New features in Office 2013
- The Ribbon is optional you can show or hide it.
- Touch Mode
Swipe, touch, scroll, zoom, pan documents on a touch device including a Windows 8 PC.
- Recent sidebar
Open frequently used and last used documents from the Recent sidebar.
Office 2013 Applications
Download Quick Reference Card
Microsoft Office 2013 Quick Reference Card (restricted to campus)
Online training for Office 2013 applications
Videos from Microsoft
Frequently Asked Questions
- When will faculty/staff get Office 2013?
Faculty and staff who receive new Microsoft Lync phones and have computers with at least Windows 7 will get Office 2013 beginning fall 2012. Starting in the Spring 2013 semester, IT Services will coordinate Office 2013 upgrades for faculty and staff who have PCs with at least Windows 7.
- How can I learn more about Office 2013?
IT Services will offer training sessions on Office 2013 applications throughout Spring 2013. Register for an upcoming sessions through the GROW program.
- How do I make the startup screen in Word 2013 look like the startup screen in Word 2010?
Do you want Word 2013 to just open a blank document? Learn more.
- What is SkyDrive and should I use this for sharing documents?
SkyDrive is an online service provided by Microsoft for file storage and sharing. Marquette University does not have a contractual relationship with Microsoft for online data storage. Please do not save university business documents or data to SkyDrive. (See Marquette's Information Sensitivity Policy (PDF) for more about storage of confidential data.) It is recommended that Marquette employees use SharePoint or an IT Services administered Windows file share for storing and sharing files within the Marquette community.