Microsoft announced that Excel users can now use the Python programming language to work with data in spreadsheets. The feature is currently only available to members of the Microsoft 365 Insider program as a public preview. Continue reading "Microsoft Office Excel gets Python support"
In the coming month, Microsoft Office applications will receive updates to their themes, introducing new color schemes, styles, and outlines. Additionally, the default font will be changed from Calibri to Aptos (previously known as Bierstadt). This marks the first change in default font since Office 2007. Continue reading "Microsoft Office to get a new theme along with new font in September"
Reportedly, Microsoft allows select enterprise customers to use Office 365 apps on the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud without any additional cost. Previously, Microsoft had introduced licensing terms that increased the cost of running their software on other cloud services. Continue reading "Microsoft allows some its premium clients to run Office on AWS"
Microsoft has announced that the Aptos font, also known as Bierstadt, will be the default font in the Microsoft Office family of applications. This is a grotesque sans-serif typeface inspired by mid-20th century Swiss typography. You may remember that since Office 2007, the default font has been Calibri. Continue reading "Microsoft Office has got a new default font for the first time in 16 years"
If you're a Microsoft OneNote user, you can now enable an early preview of Copilot. It is a new AI chatbot that aims to enhance your experience with Office apps and other Microsoft products. Copilot has the potential to be a game-changer for OneNote users who want to streamline their note-taking and productivity. In this guide, you will learn how to enable the Copilot feature and start taking advantage of its benefits. Continue reading "How to enable Copilot in OneNote Insider Preview"
It is now possible to enable Copilot in Excel. The feature is a preview version of an AI chatbot that you can use within the Excel application to help users complete tasks more efficiently. It can understand natural language commands and provide users with relevant information and suggestions based on their needs. Continue reading "How to Enable the new Copilot in Microsoft Excel"
Recently, Microsoft announced a new AI-powered "Copilot" feature for Microsoft 365's Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Teams apps. It can assists the user with content creation, including text writing, spell checking, spreadsheet analysis , creating presentations and so on. Microsoft said that the Copilot feature is already in use in 20 organizations.
Last week, Microsoft revealed an updated Bing that includes ChatGPT, an AI powered chatbot. Microsoft makes high stakes on artificial intelligence, so you could expect it to appear in more its products. The next software and services to receive ChatGPT may be Office apps. Continue reading "Microsoft may soon integrate of ChatGPT in Word, PowerPoint and Outlook"
Last week, Microsoft unexpectedly stopped blocking Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) macros in Office. But this move was a temporary change. The Redmond firm is still planning to disable VBA macros by default to improve security, but this will happen a little later.
There is a new zero-day vulnerability in Windows Search that allows opening a malformed search window with remotely-hosted malware executables. The user only need to open a specially formed Word document, and the search will automatically open. Continue reading "A vulnerability allows running a Windows search from MS Office files without user interaction"