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Office 2013 New Features

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Here's a new feature in Word 2013 you might enjoy if you're accustomed to tracking changes while editing documents, especially those you might be collaborating with others on. We're going to work with this filed called, No Obstacles Home Recipes Tracking. Next, we'll go to the Review tab here and click Track Changes. Now, that turns it on and just to the right of this button you'll notice the default is called Simple Markup. This is the new feature. It's kind of an uncluttered way to show markup on your page as you're tracking changes.
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  1. 1m 38s
    1. Welcome
      1m 3s
    2. Using the exercise files
      35s
  2. 16m 49s
    1. Exploring the new user interface
      4m 57s
    2. Integrating with the cloud
      3m 42s
    3. Exploring Touch mode
      2m 53s
    4. Using the bookmark feature
      2m 18s
    5. Customizing the Ribbon with display options
      2m 59s
  3. 27m 44s
    1. Inserting online video
      4m 4s
    2. Editing PDF documents
      4m 58s
    3. Inserting and reading comments
      2m 55s
    4. Tracking changes and conversations
      2m 19s
    5. Using Read mode for longer documents
      4m 14s
    6. Using object zoom in Read mode
      1m 53s
    7. Exploring new templates in Word
      2m 47s
    8. Inserting objects with onscreen alignment guides
      4m 34s
  4. 28m 25s
    1. Filling empty cells using Flash Fill
      3m 38s
    2. Filtering records using a Timeline
      3m 11s
    3. Previewing with Quick Analysis
      4m 34s
    4. Using Chart Advisor recommendations
      2m 43s
    5. Finding errors and issues with Power view
      6m 16s
    6. Converting roman numerals into arabic numbers
      2m 42s
    7. Protecting data in a shared spreadsheet
      5m 21s
  5. 33m 36s
    1. Working with new templates
      3m 29s
    2. Exploring the new Presenter view
      3m 45s
    3. Using color adjustments
      2m 59s
    4. Inserting new charts
      8m 37s
    5. Positioning objects with various guides
      2m 50s
    6. Exploring new transition effects
      2m 55s
    7. Creating a custom shape
      4m 31s
    8. Playing an audio track across multiple slides
      4m 30s
  6. 7m 2s
    1. Exploring changes to the user interface
      3m 23s
    2. Exploring the new Access templates
      3m 39s
  7. 8m 48s
    1. Inserting online pictures into a publication
      3m 10s
    2. Using the scratch area for inserting images
      3m 30s
    3. Creating JPEGs with the Save for Photo Printing option
      2m 8s
  8. 18m 27s
    1. Exploring the new user interface
      4m 30s
    2. Changing views
      4m 8s
    3. Embedding files in a notebook
      3m 31s
    4. Linking notes to your Outlook calendar
      3m 57s
    5. Inserting a screenshot
      2m 21s
  9. 8m 8s
    1. Exploring the user interface and some sneak peeks
      3m 35s
    2. Using the Weather bar
      1m 42s
    3. Connecting to social networks
      2m 51s
  10. 29s
    1. Next steps
      29s

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Office 2013 New Features
2h 31m Appropriate for all Jan 29, 2013

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Discover what's new in the latest version of Microsoft Office, from Word 2013 to OneNote 2013. In this course, David Rivers reviews the suite-wide enhancements to Office, like cloud integration, Touch Mode for interacting with touch-enabled devices, and Ribbon customization, as well as individual app improvements added to the new Office. Take a look at PDF editing in Word, flash fill and quick analysis in Excel, the new Presenter view in PowerPoint, new templates in Access, social media integration with Outlook, and much more.

Topics include:
  • Exploring the new user interface
  • Using the bookmark feature
  • Inserting online video in Word documents
  • Editing PDFs in Word
  • Filtering records using the timeline in Excel
  • Exploring new slide transitions in PowerPoint
  • Creating web apps for SharePoint or Office 365 with Access
  • Inserting online pictures with Publisher
  • Embedding files in a OneNote notebook
  • Connecting to social networks with Outlook
Subjects:
Business Presentations Email Spreadsheets Web Conferencing Word Processing
Software:
Access Excel Office OneNote Outlook PowerPoint Publisher Word Office 365
Author:
David Rivers

Tracking changes and conversations

Here's a new feature in Word 2013 you might enjoy if you're accustomed to tracking changes while editing documents, especially those you might be collaborating with others on. We're going to work with this filed called, No Obstacles Home Recipes Tracking. Next, we'll go to the Review tab here and click Track Changes. Now, that turns it on and just to the right of this button you'll notice the default is called Simple Markup. This is the new feature. It's kind of an uncluttered way to show markup on your page as you're tracking changes.

Let's click the dropdown and you'll see some standard defaults from previous versions like All Markup. Let's start there. With All Markup selected and Track Changes on, let's make a change to our document here in the title where it says, Essential Veggie Recipes for the No Obstacles Kitchen, let's change it to from. So, we'll double-click for, and we'll type in from, and you can see what happens. We're seeing all of the Markup. We're seeing what was deleted, what's strike-through; we're seeing what was inserted. As we hover over this, we see some information about who did it and when.

And now if we change it to this new feature called Simple Markup, it's more of an uncluttered view. We see the change here, but the only thing that's changed on our page as far as an addition is over here in the left-hand side, this red bar indicating that a change was made on this line. As we hover over that red bar, we can see a message indicating we need to click it to show the track changes. So, when we do that, we see those changes, just as though we had All Markup and you can see it actually switches to All Markup.

And now we'll go back to that bar, which has changed from red to gray, click it again to hide. Notice that here on the Ribbon, we're switched back to Simple Markup. And that's not just for tracking changes, but any other markup like comments from the previous lesson, for example. Let's just scroll down to the next page. There's a letter to the customer, and as we scroll down it's an uncluttered view but markup is appearing over here in the left-hand margin. There's that red bar indicating something changed here. To see what it is, we just click. Okay, it changed from thanks to thank you, and then we'll click it again to hide it.

So, that's a new feature called Simple Markup that allows you to unclutter your page as your tracking changes, but still be able to know where those changes are being made.

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