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  • Microsoft Translation is coming to Word, Excel, and PowerPoint in GCC-High 11th July 2020
    M365 Intelligent Translation in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint will soon be enabled for GCC-High customers. This will allow users to translate text in their documents, spreadsheets, and PowerPoint slides into any of the languages supported by Microsoft Translator on Win32 Desktop versions.More info: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/office/translate-text-into-a-different-language-287380e4-a56c-48a1-9977-f2dca89ce93fAvailability date: Q3 CY2020
  • Visio: Improvements to Visio for the web when working on multiple pages 11th July 2020
    Multi-page operations is easier in Visio for the web. You can now drag pages and position them anywhere in your file. There is also a page navigation list, which will give you an one-shot view of all the pages in the current file and can be used to navigate non-sequentially through the pages.  Also, you […]
  • Communication Compliance: Automatically monitor all Teams a user is a member of 11th July 2020
    New Communication Compliance policies will now automatically monitor all Teams a user is a member of; administrator will no longer need to keep track of user's Teams membership.More info: http://aka.ms/CommunicationComplianceAvailability date: Q4 cy2020
  • Communication Compliance: Analyze Teams chat data of users with on-premises mailbox 11th July 2020
    Communication Compliance now supports monitoring Team chat for Exchange hybrid deployment where user's primary mailbox is located on-premises.More info: http://aka.ms/CommunicationComplianceAvailability date: Q2 CY2020
  • Microsoft Graph: [TEAMWORK] Resource-specific consent API (Preview) 11th July 2020
    Permissions to give an app access to a single team. And team owners can do it, without admin consent.Availability date: Q4 CY2020
  • Visio: People gallery and modern presence 11th July 2020
    Easily see who is collaborating on your Visio diagram and where they are in the drawing.Availability date: Q4 CY2020
  • Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection: Enhancements to the Threat Protection Status Report 11th July 2020
    The additions to the Threat Protection Status Report will  help educate customers about the effect their configurations have on their security posture. We're adding an Override Allows view on the Threat Protection Status report to show customers threats that were allowed in due to configurations they've made, allowing customers to evaluate the effectiveness of their […]
  • SharePoint lists and libraries - New calendar picker 11th July 2020
    We are replacing the legacy calendar control with the latest Office Fabric calendar for Gregorian calendars in SharePoint lists and libraries when filling or adjusting the date field. The new calendar experience is faster and delivers a coherent experience across throughout. Note: for non-Gregorian calendars, we have a fall back logic to continue showing our […]
  • Visio: Single sign-on enabled for the Visio Data Visualizer add-in for Excel 11th July 2020
    Single sign-on (SSO) is now enabled for the Visio Data Visualizer add-in. If you are already signed into Excel, you will not have to sign in separately to the add-in, you will automatically be signed in with the same account.Availability date: Q4 CY2020
  • Microsoft Teams: Graph Resource Specific Consent 11th July 2020
    Your Teams app can now call Teams Graph APIs without needing admin consent. These APIs include creating, renaming, and deleting channels, reading channel messages, creating tabs, and adding/removing members from TeamsMore info: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoftteams/platform/graph-api/rsc/resource-specific-consentAvailability date: August CY2020
  • Microsoft Teams - Pinned Posts 11th July 2020
    Keep important information easily accessible and top of mind with Microsoft Teams. Users will be able to pin any message in a channel to the channel information pane for all members of the channel to see. Availability date: August CY2020
  • Visio: Access to Data Visualizer add-in templates in Excel's Backstage view 11th July 2020
    Templates for Visio's Data Visualizer add-in are now available directly in Excel's Backstage view to enable discoverability. All Office 365 users will be able to access category-specific templates for basic flowcharts, cross-functional flowcharts, and org charts from the File tab New.Availability date: June CY2020
  • Microsoft Teams: New file sharing experience 11th July 2020
    Streamline sharing with Microsoft Teams. You can now create a shareable link for any file stored in Teams and directly set the appropriate permissions. Additionally, you can also set permissions for files stored in SharePoint or OneDrive while composing a private chat or starting a channel conversation.More info: https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/microsoft-sharepoint-blog/rich-new-file-and-sharing-experiences-throughout-microsoft-365/ba-p/960129Availability date: August CY2020
  • Visio: Download as Image in Visio for the web 11th July 2020
    With the Download as Image feature in Visio for the web, you can now save your Visio diagrams locally in PNG or JPEG format with just a few clicks. Various customization options allow you to specify the diagram area (current page vs. multiple pages), resolution, format, and whether to have a transparent background.Availability date: June […]
  • Customize search results for your organization 11th July 2020
    Support for custom results pages and web parts in Microsoft Search allows you to create a new custom search results page in SharePoint. It also allows you to use web parts, developed using SharePoint Framework, to extend search queries.More info: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoftsearch/customize-search-pageAvailability date: Q1 CY2020
  • Visio: Visio Data Visualizer Add-in for Excel now available in multiple languages 11th July 2020
    You can now create diagrams using the Visio Data Visualizer add-in for Excel in different languages. The add-in is supported in all languages currently supported in Visio for the web.Availability date: Q4 CY2020
  • Visio: While you were away and catch-up highlights 11th July 2020
    Know who edited your shared document since your last visit, and see what’s changed.Availability date: Q4 CY2020
  • SharePoint lists and libraries - Improved Image columns 10th July 2020
    Upload a new image – including mobile camera support. You can add a new Image column to lists and libraries. When creating or editing items in that list or library, you can upload an image for that list item of file.Availability date: Q3 CY2020
  • Faster & More Reliable Exchange PowerShell Cmdlets 10th July 2020
    The New Exchange Online Management cmdlets are significantly more reliable and much faster than those previously available. These new cmdlets are available today from the PowerShell Gallery website. https://aka.ms/exops-v2More info: https://aka.ms/exops-docsAvailability date: June CY2020
  • Office 365 Data Loss Prevention: Data loss prevention for Microsoft Teams, SharePoint Online, and OneDrive for Business 10th July 2020
    Data loss prevention (DLP) capabilities in Microsoft 365 government clouds will be extended to include SharePoint Online, OneDrive for Business, and Microsoft Teams. If your organization has DLP, you can now define policies that prevent people from sharing sensitive information from or in SharePoint Online sites, OneDrive for Business files and folders, or Microsoft Teams […]