Microsoft Launches the Office 2013 Preview (Screenshots)

Microsoft unveiled the Office 2013 Public Preview; it is now available for free download. Having Problems installing the Preview?

Here are some new screenshots and features from the new Office 2013. Enjoy!

microsoft word  2013 image layoutIts easier and faster than ever to edit images in Microsoft Office 2013. Images can be aligned and wrapped for the perfect layout from the brand new Layout Options.

office 2013 account servicesConnecting services to your Office is easy. Simply Add a Service and connect.  Connected services allow you to place images and documents from those services into the documents you are creating in Office 2013.

I can also change my Office background to match my style and preference.

publisher 2013 text and imageIf you happen to write more text than can fit, Microsoft Publisher will flash the text box red. From the new Measuring Tool, you can fine-tune the size and shape of your textbox..

Images aligned using the green layout margins. In this example, the Word 2013 shows me that my image is perfectly aligned..…even though I did little effort to get it perfect, Word simply showed me when it was perfectly aligned.


Below, Word tells me the image is perfectly aligned to the left


office 2013 image layout

PowerPoint 2013 makes it even easier to do presentations with new Presentation Mode. This gives you a view of the next slide, any important notes, and the time you have used on each slide, as well as laser pointers and other pointing devices you can use for your presentation.

powerpoint 2013 presentation mode

PowerPoint 2013 also shows a faint red line indicating that the image is aligned.

powerpoint 2013

Office 2013 is now much faster and better at searching and retrieving online templates.

office templates

imageThe One Note Clipping tool is now grouped as Screen Clipping, Sent to OneNote, and New Quick One Note… the keyboard shortcuts ( WINKEY + the Letter Shown) make it easy to access each feature.

Finally, you can now save files to SharePoint or SkyDrive in the cloud, making you much more productive.

save to cloud

Stay tuned… Premier Microsoft is working on a Office 2013 hand-on Video…

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Screenshots by Premier Microsoft.

Courtesy of Zeably Inc. for sample photographs.


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