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    A Lesson by The Professor Changing the Translation Service / Adding a New Service Hello Students, Our lesson today is about using the translation services available in Office. I actually have TWO lessons for you today, as you will learn how to CHANGE the translation service being used as well...
  • Blog Post: My Language Preferences: Office Display and Help Languages

    Hello, my name is Jimmy Fang, and I am a Software Design Engineer in Test on the GXP team. This article continues the Language Preferences series of our blog. Previous articles of this series include How to: Find my Language Preferences? and My Language Preferences: Office Editing Languages by Kate Kelly...
  • Blog Post: Changing Numeral Shapes in Excel

    Dear Scenari, Changing Numeral Shapes in Excel (even if you don’t know the language) Dear Scenari, I have an Excel file that contains some numeral shapes which I can’t really read or don’t even know which language the numbers belong to! How can I tell what is the language of the...
  • Blog Post: Find and Replace for the Arabic Script

    Hello, this is Vyom Munshi from the Global Experience Platform team. This blog is the second part of the series of articles on Find and Replace feature. As you work with Office files, you may want to use the Find and Replace feature. If you have Arabic, Dari, Pashto, Persian, Urdu, or Uyghur enabled...
  • Blog Post: Global features in Windows SharePoint Foundation 2010

    Tips and Tricks by The Wizard Global features in Windows SharePoint Foundation 2010 Hello My Apprentice, I am very pleased to see you back here for MORE tips and tricks of the Office global features. This time I shall share the magic of the Windows SharePoint Foundation 2010. Now a days, people...
  • Blog Post: Useful tricks and shortcuts for users around the world

    Tips and Tricks by The Wizard Useful tricks and shortcuts for users around the world Hi, Many users prefer to use keyboard shortcuts instead of using the mouse for convenience and to save time. Let me share with you 5 shortcuts and tricks that all users around the world will find useful....
  • Blog Post: Find and Replace for East Asian Languages

    Hello, my name is Vyom Munshi, and I am a Software Design Engineer in Test in the GXP team. This blog is the first part of the series of articles on Find and Replace feature. As you work with Office files, you may want to use the Find and Replace feature. If you have Japanese or Korean enabled as...
  • Blog Post: East Asian Text Layout Features in Office 2010

    Hello, my name is Gwyneth Marshall, and I am a Program Manager on the GXP team. As we learned in My Language Preferences: Office Editing Languages , your Office configuration can affect your Office experience. These settings change such things as your default font and date format. In this four-part series...
  • Blog Post: Advancing Multilingual Collaboration with Office 2010

    Hello, my name is Jesus Barrera-Ramos and I'm the Senior Program Manager Lead for Multilingual Solutions in the Office Global Experience Platform (GXP) team. Distributed collaboration is crucial in the fast and connected world of today. Companies bring teams together across different locations to...
  • Blog Post: East Asian Text Formatting Features in Office 2010

    Hello, this is Gwyneth Marshall again and this is the second part of a four-part series or articles on East Asian text features. Continuing from the East Asian Text Layout Features article, we will explore text formatting features specific to Chinese, Japanese, and Korean, collectively referred to as...
  • Blog Post: Measurement Converter In Office 2010

    Hello there, this is Peter Liang and I am a Software Design Engineer in Test in the GXP team. Today, we'll explore the Measurement Converter feature that can recognize commonly used measurement units in Word and PowerPoint. It also helps user to convert measurement units between the metric and the...
  • Blog Post: PowerPoint Tips to Better Connect with a Global Audience

    Hey!! My name is Vinay Reddy and I am a Software Design Engineer in Test in the GXP team. I have put together a few tips below you could use to connect better with an international audience. Though this blog has been written keeping PowerPoint in mind, most of the tips mentioned here apply to other Office...
  • Blog Post: How to Enable Sequence Checking and Type and Replace for Thai, Hindi and Vietnamese

    Hello, my name is Sirirat Reinikka, and I am a Tester on the GXP team. My previous blog articles include Changing Numeral Shapes in Excel and 5 Access Settings for the Right-to-Left Languages . With the help from my teammate, Wirote Petchdenlarp, we will show you how to enable Sequence Checking and Type...
  • Blog Post: 5 Access Settings for the Right-to-Left Languages

    Tips and Tricks by The Wizard 5 Access Settings for the Right-to-Left Languages Hello My Apprentice, Welcome back! As you might know already, Access is a popular database software application. It has rich support for international features such as date, time formatting, calendar, currency and...
  • Blog Post: Learn more about Office Global Experience Platform

    Learn more about Office Global Experience Platform Hey Everybody!! We’re really excited to tell you some great news! Yea! We’re famous! There’s a movie about us at www.office2010themovie.com ! Now dear, the movie is not about us , but about the team we work with and what they do. And...
  • Blog Post: Phonetic Guides, Yomi, Furigana, or “Ruby” Text

    Hello, this is Gwyneth Marshall again. Today we will continue from the East Asian Page Layout Features in Office 2010 article to describe another East Asian feature in Office 2010 called Phonetic Guides. The terms Phonetic Guide, Yomi, Furigana, or "Ruby" Text are used somewhat interchangeably to refer...
  • Blog Post: 5 Useful Outlook Global Features

    Tips and Tricks by The Wizard 5 Useful Outlook Global Features Hello, I’m glad you’ve returned and I look forward to sharing with you 5 useful features in Outlook that may be of particular interest to global customers. And if you live on this earth – well – you are a global customer, aren...
  • Blog Post: Special East Asian Features in Office 2010

    Continuing from the " East Asian Text Layout Features " article, in this article we will explore text formatting features that are specific to Chinese, Japanese, and Korean (collectively referred to as "East Asian languages" in this article). Business Form Wizard In Access, if you have your computer...
  • Blog Post: Q & A How to turn on/off Mini Translator in Office 2010

    Q & A How to turn on/off Mini Translator in Office 2010 -- Ok Miss Smarty Bulb, I answered your question last time; I bet you can’t answer this question:-- Question : How do I turn on / off the Mini Translator feature in Office 2010? Answer : ...
  • Blog Post: How do we make Office? Ensuring the UI looks great in all languages

    The Martian presents: How do we make Office? Ensuring the UI looks great in all languages Greetings Earthlings! It’s me “-----“, continuing my mission to bring you up to galaxial speed on the wizbang concepts of Office. Let’s blast off… Today I’d like to give you a glimpse of how we test...
  • Blog Post: Project Web Access Language and Regional Settings

    A Lesson by The Professor Project Web Access Language and Regional Settings Hello students! In Microsoft Office Project 2007, you could install language packs (LPKs) but could not view the list of languages installed. In addition, the language displayed was chosen by your browser’s language...
  • Blog Post: East Asian Page Layout Features in Office 2010

    Hello, Gwyneth Marshall here again. Continuing from the East Asian Text Formatting Features in Office 2010 article, we will explore page layout features specific to Chinese, Japanese, and Korean, collectively referred to as "East Asian languages". These languages share some characteristics such as vertical...
  • Blog Post: Q & A How to Enable Online Services for Translation

    Q & A How to Enable Online Services for Translation -- Hi there! We’re twins and we two do EVERYTHING together! -- -- But we’re told we definitely have different personalities. For example, my favorite color is pink -- -- And I’m supposedly...
  • Blog Post: Find and Replace Special Formatting Options

    Hello, this is Vyom Munshi again. This blog is the third part of the series of articles on Find and Replace feature. As you work with Office files, you may want to use the "Find and Replace" feature. There are some advanced settings that can help you in more complex searches. This article applies...