What is Microsoft Word?

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Microsoft Word

imageEasy Definition: Microsoft Word is a program that creates and edits documents.

Detailed Definition: Software application supplemented with existing proprietary Microsoft technology that handles text and creates, edits, and formats images, vector shapes, and text. Word is the standard word processor.


Internal Name: WinWord
Copyright: Microsoft Corporation

what File Formats Does it Support?

Microsoft Word supports the following formats:

.DOC- This is the older version of the file extension. It has been used since DOS and is compatible with Macs and previous versions of Office.

.DOCX- This file extension is used by Word 2007 for Windows, Word 2010 for Windows, Word 2008 for Mac, and Word 2011 for Mac. .Docx is unique for the Office Open XML international standard.

.RTF- This format is famous because of its ability to preserve all formatting.

.PDF( output only)

.XPS (.output only)


What Does it Look Like?




Important Components of Microsoft Word

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