FAQs : Office Perpetual

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Office Home & Student, Home & Business, and Professional 2016

Q: What is the difference between Office Home & Student 2016, Office Home & Business 2016, and Office Professional 2016?

A: All Office 2016 suites come with Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote. Office Home & Business 2016 also includes Outlook. Office Professional 2016 includes Outlook, Publisher and Access. Each suite can be installed on 1 PC.

Q: What’s the difference between Office Home & Student 2016 for Mac and Office Home & Business 2016 for Mac?

A: Both Office 2016 for Mac suites come with Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote. Office Home & Business 2016 for Mac also includes Outlook. Each suite can be installed on 1 Mac.

Q: On how many devices can I install Office Home & Student, Office Home & Business or Office Professional 2016?

A: You can install Office Home & Student 2016, Office Home & Business 2016 and Office Professional 2016 on 1 Windows PC. You can install Office Home & Student 2016 for Mac and Office Home & Business 2016 for Mac on 1 Mac.

Language support for Office

Q: Which languages does Office support?

A: Office is available in the languages listed below. Not all languages are available in all countries/regions.

  • For PCs running Windows: Arabic, Bulgarian, Chinese Simplified, Chinese Traditional, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Kazakh, Korean, Latvian, Lithuanian, Malay (Malaysia), Norwegian (Bokmål), Polish, Portuguese (Brazil), Portuguese (Portugal), Romanian, Russian, Serbian (Latin), Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, and Vietnamese.
  • For Mac: Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian (Bokmål), Polish, Portuguese (Brazilian), Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish.

Q: Can I change the language of my Office suite?

A: Yes, you can change your language by visiting www.office.com/myaccount and clicking on “Language and install options”.


PowerPoint Mobile App : Free Download

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PowerPoint mobile app enables you to create, edit, view, present, or share presentations quickly and easily from anywhere. If you have to edit your most recently used presentation file quickly while on the go, PowerPoint provides a quick view of the files you have been working on for easy access on any device. With PowerPoint, your Office moves with you.


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PowerPoint lets you make a lasting impression with a powerful and customizable presentations that let you stand out amongst your peers. Now you can create and present with confidence, from anywhere. Making a delightful and impactful presentation had never been so easy, PowerPoint gives you the ability to edit your presentation and customize it on the go, collaborating with others in real-time.

Present with confidence

Never miss a beat with PowerPoint on the go. You can make new presentations or continue working on previously created presentations. PowerPoint syncs your presentations to OneDrive, you can start a presentation using a desktop copy of PowerPoint and then edit and present using PowerPoint Online. With presentation view on any device make your point heard and present it with confidence, all without firing up your laptop.

Make a lasting impression

A beautifully crafted presentation is always a winner. With the powerful and highly customizable experience in PowerPoint, creating presentations that will make an impression and help you stand out is easier than ever. Now you can do it on any device and easily build a presentation

Working with others made easy

PowerPoint makes it easy for you to collaborate your presentations with others. With 1-click sharing quickly invite others to edit, view, or provide feedback on your presentation slides. Easily manage access permissions and see who’s working in your presentation. Stay on top of changes and feedback from other with integrated comments within the presentation slides. It lets you compare the changes to see how your presentation evolved over time.


Word Mobile App : Free Download

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office on androidWord mobile app allows you to create, edit, view and share your files. Best for email attachments. Work with anyone, anywhere on your mobile. Carry your Office with you.


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Create with confidence

Jump-start your projects, letter, note or resume with beautifully designed modern templates.  In your letter, notes and resume, use rich format and layout options to note down your ideas and express it in writing. Document format and layout stay pristine and look great — no matter what device you use.

Reading, writing and editing Comfortably

Reading view lets you read long docs, letter or a note and review you files on your device with ease. Writing down insights from the web right into your Word doc helps you review the insights later. Edit your pdf by converting it into word files and make changes in your docs as per you.

Collaborate with anyone, anywhere

As you and your team make edits and changes to your documents, you can revert and view earlier draft of the files with the improved version history in Word.

