Microsoft Office 2010 Engineering

The official blog of the Microsoft Office product development group

August, 2009

  • Protected View in Office 2010

    Hello, my name is Vikas and I work in the Office Trustworthy Computing security team. Today I will be telling you more about a feature I have been working on called Protected View. Protected View is one of the new security defense-in-depth features added...
  • Evolving the Backstage View

    For those of you who are dogfooding the Technical Preview build, thanks for all of the great feedback you’ve sent us so far on the new Backstage view ! We’ve been getting a lot of requests for a sneak peak at the design changes that we’ve been making...
  • Volume Activation

    Hi, I’m Ted Way, a Program Manager on the Licensing team. Ever enter a 25-character key when you installed Office? That’s us. I’m looking forward to sharing how we’re helping administrators worry less about key management and seamlessly integrate Windows...
  • 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 blog posts, you’ve read about the new Backstage view and how it has helped to improve the Printing experience . Now I’d like to tell you about the Info tab...
  • Business Contact Manager for Outlook 2010

    Business Contact Manager is a powerful contact and customer information management feature of Outlook. The new version of Business Contact Manager (BCM) for Outlook 2010 is far more powerful and flexible than BCM for Outlook 2007. Manage your business...
  • New Media Features in PowerPoint 2010

    The PowerPoint team has made several posts to their team blog about new media features coming in Office 2010. Here is an excerpt from Allen Huang on the PowerPoint team: One of our pillars for PowerPoint 2010 has been crafting a multimedia experience...
  • Introducing PowerPoint 2010

    With posts about the Sections slide organization feature and the ability to open Unlimited Windows , the PowerPoint team has started to unveil many of the great new features included in PowerPoint 2010. As mentioned in their Introduction , many of your...
  • Office 2010 Global Experience

    Hi, my name is Javier Larrinaga and I run the Program Management for the Global Experience Platform Team (GXP). The purpose of this post is to introduce you to our team and the role we play within the Microsoft Office organization. The current reality...