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Open in Desktop App moving to Mode menu in Office for the web (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel)

The Open in Desktop App command is moving to the Mode menu (Editing, Reviewing, Viewing) in Office for the Web. A teaching callout will help people learn the new location of the Open in Desktop command. This change will soon roll out to Word, Excel, and PowerPoint for the web applications. Previous Open in Desktop …

Microsoft Office 2010 for Windows and Office 2016 for Mac End of Support

As of October 13, 2020, Office 2016 for Mac and Office 2010 for Windows will reach their end of support. After that date, Microsoft will no longer provide technical support, bug fixes, or security updates for either version. Microsoft will not take any active measures to block older versions of the Office client from connecting …

Chat with co-editor feature being retired on Word, Excel and PowerPoint

The ability to initiate a Chat directly with a co-editor of a Word, Excel, PowerPoint document will be retired by Microsoft over several weeks beginning mid-April (across web, Windows and Mac versions of Office). Moving forward, to communicate with others working in Office documents, we recommend using document Comments when you want to attach a …