Microsoft update Office 2016 Preview with new features

Few week back, Microsoft has released the Office 2016 Preview version and yesterday the company that more than one million users using the Office preview on both Mac and Windows devices. Yesterday Microsoft has released a new build for Office 2016 Preview which has added the below features to Office 2016 Windows apps.

  • Real time presence in Word: While real time typing is expected to come in subsequent builds, Microsoft is rolling out the crucial part of the collaborative experience with the Real time presence, which let the users to see in a documents where his teammates are editing. Initially this is made available to the OneDrive for business subscribers and then to the other users after few months.
  • Insights for Office: Insights, powered by the Bing search engine offers you the contextual information from web right into your reading experience. You can try this by selecting the keywords such as places, people and others in your content and watch as the insights will bring you the relevant information into the task pane to help you learn more.
  • Simplified file sharing: Microsoft has simplified the process of file sharing and make them available to the others to review, edit and comment. Click on share button in the ribbon which will save your file to the cloud and make it available to the others in just one step.
  • Version history improvements: Microsoft also made it simpler to find the different versions of the files stored on either SharePoint or OneDrive for business. Click on History command in the File menu to view or restore the previous version.
  • Tell me in Outlook: Tell me feature is now introduced to Outlook. Tell me is a new search tool which is already available in the other Office apps like Excel, PowerPoint and Word which server up the commands you need by simply typing whatever you want to do using the natural language. For instance, if you would like to mark an email as unread in Outlook then you need to just type mark unread in Tell Me box.
  • Addition to above feature, there are other highlights included such as Power Pivot improvements. improved grammar checkers and many other.

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