Interesting facts about Microsoft Office on Windows 8 Phone
Are you planning to purchase a Windows 8 Phone? You will surely love working on this phone (preparing text documents, spreadsheets and presentations, et al.) as you have the Microsoft Office suite pre-installed here. Well, before you start off, let us tell you that there is a host of differences between working on the productivity suite on a desktop and using it on the phone. If you are comfortable using the suite on your desktop, you might find it somewhat difficult to use the same on your Windows 8 phone; lack of formatting facilities, smaller screen to stare at, and limited editing features are a few restrictions that you may face. However, there are loads of features and characteristics that you can explore too. For a brief round up read on…
Your Windows 8 Phone comes pre-set with the Microsoft Office app that contains many but only the basic features of the suite. Word, Excel, and PowerPoint continue to serve you here too. However, each is available in a limited version only and you can do basic stuff here. This phone is compatible with Office 365 and from reading mails to creating PowerPoint presentations; you can do it all.
Microsoft Word as a part of the Office suite on Windows 8 Phone enables a user to create new documents and edit existing ones. Availability of ready-made templates makes creating and working on documents an enjoyable task. However, formatting options aren’t very impressive here.
While Microsoft Word offers you limited facilities, Microsoft Excel on your Windows 8 Phone offers you pretty much the same features as you get on your desktop. Adding comments, freezing panes to highlight specific columns, and adding filters to your spreadsheets are tasks you can easily do here on your Office suite on Windows 8 Phone.
If you have a PowerPoint file saved in the latest .pptx or .pptm format, you can easily edit the same on your Windows 8 Phone. The enhanced tools in the Presenter view, easily facilities to share a presentation, and give some editing options making this a handy software program.
Thus you can see that the Office suite on Windows 8 Phone offers you a mixed bag of services. However, more than anything else, it requires a user’s time to explore and get used to the features offered in the suite. Once you have done that, your experiences will become far more enjoyable and you can indeed take mobile computing to a never before level.