Working across PC, Mac, smartphones and tablets, Office 2013 has seen a number of additions, designed to improve the way that you work. From recommended charts in Excel to a New Read Mode in Word, this Office 2013 resource will guide you through getting the most out of your applications in this series of bite-sized posts.
Office 2013 & Office 365
We recently published an infographic detailing the late, and great new features of Office 2013
Formerly named Business Productivity Online Suite, Office 365 sees the introduction of a host of cool features that have the potential to increase your company’s productivity.
With new save and share functionality across Microsoft Office 2013 applications you can now share work instantly via a number of channels, both on and offline.
So many times people pick the wrong chart type for their data. There’s a time and a place for pies, and lines aren’t for everyone. Picking the right one takes a bit of thought.
Helping you to analyse, audit and review workbooks, this great new feature also has the potential to highlight errors and security concerns.
Save time and effort with Flash Fill for Excel 2013. Just one in a long line of nifty improvements to help you work more efficiently.
If you’ve got a lot of data, it’s not always easy to spot trends and to easily analyse your figures. Conditional Formatting can instantly show you patterns in your data by highlighting cells that meet certain conditions.
Sometimes a chart is just too much. Sparklines give you an at-a-glance view of how the data is moving, and within a single cell.
Whether you’ve decided to use a suggested chart to represent your data or already knew which one works best from the outset, a new toolbar in Excel 2013 allow you to customise your visualisation quicker.
Keep track of how much work is remaining in a project with the new burndown chart template.
Where is your spend going? Could your resources be better allocated? Cost Overview reports in MS Project are a great way of keeping track of your budget.
Visual reports are another fantastic way to share figures with stakeholders in way that’s digestible and easy to break down.
Get the updates that you want from the people that you trust, right on time.
This is great for those times when you just need a quick overview of what’s going on and not the whole kitchen sink.
Avoid nasty surprises – or looking like it’s the first time you’ve ever delivered that presentation! – with Presenter View in PowerPoint 2013. Massively enhanced from PowerPoint 2010 this is a killer feature.
These three tips twinned with our other bite-sized tips will help you on your way to becoming a PowerPoint 2013 pro.
Until recently, making changes to a PDF file in Word was all but impossible…
Optimised for tablets and touch, your document will adjust according to screen size and orientation.
Excel VBA 2013
Comparing and tracking changes in a spreadsheet is hard work. It’s utterly necessary but that doesn’t make it any easier.