Enterprise Applications: Word 2011 for Mac Gets It Right
Word 2011 for Mac Gets It Right
by P. J. Connolly
Full-Screen Mode Adds Functions
The full-screen view of Word 2011 provides users with a useful subset of tools for performing common editing tasks.
Quick Styles Add Pizazz
A number of predefined Quick Styles are furnished with Word 2011; users are able to define their own and save them to a document template.
Take Control of Typography
Word 2011 includes new typographic features that work with OpenType and TrueType fonts, including ligatures and stylistic sets.
Equation Editing with Ease
Rendering complex mathematical equations is child's play in Word 2011, thanks to its built-in tools and preloaded styles.
Visual Basic for Applications Is Back
The built-in VBA editor allows users to record and edit macros and other automations without leaving Word 2011.
Save to SkyDrive
Personal copies of documents are easily saved to the Web thanks to Word 2011's support for the Microsoft SkyDrive service.
Add Effects to Text
The new text effects available in Word 2011 give users more flexibility than ever before and are just a menu click away.
Use Media from iPhoto and iTunes Libraries
Adding images, music and video to a document is done easily with the new editing tools and media browsing capabilities of Word 2011.