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Microsoft 365 Fundamentals Guide

By : Gustavo Moraes, Douglas Romao
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Microsoft 365 Fundamentals Guide

By: Gustavo Moraes, Douglas Romao

Overview of this book

With its extensive set of tools and features for improving productivity and collaboration, Microsoft 365 is being widely adopted by organizations worldwide. This book will help not only developers but also business people and those working with information to discover tips and tricks for making the most of the apps in the Microsoft 365 suite. The Microsoft 365 Fundamentals Guide is a compendium of best practices and tips to leverage M365 apps for effective collaboration and productivity. You'll find all that you need to work efficiently with the apps in the Microsoft 365 family in this complete, quick-start guide that takes you through the Microsoft 365 apps that you can use for your everyday activities. You'll learn how to boost your personal productivity with Microsoft Delve, MyAnalytics, Outlook, and OneNote. To enhance your communication and collaboration with teams, this book shows you how to make the best use of Microsoft OneDrive, Whiteboard, SharePoint, and Microsoft Teams. You'll also be able to be on top of your tasks and your team's activities, automating routines, forms, and apps with Microsoft Planner, To-Do, Power Automate, Power Apps, and Microsoft Forms. By the end of this book, you'll have understood the purpose of each Microsoft 365 app, when and how to use it, and learned tips and tricks to achieve more with M365.
Table of Contents (18 chapters)

OneNote structure

To take advantage of OneNote's features to save everything you need in your day-to-day tasks without turning it into a mess, you need to understand the tool's architecture.

OneNote is made up of three main components: notebooks, sections, and pages:

  • Notebooks are like college notebooks but with the advantage of having infinite pages and not getting heavier with notes every day. The idea here is to divide your notebooks by thinking about who will be able to access them; I commonly see people having at least one personal, one family, and one business notebook.
  • Sections are like your notebook's material dividers; it's through them that you group the pages of your notebooks by themes, categories, or products.
  • Pages are where you freely create your notes.

Once you are comfortable with working in OneNote, you can begin to play with two additional features, section groups and subpages.

Section groups give you the ability to...