Tag Archive: Office 2013

Aug 10 2013

SkyDrive Pro is Not SkyDrive

If you’re an Office 365 user on the Small Business plan or higher then you may have noticed that you get access to something called SkyDrive Pro – when using the web interface it is listed as SkyDrive which may lead you to think that SkyDrive Pro and SkyDrive are related or perhaps the same …

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Jul 05 2013

Office 365 Finally Gets Upgraded

Just a short note today. I’ve been using Office 365 for a while now after some issues trying to manage an explosion of e-mail with my webhost and, after some anticipation, I’ve finally had my account upgraded to the equivalent of Office 2013, Exchange 2013 and Sharepoint 2013 overnight. I did have to manually upgrade …

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Apr 18 2013

Finding Print Preview in Office 2013

If you use Microsoft Office applications a fair bit then you might find the print preview function to be one of many handy functions. In particular, it can save you from printing out something that doesn’t look quite right saving you ink and paper. However, in the 2013 versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc the ribbon …

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Apr 08 2013

Looking Up E-mail Headers in Outlook 2010 or 2013

Here’s a quick tip for Outlook 2010 and Outlook 2013 users out there. Love it or hate it, the Office ribbon was a big change from the traditional menus of old which made accessing some functions easier whilst others just seemed to disappear altogether. One such function that seemed to disappear was the ability to …

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Mar 16 2013

KB2768349 Breaks Connectivity Between Office 2013 and SharePoint Hosted on Office 365

Update 19/03/2013: Microsoft are currently working to resolve this issue. Just sharing this as an observation noted on the Office 365 forums. I installed a raft of updates on my Surface RT recently after the March 2013 patches came through and over the last couple of days I have been unsuccessful in connecting to my …

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Mar 03 2013

How to Upgrade Microsoft Office Home & Student 2013 RT Preview on Microsoft Surface

Microsoft really doesn’t do itself much service in naming its products with Microsoft Office Home & Student 2013 RT Preview being quite a mouthful. However, you can update this preview version to the full version on your Microsoft Surface and knock off the last word in the title. Fortunately, it’s not hard to undertake but helps …

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Dec 03 2012

Enable or Disable Auto-Complete in Outlook

For whatever reason, you may need to disable or re-enable the auto-complete function in Outlook but locating the setting can be difficult as it differs between the various versions. As such, I thought I would consolidate the methods to re-enable this feature for each version of Outlook: Outlook 2003/2007 Click Tools, Click Options, On the Preferences tab …

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Aug 29 2012

Attempts to Download Office 2013 Preview Send You to Bing

Here’s a quick tip for those of you attempting to download the Office 2013 Preview here. Normally, when you click the “Try” button and then click on the country in which you live (in my case, Australia) it should download the Office 2013 Preview installer. However, when I have tried that over the last few …

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Jul 28 2012

Office 2013 – First Impressions

Last night I decided to try out Office 2013 – perhaps not the smartest thing to do just as the university semester is getting underway but I couldn’t help myself. Anyway, I just wanted to share my first impressions of it with you starting with the installation. First of all, the time between kicking off …

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