To aid in the training and support of Office 2007, IS Support Services has created this page.
Information Services and Human Resources recently partnered with MU's IT Training Division in Columbia to offer several MS Office and Windows Vista faculty and staff training sessions to the UMKC campus. If you missed the courses you can still download the training materials below:
Additionally, to further help users become familiar with the major changes in Office 2007, the following training documents have been developed by the University of Missouri.
Please Note: The PDF file is the training document and the ZIP file includes any accompanying files (for lab exercises, examples, etc.). Click on the appropriate icon to download.
Additional Online Resources
The main Microsoft site for Office 2007 is www.microsoft.com/office. Here you will learn about new features, and be able to view some demos and interactive training pieces.
- Start your transition from Office 2003 to Office 2007 with Basic training for 2007. Here you will find basic training on the new Ribbon feature, as well as training on ways to use Office 2007 to simplify collaboration and streamline your business processes.
- Compare the new features of Office 2007 with the familiar feel of Office 2003 to get better acquainted with the new products:
- More detailed training on Office 2007 products is also available:
Note: If Office was installed by IS Support Services, or you received a new computer in 2008, you should already have these features.
Microsoft SharePoint Designer - This professional web design tool uses a familiar Office interface and can be used to create a basic web page or design for ASP.NET. It can be used as easily as writing a Word document or can take advantage of more sophisticated design features. Request it now!
Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack - To help ensure that you can exchange documents between Microsoft Office releases (including Office 2007), Microsoft has developed a Compatibility Pack for the Office Word, Office Excel, and Office PowerPoint 2007 File Formats. This pack works on Office 2000, Office XP, and Office 2003! Get it now!
Microsoft Save as PDF or XPS - This download allows you to export and save to the PDF and XPS formats in eight 2007 Microsoft Office programs. It also allows you to send as email attachment in the PDF and XPS formats in a subset of these programs. Get it now!
Minimum Hardware Specifications
Office 2007 is typically supported on any Windows workstation that fits within our campus Minimum Hardware Standards. Please note however that variations in feature use and overall multitasking may also affect performance.
Feedback? - Please use our Office 2007 online feedback form for comments concerning our Office 2007.