• Solo collaboration: Office’s untold advantage

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    ISSUE 19.30 • 2022-07-25


    Peter Deegan

    By Peter Deegan

    Modern Office app “collaboration” features are hyped by Microsoft for businesspeople to share a document. But all those features — comments, tracking, versioning, and multi-computer access — are available and useful for solo, personal work, too.

    Using the collaboration tools on your own is an easy way to become confident with those features without embarrassing yourself — nobody is looking over your shoulder. The same tools are useful to help you manage a complex document by leaving notes and reminders to yourself. The also help you recall deleted text and access the latest version from wherever you are.

    I’ll focus on Word in this article because it has the most comprehensive collaboration features. The same tips apply generally to Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, and even a little bit for Outlook.

    Read the full story in our Plus Newsletter (19.30.0, 2022-07-25).
    This story also appears in our public Newsletter.