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Add 'Command Search' to Office 2007

Can't find the function you want in the Office 2007 Ribbon? This secret add-on adds a dynamic search field for all menu commands.

Access Twitter While You Pretend to Work

How's this for a hassle: The boss won't let you use Twitter at the office! Well, you'll show him--unless he's reading this, that is.

Microsoft Plugs Excel Holes

Two bulletins fix security vulnerabilities on a quieter than usual Patch Tuesday.

Microsoft Office 2010: An Intriguing Beta

The revised productivity suite introduces interface tweaks, modest but useful desktop innovations, and integration with minimalist Web apps.

Microsoft Office 2010: A First Look at Excel Web App

This morning, Microsoft opened the tech preview of its long-anticipated Office Web Apps. Here's a first look at what the online version of Excel has in store.

Switch to Full-Screen View in Your Favorite Apps

Learn these keyboard shortcuts to maximize your screen estate in Firefox, Word, iTunes, and more.

PC World Podcast 36: Office 2010, Smartphone Costs, and a Real-World Phone Battle

Join the editors of PC World for a frank discussion of the week's tech news.


Office 2007 Service Pack 2 Now Available for Download: SP2 Overview

Microsoft has updated its Office 2007 suite with improvements to Outlook, Excel, and SharePoint Server.

After Attacks, Excel Update Due From Microsoft

UPDATE: Both Microsoft and Oracle are due to release security updates on Tuesday

Get the Most Out of Conferences

Put together a list of the top five things you're going to do to make sure that you execute on what you've learned at a conference.