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When doing a regular get info, you will have a screen (the Inspector) that shows you some basic information about a file or folder. This screen changes as the file changes, so if you were downloading a file, as the download completes, the file displays an ever increasing size. To see this screen, use the Command key and the i key (Cmd + i). If you have multiple objects selected when using the key, you’ll see each show a summary in its own screen.
However, at times you’ll want to see a Summary Info screen, which shows information about multiple selected objects. This screen doesn’t change as the files that are selected change. To see this screen, highlight a number of files and then use the Command, Control and i keys concurrently (⌘^i) to see a screen as follows.
Join us Tuesday, September 2nd, at 9:30 a.m. PT/12:30 p.m. ET to kick off the new Visio webcast series with a session all about organizational diagramming.
This highly customizable session contains tools and techniques that can dramatically increase the understanding, efficiency, and productivity of Visio users, turning Visio generalists into true Visio power users.
In this session, you will learn about the following critical features and common tasks:
Barak Manor, product manager for Lync Mobile
The Lync Mobile team continues to make the key investments that create value for meetings on the go. This update introduces the Gallery View for the iPad, Lobby Control and promote/demote participants for both iPad and iPhone.
Today we’re pleased to share that now we bring you not only one, but four video streams in a Lync Meeting on the iPad. Lync automatically detects and shows the video streams of the most active speakers in the meeting.
With the new Gallery View on the iPad, and the four live video streams, you can now feel the same wonderful experience you have on the Desktop and on Lync for Windows 8. To learn more about the Gallery view, visit the Gallery View blog; and Gallery View... | Read more »
Today’s post was written by Michael Bouchet, vice president of Infrastructure Services at Reed Elsevier
Reed Elsevier is a world-leading provider of information solutions for professional customers. LexisNexis helps lawyers win cases, Gray’s Anatomy helps doctors save lives, Elsevier BioSource helps scientists make new discoveries. Other Reed Elsevier companies help corporations build commercial relationships, insurance companies assess risk, and government and financial institutions detect fraud.
Our diversity is part of our strength, but it was threatening to become a liability as well. We needed to bring deals to the table that took advantage of our global knowledge assets, but we had a country-specific business model and disparate communication tools. We wanted to enable employees and partners in different offices to put their heads... | Read more »
Today, we shipped our first free on-demand Microsoft Virtual Academy course of sessions introducing Office 365 development. This is a Level 100/200 course to introduce developers to the Office 365 development platform. It was streamed live on August 8 and now comes packed with hands-on labs and assessment questions for each session.
The Introduction to Office 365 Development course includes these sessions:
Overview of Office 365 development
This session introduces you to the Office 365 development platform. It covers the two main approaches to developing: using the App Model to make your customizations appear in our products; and using the Office 365 APIs to consume those customizations from within your own applications.
Getting started with Apps for Office
This... | Read more »
Going to college this fall? Start off on the right foot with OneNote—the app for digital note taking, which works on any device. In this webinar, we’ll teach students how to get up and running on OneNote. Plus, we’ll show existing OneNote users some little known tips and tricks for taking notes fast.
What you will learn at Tuesday’s webinar
Over the last months we’ve taken many steps towards enabling search-driven publishing for intranet sites in SharePoint Online. We enabled the Content Search Web Part (CSWP), the cross-site publishing feature, and a new group cache that improves the performance of the CSWP.
Now we’ve enabled two features that previously were available only in SharePoint Server 2013—the Taxonomy Refinement Panel Web Part (TRPWP) and faceted navigation.
Introducing the Taxonomy Refinement Panel Web Part
The Taxonomy Refinement Panel Web Part (TRPWP) is similar in both name and functionality to the Refinement Web Part (RWP). With the RWP, visitors can filter content that’s displayed on a page; for example, they can filter to display only items... | Read more »
The Azure Preview Portal now supports the automated creation of a basic or high-availability SharePoint farm in Microsoft Azure.
