Microsoft Office 2013, combined with Office 365 or the new SharePoint, introduces SkyDrive Pro. This is an area where users can store documents online, similar to the public SkyDrive, but as part of an organization’s SharePoint site or Office 365 team site.
One features which I was glad to see is the ability to store
…continue reading Microsoft Office 2013 SkyDrive Pro in action, with offline documents
This is the SkyDrive Metro-style app running on my 1280 x 1024 desktop, in its default view. Note that each icon is 185 x 211 px. The actual title of each document is in relatively small text though still readable.
On my slate I only get two rows per screen:
You can set
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Users of Office Web Apps have just been given some minor but welcome updates, described here.
They include printing in Word when in edit mode,new chart tools in Excel, and again in Excel the handy autofill tool, which lets you drag the bottom left corner of a selection to extend it automatically. In the example
…continue reading Cloud users get Microsoft Office Web Apps update first
Many of us want access to our documents from anywhere these days, and if you are still storing documents on a Windows server then remote access to documents usually means either VPN or SharePoint. VPN is heavy on bandwidth and not great for security, so SharePoint seems the obvious solution.
SharePoint is a mixed bag
…continue reading SharePoint Explorer View hassles show benefits of cloud storage