Images: Microsoft gives peek at Office 12

Images: Microsoft gives peek at Office 12

Summary: At Microsoft's Professional Developer Conference, Bill Gates showed off some key features of Office 12.

TOPICS: Microsoft, Software

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  • Office 12 Word

    With the next version of Office--currently dubbed Office 12--Microsoft plans to change the user interface to better fit the task a person is performing. The new look will apply to Word (shown here), PowerPoint, Excel, Access and parts of Outlook.

  • Office 12 PowerPoint

    In the Office 12 version of PowerPoint, Microsoft is promising that users will see contextual tabs that present specialized features as needed.

  • Office 12 Excel

    Excel screen shot. The first test version of Office 12 is due in fall 2005, and the finished product in the second half of 2006.

Topics: Microsoft, Software

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