Microsoft Office 2010 Engineering

The official blog of the Microsoft Office product development group

Minimizing the Ribbon: Exposed

It’s Jon again from the Office User Experience team. I started at Microsoft a little over 2 years...

Author: Office Team Date: 12/03/2009

More About Background Removal in Office 2010

Hi, I’m Tucker Hatfield, a PM on the Office Graphics team, and a while back I posted an introduction...

Author: Office Team Date: 11/30/2009

Mobility in Office 2010

Microsoft Office 2010 provides you powerful new ways to deliver your best work - whether you’re at...

Author: Office Team Date: 11/19/2009

Open XML: One Year In

As you’ve probably heard, this is a big week for Microsoft’s Business Division. Earlier...

Author: Office Team Date: 11/19/2009

Business Deployment of the Office Web Apps

This post is for IT Professionals who may wish to host the Office Web Apps within your own...

Author: Office Team Date: 11/18/2009

Announcing Office 2010 Beta Availability

Today is an exciting day! At PDC we announced the availability of the public betas of Microsoft...

Author: Office Team Date: 11/16/2009

UX Design Tools & Techniques

Hello, I’m Jeffrey Dunn (User Experience Designer) with the Office Design Group (ODG). As Shawn...

Author: Office Team Date: 11/16/2009

Collaboration Without Compromise

Lots of the talk around Office documents these days seems to be about “Collaboration”....

Author: Office Team Date: 11/12/2009

Making the Ribbon Mine

Hello, my name is Melissa Kerr and I am a Program Manager on the Office User Experience team. Today...

Author: Office Team Date: 11/09/2009

Click-to-Run: Delivering Office in the 21st Century

Introducing Click-to-Run If you’re the type of person who likes to test-drive the latest and...

Author: Office Team Date: 11/06/2009

Data Driven Engineering: Tracking Usage to Make Decisions

Hello, my name is Peter and I work in the Office Trustworthy Computing (TWC) team. One of my team’s...

Author: Office Team Date: 11/03/2009

UI Extensibility in Office 2010

When introducing the Ribbon UI in Office 2007, we also introduced the RibbonX (Ribbon extensibility)...

Author: Office Team Date: 11/02/2009

UX Research Tools and Techniques

Hi, let us introduce ourselves. I’m Tim Weber (UX Researcher) and I’m Tricia Fejfar (UX Research...

Author: Office Team Date: 10/28/2009

Access Web Databases and The Access Show

Greetings Office Engineering readers—Clint here from the Access program management team. In...

Author: Office Team Date: 10/27/2009

Bloggers to Experience Olympic Games Live from Vancouver

On February 11, all eyes will be on Vancouver, British Columbia as we watch top athletes compete for...

Author: Office Team Date: 10/26/2009

An Overview of Project 2010

Introducing Project 2010 In the Project 2010 client release, we’ve concentrated on making it easier...

Author: Office Team Date: 10/22/2009

Introducing the Business Connectivity Services Team Blog

SharePoint Conference 2009 is underway and the Business Connectivity Services (BCS) team is getting...

Author: Office Team Date: 10/21/2009

The Magic of Background Removal

Hi, I’m Tucker Hatfield and I’m a Program Manager on the Office Graphics team. Pictures are great –...

Author: Office Team Date: 10/19/2009

Enabling password rules for Office 2010

Hi, my name is Alan Myrvold, and I am a security tester on the Office Trustworthy Computing Team...

Author: Office Team Date: 10/15/2009

Functions and Solver Improvements in Excel 2010

There have been several improvements made in Excel 2010 to the function library and the Solver...

Author: Office Team Date: 10/12/2009

New Ways to Try and Buy Microsoft Office 2010

We’re thrilled about the growing number of people who are using Microsoft Office every day to get...

Author: Office Team Date: 10/07/2009

Designing With Customers in Mind

Office 2010 User Research & Design My name is Shawn Lipstein and I work in Microsoft’s Office...

Author: Office Team Date: 10/05/2009

Introducing Visio 2010

Visio 2010 brings many new features that make Visio more powerful and easier to use. This post gives...

Author: Office Team Date: 10/01/2009

Trusted Documents

Hi, my name is Maithili Dandige. I am a Program Manager at Microsoft working in the Office Security...

