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Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 1 available for download

Microsoft has today released the first service pack for Office 2010. Microsoft Office 2010 was released in June previous years and exactly after one year this service pack has been released. The service pack contains minor fixes and updates and no new big feature.

The service pack contains the following updates-

  • Outlook fixes an issue where “Snooze Time” would not reset between appointments.
  • The default behavior for PowerPoint "Use Presenter View" option changed to display the slide show on the secondary monitor.
  • Integrated community content in the Access Application Part Gallery.
  • Better alignment between Project Server and SharePoint Server browser support.
  • Improved backup / restore functionality for SharePoint Server
  • The Word Web Application extends printing support to “Edit Mode.”
  • Project Professional now synchronizes scheduled tasks with SharePoint task lists.
  • Internet Explorer 9 “Native” support for Office Web Applications and SharePoint
  • Office Web Applications Support for Chrome
  • Inserting Charts into Excel Workbooks using Excel Web Application
  • Support for searching PPSX files in Search Server
  • Visio Fixes scaling issues and arrowhead rendering errors with SVG export
  • Proofing Tools improve spelling suggestions in Canadian English, French, Swedish and European Portuguese.
  • Outlook Web Application Attachment Preview (with Exchange Online only)

You can download the 32 bit version from here and 64 bit version from here

Microsoft Office 2010 and SharePoint 2010 Service Pack 1 announced

Microsoft Office 2010 Logo

Microsoft has today announced at the Teched being held in Atlanta that they they would be releasing the Service Pack 1 for Office 2010 and SharePoint 2010 by the end of June. Initially the service pack would be available for manual download at Microsoft Downloads site in all languages and would be available via automatic update via 90 days of it release.

Service Pack 1 contains some major changes which includes-

  • Outlook fixes an issue where “Snooze Time” would not reset between appointments.
  • The default behavior for PowerPoint "Use Presenter View" option changed to display the slide show on the secondary monitor.
  • Integrated community content in the Access Application Part Gallery.
  • Better alignment between Project Server and SharePoint Server browser support.
  • Improved backup / restore functionality for SharePoint Server
  • The Word Web Application extends printing support to “Edit Mode.”
  • Project Professional now synchronizes scheduled tasks with SharePoint task lists.
  • Internet Explorer 9 “Native” support for Office Web Applications and SharePoint
  • Office Web Applications Support for Chrome
  • Inserting Charts into Excel Workbooks using Excel Web Application
  • Support for searching PPSX files in Search Server
  • Visio Fixes scaling issues and arrowhead rendering errors with SVG export
  • Proofing Tools improve spelling suggestions in Canadian English, French, Swedish and European Portuguese.
  • Outlook Web Application Attachment Preview (with Exchange Online only)
  • Office client suites using “Add Remove Programs” Control Panel,  building on our work from Office 2007 SP2

    [via MS News Flash]

  • Microsoft sends out invite to test Microsoft Office and Sharepoint 2010 SP1

    Microsoft Office 2010 has just been released a couple of months ago and according to GeekSmack, Microsoft has started sending invites to test the SP1 for Office and Sharepoint 2010.It seems only some of the elite testers have got the invites. Here is what the mail reads-

    Hello Valued Microsoft Customer,

    We are contacting you about an opportunity to participate in an upcoming Beta testing program. You may be a previous tester of Microsoft products, or someone who has been nominated. Beta programs are unique ways to experience product updates and provide feedback to the development teams. Later this calendar year we will begin an invitation-only beta testing of the Service Pack 1 for Office 2010 and SharePoint 2010. Service Packs contain product updates since the product released. We would like to invite you to participate in the private testing of that service pack.

    Call to action

    If you are interested in participating in this Beta, and if you are already using Office 2010 or SharePoint 2010, please complete the application survey by following the link below. Upon completing the survey, your participation status will be set to ‘pending’, while we review your submission. If you are selected to participate, you will receive a formal invitation to join the program. Due to the limited number of seats in this private Beta, we may not be able to accommodate all interested testers.

    If you are already registered on Microsoft Connect, make sure to sign in with your existing registered Windows Live ID account to submit this survey. If you are not registered yet, you will be prompted to do so.

    <snip>

    or copy the following URL and paste it into your Web browser’s address bar: <snip>

    Thank you for your interest, and we look forward to hearing from you!

    Sincerely,

    The Microsoft Office Customer Programs Team