Features of Office12 (Code Name)

The new product of Microsoft office series is code named as Office12.  It has bunch of new features and changed UI.  For the next release Microsoft has worked hard on the customer and client’s feedback to come up with a right solution.  So I decided to share some features with you so here are they ….

Features of Office 12


  1. A whole new User Interface
  2. Newly developed Menu system
  3. Easy availability and search of application features
  4. The more you know more you can do in office
  5. New Toolbars called Ribbon
  6. Fluty, New Right Click Menu
  7. Easy Customization for toolbars
  8. Keyboard Accessibility
  9. Zoom In and Zoom out in Excel Sheet
  10. Increase in number of columns and rows of Excel sheet
  11. Runtime Table Design, and formatting
  12. Easy to do diagramming in PowerPoint
  13. Easy to Add animations in slides, easy to add sounds, runtime design and color scheme modes in PowerPoint
  14. New page layouts in work, excel, PowerPoint
  15. Spellchecker and proofing improvement
  16. Backward compatibility
  17. Easy to manage emails, contacts and attachments in outlook


These are only few which I remember until now.  I will be adding few more in coming days.  I am looking forward to get a Beta I of Office 12.  So let’s see when it came out.  Officially Office Beta I is going to release at the end of this year.

So looking forward


Hey if you guys wanted to see some Screen shots click here

And also http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/features/2005/sep05/09-13OfficeUI.mspx


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Freequently Asked Questions About Vista

Because windows vista is new technology people tends to ask few very common questions about it.  I myself always looks for some quick answers so that I can be able to define these technologies in few lines.  So here is a list of FAQ’s about Windows Vista™.  I am mentioned few in my post here but all are available download link at the end of post.  Vista is next general of Operating system which has every thing for every one.  According to Microsoft there are three pillars of Windows Vista….

Windows Vista LogoConfidence: Vista will bring new level of Confidence to your system

Clear: Vista will enable you to easily organize your information

Connected: Vista will enable everyone to connect to any thing seamlessly

For more information visit Microsoft Vista Site

Q: What is WinFX?

A: Simply put, WinFX is broken down into two parts: Avalon (presentation) and Indigo (communication).

Q: What is AERO?

A: AERO, the code name for the user experience in Windows Vista, is a new design philosophy that delivers a compelling user experience from the moment users start interacting with the computer to the moment they leave. For developers, AERO provides a number of APIs that enable developers to extend their applications to integrate with this new design philosophy. Developers can manipulate the desktop window manager, window chrome, and UI controls. Additionally, AERO is exposed through themes, layouts, and styling as well as through the native Avalon controls. More Information

Q: What is Avalon?

A: With Avalon, Microsoft delivers an integrated platform for applications, documents, and graphics and media to the desktop ecosystem. Avalon provides new opportunities for developing exciting applications while reducing the complexity of building compelling user interfaces. Avalon offers creative, technical, and performance benefits, and simplifies designer-developer collaboration during prototyping and development. More Information

Q: What is Indigo?

A: Indigo, the code name for the next generation of Microsoft Web services technology, helps developers and organizations overcome the challenges of building connected applications, both within and beyond the enterprise. Indigo takes Web services to the next level by providing developers with a highly productive framework for building secure, reliable, and interoperable applications. The benefits of using the Indigo framework include: less complexity for developers, fewer components to be managed by IT professionals, reduced training for both, and significant cost savings for the organization. More Information

Q: What is Metro?

A: The Metro print path is the print path in the next client version of Microsoft® Windows®, codenamed "Longhorn," that supports the new Metro document format and the Avalon graphics engine. More Information

Q: Can I have Avalon and Indigo information for developers?

A: Sure, and there is a lot of information for developers on Indigo and Avalon


To Read a complete list of FAQ’s about Windows Vista.  Click here


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Windows Vista 5219



I have Windows Vista 5219 Evaluation version DVD in my hand.  What a cool thing.  It’s a 28 days evaluation version.  I don’t know where to get the crack but I am sure I will get it.  Now I am try it on laptop VPC.  Let see howz is looks.  If it is good then I can install it as OS in my LT