Keep everyone on the same page

Share your thoughts by commenting in your doc right next to the text you’re discussing. Everyone can add to the conversation and stay on top of changes to the text, layout and format in docs.

Sharing is simplified

Share your files with a click of a button to quickly invite others to edit or view your documents. Easily manage access permissions and see who’s working in a document. Copy the content of your word files directly in the body of an email message with its format intact or attach your doc to an email and make sharing easier.

Word Shortcuts

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Save over 30 mins everyday if you are a writer or a power word user!

Function Short-cut Key
© Ctrl-Alt-C
® Ctrl-Alt-R
Application window—maximize Alt-F10
Application window—previous Alt-Shift-F6
Application window—restore Alt-F5
AutoFormat Ctrl-Alt-K
AutoText—create Alt-F3
AutoText—insert entry F3
AutoText—insert entry Ctrl-Alt-V
Bold Ctrl-B
Bookmarks Ctrl-Shift-F5
Break—column Ctrl-Shift-Enter
Break—page Ctrl-Enter
Browse a document Ctrl-Alt-Home
Browse next/previous item Ctrl-PgDn/PgUp
Case change (capitalization) Shift-F3
Case—All Caps Ctrl-Shift-A
Close Ctrl-F4
Close Ctrl-W
Copy Ctrl-C
Copy formatting Ctrl-Shift-C
Customize a menu Ctrl-Alt  =
Customize a shortcut Ctrl-Alt-Num +
Cut Ctrl-X
Date Field Alt-Shift-D
Dialog box next tabbed section Ctrl-Tab
Dialog box previous tabbed section Ctrl-Shift-Tab
Document window—move Ctrl-F7
Document window—restore Ctrl-F5
Document window—size Ctrl-F8
Drawing—constrain shape to symmetrical Shift-drag
Drawing—draw from center Ctrl-drag
Ellipsis Ctrl-Alt- .
Em Dash Ctrl-Alt-Num –
En Dash Ctrl-Num –
Endnote Ctrl-Alt-E
Exit application Alt-F4
Fields—display code (toggle) Shift-F9
Fields—display codes (toggle) Alt-F9
Fields—double-click in field Alt-Shift-F9
Fields—insert blank field Ctrl-F9
Fields—lock a field Ctrl-3
Fields—lock a field Ctrl-F11
Fields—next field F11
Fields—previous field Shift-F11
Fields—unlink a field Ctrl-6
Fields—unlink a field Ctrl-Shift-F9
Fields—unlock a field Ctrl-4
Fields—unlock a field Ctrl-Shift-F11
Fields—update Alt-Shift-U
Fields—update link in source Ctrl-Shift-F7
Fields—update selected field F9
Find Ctrl-F
Font Ctrl-D
Font Face Ctrl-Shift-F
Font grow/shrink 1 pt. Ctrl- ] or [
Font next/previous size Ctrl-Shift- >or <
Font Size Ctrl-Shift-P
Footnote Ctrl-Alt-F
Go Back (3 maximum) Shift-F5
Go Back (3 maximum) Ctrl-Alt-Z
GoTo Ctrl-G
GoTo Next/Previous Paragraph Ctrl-Up/Down
GoTo Next/Previous Word Ctrl-Left/Right
Graphic—crop Shift-drag
Graphic—original proportions Ctrl-click
Hanging indent—decrease Ctrl-Shift-T
Hanging Indent—increase Ctrl-T
Hard hyphen – Ctrl-Shift  –
Hard space Ctrl-Shift-spacebar
Header/Footer—link to previous Alt-Shift-R
Heading Level 1 Ctrl-Alt-1
Heading Level 2 Ctrl-Alt-2
Heading Level 3 Ctrl-Alt-3
Help F1
Help—What’s This? Shift-F1
