Microsoft word was first released on October 1983 under the name Multi-Tool for Xenix systems. Later subsequent versions were launched for different operating systems. Multi-Tool name was soon simplified to Microsoft Word followed by free demonstration copies of the application along with the issue of PC World in 1983. However it was not that popular, then came the steady improvement of the product with versions 2.0 to 5.0 over the next six years. With the release of 3.0 version sales began to boom and soon Microsoft became the market leader for word processors.
Microsoft brought in various changes in the name of features which includes built in spell checker, a thesaurus, dictionary and tools for manipulating and editing text. Some of the feature are;
This gave the user the ability to create their own formatting templates. User could define a file title, heading and paragraph and element designs.
This gave the user to draw text with graphical effects of various designs in variety of shapes and colours. Effects were like shadow, glow, reflection could be added easily.
This is a pattern of hoe certain inputs are to be considered and mapped to an output sequence according to defined process. This reduced the frequent works of repetitive sequences of keystrokes and mouse movements.
- Bullets and numbering
This brought in auto numbering and arranging of data to the file, pages, chapters, headers, footnotes. One thing exiting about this is it can be added to a paragraph to convert them onto lists.
These are only few features. Just get yourself a subscription of Microsoft office and explore yourself many more exiting features. This would definitely help you out to bring down the workload. In case if you already have Microsoft office along with you and are facing issues with installation visit Microsoft office setup for expert help with regard to installation of Microsoft office.