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How to Install Office 2019 for Windows

 In this guide we cover all the 2019 Microsoft Desktop Apps for Windows, including Office Standard 2019, Office Professional Plus 2019, Access 2019, Project Standard 2019, Project Professional 2019, Visio Standard 2019, and Visio Professional 2019.

TechSoup Canada Case Study: North Kootenay Lake Community Services Society

North Kootenay Lake Community Services SocietyNorth Kootenay Lake Community Services Society is a nonprofit, multi-service organization that responds to local needs, serving members of the community at all ages and stages. Their programs and services range from activities for kids to parent support, outreach and counselling, a food cupboard and an emergency call button for elderly or ill people living alone. For the Society, keeping technology up to date is more than a matter of efficiency; it’s an important part of protecting their clients.

Office Standard vs. Office Professional vs. Office Online

The latest versions of Office Suite, available through TechSoup Canada's Microsoft Software Donation Program, are the installed desktop version of the software. Office Online, on the other hand, is a browser-based version of Microsoft Office, which can be used for free or included in a subscription of Office 365. Which version makes the most sense for your organization?

Getting Started with Pivot Tables in Excel

For many accidental techies, the term “pivot table” might conjure up a sense of mystery, confusion, or even fear. But there’s no need to be intimidated. Pivot tables are one of Microsoft Excel’s most powerful features, and by the end of this post, you’ll be able to take the first steps toward mastering this useful skill.

Headings and Styles – A Primer

If you’ve ever used MS Word, you’ll have experienced a situation where your text looks wrong, and you can’t figure out why. There’s no shame in admitting that: most likely, it’s because you haven’t configured your styles properly. You can save yourself hours of frustration by taking the time to learn about styles and how to use them.

Hasta La Vista, Baby

On April 11th, 2017 Microsoft ended support for Windows Vista, as well as Microsoft Office Suite 2007. This means Vista and Office 2007 products will no longer receive updated security patches or receive online content updates from Microsoft, but will still be able to function. If your organization is currently using Vista and/or Office 2007, we highly recommend that you upgrade your Windows operating system and Office products in order to stay protected!

Three Cool Things to Try in Excel 2016

Office 2016 includes powerful new Excel features. In part one of our deep dive into the latest Microsoft Office, we show you step by step how to use three of the best new features in Excel 2016.

Guess what? We have Office 2016

The newest version of Office is now available as a donation through TechSoup! All Office suites now include OneNote, and the Office suites for Windows include Skype for Business. Note that InfoPath has not been updated to 2016. The last version of InfoPath to be released is the 2013 version. InfoPath 2013 is still available as a donation through TechSoup, and that version is included with Office Professional Plus 2016.

What's New in PowerPoint and OneNote 2013!

The new Microsoft Office is packed with new features and updates to help you save time and stay organized. In PowerPoint 2013, Microsoft's presentation software, you will find new tools, sharing features, and a redesigned interface. OneNote 2013, Microsoft's note-taking software, goes mobile and gets some new features for taking richer notes.