Hidden text Ctrl-Shift-H
Hyperlink Ctrl-K
Indent—decrease Ctrl-Shift-M
Indent—increase Ctrl-M
Insert Comment Ctrl-Alt-M
Insert ListNum field Ctrl-Alt-L
Italics Ctrl-I
Justify—Center Ctrl-E
Justify—Full Ctrl-J
Justify—Left Ctrl-L
Justify—Right Ctrl-R
Line-spacing 1 Ctrl-1
Line-spacing 1.5 Ctrl-5
Line-spacing 2 Ctrl-2
List Bullet Style Ctrl-Shift-L
Macros—edit Alt-F8
Macros—view VBA code Alt-F11
Mark—Index entry Alt-Shift-X
Mark—TOA citation Alt-Shift-I
Mark—TOC entry Alt-Shift-O
Maximize window Ctrl-F10
Menu Bar F10
Merge—data edit Alt-Shift-E
Merge—field insert Alt-Shift-F
Merge—preview Alt-Shift-K
Merge—to document Alt-Shift-N
Merge—to printer Alt-Shift-M
Microsoft Script Editor Alt-Shift-F11
Microsoft System Info Ctrl-Alt-F1
Move between master/subdocument Ctrl-\
New document Ctrl-N
Newline within paragraph Shift-Enter
Next window Ctrl-F6
Nonprinting characters on/off Ctrl-Shift-8
Normal Style Ctrl-Shift-N
Open a document Ctrl-O
Outlining—collapse Alt-Shift  –
Outlining—collapse Alt-Shift-Num  –
Outlining—expand Alt-Shift  =
Outlining—expand Alt-Shift-Num  +
Outlining—move up/down Alt-Shift-Up/Down
Outlining—promote/demote Alt-Shift-Left/Right
Outlining—Show 1st line Alt-Shift-L
Outlining—Show Heading 1 Alt-Shift-1
Outlining—Show Heading 2 Alt-Shift-2
Outlining—Show Heading 3 Alt-Shift-3
Outlining—Show Heading 4 Alt-Shift-4
Outlining—Show Heading 5 Alt-Shift-5
Outlining—Show Heading 6 Alt-Shift-6
Outlining—Show Heading 7 Alt-Shift-7
Outlining—Show Heading 8 Alt-Shift-8
Outlining—Show Heading 9 Alt-Shift-9
Outlining—Show All Headings Alt-Shift-A
Page number field Alt-Shift-P
Pane—Close Alt-Shift-C
Paragraph Space Above (add/delete 12 pt.) Ctrl-0 (zero)
Paste Ctrl-V
Paste formatting Ctrl-Shift-V
Print Ctrl-P
Print Preview Ctrl-Alt-I
Remove Character formats Ctrl-spacebar
Remove Character formats Ctrl-Shift-Z
Remove menu item Ctrl-Alt  –
Remove Paragraph formats Ctrl-Q
Repeat Find Shift-F4
Repeat Find Ctrl-Alt-Y
Repeat/Redo Ctrl-Y
Replace Ctrl-H
Revision Marks on/off Ctrl-Shift-E
Save Ctrl-S
Save As F12
Select All Ctrl-A
Selection extended F8
Selection reduced Shift-F8
Shortcut Menu Shift-F10
Small Caps Ctrl-Shift-K
Soft hyphen – Ctrl  –
Spelling and Grammar check F7
Spell-It—display next misspelling Alt-F7
Spike—cut to Ctrl-F3
Spike—paste Ctrl-Shift-F3
Split a window Ctrl-Alt-S
Style box Ctrl-Shift-S
Subscript Ctrl  =
Superscript Ctrl-Shift  =
Symbol Font Ctrl-Shift-Q
Table—remove border lines Ctrl-Alt-U
Table—to column bottom Alt-PgDn
Table—to column top Alt-PgUp
Table—to row beginning Alt-Home
Table—to row end Alt-End
Thesaurus Shift-F7
Time Field Alt-Shift-T
To bottom/top of screen Ctrl-Alt-PgDn/PgUp
Underline Ctrl-U
Underline—double Ctrl-Shift-D
Underline—word Ctrl-Shift-W
Undo Ctrl-Z
View—Normal Ctrl-Alt-N
View—Outline Ctrl-Alt-O
View—Page Ctrl-Alt-P
Window pane—next F6
Window pane—previous Shift-F6



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