Change shapes in Visio 2013

Visio 2013 introduces a “Change Shape” feature that enables you to swap out a selected shape or group of shapes in the drawing with another type of shape. The new shapes can retain the position, connections, formatting, shape text, and/or shape data of the originals. For example, take a drawing like the following simple flowchart….

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Win a prize in the app contest!

Have you heard? There’s an app contest going on and you’re invited! App contest? That’s right! Vivek Narasimhan, Product Marketing Manager for Office and SharePoint, recently announced the app contest in the official Apps for Office and SharePoint Blog. The app contest is open to developers who have a great idea for an app for…

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The Excel Button – Awesome for Developers

Dan Battagin, Principal Program Manager on the Excel team, authored today’s post. Recently on the Excel blog, the Excel team announced The Excel Button – Bringing Excel Everywhere. The button allows developers to bring the power of Excel to data on their web site with just two (yes, that’s 2) lines of HTML. Adding this…

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What’s new in Word 2013 Preview for developers

In this post, I’ll highlight some of the new features for developers in Word 2013 Preview. As Frank Rice mentioned in his recent post, What’s new in Office 2013 Preview for developers, the most exciting new feature in Office 2013 Preview is apps for Office, which, for example, enables you to use live web content…

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