Photos: Inside the Office 12 beta

Photos: Inside the Office 12 beta

Summary: Extreme changes are in store for Microsoft Office 12. Here's an early peek at the first beta of the core applications.

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  • Tieing the ribbon on

    Changes are in store for Microsoft Office 12. Here's an early peek at the initial beta of the core applications.

    In Office 12, in place of the drop-down menu masthead, each application includes a ribbon at the top of the page. Tabs within Word 12 represent File, Write, Insert, Page Layout, References, Mailings, Review and Comment functions.

    Click here to see more screenshots in CNET Reviews' Office 12 slideshow.

  • Microsoft Word 12 beta

    Microsoft intends its Document Inspector to help manage the hidden metadata within Word files. This is aimed at sparing users the embarrassment of sending unwanted details to outside parties.

    Click here to see more screenshots in CNET Reviews' Word 12 slideshow.

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Topics: Microsoft, Software

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