updated 02:05 pm EST, Tue November 13, 2007
Office 2008 sneak peek
The Mac Business Unit at Microsoft has released a fifth sneak peek of Office 2008's development status, touting Entourage 2008 improvements alongside broader PowerPoint 2008 functionality. The latest update of Office 2008 includes an improved calendar user interface with color-coded categories, status indicators, and flexible To-Do list management to help manage schedules. The latest revision of Office 2008 also offers dynamic guides for PowerPoint 2008 to easily align text and graphics, improved presenter tools for Mac users only that enables greater control over timing as well as pacing, and a new condensed thumbnail view to ease design consistency while better coordinating the flow of PowerPoint 2008 slides.
The Mac Business Unit has already released several sneak peeks of the forthcoming business suite, detailing ledgers and other advanced features designed to improve the power of Office 2008 while making it easier for new users to learn new as well as utilize existing features.