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Microsoft Word 2010 offers the best of all worlds: enhanced features to create professional-quality documents, easier ways to work together with people, and almost-anywhere access to your files. Designed to give you the finest document-formatting tools, Word 2010 helps you organize and write your documents more efficiently. In addition, you can save documents online and access, edit, and share them from almost any Web browser. Your documents stay within reach so you can capture your best ideas whenever and wherever they occur.
Locating the information you need is faster and easier in Word 2010. With the new and improved Find experience, you can now view a summary of search results in a single pane, and click to access any individual result. The improved Navigation Pane provides you a visual outline of your document so you can browse, sort, and find what you need quickly.
Word 2010 redefines the way people can work together on a document. With co-authoring, you can edit papers and share ideas with others at the same time. You can also view the availability of others who are authoring a document with you and can easily initiate a conversation without leaving Word.
Post your documents online and then access, view, and edit them from almost any computer or your Windows phone. Edit documents in a Web browser when you’re away from your office, home, or school without compromising the quality of your viewing experience. There are enhanced mobile versions of Word specifically suited to your smartphone.
With Word 2010, you can apply formatting effects such as shadow, bevel, glow, and reflection to your document text as easily as applying bold or underline. You can spell-check text that uses visual effects, and add text effects to paragraph styles. Also, choose from dozens of additional SmartArt Graphics to build impressive diagrams just by typing a bulleted list. And new picture-editing tools in Word 2010 enable you to add special picture effects without additional photo-editing software.
Word 2010 helps you work and communicate effectively across different languages. Translate a word, phrase, or document more easily than before. Set separate language settings for ScreenTips, Help content, and displays. And, get additional assistance for English as a second language with English text-to-speech playback.
The new Microsoft Office Backstage view replaces the traditional File menu to let you save, share, print, and publish your documents with just a few clicks. With the improved Ribbon, you can access your favorite commands even more quickly by customizing tabs or creating your own to personalize the experience to your work style.