Microsoft Office 2016 reaches Public Preview for Home/Consumer and Enterprise

Microsoft Office 2016 reaches Public Preview for Home/Consumer and Enterprise

Office 2016 has been in a variety of previews and today Microsoft announced that it will be available as a public preview. This means you can go ahead and download it and start using it right away. The latest release of Office 2016 is pretty stable on my machines, whereas the previous previews were a bit more shaky. Question: where do I get it? Great question, and here’s the answer. You can get Office 2016 here: https://products.office.com/en-us/office-2016-preview You can choose from: Office 2016 for Home Office 2016 for Enterprise Question: is it worth installing…

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Visual Studio 2013 March 2014 Update has been released

Visual Studio 2013 March 2014 Update has been released

Today, Microsoft announced the release of Visual Studio 2013 March 2013 Update which have additional features, project types and support for some of the enhancements that comes with Office 2013 SP1 and Office 365. So if you’re a developer targeting Office 365, Office 2013 or SharePoint Server 2013 it may be a good idea to go grab the update and install it now. SAP Data Source in your Cloud Business Application As quoted from the Visual Studio blog: [blockquote]The March 2014 Update also offers first class support for SAP Netweaver Gateway. When connecting CBA to SAP, it honors…

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SharePoint 2013 - Microsoft announces the new versions of SharePoint and Office

Author: Tobias Zimmergren http://www.zimmergren.net | http://www.tozit.com | @zimmergren Introduction If you haven’t followed the trend today, you’ve most certainly missed out. The Office 2013 and SharePoint 2013 preview versions were released to the wild today. Steve Ballmer did a LIVE pressrelease where he revealed that the new versions of Office and SharePoint are now officially available for public beta consumption. This is pretty amazing news, so I’ll just leave you with the following information and links and you can be certain that I’ll update this blog regularly with content of SharePoint 2013…

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Microsoft Office Systems 2007 – Service Pack 2

Recent announcements around the blog-o-sphere and the announcements at TechEd in Barcelona indicated that the SP2 for Office Systems 2007 is on it’s way. Releasedates Don’t even bother to try to get an exact date for your upgrade. As it is said today, the SP2 for Microsoft Office Systems 2007 will be released somewhere between February and April 2009. If you are to take SP2 into consideration, I would go for the latter timescope (April/May) to be sure :-) Clients As announced by the Office Service Pack Team: Improved Outlook Calendaring Reliability Improved Outlook Performance Enabling Object…

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Simple Excel Services - Step by step, publishing a spreadsheet to SharePoint 2007

Author: Tobias Zimmergren Url: http://www.zimmergren.net In this post I will briefly describe how you can connect your excel spreadsheet to a SharePoint list using Excel Services. I will not go into any details as to what Excel Services is, how you get it online or what the great uses are. I will simply step you through the process of creating a spreadsheet and publish it in a document library and be able to open it in your browser. For any theory on Excel Services, consult any of the hundreds of blogs out there that is talking about…

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Zimmergren VSTO Tip #1: Extend the Ribbon-menu in Word 2007

In this Visual Studio Tools for Office I will walk you through how to make a very simple customization to the Word 2007 (or any of these: Visio, PowerPoint, InfoPath, Outlook or Excel) Ribbon-menu and add our own button with some code to execute when it’s pressed. Basically, what you need to do before doing anything else is to install and configure the VSTO add-in for Visual Studio. Just search www.microsoft.com/downloads for it and you will find it. Once the prerequisites are installed, we will create a new project and choose the Word-template as seen in…

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I am Outlook 2007! Try the quiz :)

Apparently I am Outlook 2007 according to this fun little quiz :) "Connecting with people is the key to your happiness and success. Your outgoing, action-oriented personality is something everyone who knows you can count on. You have the information at your fingertips – whether it is a date or a keyword, you can always come up with it. You are the social chairperson among your friends, and people seek you out for the party details, the latest hot spot or celebrity gossip. Your color-coded to-do lists are legendary, and your calendars are masterpieces. You make it look so easy to…

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