Office

A 5-post collection

Magic Buttons in Outlook '07

I just noticed these two buttons when reading some emails in outlook, they magically appear on screen when you hover over the area where they are at! If you have a conversation with several emails going back an forth, you can go up and down based on the one being read, to see those buttons hover over the right corner side around the separator line between emails. I’ve only taken a screenshot of one direction, they also show ‘previous’ …etc  Interesting idea, but why aren’t these always visible?...

Microsoft Word Save As PDF Addon

Probably those of you who already downloaded and are running Office 2007 RTM know this but anyway. The Microsoft addon for the save as PDF feature –which wastaken outfrom the beta versions of Office – can be found here...

Office 2007 beta 2 RSS Reader

I’ve been playing with the Office 2007 Beta 2 RSS reader for a while now and it hasn’t met my expectations :(. It has a long way to go to become a good RSS reader IMHO. Here are some of the things that I dont like. – I can’t see any comments related to a post. – Can’t go to the root node of the folder and click ‘Mark All as Read’ and have all posts marked as read. Well the option seems to be there but it doesnt seem to work on the root node but it does on each blog I’m subscribed to and this is really annoying (maybe thats actually a bug). – And hmm… thats...

Vista and Office some thoughts...

I dont know if this is just me. But I ran into something yesterday that got me thinkinig. Now the new Windows Vista and Office systems have changed massively since their previous versions and part of that change is for the purpose of improving usability. Now raises a few questions. I am sure that all of you will agree that the changes in the new versions are significant (I’m only talking about UIstuff here) such as the introduction of the Office Ribbon and the getting rid of the menus thing. I think this pauses a major problem for the average user of both systems (Resistance to change). Put it this way, after using the office system for instance...