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Outlook for Windows will replace Windows Mail

Outlook for Windows will soon replace the current Windows Mail, Calendar and People apps in Microsoft Windows.   Existing data can be imported to the new Outlook version. Outlook can be downloaded from the Microsoft Store or selected from the “Try the new Outlook” toggle switch.  It will be installed by default in on devices running Windows 11 version 23H2 or higher.

Outlook for iOS and Android can be downloaded from the Apple App and Google Play stores.  Support information is available at

Control automatic data conversion in Microsoft Excel

Microsoft has added options to change the Automatic Data Conversion in Microsoft Excel for Windows and Mac.  For example, this will allow you to control removal of leading zeros, etc. when importing data from a text file.   These settings are found under File > Options > Data > Automatic Data Conversion (Windows)  or
Excel > Preferences > Edit > Automatic Data Conversion (Mac).