007 to the beta?
>
> Yes, but you may not want to.  When you install Office 2010 beta, you
>
> can choose
> between Upgrade and Customize options.  The former replaces your
>
> existing copy
> of Office with Office 2010.  However, once the beta expires you'll have
>
> to
> reinstall the earlier edition using the installation CD.  Choose the
>
> Customize
> option and install Office 2010 beta alongside your existing version so
>
> you can
> use both.
>
> You'll still need to reinstall one - and perhaps two - applications
>
> from your
> older edition once you stop using the Office 2010 beta, however.  These
>
> include
> the Outlook email application and SharePoint Workspace, which can't
>
> co-exist
> with previous versions on your computer.  Microsoft says you can't run
>
> two
> copies of Outlook on the same system.
>
> What's Click-to-Run?
>
> Click-to-Run is a technology that Microsoft debuted along with the
>
> technical
> preview as a way to optimise downloads.  It 'streams' pieces of the
>
> Office 2010
> beta as you begin the download, and should allow you to start using
>
> elements of
> the suite within minutes.  While you get to work on the trial, the
>
> remainder of
> the code is downloaded in the background by Click-to-Run.
>
> But there's more to Click-to-Run than speeding up the process of
>
> starting to use
> Office 2010.  The technology also runs the application in a virtualised
> environment, separating it from the rest of Windows.
>
> "Click-to-Run applications don't end up modifying any other software
>
> installed
> on the system," explains a Microsoft engineering team blog post.  "With
>
> few
> exceptions, only user data actually passes through the virtual
>
> environment to
> the local system."
>
> Microsoft says it will also use the Click-to- Run technology to deliver
>
> free
> trials of Office 2010 when it ships next year.
>
> Which languages are supported?
>
> English, Chinese, French, German, Russian and Spanish so far.  Japanese
>
> has also
> been promised by Microsoft.
>
> What support is available?
>
> You can browse the support material on office.com, or ask other beta
>
> testers for
> help in the user forums - or, of course, our own forums at
>
> pcadvisor.co.uk.
>
> When does the beta expire?
>
> Not until 31 October 2010, according to the end-user licensing
>
> agreement (Eula)
> that accompanies the product.  But the full version of the software may
>
> launch
> earlier; undenied rumours surfaced at the start of December that it
>
> will launch
> in June.
>
> What about the online version?
>
> A limited version of Office Web Apps can also be downloaded.  You can
>
> create but
> not properly share or do much editing with these apps so far.  Word,
>
> Excel and
> PowerPoint are the only three apps currently available.
>
> "We should have a fully featured beta for consumers early next calendar
>
> year,"
> says Numoto.  "Until then, consumers will continue to get the technical
>
> preview
> of Web Apps."
>
> For more details, see the Microsoft SharePoint 2010 blog post at
>
> bit.ly/1fdHnL.
>
> Will Office be updated before launch?
>
> No.  Microsoft says it will go straight from beta to 'release to
>
> manufacturing'
> (RTM) version.
>
> Can I easily get rid of the beta if I wish?
>
> Go to Control Panel, Add/Remove Programs in XP; Control Panel,
>
> Uninstall a
> Program in Vista; and Control Program, Programs, Programs and Features
>
> in
> Windows 7.  Select Office 2010 and click Uninstall.
>
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> Copyright (c) PC Advisor 2010
>
>
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> Be more productive in Microsoft Outlook
>
> Limit new-mail notifications, edit subject lines and link up Outlook
>
> and Twitter
> with a free toolbar.  Rick Broida shows you how
>
> Microsoft
>
> Outlook has had its fair share of criticism for its annoying habits.
>
> Thousands
> of Outlook users have been lobbying Microsoft for improvements in the
>
> next version
>
> Message alert alarm
>
> Turning off Outlook's mail notifications is a must if you want to get
>
> things
> done.  By default, Outlook alerts you to the arrival of every email
>
> message that
> enters your inbox.  It's a great idea in theory, but the end result is
>
> very much
> like a colleague popping his head into your office every five minutes
>
> to ask a
> question.  It's not good for productivity.
>
> Disabling new-message alerts is both liberating and easier than you
>
> might think.
> Choose Tools, Options, click Email Options and select Advanced E-Mail
>
> Options.
> In the resulting window, disable the following options: 'Play a sound';
>
> 'Briefly
> change the mouse cursor'; 'Show an envelope icon in the notification
>
> area'; and
> 'Display a New Mail Desktop Alert'.  Click ok.
>
> Outlook will continue to receive new messages at scheduled intervals,
>
> but it
> will do so without interrupting you.  In other words, you can now
>
> review your
> inbox on your schedule, rather than Outlook's.
>
> Edit subject lines
>
> A common email annoyance is a subject line that no longer matches the
>
> content of
> the message.
>
> Suppose you and your colleagues started off emailing each other about a
>
> company
> event.  Somewhere along the way, the conversation shifts to sales
>
> forecasts, at
> which point a colleague pastes in some new figures.  Now it's a message
>
> you want
> to keep for future reference, but you'll probably never remember that
>
> this
> valuable information is embedded in a conflab about the office
>
> team-building
> day.
>
> Fortunately, Outlook has a hidden feature that lets you edit an email's
>
> subject
> line.  Open the email in a new window; this trick can't be done in the
>
> preview
> pane.  Click anywhere in the subject line, then edit it as you see fit.
>
>  Press
> Enter and accept whatever warning Outlook gives you.
>
> You can now file the email with a more appropriate (and informative)
>
> subject
> line.
>
> Tweet from Outlook
>
> If you use Outlook to manage your contacts, calendar, email and the
>
> like, why
> not use it for your Twitter activity too?  TwInbox ( bit.ly/8szSGm) is
>
> a free
> plug-in that adds a Twitter toolbar to Outlook.
>
> Once installed, TwInbox places a new folder in your inbox.  It can also
>
> make
> individual folders for each sender, which you might find helpful from
>
> an
> organisational standpoint - unless you follow lots of people.
>
> Supply your Twitter username and password, and the plug-in will fetch
>
> all the
> tweets from your account and let you read them just as you read email.
>
> With a click of the toolbar you can send out an update, send a direct
>
> message,
> reply to a message or retweet something.  TwInbox automatically
>
> shortens any
> long web addresses using TinyURL.com.
>
> The toolbar also shows you a preview of new tweets as they arrive,
>
> which saves
> you having to switch over to the tweets folder every time you want to
>
> check for
> updates.
>
> In short, TwInbox is a terrific little utility, and it's a must-have
>
> tool for
> any Twitterloving Outlook user.  We wish it could handle more than one
>
> Twitter
> account, but we can't argue with the price: TwInbox is free.
>
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