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iPad at Work For Dummies by Galen Gruman

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Chapter 6

Opting for Microsoft Office 365: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

In This Chapter

arrow Making sense of Office 365 subscriptions

arrow Accessing files stored elsewhere and managing files in Office on your iPad

arrow Entering, editing, and formatting text documents in Word

arrow Applying formulas, entering calculations, and formatting spreadsheets in Excel

arrow Creating, editing, formatting, and applying effects to slide shows in PowerPoint

Almost everyone uses Microsoft Office on his or her computer, but until spring 2014, it wasn’t available for the iPad, forcing most people to use Apple’s iWork (see Chapter 5) on their mobile devices instead. That works fine, but Windows users especially wanted a native Microsoft office suite for their iPad to get a more similar working experience on their PC and iPad. Office for iPad delivers on that desire.

Office is, of course, the corporate standard for editing text documents, spreadsheets, and slide show presentations. Having Office on the iPad makes the Apple tablet ...

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