Guide to New Features in Office 2016 for Mac

Introduction

This guide describes the new features in Office 2016 for Mac.

To become familiar with Office 2016 for Mac, you can browse through Microsoft’s Office 2016 for Mac Quick Start Guides or for information on specific new features, please click on the relevant tab below.

New Features in Office 2016 for Mac

1. Retina display support

Displays Office programs more sharply

2. Multi-Touch gestures

Allows for quicker navigation of Office using common Mac OS X multi-touch gestures

3. Ribbon

Rearranged for quicker access to options

office2016mac_ribbon

New Features in Excel 2016 for Mac

1. Recommended Charts

Recommends different Charts based on the data selected

  • click Insert | Recommended Charts
Reccommended Charts Excel 2016 for Mac

2. PivotTable Slicers

Easily filter data being analysed by a PivotTable

  • click PivotTable Analyze | Insert Slicer

Pivot table slicers - Excel 2016 for Mac

Pivot table slicers 2 - Excel 2016 for Mac

Please note:

Recommended PivotTables currently not working in Excel 2016 for Mac

 

Learn more about the new features in Excel 2016 for Mac at Microsoft’s website.

New Features in Word 2016 for Mac

1. Design Tab

Keeps design features in one place

Design tab Word 2016 for Mac

2. Reply to Comments

Allows replies to existing comments, and marking them or individual replies as done

Reply comments Word 2016 for Mac

Please note:

EndNote and Mendeley currently not working with Word 2016 for Mac

 

Learn more about the new features in Word 2016 for Mac at Microsoft’s website.

New Features in Outlook 2016 for Mac

1. Propose New Time

Upon receiving a meeting invite, you can Propose New Time

Propose new time feature Outlook 2016 for Mac

 

Learn more about the new features in Outlook 2016 for Mac at Microsoft’s website.

New Features in PowerPoint 2016 for Mac

1. Reply to Comments

Allows replies to existing comments, and marking them or individual replies as done

Comments feature PowerPoint 2016

 

Learn more about the new features in PowerPoint 2016 for Mac at Microsoft’s website.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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