Updating to office 2016
For Windows PC users it’s the first major update of Office since 2013.
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The progress that Office 2016 has made has been well documented, and is a major milestone for Microsoft, given its position as the leading developer of productivity-oriented software.
All of the apps have also gained new Chinese and Japanese default fonts and improvements to the Visual Basic Editor that allows users to add modules and references and use debug shortcuts.To grab the bits, all you need to do is login to and then navigate to My account where you will be prompted to install the new Office, upon clicking install, a 2.75mb web installer will download and the rest is taken care of by the installer.The new versions of Word, Excel, Power Point, One Note, Outlook, Access, and Publisher all come fully touch enabled and full of new features.- Improved use of advanced search operators for non-English languages. Use ribbon customization XML to customize the ribbon the way that you want it.- Custom paper sizes in Page Setup are now supported.