Microsoft Office 365 is one of the most productive services on Windows. From creating documents to designing slides for presentations on PowerPoint, it has always been a crucial part of our life. Be it MS Word or Excel at some point of time or another, we’ve all used Office 365.
So, understanding the fact that Office 365 suite is such a gigantic part of our life, here are a few hidden gems that’ll allow you to make the most of Microsoft Office apps.
Let’ explore a whole new array of Office 365 hidden features!
The PowerPoint Designer
Agree or not, but we’ve all struggled making PowerPoint presentations for school, college or work maybe, isn’t it? So, how cool it’ll be if PowerPoint itself does the whole job for your while you sit back relax and enjoy your cup of coffee? Well, yes if you drag and drop any image on PowerPoint window it enables a “PowerPoint Designer” feature which automatically offers you choices on the best way to design your slides.
Morph it Up
PowerPoint introduced a new “Morph” feature a while ago which is a great way to add animations on your slides. All you have to do is simply duplicate a slide and enable the Morph feature, while changing a few positions of objects on duplicate slide. By doing so you’ll see a whole new transition effect like a GIF. Isn’t it a super easy way to make your slides more eye catchy?
The “Tell Me” Box
The Tell Me box on Office is like having your own personal assistant who will probably have answers to all your questions. You can ask how to add a picture, what to do with a particular text format or anything you like. You can find this box right on top of Office window labeled as “Tell me What you want to do?”.
Here’s a time saving tip to lighten your work! Whenever you ought to search something up on web, no need to open up a new browser window anymore. Office 365 allows you to search for images via Bing and insert them directly on to your documents. Simply type in your keyword, using Bing image search and as soon as you land on an image you like, right click it, and choose Insert to add it on your document.
Use PayPal within Outlook
Not many of us are aware about this MS outlook allows you to access PayPal within the app buy adding a PayPal add-in. You can find the add-on on Microsoft app store.
Microsoft recently released a new “Planner” feature which allows you to create joint to-do list for a work group on steroids. You can easily collaborate your tasks, share files and docs and more. Working in groups or clients can get really easy with this feature. You can find this feature in Office 365 app launcher.
Let Excel Reformat Your Data
We’re aware about Excel “Control+D” feature, right? Just like this, there’s another useful feature known as “Flash Fill” which can ease down your tasks. Say, if you want to change format two separate columns (First name, Last name) into one common column. As soon as you’ll type second name in first row, Excel will automatically detect the formatting changes and will offer you to reformat the entire list. Just tap on “Accept” to proceed further.
So folks, here were a few Office 365 hidden features that’ll ease down your tasks. What are your favorite Office 365 features? Feel free to share your thoughts in the comments box below.