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Office 365: New features covered in Zoom sessions March 26-27

Three Zoom videoconferencing sessions are scheduled this Thursday-Friday for students and faculty/staff to learn more about new features for Office 365 that were released earlier this month by Information Technology Services, including:

  • Free Office 365 for desktop applications (Office 2013 for Windows, and Office 2011 for Mac)
  • Office Web Applications
  • Office mobile applications
  • OneDrive for Business
  • Lync

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Office 365: Web apps, OneDrive, and ProPlus coming this week

by Information Technology Services

Today, the new features of Microsoft Office 365 begin rolling out to K-State students and faculty/staff through their webmail accounts. The process will continue throughout the week, until all users have access to the OneDrive file-storage space and Office Online web apps (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote). If you do not see these features in your App Launcher by Monday, March 16, contact the IT Help Desk.

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Office 365: New features to be released the week of March 9

by Information Technology Services

During the week of March 9, Information Technology Services will release the following new features for Office 365:

  • OneDrive, a file-storage space that provides 1 terabyte (1TB) of storage that can be synced across all your devices
  • Office Online, a web-based version of Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote)
  • Office ProPlus, which provides desktop and mobile app versions of Microsoft Office

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Microsoft makes iOS Office apps free

Green "Office" graphic with Word, Excel, PowerPoint icons (created by iTAC staffer)Microsoft announced that the iOS Office apps will be available for free, without the need of an Office 365 subscription. The apps include mobile versions of Word, Excel and PowerPoint. To access the editing features, log into the apps with a Microsoft account (Live or Hotmail account), which can be freely created at www.live.com. Previously users would have needed an Office 365 subscription to edit within the iOS Office apps.

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Two Microsoft Excel training sessions Aug. 12

iTAC is offering two Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2010 classes to all faculty/staff. Both classes are in Fairchild 9 and require advance registration through the HRIS system.

  • 9:30-10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 12
  • 4:30-5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 12

This one-hour introduction to Excel will cover the basics of Excel spreadsheets: Create and save a workbook; enter data; format a spreadsheet; copy, move, or delete data; change the order of a spreadsheet; filter out extra information; calculate data with formulas; chart your data; and print​​​.

New features in Office 365

by Information Technology Services

Microsoft continually rolls out updated features in Office 365. Below are a few highlights of new features implemented over the last few months:

Microsoft Office 2013 in university computing labs and K-State InfoCommons

The newest Microsoft Office suite, version 2013, was installed over the summer on all Windows computers in the university computing labs and K-State InfoCommons (Hale Library). The software suite is also on three Windows computers near the IT Help Desk at 214 Hale Library. These resources are available to all K-Staters. Continue reading “Microsoft Office 2013 in university computing labs and K-State InfoCommons”

iPad user meeting Thursday, May 16: Microsoft Office-compatible apps

by Mary Hammel

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Join us as we take a look at using Microsoft Office-compatible apps on the iPad from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, May 16, in 21 Bluemont Hall. This meeting is open to all K-Staters.  Continue reading “iPad user meeting Thursday, May 16: Microsoft Office-compatible apps”

Windows XP and Office 2003 end of support in April 2014

April 8, 2014. This is the date when Microsoft will no longer support Windows XP Service Pack 3 and Office 2003.  This means that after April 8 next year, there will be no new security updates and assisted support options through Microsoft. Running Windows XP SP3 after this date could potentially pose a threat to your computer and be vulnerable to security risks. Continue reading “Windows XP and Office 2003 end of support in April 2014”

Graduate students: Contact the IT Help Desk for ETDR assistance

Staff from the Information Technology Assistance Center (iTAC) are available to meet with graduate students to help with any problems they’re having  using Word or LaTeX to write and format ETDRs (Electronic Theses, Dissertations, and Reports). To graduate in this spring semester, ETDRs must be submitted by April 26.  See Graduation Deadlines for details.  Continue reading “Graduate students: Contact the IT Help Desk for ETDR assistance”