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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)

Sending and formatting messages

Sending messages is one of the most commonly used features when it comes to collaboration and teamwork inside Microsoft Teams, and making sure that we can use different and better ways to communicate our ideas with colleagues is a big deal.

To help you and your team with that, Microsoft Teams provides several features, such as formatting your messages, sending GIFs, setting a message as important, or even adding a code snippet if you need to share some technical stuff with a bunch of lines of code.

Let's have a look at how we can do all of that in this section.

Formatting messages

In Microsoft Teams, we have a toolbar to allow us to format our messages when communicating with colleagues. This toolbar has features that can be found in other Microsoft products, such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, and gives you tools to format your text messages, including adding bold, italic, underline, highlight, and some other basic things. This is...