Microsoft Office 2010 Engineering

The official blog of the Microsoft Office product development group

February, 2010

  • Understanding 64-Bit Office

    Microsoft Office 2010 marks the first time Office will be shipping in both 32-bit and 64-bit versions. With Windows 7, you have the option of running 64-bit Windows on your 64-bit PC, and now with Office 2010 you have that same choice. As 64-bit processors...
  • Office 2010 and AppV 4.6

    Today, over on the MDOP BLOG , we announced the release of the next version of Microsoft Application Virtualization (4.6) as part of MDOP 2010 (Microsoft Deployment Optimization Pack).  From Takeshi Numoto, Corporate VP in Office: “App-V 4.6 provides...
  • Learn about InfoPath 2010 in free web casts with the Microsoft Product team!

    Do you want to learn about InfoPath and SharePoint 2010 in FREE Web casts with the InfoPath product team? Then sign up for the InfoPath 2010 Academy Live Series . There are 3 remaining sessions in the series. The next session “ Building SharePoint Applications...
  • Office 2010 Application Compatibility Sweepstakes

    Since announcing our public Beta , many folks on the Office team have been hard at work engaging with pre-release testers to find and fix any potential deployment issues IT departments may face with existing Office solutions once Office 2010 is released...
  • Fix for Message Size Issue in Outlook 2010 Beta

    Recently, we posted information on the Outlook blog about a bug in the Microsoft Office 2010 Beta that increases the message size of some e-mails messages sent from the Microsoft Outlook 2010 Beta. The Office team has been hard at work building a fix...
  • How does usage data improve the Office User Experience?

    Hello, my name is Tim Briggs – I am a user experience (UX) Researcher in the Office Design Group (ODG). Usage data is one of the important feedback mechanisms we look at to understand how Office is being used in the real world. Answering questions like...
  • Data Execution Prevention in Office 2010

    Hello, my name is Vikas Malhotra, and I am a security Program Manager in the Office Trustworthy Computer Team (TWC). In this post I will be covering some security changes we made around Data Execution Prevention or DEP for short. DEP is one of the many...
  • Office 2010 Improvements for Cropping Pictures

    Hi, again, I’m Tucker Hatfield, a Program Manager on the Office Graphics team with another post on improvements for using pictures in documents in Office 2010. This time we’re looking at the improvements to cropping pictures in Word, PowerPoint, Excel...