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10 Things You’ll Never Have to Say With the new Office

A celebration of outdated, inconvenient sayings to leave in the past.

REDMOND, Wash. — Sept. 10, 2012 — Since the new Office launched on July 16, millions of people have downloaded the Customer Preview and likely updated their vocabulary to match the new things they’re doing, such as sharing links instead of attachments, moving documents from USB drives into the cloud and using a stylus that can’t run out of ink. Those who have already simplified their lives and speech with the new Office can celebrate with this PowerPoint slideshow, and others who want freedom from the following vernacular can download the Customer Preview at office.com/preview. (more…)

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Design Eye For The Science Guy: Drop-in Clinic Helps Scientists Communicate Data

Some of the figures scientists create are stunning. Others are not – mismatched fonts, poorly aligned tables, clashing colors.  Many fall somewhere in between. A deluge of data presents a challenge to amateur designers, often resulting in a cluttered presentation that can crowd out the figure’s main message.

A group of University of Washington researchers has launched a unique experiment matching science students with those in design. The new Design Help Desk, similar to a writing help desk, offers scientists a chance to meet with someone who can help them create more effective figures, tables and graphs. (more…)

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Top 7 Reasons to Try Office 2010

At the office, at home, at school, or on the go, customers tell us their lives never stop moving. So we’ve listened and responded with Microsoft Office 2010, which delivers simple and timesaving tools that help you keep up with your busy schedule, no matter where you are.  

With Office 2010, you can express ideas, solve problems, connect with others and create amazing work in ways that will surprise you.


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