Microsoft has a lot going on under its shelter. While the company is due to launch the new Windows OS later this month on September 30, a new leak that shows the UI of the upgraded Office software fro the software giant has leaked online. On the other hand, Microsoft has also sacked 2,100 more employees, today.
Talking about the leaked screenshots of the Office 16, which is supposedly the new version of Office, it looks like the company will be bringing a Clippy-like features to it. The tool already exists in the online version of Office. It's located on the right side of the Office ribbon, and is a text box next to a light bulb.
Before you type in it, the text in the box reads "Tell me what you want to do." Basically, what the 'Tell me' option does is helps you with your queries. So, if you type in your question, just below the box you'll see links to what you are looking to accomplish.
They link directly to menu items or other ways to solve the problem. So you won't have to wade through an explanation of how to accomplish what you want to do. Instead, you'll be able to solve the problem right there.
Also, couple of other new features which will be featured in the Office 16 are the automatic image rotation and new sync options for Outlook that can sync a single day, three days, a week or two weeks worth of e-mails at once have been hinted. As of now, the current version of Outlook only lets you download a month of e-mails at a time.
Other than that new syncing options for the Outlook email client to support devices with lower storage capacities as well.
It is yet to be revealed when the new version of the Office will become available. However, the company might announce it on the September 30th event.
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