Microsoft Word is the standard for word processing software. It allows you to create documents for work, school and a number of other professional uses. Microsoft Word is usually a part of the suite of Microsoft Office tools, but it is also available as a stand alone program.
With Word, you have the ability to format your documents by choosing different font faces and sizes, customize the layout of your document and put in footnotes, citations and references. This word processing program also allows you to insert images, graphs and other multimedia into your documents with ease. Additionally, there are a number of features that can help ensure that your documents are professional and well-edited, such as the spelling and grammar check tools that are built into the program.
In addition to being able to set up your own layouts and formatting, Microsoft Word also comes with a variety of document templates. These include pre-set selections for font faces, font colors and background colors and images. You are also able to edit the preset formatting of these templates to fit your needs.
This program has excellent support available for it, and there are also a number of different online tutorials and plug-ins and add-ons available for the software. Microsoft has both phone and Internet support available, along with a huge database of online support forums and articles. The program is also very user friendly, which is why it is so popular.
Microsoft Word allows you to open and edit an array of file types, including: DOCX, DOCM, DOTX, DOTM, DOC, DOT, RTF, MHT, MHTML, XML, ODT, HTM, HTML and TXT. You are also able to save files to a variety of formats, including: DOCX, DOCM, DOTX, DOTM, DOC, RTF, MHT, MHTML, XML, ODT, PDF, XPS, DOT, HTM, HTML, TXT and WPS.
Microsoft Word 2013 is a word processing application that is part of the Office 2013 Suite. It is far superior the to previous versions of the application, and it has more features that are easier to use. The ribbon interface from the 2007 version is now more advanced, and it has been rearranged to put the most common actions closer to the user. The new version even includes a mode designed for use with touchscreen computers, called Touch Mode. In Touch Mode, the app will shift to make buttons larger, which means the app intelligently adapts to the user.
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