Microsoft office suites are the excellent companion of those who are working with office documents and desktop publishing works. The PowerPoint is an excellent tool for presentation and the excel is the clear winner in the spreadsheet category. For simple document related works, Word is an excellent tool, even though free versions of similar tools like Abiword and Libreoffice Writer are available. Microsoft regularly  updates there office tools with powerful tools and implement different graphical interface changes in each releases. In the latest release of Office 2013, Microsoft did a great work to add the PDF editing feature in Office, which is one of the most sought option in Office suite. The new Word is cleaner, sleeker, easier on the eyes and enjoy greater focus and less distraction, with an improved screen-reading experience. The new Word automatically bookmarks your last-visited spot, so you can continue reading after a break, and then pick up where you left off-even on a different PC or tablet. You can open a PDF in the new Word, and its paragraphs, lists, tables, and other content act just like Word content. The new Excel summarizes your data with previews of various pivot-table options, letting you select the option. New Excel recommend the charts that best illustrate your data’s patterns and your workbooks are saved online to SkyDrive or SharePoint by default. New PowerPoint comes with new wide-screen themes and variants, add videos, pictures, and shapes, and you can create customized icons using powerful tools. With the new Outlook 2013 you can follow the very latest updates automatically from people in the social networks you rely on most like LinkedIn, Facebook, and others and you can seamlessly integrate multiple contacts into a single view, while presenting social context and removing needless duplication. Here we are going to look inside the new office suite for the latest addition and investigate is it worth buying?


PDF Editing

Before Office 2013, you need a dedicated PDF editor to edit PDF files. If you want to edit PDF files in Office, first you need to convert it to word (.doc or .docx) format.I n the new Office, you can easily open, edit and save the PDF files. You can also save an edited PDF file as a .docx or as a .pdf file. The structure of the PDF file is retained in the Office, so you can work in the document without altering the layout.

Touchscreen use

As the new Office 2013 is designed to work with the Windows 8 OS-which is also designed for touch interface, the new office suite can work with simple finger swipes.  you can easily scroll through the document using the touch functions. If you want to arrange the office toolbar for an easy touch navigation, click the ‘touch mode’ in the quick access toolbar, the toolbar spreads the icons for easy touch access.


Synchronization across devices

In this era of advanced computing, doing office work is possible through tablets and smartphones, sharing the files across the devices is essential for a steady workflow. To available the documents across the devices, save it online, the office documents can retain the last location of the work were before you saved it online.

SkyDrive integration

Skydrive is the Microsoft’s wing to the cloud storage. You can share your work with SkyDrive and Sharepoint. When you save a document or a spreadsheet or a presentation, it will save on the Skydrive account, you can also save it in a local drive.


Enhanced graphics options

With Office 2013, you can easily insert pictures from your local drive or from other online sources. You can insert images to clipart collections using a Bing search or from a Flickr account. If you authorized the office to connect with these online accounts you can use the images from Flickr and Skydrive in your office documents.

As a conclusion, we can say that if you are an Office suite fan this new office 2013 will be a boost your work, if you have some PDF files to edit and you don’t have any dedicated PDF files. You can also use the file synchronization option, if you are using multiple devices.


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