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Office 365: Use Dictation in Word and PowerPoint

Did you know that you can dictate text to Word and PowerPoint, rather than type it?  I was never a fan of dictation features until having a baby a few weeks ago…now I use it all the time! As a matter of fact, I’m using it to write most of this blog post.  It’s very easy to use in Office 365–you just need a microphone. Read more

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Office 365: Using the Document Inspector

The document inspector wizard in Office 365 can help ensure your document is clean of hidden properties, personal information, and other items that could cause issues before you send or publish it (think macros or custom XML data). This is available in Excel, Word, and Powerpoint.  To learn how to inspect a document, workbook, or presentation, keep reading!
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Office 365: View Document Statistics in Word

Sometimes I’ll stumble on to a useful feature in Office 365, and it’s so hidden or obscure that I’m not sure if it’s a new feature, or I’ve just never noticed it before!

This tip demonstrates one of those features. In Microsoft Word, there’s a handy section that displays some interesting document properties, including pages, words, total editing time, and more.
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Office 365: Install Software from the Office 365 Portal

You can manage your software installations from the Office 365 Portal. This can be really helpful if, for example, you just got a new computer and it’s missing some programs, or you just want to see if there are any other programs that you have access to but don’t have installed.  To access the available software for installation, keep reading below! Read more

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Office 365: Change your Office 365 Password

Maybe your current password is too hard to type, maybe it’s expiring soon—but for whatever reason, if you need to change your Office 365 password, keep reading! If your organization allows it, you can change your Office 365 Password from the Office 365 Portal. Please note that this will affect OneDrive, Skype for Business, Outlook, etc.
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