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Microsoft adds 'Tell Me' search bar to Excel, PowerPoint Online

Hate wading through menus? Microsoft is migrating its Tell Me search box to its other online apps.

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4 Office for iPad alternatives

You need an Office 365 subscription to unlock the full power of Office for iPad. Not ready to commit? These all-in-one office apps can still get you by.

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Word’s secret design sizzle: Learn the built-in tools for better-looking documents

Word offers a trove of templates, color schemes and other handy tools to make your documents look surprisingly professional.

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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 Office for iPad review: Finally! True productivity on your tablet

Microsoft's Office for Apple's iPad tablet is a beautiful hybrid of form and function, competing with and even outdoing Apple's iWork suite.

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Microsoft publishes MS-DOS, Word for Windows source code

Microsoft publishes the source code for two of the programs upon which its business was founded.

Just previewing email can give attackers control of your PC, Microsoft warns

Poisoned RTF files can give hackers full control of your machine - even if you only preview the document in Outlook.

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How to set and keep your preferred default font in Word

It's easy to change your default font in Word. But the next time you create a new document, it's back to Calibri. Here's the fix.

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Microsoft hints at new apps for Office suite

Microsoft executives say that new "app experiences" will be added to its venerable Office suite, using OneNote as a past example.

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Meet Office Online, Microsoft's slightly tweaked Office Web Apps replacement

Microsoft's Office Web Apps have a new name, a new site, and a new app bar.