“What Microsoft won’t tell you: saving money, configuring and using Microsoft 365 for Windows.”
Microsoft 365 for Windows: Straight Talk is the latest in our popular series of comprehensive guides to buying, installing, configuring and using what was called Office 365 for Windows including the many updates since first release.
Get ‘up to speed’ with the new and changed features in Office for Office 365 subscribers. That includes additions like Excel Maps, Morph, Designer for PowerPoint, Funnel charts and new functions in Excel.
Properly prepare for installing Microsoft 365 for Windows the best way and for the least cost. After all it’s probably the most used piece of software on your computer, aside from Windows itself – so it’s worth getting right. We’ll give you information that Microsoft doesn’t provide ‘up front’ so that you can make a properly informed installation and configuration
- Full Color
- Over 700 pages
- Fully Updated for September 2020
- Microsoft 365 for Windows.
- Fast find, table of contents with links
- PDF format, compatible with Windows, Mac, Apple and Android tablets and pretty much anything else including, of course, iPads!
Microsoft 365 for Windows: Straight Talk
- Microsoft 365 Family
- Microsoft 365 Personal
- Microsoft 365 University
- Microsoft 365 Small Business
- Microsoft 365 Enterprise
We also explain the difference between all those different names <g>.
Microsoft 365 for Windows – Word 365, Excel 365, PowerPoint 365 and Outlook 365.
We have detailed advice on how to buy Microsoft Office for less that retail. Our motto is
“Never pay retail”
The big change in Microsoft 365 is the way it’s sold. Microsoft is heavily pushing annual subscriptions to Office over the one-time purchase we’re used to.
” Your chapter on buying Microsoft 365 saved me waaay more than the cost of entire book.” James N, Des Moines.
We also have detailed advice on the computer hardware that’s best to run Office 365, far more information than Microsoft’s brief and understated system requirements.
We’ll take you step-by-step through the online purchase of an Microsoft 365 subscription.
Multiple Languages – how to get and manage multi-lingual
Using Microsoft 365
An in-depth look at some of the new and changed Microsoft 365 features.
Word you can now do ‘real time’ sharing of documents. Several people can edit a document and their changes appearing on each computer almost immediately. The Equation Editor now lets you scrawl your formula on the screen. You can now edit PDF files, insert online video and design tables more easily. Reading mode and Reviewing have improvements
Outlook – has changed the way attachments appear and can be added to a message. Also the option to add a link to a OneDrive file, instead of the entire file. Clutter is a new Exchange Server feature that’s available via Outlook. It has an easier way to reply to messages with inline. Quick Peek lets you quickly view contacts and appointments without totally switching windows. At last, you can re-order folders!
Excel has six new chart styles that add interesting and useful options for displaying data. Forecast is a simple and effective way to project future results from past data. PowerQuery lets you easily pull in data from a wide range of sources and analyze it with the familiar Excel tools.. Flash Fill and Quick Analysis plus much easier ways to choose Charts and PivotTables . Also welcome additions like proper multiple windows and animations.
Microsoft likes to push the line that installing their software is simple and easy. For the most part it is easy, but there are things that you should do to make your computing is more stable and efficient..
Step-by-Step with Click-To-Run
This ebook will take you step-by-step through an Microsoft 365 installation.
64-bit Microsoft 365 has special considerations, which we look at in detail.
What Microsoft wants isn’t necessarily what you need. Microsoft chooses the original settings based on what they think people want and, occasionally, some marketing agenda. This book suggests easy changes to make.
The ribbon interface has a lot more going on than most people realize. We go into the ribbon in detail, the features and shortcuts as well as the changed things in Microsoft 365. See how it can be easily changed in Microsoft 365.
The Quick Access Toolbar can also be loaded up with your most commonly used commands – we have step-by-step instructions
- Buying Office
- Saving money buying Microsoft 365
- Never Pay Retail!
- System Requirements
- The bare minimum
- What you really need
- Before installation
- Office installation
- Special Installations
- 64-bit Office
- Multiple versions of Office
- After installation
- Windows Desktop Search
- Classic Menu
- Multiple Languages
- Proofing Tools
- Configuring Microsoft 365
- Microsoft 365 interface in depth
- Read or Speak
- Word 365
- Outlook 365
- Excel 365
- PowerPoint 365