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Microsoft Office 2013 Home and Student
Microsoft Outlook 2016 (for Windows)
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The ribbon interface that was introduced in Microsoft Office 2010 is to replace menus and toolbars and makes it easier to access stays with the Microsoft Office 2013 Home and Student edition. It also remains fully customized but features some changes to the arrangement to simplify the ribbon experience. All User Interface elements of the Office 2010 remains, but the Picture Manager was replaced with the Windows Live Photo Gallery on the Office 2013 for better photo editing capabilities.
The new features in the Microsoft Office 2010 Home and Student edition include the Office 365 which allows a single Office to run on five different devices. It also features a new start experience where you can find everything you need in one place. Office 2010 for Home and Student also features a full integration with the SkyDrive cloud storage system where you can sync documents and access them through your different Windows devices anytime and anywhere.
The Microsoft Office Word 2013 for Home and Student edition features the ability to insert graphics found on the Internet such as Bing, Flickr, and from the Office Clip Art. This also includes inserting audios and videos from online sources.
Moreover, it includes a Bookmark feature where you can easily and quickly pick up where you left off in a certain document.
The Read Mode feature included in the Word 2013 is specifically designed for touchscreen use. You can scroll through a certain document easily by just swiping through it horizontally.
Word 2013 also features PDF Editing which allows you to open any PDF file, edit the file, and save it as a document or PDF file.
The Microsoft Office Excel 2013 has a Flash Fill feature which automatically enters data based on the entry patterns of the user. This reduces the need for entering formulas and macros.
This also features a quicker way of creating charts. The Recommended Charts feature gives you the suitable layouts you can choose from with just one click.
The Pivot Tables feature of Excel 2013 can produce immediate insights into the analysis of all your data. Excel 2013 also supports some new model limits.
Formatting is made easier with the PowerPoint 2013. It includes merging shape tools and new themes.
It also includes a Bookmark feature which syncs the position of the documents used between different computers.
PowerPoint 2013 also features the new Presenter View which allows the presenter to make slide changes which the audience cannot see.
The OneNote 2013 for the Home and Student edition features intuitive touch controls where you can also convert your handwriting into text.
It also features the ability to easily embed documents, pictures, and videos into your notes.
The Microsoft Office 2013 for Home and Student edition features full optimization for touch and a new and modern minimalist interface to help you focus on your current work. The Office applications for Office 2013 are also available in an online subscription service.
Although there are no significant changes made in the Microsoft Outlook 2016, there are still plenty of new functions and features to discover and use. These are mostly technical changes instead of visible changes such as performance improvements and minimizing the use of foreground thread.
There was quite a negative feedback on the Outlook 2013 default theme because of the lack of color. This is addressed in the new colorful default theme of the Outlook 2016 as well as the Ribbon and some other accent colors that match the icon color itself.
Some changes on the user interface to the Ribbon includes tab headers that are not in all CAPS anymore, eliminating the question mark icon for help and being replaced with the Light Bulb icon that includes a search field. Additionally, there is no longer there Outlook icon that was located in the top left corner of the window.
One of the new interface features for the Outlook 2016 is the tablet rotation support and its responsive design. Switching a tablet into the portrait mode will make Outlook 2016 show messages at its full width of the device to create an optimum reading experience.
The original layout settings are also being remembered whenever there is switching between portrait and landscape mode, so it doesn’t require the Panes to be resized manually.
From the previous version of Outlook, there was a Help Question Mark icon, but it is now replaced with a new Light Bulb icon within the Ribbon which has "Tell me what you want to do...".
Typing into the Tell Me search field will start the search throughout the list of commands of the Outlook which can also be used from the list of results. Clicking on the "Get Help" link on Outlook will open the regular Help option while the "Smart Lookup" link will be able to open the "Insights" pane in the Outlook that will perform the web search through Bing.
Instead of the Browser dialog used to attach an individual file, clicking on the Attach File icon of Outlook 2016 will now open a menu. It also has new options like the Browse Web Locations option which allows for online storage access such as the OneDrive and the Office 365 SharePoint without having the need to download a file to your computer first.
The recipient will receive a link to the file along with an editing permission as a default. Editing permissions can be changed into view-only or "attach a copy" which will send the file as an actual attachment.
The Outlook 2016 now features the Office 365 Groups support in creating, joining, and managing the Office 365 Groups, so you don’t need to use OWA or Outlook on the Web anymore.
The Office 365 Groups feature a shared mailbox which you can create or where you can subscribe. It can provide a shared storage location and Calendar on the OneDrive for Business.
The Clutter Support is an Office 365 feature that can now be managed directly from the Outlook 2016 itself. It is a learning feature that is machine based which automatically puts the messages that you mostly ignore into the Clutter folder. The Outlook 2016 also has a new command which is the Move to Clutter and the Move to Inbox located in the Move menu.
The Clutter Support feature also applies to the mailboxes in Outlook.com that have been migrated into the Office 365 Exchange Online.
Instead of performing searches using the local Windows Search Index, searches are now made against the Search Index of the Exchange whenever you happen to be using an Exchange account in the Outlook 2016.
This provides a greater consistency of the search results since there are no longer different search results coming from Online Mode mailbox, OWA or Outlook on the Web or the Cached Exchange Mode.
The following are the standard system requirements for installing Microsoft Office 2013:
Microsoft Word 2016 for Mac
Microsoft Excel 2016 for Mac