This video serves as a brief introduction to the interfaces in the Office 2016 applications. Pay particular attention to the ribbon controls, which are different from the menus and toolbars found in Google Apps. Explore the small differences between the Windows and Macintosh versions of the Office 2016 applications.
- [Instructor] Once you have your files open…in Word, PowerPoint, or Excel,…you're sure to notice some differences in the interface…compared to Google Apps.…Let's take a quick tour of the interface to get you familiar…and this is not a detailed overview of the interface,…just the most important details that are different…compared to Google Apps.…I'm starting with a Word document…and I have the same document open in Word…over here on the left side…and in Google Docs over here on the right side,…just so we can see the two interfaces side by side…and compare them.…The first thing I want you to notice is the ribbon.…
Now, in the Google Docs interface,…as well as most other similar applications,…you do not have the ribbon.…Instead, up at the top of the window, we have menus,…so I can click on File and Edit and View…and I can get a bunch of options in these menus.…There's also a toolbar where I have some formatting options.…But in Word, I don't have that.…Instead, what I have up at the top of the screen…is called the ribbon.…
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- Understanding the types of Office 365 accounts
- Managing collaborative conversations with Teams
- Working in Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook
- Touring the interface in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
- Working with formatting tools
- Co-authoring documents from OneDrive or SharePoint
- Sharing files and co-authoring in Skype for Business