Enterprise Applications: Office for Mac Catches Up

 
 
By P. J. Connolly  |  Posted 2010-11-02
 
 
 

Office for Mac Catches Up

by P. J. Connolly

Office for Mac Catches Up

The Whole Package

A complete install of Office 2011 for Mac only takes up 1.65GB of disk space and includes Remote Desktop Connection and Messenger for Mac.

The Whole Package

Template Galleries Refreshed

PowerPoint 2011, like the other Office for Mac applications, boasts a refreshed template gallery and a viewing pane that accommodates multipage templates.

Template Galleries Refreshed

Full-screen Mode Adds Functions

The full-screen view of Word 2011 provides users with a useful subset of tools for performing common editing tasks.

Full-screen Mode Adds Functions

New PivotTable Builder

Excel 2011s PivotTable Builder allows users to intuitively pull together the data for a PivotTable by adding fields, changing hierarchy or reformatting numbers.

New PivotTable Builder

Create Meetings from E-Mail

Outlook 2011 gives users the ability to turn e-mail into message invitations with a single click, and allows an instant view of the attendees schedules.

Create Meetings from E-Mail

Use Media from iPhoto and iTunes Libraries

Adding images, music and video to a document is done easily with the new editing tools and media browsing capabilities of Word 2011.

Use Media from iPhoto and iTunes Libraries

Sections Make Organizing Simple

Lengthy presentations will benefit from PowerPoint 2011s ability to block off sections of slides for easier organizing.

Sections Make Organizing Simple

Reorder the Ribbon

Excel 2011 users can reorder the ribbon tabs for greater ease of access to frequently used functions.

Reorder the Ribbon

Don't Give Up Old Data Yet

It took about 10 minutes for Outlook 2011 to import a CD-ROMs worth of archived data from an old installation of Outlook 2003 for Windows.

Don't Give Up Old Data Yet

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