Office Pioneer

What it's really like to be working with the 2007 Microsoft Office System Beta 2

May, 2006

  • Lost and found

    The learning curve for the beta, for the most part, appears to be short and sharp! I feel like I'm getting up to speed pretty quickly (I'll certainly not forget where "save as" is located) and although a couple of features have gone walkabout, they...
  • *That's* a button?

    An embarrassing confession. I'd spent the morning working on a Word document, and beyond being mildly irritated that the blank document opened up at 10% (why does it do this??), it was all going well. Feeling very pleased with myself, I went to...
  • First impressions in 10.2 seconds

    After much anticipation, Beta 2 has arrived and is now publicly available. Anyone can visit the Preview site (this is the UK link), download the programs and take the 2007 Microsoft Office system out for a spin. So, first impressions... If, as with...