Parsing Office 365 requirements: Always online?

Kathleen Atkins

Lounge member CWBillow has been offered a deal: Office 365 for U.S. $20 a year through his university.

But he worries about what will happen to his productivity in the Office suite if he loses his Internet connection. Is all work toast? Word Processing forum members help him figure out the fine print.

The following links are this week’s most interesting Lounge threads, including several new questions for which you might have answers:

Office Applications    
Word Processing Using Office 365 if Internet is down?
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Spreadsheets Importing multiple XML files into Excel
Databases Book titles containing apostrophe cause errors
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Visual Basic for Apps Compile error since installing Windows patches
Microsoft Outlook Wrong reply address
Other MS Apps Sharing folders on SkyDrive
Windows
Windows 8 How to create or download Windows 8/8.1 ISOs
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Windows 7 Corrupt Windows files
Windows Vista Vista Update KB 2808679 fails
Windows XP Hardware problem with already established C: drive
Windows Servers How to see Peak Handles in Sysinternals Process Explorer?
Internet/Connectivity
Third-Party Browsers “This message has been truncated, show full message” link
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Networking Monitoring software for Wi-Fi connection
Social Media Sharing Twitter tweets via email?
Software Development
Windows Programming Windows docking: Visual Basic
Other Technologies
Non-Microsoft OSes Ubuntu 13.10
Security & Scams EMET vs. Malwarebytes
Maintenance Image size: Delete pagefil.sys before imaging?
Hardware Mixing GPT and MBR drives in one PC
Other Applications IOBit Smart Defrag installer ate Firefox tabs

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starred posts: particularly useful

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Kathleen Atkins

About Kathleen Atkins

Kathleen Atkins is the Windows Secrets associate editor. She's also a freelance writer, editor, and photographer. Prior to joining Windows Secrets, she worked at Microsoft Press.