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Microsoft Office 2010 release

NOTE: This announcment is no longer current and has been maintained only for archival purposes.

After extensive testing, the TTU IT Division is releasing Microsoft Office 2010 to the TTU Community. Office 2010 includes a wide range of new features, including:

Please Note: Due to recent Microsoft activation requirements, we will not be permitted to deliver the Microsoft Office 2010 software through the eRaider account management website. Microsoft media purchases are available to TTU students, faculty, and staff, according to the terms of the Texas Tech University Microsoft Campus Agreement. Beginning on December 13th, Microsoft Office 2010 media is available at the ATLC (West Basement of the Main Library Building) for the following:

A more inclusive breakdown of changes to Office 2010 can be found below: 

Feature Office 2003 Office 2007 Office 2010
Office Ribbon for Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher and Access   X X
Office Ribbon for Outlook and EndNote     X
XML-Based File Formats (.docx, .xlsx, etc…)   X X
Easy Setup of "Outlook Anywhere" for Exchange   X X
"Sort by Conversation" View in Outlook   X (limited functionality) X
Simultaneous editing of shared documents via "Co-authoring"     X
"Insert Screenshot" feature     X
Advanced Image Editing Tools     X
"Quick Steps" for Outlook     X
Built-in Translator for Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook     X
"Ignore" Feature in Outlook     X
"Social Connector" Feature in Outlook     X
"Protected View" for Files Downloaded from the Internet     X
"Sparklines" in Microsoft Excel     X