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Getting Microsoft Word to Call You by Your Real Name

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Getting Microsoft Word to Call You by Your Real Name

- To activate Microsoft Word on my new laptop, I had to open a Microsoft account, but I didn’t use my real name. Now, when I edit a document in Word and add a comment, it lists the note under that made-up name. Any way I can get it to switch back to my real name? The Track Changes, Comments and other tools built into Microsoft Word are designed to let users collaborate on a document — and keep tabs on who did exactly what to the file (and when)
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Taking Your AutoCorrect Entries With You

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Taking Your AutoCorrect Entries With You

- I have years of personal AutoCorrect data entries I have made for Microsoft Word. Is it possible to transfer these settings to another computer running Word? It is possible to transfer your collection of AutoCorrect entries that you have been compiling over the years to fix habitual typos, insert characters and shortcut other keystrokes in Microsoft Word. Recent versions of Microsoft Office for Windows and Mac store the customized data in two places, depending on whether the AutoCorrect entry is formatted or unformatted within Word
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Microsoft’s sales of Office 365 beat out traditional Office for first time

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Microsoft’s sales of Office 365 beat out traditional Office for first time

- Six years later, new Office has dethroned the old Office. Revenue from business sales of the Office 365 productivity suite topped traditional corporate Office sales for the first time last quarter, Microsoft said, a milestone in the Redmond company’s transition from selling packaged software to cloud-computing products. Microsoft first started selling its iconic collection of Word, PowerPoint, Outlook and other workplace software through online subscriptions under the Office 365 name
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Free alternatives to Microsoft Word, Photoshop, and more

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Free alternatives to Microsoft Word, Photoshop, and more

- For years, people have grumbled about the price of software. Adobe products have always been expensive, and many customers were agitated when the company shifted to “Creative Cloud,” which meant a monthly or annual subscription. Meanwhile, Microsoft Office is a staple for computers everywhere, but the price tag often irritates people who just want a decent word processor. Luckily, there are lots of free substitutes, and there are plenty of reasons people may turn to them
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Microsoft previews Office support for the MacBook Pro Touch Bar

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Microsoft previews Office support for the MacBook Pro Touch Bar

- Microsoft announced its plans to support Apple’s new Touch Bar on the MacBook Pro back in October, but the software giant has only started testing these features with Office users recently. Starting this week, Office Insiders on the slow ring for Mac will be able to test the new Touch Bar support across Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook for Mac. It’s relatively easy to become an “Office Insider” and test
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Government Cloud Improved With The Latest Version Of Azure And Office 365

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Government Cloud Improved With The Latest Version Of Azure And Office 365

- Microsoft has launched its Department of Defense – specific versions of Office 365 and Azure. The company has earlier gone on to provide the US government agencies with its Government Cloud service. Microsoft has gone on to add two new regions for its Azure Government in the South West and South Central US. Image Source: enterprise.microsoft.com Cloud computing has now become a staple in business. The national, federal, state, and
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  • Getting Microsoft Word to Call You by Your Real Name
    Getting Microsoft Word to Call You by Your Real Name

    , nytimes.com

    To activate Microsoft Word on my new laptop, I had to open a Microsoft account, but I didn’t use my real name. Now, when I edit a document in Word and add a comment, it lists the note under that made-up name. Any way I can get it to switch back to my real name? The Track Changes, Comments and other tools built into Microsoft Word are designed to let users collaborate on a document — and keep tabs on who did exactly what to the file (and when)
    Read More ...

     

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  • Microsoft’s sales of Office 365 beat out traditional Office for first time
    Microsoft’s sales of Office 365 beat out traditional Office for first time

    , seattletimes.com

    Six years later, new Office has dethroned the old Office. Revenue from business sales of the Office 365 productivity suite topped traditional corporate Office sales for the first time last quarter, Microsoft said, a milestone in the Redmond company’s transition from selling packaged software to cloud-computing products. Microsoft first started selling its iconic collection of Word, PowerPoint, Outlook and other workplace software through online subscriptions under the Office 365 name
    Read More ...

     

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  • Getting Microsoft Word to Call You by Your Real Name
    Getting Microsoft Word to Call You by Your Real Name

    , nytimes.com

    To activate Microsoft Word on my new laptop, I had to open a Microsoft account, but I didn’t use my real name. Now, when I edit a document in Word and add a comment, it lists the note under that made-up name. Any way I can get it to switch back to my real name? The Track Changes, Comments and other tools built into Microsoft Word are designed to let users collaborate on a document — and keep tabs on who did exactly what to the file (and when)
    Read More ...

     

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