The very first thing that you will learn about the latest version of Mac’s Office, is that its cloud-powered. This feature allows you to gain access to your files and documents located in OneDrive for Business, OneDrive, as well as SharePoint whenever, and wherever you are at the moment.
Another great thing about this new upgrade is that it delivers the new interface and file-synching using OneDrive. This feature is also found in Microsoft Office 2016, when using the Windows/iOS/Android suite.
The latest feature of Mac’s Office includes the latest version of Word, Excel, OneNote, Outlook, and PowerPoint. But now, Mac users will get a better and more modern user experience. According to Microsoft Office’s Corporate Vice President, Kirk Koenigsbauer, Mac Office’s new and redesigned ribbon can manage features so the user can swiftly locate what they need.
There is also a new task pane interface, which makes resizing, rotating graphics, and positioning easy. This lets you easily create your ideal layout. There are also new styles and themes that suit your every need. By using them, you can build professional-looking documents.
With the MS Word for Mac, you can customize your layouts with fonts and colors. It also has a navigation panel that assists you in fixing the structure of your documents, and navigate where you want to go. Threaded comments can also help you in changing your editing cycles into real conversations.
When it comes to MS Excel, Microsoft has extended their data entries with a main focus on productivity. Excel comes with a new Analysis ToolPak, which provides statistical functions like exponential smoothing and moving averages. Aside from this, PivotTable Slicers assist you in slicing through giant amounts of data to look for patterns that can solve questions.
The new version of MS PowerPoint has a brand new feature called Presenter View. This feature has also been compared to the mission control used for its presentation. On a Mac, Presenter View works by showing off the current slide, the next slide, a timer, and several notes. It only shows the presentation to the audience when used on a wide screen.
MS Outlook also gives out what Microsoft considers as a good conversation window that can automatically modify your inbox inside threaded conversations. The OneNote feature allows you to utilize tags such as ‘Important’, ‘Question’, or ‘To Do’. This includes a structure that helps you easily locate your notes.