Office 2013 First Look

with David Rivers
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Office 2013 First Look
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Take a tour of the most anticipated updates and new features in Microsoft Office 2013, now available as a customer preview release. Author David Rivers discusses the suite-wide enhancements to Office like improved cloud integration and touch screen sensitivity, and takes a closer look at changes to Excel, Word, PowerPoint, OneNote, and Outlook. The course explores each program's highlights, from PDF editing in Word and Quick Analysis in Excel, to new social media integration in Outlook.

Topics include:
  • Exploring the Metro user interface
  • Integrating with social networking
  • Inserting online video into Word documents
  • Filtering Excel records using a timeline
  • Converting numbers to roman numerals in Excel
  • Creating custom shapes in PowerPoint
  • Working with the new Outlook interface
  • Integrating with SharePoint


Hi, and welcome to Office 2013 First Look. I am David Rivers. Code named Office 15, Microsoft has released its customer preview of the new Office 2013 to the public, and in this course we are going to explore what's new and enhanced in this latest rendition of the Office Suite. We will start with what it takes to get Office 2013 installed on your computer, and then we will explore some of the suite-wide enhancements you will notice, no matter what program you are working with in the suite. Then it's on to some of those individual programs to investigate new and enhanced features and functions in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, and Outlook.

Although experienced Office users will definitely feel comfortable in familiar surroundings, there are still some big changes to explore in this customer preview of Office 2013. Let's get started.

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