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Up and Running with Office 365
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Up and Running with Office 365

with David Rivers

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(music playing) Hi and welcome to Up and Running with Office 365. I am David Rivers. With Office 365 you'll be able to access your email, your contacts, your calendar, and work with all your important documents from virtually anywhere on any device without installing a simple piece of software. This course is designed to get you introduced to the many features and functions of this subscription-based service. With so much to cover, let's get you Up and Running with Office 365.

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Up and Running with Office 365
2h 11m Appropriate for all May 16, 2013

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Get started using Office 365, the Microsoft hosted collaboration and productivity suite that allows businesses and teams to email, collaborate on documents, and share calendars. Author David Rivers tours the subscription service, showing how to administer user accounts; share and collaborate with a team site; and manage mail, contacts, and calendars with the Outlook web app. The course also explains how to connect with colleagues using the instant messaging and social media features.

Topics include:
  • What is Office 365?
  • Choosing the right plan
  • Defining and adding users
  • Uploading files to the cloud with SkyDrive
  • Viewing and editing your website
  • Sending and receiving email
  • Importing contacts into Outlook Web App (OWA)
  • Managing tasks
  • Creating documents on a team site
  • Adding web parts to a page
  • Sending instant messages
  • Setting up newsfeeds
Subjects:
Business Computer Skills (Mac) Computer Skills (Windows) Email Spreadsheets Word Processing
Software:
Office 365
Author:
David Rivers

Welcome

(music playing) Hi and welcome to Up and Running with Office 365. I am David Rivers. With Office 365 you'll be able to access your email, your contacts, your calendar, and work with all your important documents from virtually anywhere on any device without installing a simple piece of software. This course is designed to get you introduced to the many features and functions of this subscription-based service. With so much to cover, let's get you Up and Running with Office 365.

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Q: Where did the Save button go? How do I update the files I’m editing?
A: All files are now automatically updated/saved on the fly while editing, so there’s no need to save manually. Hence the absence of the Save button.
Q: How do I rename my Excel workbook or PowerPoint presentation?
A: Click the name of the file in the title bar and edit it there.
Q: I can’t see my headers and footers.  How do I edit them in Word?
A: Go to the Insert tab, and click Header & Footer.  Any existing data will appear and can be edited.
Q: Where is Track Changes in the web apps?
A:  That functionality is not yet available.  You can open your file in the desktop app to use that feature and then continue to work on it in the web app without losing the Track Changes information.
 
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