Blogging from Word 2007

I’m testing one of the new features of Word 2007, the ability to use Word as your blog post editor. It partially supports WordPress. The one problem at this point is that it doesn’t support categories. Here is a link to a webpage Microsoft offers that give you more information about Word’s blogging ability and […]

Microsoft responds to Adobe

Microsoft released this response to Adobe.  I haven’t seen much about it in the press, so I thought I’d post a link to it here. Here is the super quick back story: Microsoft announces that it plans to add PDF support to Microsoft Office 2007 (currently under development). Beta 2 of Microsoft Office 2007 is […]

Excel Calculation Performance

With all the discussion about XML file formats, people seem to have forgotten one of the main reasons for picking an Office suite.  Performance.  I've always been super impressed with the Excel development team, and how well they've optimized the Excel "Calc" engine.  I threw together this video that demonstrates how OpenOffice 2.0.2 compares to […]