Use Quick Styles in a Word document to easily choose and apply a new style. View larger.
The new tri-pane review panel of Office Word 2007 enables you to quickly compare or merge two versions of a document and helps identify moved text and tracked changes within tables. View larger.
You can use the Document Inspector to remove comments. View larger.
The new user interface of Office Word 2007 enables you to create documents more quickly than ever because it presents the right tools when you need them. View larger.
Office Word 2007 enables you to digitally sign your documents, so readers know they haven't changed since they left your hands. View larger.
Please note that this version of Microsoft Word 2007 is for non-commercial, non-commercial location, educational use only. This is a personal learning license for qualified educational users only. (Example: In a household, only the students are eligible to use the software, however parents can use the software when assisting students.) You can install this edition on up to three PCs in your home and this product does not qualify for future upgrade pricing or installations). You may not transfer your usage rights to another individual or allow them to install the program at another location. You are only eligible to use this product while you are a qualified educational user. Finally, Microsoft provides only installation support for this product.
Ideal For Students
Word 2007 is full of tools and capabilities that can help improve the quality of your academic work. With this software you can type and organize lecture or research notes, create and edit professional-looking reports and papers, effortlessly add endnotes and footnotes, and import graphs and charts from other applications. Easy to use and navigate, Word 2007 helps you keep all your school-related documents in one place so you can store, revise, and review them whenever you need to.
Gather Information, Create Documents, and Communicate Effectively
Rich review, commenting, and comparison capabilities help you quickly gather and manage feedback from classmates and instructors, and advanced data integration helps ensure documents stay connected to important sources of information. With Word 2007 you can create professional-looking documents effortlessly; spend more time writing and less time formatting, all while communicating more effectively than ever.
New Interface and Tools
Together with a new, streamlined, results-oriented interface, Word 2007 gives you the tools you need to create professional-looking content. You can add Building Blocks of predefined content and reduce the errors associated with copying and pasting frequently used content, while the Quick Styles function saves you time by helping you format text and tables throughout your document. And to make sure you documents are consistent, Document Themes apply the same colors, fonts, and effects.
Add Building Blocks to an Office Word 2007 document to increase efficiency and reduce errors. View larger.
SmartArt diagrams and a new charting engine help you add a professional look to documents, while shared diagramming and charting with Microsoft Office Excel 2007 spreadsheet software and the Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007 presentation graphics program help ensure a consistent look across your documents, spreadsheets, and presentations. Compose and publish blogs directly from within Word and complete your blog posts with pictures, rich formatting, spelling checker, and more. When it's time to publish your blogs, you can do so directly from Word to many common blog services including Office SharePoint Server 2007, MSN Spaces, Blogger, TypePad, Community Server, and more.
Display Important Information
Word 2007 offers a variety of tools and functions to help you to express and display important information. For instance, the Equation Builder helps you construct editable, in-line mathematical equations using real mathematical symbols, prebuilt equations, and automatic formatting. Live word count keeps track of the number of words in your document as you type, and is always in view in the new user interface. In addition, typographic capabilities offer improved bulleted and numbered lists, numbered list styles, and new fonts designed to improve on-screen reading. To help keep you organized, Citation Manager and Reference Builder give you the ability to add references, footnotes, endnotes, tables of contents, tables of figures or tables of authorities. You can also format your reference automatically by selecting a pre-defined style guide, including APA, MLA, The Chicago Manual of Style, and others. There's even a Contextual Spelling Checker helps you avoid common mistakes and misuse of similarly spelled words.
Editing and Reviewing Tools
Word 2007 provides editing and reviewing tools that help you create professional documents faster than ever before. Live visual previews, predefined style galleries, table formats, and other content and other options are always at your fingertips. To help minimize time wasted re-typing, take advantage of new Building Blocks designed specifically for the addition of frequently used content to your documents. You can even create your own Building Blocks to simplify the addition of custom text, such as legal disclaimer text or other frequently used materials. For that professional touch, select from a predefined gallery of cover pages, pull quotes, headers, and footers.
Word 2007 helps you communicate more effectively with high-impact graphics. New charting and diagramming features include 3-D shapes, transparency, drop shadows, and other effects to help you create professional-looking graphics that result in more effective documents. Quickly apply a new look and feel to your documents using Quick Styles and Document Themes to change the appearance of text, tables, and graphics throughout your entire document to match your preferred style or color scheme.
Keep Your Documents Safe and Secure
Word 2007 offers the Document Inspector feature to help you detect and remove unwanted comments, personally identifiable information, hidden text, or other information from the document so that private information stays that way. You can also add digital signatures to a document to help others verify that content has not been changed since it was published, or add a new signature line to prompt other Word users for their signature. Additionally, the Reading Mode offers you an immersive, full-screen reading experience that makes online reading easier, reducing the need to print the document. And because quality editing depends on the ease of viewing text, new navigation controls and typography display improvements make the reading experience better than ever.
Quickly Compare Two Versions of a Document
Word 2007 makes it easy to find out what changes were made to a document; a new tri-pane review panel helps you see both versions of a document with deleted, inserted, and moved text clearly marked. This feature is especially helpful for those drafting several versions of a long paper or presentation.
Convert Your Word Documents
With Word 2007, you can share documents in Portable Document Format file (PDF) and XML Paper Specification (XPS) format without using third-party tools. XML support facilitates smaller, more robust documents and deep integration with information systems and external data sources. Because Office Open XML Formats are compressed, segmented file formats, they offer a dramatic reduction in file size and help ensure damaged or corrupt files can be easily recovered.