Chapter 10

Introducing Office Online

IN THIS CHAPTER

check Experiencing the Office Online intelligent services to boost collaboration

check Enhancing your security posture while using cloud applications

check Getting the most out of the free Office Online service

Office Online is the cloud version of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, and Outlook. The apps allow users to create high-quality documents, simultaneously make changes to the documents with coauthors, share these documents from a browser without the need for the desktop application, and more. With Office Online, you’re no longer tethered to your office desk to be productive. As long as you have an Internet connection, you can use any of the popular browsers from most common devices to access your documents and even quickly pick up from where you left off in your last session.

And don’t worry; you don’t have to give up beauty when you create documents on Office Online. Your visual-rich documents look identical to documents created with the Office desktop application. Formatting styles, graphs, charts, and data are retained when you open and share documents from Office Online. Flat, boring documents have no place in Office Online. ...

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