Microsoft Office 2016 Pro Plus custom installation

If you – like me – want to have a customized / minimalized installation of Office 2016, read on

The trick is to use Microsoft Office ProPlus Install Toolkit,
At the left bottom choose: ¬†Tools –> Install Toolkit

Download and install the tool, and ofcourse run it

From the start screen of the application, select: Manage your local Office 365 ProPlus installation
Under Products, select 32 or 64 bits and yes/no for Project and Visio
Under download, select current (for latest stable release)
On updates, enable
Under options, enable Display Level
On local, choose install

Disable Microsoft Excel 2013 Animations

To disable animations (causing a little delay) in Microsoft Excel 2013, there are two possiblities.
You could either Disable hardware graphics acceleration, but this I cannot recommend.

The other option is to make a change in the registery. this can easily be done by saving the following in a .reg file

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\15.0\Common\Graphics]
"DisableAnimations"=dword:00000001

Microsoft Mathematics 4.0 released

On World Maths day (february 28th) Microsoft released Mathematics 4.0 and it`s add-in for Word and OneNote.

Microsoft Mathematics 4.0 provides a set of mathematical tools that help students get school work done quickly and easily. With Microsoft Mathematics, students can learn to solve equations step-by-step while gaining a better understanding of fundamental concepts in pre-algebra, algebra, trigonometry, physics, chemistry, and calculus.

Features

  • A full-featured graphing calculator
  • The Formulas and Equations Library
  • The Triangle Solver
  • The Unit Conversion tool
  • Ink handwriting support

Downloads