This video provides an overview of Word Online and its limitations when compared to the full desktop version of Word.
- [Instructor] In the previous chapter,…we looked at and touched on working with Word Online,…the online version of Word that launches…when you click Word documents in One Drive or Sharepoint.…In this movie, I wanted to take a few minutes…to give a brief overview…of the differences between Word Online…and the full desktop version of Word.…I'm here at office.com where you can see…all the online Microsoft apps available when you sign in,…and let's launch Word.…And as you can see this initial screen…looks a lot like the initial screen you see…when you open up the desktop version.…I'll choose to create a new blank document.…So first of all,…Word Online is free with a Microsoft account…which is also free.…
This is a great advantage…if you need to collaborate with someone…who doesn't have Office or Word.…As long as they sign up for a Microsoft account,…they also get a free One Drive account,…so you can send them files there…and they can open them in Word Online.…Or if you find yourself using a computer…that doesn't have Word on it,…
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- Purchasing Word vs. subscribing
- Navigating the Word interface
- Creating and formatting documents
- Inserting columns and tables
- Configuring AutoSave
- Co-authoring in Word
- Using Word Online and the Word Mobile app