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Microsoft’s New Copilot Will Change Office Documents Forever

Are you tired of spending hours on repetitive tasks on Microsoft products? Now, Microsoft 365 is coming with a new Copilot that writes and edits, analyzes, produces presentations, and manages your inbox and messages.

Copilot is a new AI digital assistant created with Microsoft Graphs and ChatGPT version 4. You can communicate with Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Teams using Microsoft 365 Copilot, which can streamline and speed up your process. 

By choosing the Copilot icon from the app’s ribbon menu, you can activate it. You’ll see a sidebar where you can type in your desired action. The latest generation of Microsoft Office 365 combines your data in Microsoft 365 apps with the power of substantial language models to boost your creativity, productivity, and teamwork at work.

Microsoft Copilot seems to radically alter how we use Microsoft products, rewriting word paragraphs with ten ideas for fresh content you can browse and freely adjust. Instead, you can have Copilot create complete documents for you.

Dynamics 365 Copilot assists businesses in equipping their staff with AI solutions designed for sales, service, marketing, operations, and supply chain roles. Thanks to these AI skills, everyone can spend more time on the most rewarding aspects of their professions and less time on tedious ones.

By utilizing the most recent developments in generative AI, Dynamics 365 Copilot puts CRM and ERP to work for business users, accelerating innovation and improving business outcomes by automating time-consuming processes like manual data input, content creation, and note-taking.

Microsoft is integrating ChatGPT into Office in more ways than one, and it offers more than just a chatbot interface. Using it, users can direct Office programs like Excel and PowerPoint without delving into their capabilities. 

By having Copilot create a Pivot Table, you may use it to better understand the rows and columns of data in Excel. Produce a graph or both. Instead of digging through PowerPoint features, ask Copilot in PowerPoint whether you want all of the titles to be blue in the presentation. You won’t need to use the tiny on-screen keyboard; you can compose full Word documents from your phone.

Even Outlook makes it easier to create emails by providing short or long message drafts with tone-altering choices. Outlook can generate drafts, quickly summarize all of your emails, and generally make it simpler to prioritize your inbox.

Windows 11 Is Going to Make It Easier to Change Default Apps

Microsoft modified how default programs are set in Windows 11. Like Windows 10, a prompt shows the first time you launch a new browser and click on a web link. But it’s the only chance to switch browsers quickly. If “always use this app” is not selected, the default setting will always be used.

It’s really simple to run the desired browser from this prompt and never see this default selection again when you click web links if you fail to toggle the “always use this app” option. When compared to Windows 10, switching defaults is highly complicated if you need to specify your default browser at the initial launch.

To overcome it. Microsoft formally said they would “reaffirm our long-standing strategy to put users in command of their Windows PC experience and encourage developers to take advantage of our open platform” to combat it.

Customers may now access the menu to change their default applications using a new “settings deep link URI,” and developers can utilize a new “common supported approach” to let consumers select that app as their default. As a result, you should be able to save some time.

Also, according to Microsoft, users will have more choice over which apps are pinned to their desktop, start menu and taskbar. Microsoft stated that it wants to ensure user preferences are respected and is taking measures to stop unauthorized change. Once developers adjust to the new way of doing things, the business asserts that it will pursue this further later this year.

Microsoft will set the bar high by embracing these capabilities as soon as they are offered in Edge. Both features will be released in the upcoming months, beginning with the Windows Insider Dev Channel. It is unknown when a public release will occur, but it will probably be later.

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  • Satish Shethi
    Satish has been in the IT industry for more than 20 years. He has served a Fortune 100 company as a project manager, looking after US Banking, BFS, Mortgage, Insurance, and FMCG projects. Apart from IT, he enjoys reading books, especially spirituality…

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