icrosoft office is one of the most popular and commonly used suite computer and mobile application in the world. Microsoft is a multinational computer technology corporation that was founded by Bill Gate and Paul Allen in some years back. It has been a long time since MS office came into the market with a purpose of serving huge customers with different purposes. The application which has become the most widely used computer software today has made a great impact in the corporate world as huge numbers of companies utilize Microsoft office to accomplish their wide range of tasks.
MICROSOFT OFFICE 2013
This type of office suite which was released to general availability on January 2013 is a successor of Microsoft office 2010 and the predecessor to Microsoft 2016. This office is built as an update to its successor and it is equipped with modern features which makes it to be different from the previous versions. Below are some features of the MS 2013 that make it worthwhile.
1. Modern style interface
Unlike the previous version, Microsoft has improved the style interface of the MS 2013 which makes the suit looking stylish. The multiple shade of colors that decorated the older interface have been eliminated and what actually appears is the watermark to make the applicator looking sophisticated. I think the reason why Microsoft has designed the suite in such way is to help you to focus on your work rather than being distracted by the objects on your screen.
2. Start screen
Office 2013 start screen has been designed in such that white background are used in office applications, while some of the visual effects like translucent Aero UI, 3D elements and shadows have been removed. Therefore each app is now supports a new color-coded start screen that is, blue for Word, green for Excel and orange for PowerPoint. With this new version, user will be able of to choose alternative template to work with. However, blank document is still the default option for the suite of application. These simple start screens help users to find their way more easily and to start working with little or no difficulty.
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3 3. PDF Editing
Before, it was a bit lengthy and difficult before you can edit a PDF file. A user had to covert the file and then save it into different extension of DocX format. But with the new office 2013, users can now edit PDF files without making major changes. All you need to do is open your PDF file into word and make editing to save the file into a new format of either DocX or PDFs.
4. SkyDrive integration
This is another good news for the MS 2103 users. SkyDrive integration gives the users opportunity to save their work online which can be made available as well as retrieve anywhere. So if you do not have a SkyDrive account, kindly create one in order to save your document online.
5. Synchronization Across Devices
As Microsoft as already updated WebApps, your documents saved online will be readily available and accessible on mobile, tablet, PC or via the WebApps. Not only has this, Word, PowerPoint and Excel had a feature to tell user about his last location of working. This exclusive feature helps user to continue again from where you left off before.
. 6. Online picture Support
New feature has been added to the insert tab of both word, Excel, PowerPoint, outlook or publisher. This feature allow you to insert your pictures from your online account such as SkyDrive or Flickr.
7. Recommended Chats
In the MS Excel, a new button has been added to the insert tab which is called Recommended Chats. The major advantage of this feature is that it speedup the process of creating charts in Excel. Therefore whenever you want to create a chat and you have selected your data, the best suitable chart will be recommended.
The PowerPoint 2013 is designed in a layout 16:6 such that to meet the current changes in the television.
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