Author: Office Team Date: 09/28/2009

Disappearing Comments?

We’ve recently heard that over the past several weeks many of you have tried to post comments...

Author: Office Team Date: 09/24/2009

Helping You Recover Your Work in Office 2010

My name is Nitie and I work in the Office Reliability Team. My team's goal is to improve Office...

Author: Office Team Date: 09/22/2009

Office Web Apps Coming to Windows Live

Today is a great day for the Office 2010 team!. As Nick Simons posts on the Office Web Apps blog: We...

Author: Office Team Date: 09/17/2009

Live Preview Paste - Get the Results You Want Quickly

My name is Mirko Mandic and I am a Program Manager on the Office User Experience team. Today’s post...

Author: Office Team Date: 09/09/2009

Data Visualization Features in Excel 2010

The Excel team has made several improvements in the data visualization area for Excel 2010 and been...

Author: Office Team Date: 09/04/2009

Microsoft Office Backstage (Part 4 - The Help Tab)

Hi, my name is Justin S. Davis, and I am a Program Manager on the Office Product Lifecycle...

Author: Office Team Date: 08/31/2009

Business Contact Manager for Outlook 2010

Business Contact Manager is a powerful contact and customer information management feature of...

Author: Office Team Date: 08/27/2009

Volume Activation

Hi, I’m Ted Way, a Program Manager on the Licensing team. Ever enter a 25-character key when...

Author: Office Team Date: 08/24/2009

New Media Features in PowerPoint 2010

The PowerPoint team has made several posts to their team blog about new media features coming in...

Author: Office Team Date: 08/20/2009

Evolving the Backstage View

For those of you who are dogfooding the Technical Preview build, thanks for all of the great...

Author: Office Team Date: 08/17/2009

Protected View in Office 2010

Hello, my name is Vikas and I work in the Office Trustworthy Computing security team. Today I will...

Author: Office Team Date: 08/13/2009

Microsoft Office Backstage (Part 3 – The Info tab)

Hi, my name is Marina and I am a Program Manager on the Office User Experience team. In previous...

Author: Office Team Date: 08/11/2009

Introducing PowerPoint 2010

With posts about the Sections slide organization feature and the ability to open Unlimited Windows,...

Author: Office Team Date: 08/07/2009

Office 2010 Global Experience

Hi, my name is Javier Larrinaga and I run the Program Management for the Global Experience Platform...

Author: Office Team Date: 08/04/2009

Introduction to Word 2010

On this blog we've already started discussing many of the new features (like the Microsoft Office...

Author: Office Team Date: 07/31/2009

Save Some Time -- Save Some Trees

I'm Jon Gordner, a PM on the User Experience team. As Clay wrote in his post, we created the...

Author: Office Team Date: 07/28/2009

Office Web Apps: The Three Tenets

Though not available for the public to try (yet), there has been quite a bit of recent buzz around...

Author: Office Team Date: 07/24/2009

Office 2010 Application Security

Hello, my name is Brad and I work on the Office security team; we focus on a couple of key areas:...

Author: reedshaff Date: 07/21/2009

Microsoft Office Backstage (Part 1 – Backstory)

Hi, I'm Clay Satterfield and I'm a Senior Program Manager on the Office User Experience team. Within...

Author: reedshaff Date: 07/15/2009

Tell us what you think about Office 2010 (Technical Preview)

Using Office 2010, have something you want to tell Office? Maybe you're having trouble finding...

Author: reedshaff Date: 07/14/2009

Welcome to the Office 2010 Engineering blog

This week, we announced the availability of the Office2010 Technical Preview for limited testing....

Author: reedshaff Date: 07/14/2009

Leaked build and Staying Safe

I wanted to post quickly to acknowledge the information that you have seen today around bits of...

Author: reedshaff Date: 05/18/2009

Confirm or Deny

First, thanks to everyone for the support and excitement. I promise there is a lot more on the way....

Author: reedshaff Date: 05/13/2009

Office 2010, Hello World

Today, at our annual TechEd event held in the US we are announcing that attendees will make up the...

Author: reedshaff Date: 05/11/2009

Kicking it off

This blog is being created by the Office team to help our IT professionals and enthusiasts get a...

Author: reedshaff Date: 05/11/2009

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