Those migrating from Office 2003 to Office 2016 will notice a new file format when working with Word documents, Excel workbooks, and PowerPoint presentations. In this movie, you will know what the changes to the file formats mean, what compatibility mode is, and how it can be useful in keeping your files compatible for working with others who have yet to upgrade from Office 2003.
- [Voiceover] In this movie we're going to discuss…changes to file formats when migrating…from Office 2003 to 2016.…You could be in Word along with me…or working in PowerPoint or Excel…but we're also going to talk about something…that kicks into gear automatically…when you open one of the older files here in Office 2016,…it's called compatibility mode.…You may have noticed at the top of my screen…that's the mode I'm working in right now.…So if you want to follow along with me,…go to the chapter one folder of your exercise files…and open up press release o1o5, notice the extension .doc…what you're accustomed to working with in Word 2003.…
And if you were in Excel the extension would be xls…or ppt in PowerPoint.…Now in Office 2016 we make use of a newer xml based format…and that's why you'll see files with the extension…docx or pptx, xlsx for Excel files.…And the new format means smaller file sizes.…It also means you have access to a lot more functionality.…Let me show you what I'm talking about here in Word.…If you're following along and you have this file open…
- Understanding user interface differences
- Working in Compatibility mode
- Opening and editing PDFs in Word 2016
- Using templates and images
- Creating macro-enabled workbooks in Excel 2016
- Exploring PowerPoint themes, transitions, and animations
- Importing Outlook contacts, email, and calendars into Outlook 2016
Skill Level Beginner
1. Get Started
2. Migrate to Word 2016
3. Migrate to Excel 2016
4. Migrate to PowerPoint 2016
5. Migrate to Outlook 2016
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