October 2016 Featured Updates
Take a look at the table below to find out about some of the features that are being added this month. For a complete list of all of the updates and changes, check this page. For more information about microsoft office 2016 download how to get the newest features, including the ones mentioned below, check this page. For a visual tour of what’s new this month, check out the video below.
Edit with Natural Gestures
Make changes to your document by circling to select, crossing out to delete.
Your First Draft Just Got Easier
Researcher helps you find relevant quotes, citable sources, and images – all without leaving Word.
office 2016 professional A New Digital Writing Assistant
Watch for new visual cues and suggestions from Editor, an intelligent built-in service that offers advanced, contextual proofing to help you improve your writing.
To use Editor today, your proofing language must be set to English (support for additional languages coming soon). Also note that this feature is rolling out gradually over the next few weeks so it may not be available to you immediately.
Stay On Top of Your Travel and Deliveries
Show summaries of your travel reservations and package deliveries in your Inbox, and automatically add them to your calendar.
Use SVG Images
In Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
Insert and edit scalable vector graphics (SVG) in your documents, workbooks, presentations, and emails to create sharp and well-designed content. No expert software required.
Data Transformations and Connectivity Enhancements
You can now select to import related tables when loading data from OData sources, add custom columns with values coming from a function computation, or show the dependencies between queries using a dedicated view.
office 2016 mac Easy Discovery of Third-Party Content
You can now browse or search for new templates and sample diagrams available from select third-party content providers.
In Word and Excel
Replay your handwriting forward and backward to hide and reveal content, provide step-by-step instructions, or better understand the flow of others’ thoughts.
microsoft office for mac 2016 We’re listening
To suggest new features, tell us what you like, and what’s not working, go to File > Feedback.
NOTE: If you use Office 2016 at work, the availability of the features above may vary based on your company’s update policies.