You can use your Azure subscription, an Azure trial subscription, or your MSDN subscription to set up your farm.
Setting up a farm in the basic configuration requires three servers: a domain controller, a SQL server, and a SharePoint server.
Setting up a farm in the high-availability configuration involves nine servers: two domain controllers, two SQL servers, a SQL Server quorum server, two SharePoint servers in the application tier, and two SharePoint servers in the front-end web tier.
For either of these two farms, you can specify... | Read more »
We are excited to announce that the Office Dev Center has gone through a major redesign and content overhaul, as we create a home for the Microsoft Office 365 developer audience. This site not only speaks to developers, but also to the technical and business decision makers by highlighting the opportunity and the getting started experience for building on Office 365. We also want to make sure that we provide the essential training and guidance for developers who are transforming solutions to the cloud.
We also heard the resounding feedback that developers had to constantly hunt and peck for key resources, such as the various events and recordings of our latest announcements and launches.... | Read more »
In episode 12, Jeremy Thake chats to Alex Randall about SharePoint workflow in Visual Studio and some of his open source projects.
If you store a project or it's audio files on a shared network volume, the following issues could occur:
Audio files might not be edited in the Audio File Editor.
Fades might not be created or updated.
Playback may stutter or have other issues.
Lawyers at RTR, a criminal defense firm in Miami, Florida, had been using faxes, couriers, and an unreliable server—which impeded productivity. Then one of its lawyers introduced Microsoft Office 365, mobile devices, and smartphones. Now documents are stored online, lawyers access case files in court and at home, on any device, and they use simultaneous coauthoring to create briefs. Productivity is up by an estimated 25 percent.
For more, read the RTR case study.
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Are you a developer or user of Microsoft Access, or know someone who is? Interested in the new web capabilities in Access 2013 or how to improve your Access client applications?
After successful one-day conferences in Bellevue and Irvine,
J Street Technology is taking Access Day to Denver! Join us Wednesday, October 8 in Denver, CO for the next Access Day, featuring internationally-respected presenters, including Access MVPs, book authors, and even a member of the Access development team at Microsoft.
Access Day will include sessions by Kevin Bell, Alison Balter, Andy Tabisz, George Young, and Armen Stein that cover a mix of Access client techniques and new Access 2013 Web App development.
Here’s what people... | Read more »
Bob Gogel is CEO of Integreon.
To provide our clients with highly scalable legal, research, and document support services from our 17 office locations around the world, we depend on fast, flexible communication technology.
For a number of years, we relied on separate software systems for voice, instant messaging, content sharing, and video conferencing that simply didn’t provide the ease of use that our people needed. Our employees found that constantly switching between productivity tools, email, and a separate web conferencing application was a hassle. They also felt tethered to their computers, because they lacked the freedom to collaborate from anywhere through their smartphones or other mobile devices.
Beyond these usability concerns, cost was also a major issue. We couldn’t justify the expense of a standalone web conferencing service... | Read more »
In this special edition of Garage Series Live Under the Hood, Jeremy Chapman goes deep on the operational side of information protection with lead engineer Matt Swann – from Office 365′s blue team – responsible for detecting and analyzing anomalies in the service. They discuss how the service is architected for security across physical, network, access and data vectors then Matt demonstrates how the cloud is used to protect the cloud with real intrusion and anomaly detection examples.
Last week we concluded our Garage Series Road Trip with our final stop in Dubai, where we saw how businesses in the booming Gulf region are using Office 365 and we took a tour of Project, offline support in OWA and OneDrive for Business and saw a video call using Lync from a watch. This week revisit the conversation of trusting the Office 365 service with one of our foremost... | Read more »
I'm writing a detailed set of instructions for getting VPN 'on-demand' working with iOS 7.
See Setting Up an iOS 7 On-Demand VPN for the details (it's way too much stuff to post via MacOSXHints, as much as I've been a fan of this site for many years).
The complete set of instructions include:
A few comments about this work: