O'Reilly logo

Microsoft® Office 365 For Dummies® by Jennifer Reed, Ken Withee

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Chapter 11

Getting into the Word Web App

In This Chapter

arrow Finding out how the Word Web App differs from the regular Word

arrow Wrapping your head around some of the basic features of the Word Web App

arrow Exploring some of the advanced features of Word Web App

I have an almost religious zeal . . . not for technology per se, but for the Internet which is for me, the nervous system of mother Earth, which I see as a living creature, linking up.

— Dan Millman

With the release of Office 365, a new version of Word is available that runs as a web application in your web browser. This development may not sound very spectacular, but it has some nifty benefits that we explore in this chapter.

In this chapter, we go over some of the basic concepts of the Word Web App, such as using the web interface to create, read, edit, and delete documents. We also look at some of the advanced features of the Word Web App, including working with styles and tables.

Comparing Word Web App and Word

Unless you have been living under a rock, you have probably used or heard of a program called Microsoft Office Word. Word is an aptly named word processing application. Word is a thick client, meaning that you run it from your ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required