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Your feedback makes Office better!

Your feedback is a gift to us. Find out how you can provide detailed actionable feedback that plays an active part in the Office development process. 

By Armelle, Office PM

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Announcing new Office Insider Group Policy setting

If you’re an IT Admin and you already use Group Policy, you can now give a select group of Windows users the option to install Office Insider builds for themselves by using the Show the option for Office Insider policy setting.

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An Insiders guide to Microsoft Ignite 2019

Hey there, Office Insiders! It is t-minus one week (just about) until Ignite 2019 kicks off, and we are here today to give you a quick look into some of the sessions that you might want to keep an eye on.

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Reach more people by making your PowerPoint slides work with a Screen Reader

Most people with low or no vision use a screen reader to use and work with their computers and mobile devices. Since they cannot see the slides in the presentation, they rely on the screen reader to “speak” the slide contents. As a presenter, you can make a few tweaks to your presentation that will ensure that your content works well with a screen reader.

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Mac Rotor – Links, Tables, and Headings Navigation in Word

Starting with Office 16.29, Microsoft Word now supports rotor navigation for links, tables, and headings within documents.

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Monthly Channel (Targeted) Release Notes In App

Now, Windows Office Insiders in Monthly Channel (Targeted) can access their release notes in app! It’s our goal to keep you productive in the app while also making sure that you know all about the new features that are available to you.

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Take full advantage of accessibility in Office Documents

Hi, I’m Peter Frem, a Senior Program Manager leading an effort across Office 365 to make it easier for you to create documents and communications that are accessible to everyone. When you create a document, ensuring its accessibility is your responsibility. By creating accessible documents, you guarantee that they can be accessed, read, and used by more people. Simple things

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Edit PDFs in Word for Mac

We’re pleased to share with you that we’ve addressed a long-standing feature request: the ability to open a PDF, convert it to a Word document, and start editing!

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Announcing XLOOKUP

XLOOKUP is named for its ability to look both vertically and horizontally (yes it replaces HLOOKUP too!). In its simplest form, XLOOKUP needs just 3 arguments to perform the most common exact lookup (one fewer than VLOOKUP).

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Accessible PDFs Made Easier

Most people don’t realize that ensuring the accessibility of a document is their responsibility, and that creating accessible documents means that more people are able to access, read, and use them!

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Feedback in Action: Icon Search!

We introduced Icons to Office a while ago, and since then we’ve received TONS of positive feedback, as well as a few requests to make it even better.

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