All students at NMBU have access to the Office applications. The applications are also available as an online service. A larger storage space on OneDrive will also be made available to all.
Some of the advantages of Office and OneDrive is that the documents are automatically synchronized between your private machine and the computer lab computers, as long as the document is saved to OneDrive.
The solution also makes it easy to collaborate with other students, among other features it is possible for several people to work in the same document at the same time. Open the file you want to share, select “File” in the Office-application, then select “Share” and share it with people. Remember to use their NMBU-address!
You can also take notes in lectures that will be saved and synchronized automatically on the web and on other devices you want.
Log in to office.com
Some of the new features:
- In Word, you can now open and edit the contents of PDF files.(To change a pdf for example the cover of your masters it is now as simple as opening the file in word or dragging it over to your open word program on your computer. This will start a conversion from pdf to the word(.doc) file format. This will make it possible to change the text in the file while it is in the word file format)
- In Excel there are many new features in the categories of math and trigonometry , statistics, engineering , date and time, lookup and reference , logic and text features.
- OneNote has gotten better support for touch screens , you can also attache almost any type of computer files to your notes , and a copy is stored in the notepad.
- In PowerPoint, you receive function Scientific Steering where you can see your notes and the elapsed time since start, while the audience only sees the slide. PowerPoint now supports multiple multimedia formats, such as .Mp4 and .Mov with H.264 video and AAC audio.
How to install Office 365 on your own computer.
Log in to office.com with firstname.lastname@example.org and your password.
Click “Install Office” in the upper right corner
You will also be able to manage to which computers Office can be installed.
Download Office by clicking “Install”.
NB. Remember to choose the correct version and language.
Run the downloaded package and follow the installation instructions.
In order to activate the software, simply sign in with your NMBU-credentials.