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Real-time plagiarism checker debuts for Microsoft Word

Academic Wordsmith is a Word app that can check your paper for plagiarism as you're writing it.

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How to edit PDFs in Microsoft Word

For light PDF users, everything you need is in a tool you use every day.

Patch Tuesday disaster breaks Office 2013 for thousands; here's how to fix it

Click-to-Run installations of the popular office suite fall prey to a crippling bug that leaves the software unable to launch whatsoever.

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Three different ways to save screenshots to OneNote

If you need to save a lot of screenshots, whether it's images, complete web pages, or desktop apps, OneNote has you covered. Here's how to use it.

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Touchable Office suite headed to Android before Windows 8, report says

Windows 8 users, it seems, have a long wait ahead of them before they'll see a Metro version of Office.

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How to create and share custom Style Sets

Make your document stand out by creating your own one-click formatting.

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Microsoft invigorates Office with Office Mix

Microsoft has opened a private preview of Office Mix, which pumps up staid Office presentations with interactive features.

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Study: Microsoft Office applications barely used by many employees

Migration to cloud apps could save a fortune, a study says. It also reveals some disturbing trends about how infrequently used these "essential" apps really are.

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You look marvelous: How Word’s Style Sets give your documents a makeover

Your work could be great, but it won’t stand out with the default formatting in Word. Style Sets apply a sophisticated look throughout a document, so your ideas can shine.

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Microsoft rolls out Office 2013 Service Pack 1

Although updates will eventually be pushed to your PC, you can download them now, if you want.