Microsoft is going to release Office 2011 for Mac with new features

Microsoft has decided to release Office 2011 for MAC operating system within few days. Here you will see new features that have been added to new Office version.

Ribbon interface

Ribbon UI gives a good appearance and MAC users will be glad to have it in Office. Every option is placed separately on ribbon that gives a familiar experience. Note one thing that “Save As” key Command +Shift+ has been added into it which that was disappeared in MAC Office 2008.


In Office 2008, you have to share all documents by using plugin. Now you can share documents with Microsoft SkyDrive. Plugin is no more required. Go to “File” tab, select “Share” from menu and then click on “Save to SkyDrive” option. Write ID and Password and then click on “Sign In” button. Select location where you want to store file and click “Save” button.


Sparklines feature has been added that allows you to show data graphically within a single cell.

Rearrange tool

Rearrange is a full screen layer tool in MAC PowerPoint 2011. With this tool you can also see images that overlap with each other.

MAC Outlook

Now you will see outlook app in MAC operating system. It adds most of the features that that you see in PC version Microsoft like Calendar, Rules, Contacts etc.

Sheet of MAC Outlook 2011 Keyboard Shortcuts

Outlook for Mac has everything that you will find in the Windows version, and it is designed with an elegant and efficient user interface. However, to navigate that user interface quickly you will need to know the shortcut keys. Sheet of Keyboard Shortcuts is:

Action Hotkeys

Save an item                                                                                                                                      ?+S

Print an item                                                                                                                                      ?+P

Undo the last action                                                                                                                       ?+Z

Redo the last action                                                                                                                        ?+Y

Minimize the active window                                                                                                       ?+M

Create a new folder in the navigation pane                                                                          SHIFT+?+N

Hide the reading pane or show it on the right                                                                     ?+

Hide the reading pane or show it below                                                                                SHIFT+?+

Move the selected item to a different folder                                                                       SHIFT+?+M

Copy the selected item to a different folder                                                                        SHIFT+?+C

Select all items in the item list, if the item list is the active pane                                ?+A

Minimize or expand the ribbon                                                                                                OPTION+?+R

Hide Outlook                                                                                                                                     ?+H

Quit Outlook                                                                                                                                      ?+Q




Windows and Dialog boxes

Action                                                                                                                                                   Hotkeys

Go to Mail view                                                                                                                                     ?+1

Go to Calendar view                                                                                                                            ?+2

Go to Contacts view                                                                                                                            ?+3