Nov 13 2017

Get Ready for Microsoft Excel 2019


Here is an Excel Hint for you, Get Ready for Microsoft Excel 2019!




The next version of Microsoft Office is coming to a computer near you soon. The company announced today that Office 2019 will be released sometime in the second half next year. Previews will ship in mid-2018. It will include the applications we’re used to, such as Word, Excel and Powerpoint, as well as servers such as Skype for Business and Exchange. Source: Microsoft


According to Jared Spataro, general manager for Office: Today, at Microsoft Ignite in Orlando, we announced Office 2019—the next perpetual update for Office. This release, scheduled for the second half of 2018, will include perpetual versions of the Office apps (including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook) and servers (including Exchange, SharePoint, and Skype for Business). Previews of the new products will start shipping mid-year 2018.




Microsoft Says This About Excel 2019: Some of the new features in Office 2019 that it highlights are new formulas and charts for Excel, inking features that are both new and improved and visual animation for presentations. Additionally, Office 2019 will focus on IT manageability, usability, voice and security for server updates. Microsoft will release more information about Office 2019 over the next few months.


Are you one of those countless Microsoft Excel users that are upset with the problems encountered when you work in Excel 2016? Are you one of those peopled that uninstalled Excel 2016 for the PC and went back to Excel 2013? Or from Excel Mac 2016 back to 2011? Are you a full-time Excel developers and Microsoft Excel MVPs that hate Excel 2016 PC or Mac. If you are you are not alone.


The good news is that we get another chance to get Excel/Office software that works well for us. Forget how it works for everyone else, does your version of Excel do what you want it to, without workarounds and such, but straight out of the Cat6 cable into your machine. Hopefully Excel/Office 2019 is a leap in the right direction.


There is not a lot of news out there on the software,, but we have the top links below so that you can take a deeper dive and decide if Excel/Office 2019 is right for you and your organization. If your group uses the Mac versions of Excel, that is even more vague; will there a Mac version.


Here are the top sources covering Microsoft Excel 2019.


As new information comes out on MS Excel/Office 2019 we will update this post.


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