Microsoft Phrase 2010 remedied a few of the shortcomings of Phrase 2007: the FILE menu returns to the Workplace ribbon (which is now customisable) for instance. Nevertheless, it additionally introduces some good new concepts. This text lists a few of the essential new options, and considers whether or not it is best to improve or not.
The Return of the File Menu
We just like the Workplace 2007 ribbon, however Microsoft clearly received unhealthy suggestions concerning the Workplace button, and have reinstated the File tab on the ribbon (a menu in all however identify).
Likewise, Microsoft most likely went a step too far in buttoning down the short entry toolbar in Phrase 2007, and have now supplied the flexibility to create new ribbons and customimse present ones.
Simpler Methods to Discover Textual content
When discovering textual content in Phrase, the software program now highlights each occasion of the Phrase that you’re looking for in your doc, and makes it a lot simpler to maneuver between search strings.
Display screen Pictures
In widespread with the opposite MS Workplace functions, now you can take a display shot in Phrase (you have at all times been ready to do that by urgent ALT + PRTSCREEN, however it wasn’t very versatile).
Image modifying is way more intensive in Phrase, though we hope Microsoft do not lose sight of the truth that it is meant to be a phrase processing bundle. One notably good function permits you to take away a part of the background of any image.
There are a good few different minor options, however these are those which caught our eye.
As as to whether it is value upgrading – we would should say no. If you happen to’re fortunately utilizing Phrase 2007, you are probably not lacking a lot, except you’re employed with photos in Phrase on a regular basis. And at this level we have now to admit that we nonetheless write all of our courseware in Phrase 2003! Luddites? Us?