March Microsoft Office 365 Updates




The Microsoft Office blog released their monthly post highlighting updates to Excel, Teams and OneNote. Below are the key points Microsoft Office 365 for Nonprofits users can take away.Co-Authoring in Excel

Co-authoring in Excel allows you to know who is working with you in a spreadsheet, see where they’re working and view changes automatically within seconds. Co-authoring is already available in Excel Online, Excel on Android, Windows Mobile and iOS. Microsoft is also working on co-authoring in Excel for Mac. 

Microsoft is also bringing AutoSave to Word, Excel and PowerPoint on Windows desktops, for files stored in SharePoint Online, OneDrive and OneDrive for Business. With AutoSave, you can stop worrying about hitting the Save button, whether you’re working alone or with others.


Microsoft Teams 

Microsoft Teams, the chat-based workspace in Office 365, has introduced over 100 new features and addressed requests from organizations who have started using Teams. The updates span all four of the core Teams promises: chat for today’s teams, a hub for teamwork, customizable for every team and security that teams trust. Notably, over 150 integrations with other apps, services and bots are either already available or coming soon. Learn more about Microsoft Teams and start using Microsoft Teams today.



OneNote can now graph handwritten equations and even let you manipulate variables to see the visual effect of changes. It can also teach you the steps to solve systems of equations. This expanded built-in intelligence within OneNote makes it an even more powerful math coach to help you learn in context. Learn more in this blog, and give it a try today!


Accessibility Checker now in OneNote helps ensure your notes can be consumed by people with visual impairments. It analyzes your material and provides recommendations alongside your notes, which helps you understand how to fix errors and create more accessible notes over time. Simply select Check Accessibility under the View tab to get started.

Generate Flow Charts with Visio 

Visio, Excel and PowerPoint work better together than ever, helping you seamlessly generate flowcharts automatically from data then share them effortlessly as presentations. Create a flowchart directly from Excel in a few clicks using the new Data Visualizer templates. Then, use the new Slide Snippets pane to select specific diagrams or snippets, title them and export as slides in a new PowerPoint presentation. The Morph transition is even applied automatically to create cinematic transitions between overlapping snippets on different slides. Get started with Visio Data Visualizer templates and creating a PowerPoint presentation from Visio.

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