You can find basic functions, such as opening, saving and printing files, through the Quick Access Toolbar, accessible via the logo in the upper-left corner of the screen.
Images: Word 2007 beta 2
by Bill Detwiler | July 18, 2006, 3:40pm PDT | Image 1 of 15
Microsoft wants Word 2007 to put more features at users' fingertips. Word 2003, in contrast, featured 300 menu items and 31 toolbars. Brandished atop each screen within Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access, the tabbed layout of the Ribbon of icons surfaces tools according to the task at hand.
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