Help Me Choose: Microsoft Office 2010

 
Microsoft Office

The powerful, new features in Microsoft Office 2010 give you the best productivity experience across the PC, phone and browser — so you can make the ideas in your head a business reality.
At the office or on the go, your life never stops moving. Microsoft Office gives you smart, simple, time-saving tools to help you keep up with it. Now you can express ideas, solve problems, connect with people and create amazing results — wherever life takes you. All Microsoft Office 2010 applications use the same simple and intuitive Ribbon, so the tools you need to create, format and enhance your documents are always right at your fingertips. And Microsoft Office 2010 applications now feature the Backstage® view, the go-to spot to save, share, print and publish documents. Microsoft Office does not come with a recovery disk.

Microsoft Office Home and Business 2010
Smart tools in Office Home and Business help small businesses achieve outstanding results — from email and scheduling to reports and presentations — with convenient ways to post and then access documents from virtually any PC.
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Microsoft Office Professional 2010
For businesses and individuals who demand the best, Office Professional has what you need to communicate, create and share documents from virtually anywhere. You get top-of-the-line tools and 1 year of premium customer support to run your business and any project efficiently.

 Microsoft Office Home and Business 2010

 Word 2010 Word

  • New photo editing tools — Take images and insert or trim them without ever leaving the application. Transform old pictures into new vibrant pieces with editing tools.
  • Enhanced text effects — Add glow, reflect and shadow effects directly to your text.

 Excel® 2010 Excel

  • New sparklines — Add tiny charts that fit within a cell and give a visual trend summary alongside text data.
  • New slicers — Provide a rich and easy-to-use visualization of your PivotTable® view so that you can dynamically filter the data to display just what you need.
  • Improved conditional formatting — Clarify your analysis using professional-looking data bar charts.
  • Intuitive charting tools — Create professional-looking charts with greater ease and format axes, titles and other chart labels using fewer clicks.
  • Templates — Choose among ready-to-use templates, which make getting any project started easy.
 PowerPoint® 2010 Powerpoint
  • Photo editing tools — Save time and money by editing photos without using additional photo editing programs.
  • Create a video from PowerPoint — Share a high-quality version of your presentation with virtually anyone by making a video of your presentation.
  • Enhanced text effects — Add glow, reflect and shadow effects directly to your text.
  • Broadcast slideshow — Broadcast your slides instantly to a remote audience who can view your presentation online, even if they don't have PowerPoint installed on their computer.
 OneNote® 2010 OneNote
  • Search — Use the search wheel, which displays search results, as you type to quickly narrow selection. A new, smart ranking system learns from past choices and prioritizes selection names, page titles and other favorites. Properties such as author, date, tag name, section and notebook names can all be used to find your search results. Jump to anywhere in your notebook with OneNote Search. 
  • Quick filing — Quickly capture and collect information to put into a notebook.

 Outlook® 2010 Outlook

  • Quick actions — Create and save custom actions in a new way with Quick Steps, which help manage and respond to information rapidly by creating and defining common tasks to be executed with a single click.
  • Conversation view — Conversation view improves the tracking and managing of related emails while saving valuable inbox space, letting you manage large amounts of email with ease. Condense and categorize entire conversations — or even ignore them — with a few clicks.
  • Calendar preview — See a preview of your calendar right from within your email so you can save time managing your schedule.


 Microsoft Office Professional 2010

 Publisher® 2010 Publisher
  • Templates — Get easier access to templates created by both businesses and the Publisher community. Customize any template you find to accommodate your specific needs.
  • Improved photo tools — Pan, zoom and crop with more predictable results than before when you replace existing pictures in documents or templates. Swap out pictures while preserving the look and layout of your document. Use Live Preview to try out different artistic effects for photos.
  • Fine typography — Add a new level of sophistication to your publications by using ligatures, true small caps, stylistic alternates and alternate numeral forms.
  • Design schemes — Choose from many schemes and fonts, or create your own.

Access® 2010 Access

  • Templates — Start off with a pre-built application to enable a starting point before customizing to your needs.
  • Conditional formatting — Communicate your analysis more clearly and easily with professional-looking data bar charts.
 

 


    Feature

    Microsoft Office Home and Business 2010

    Microsoft Office Professional 2010

    WordWord
    Powerful word processing program

     

    Yes

    Yes 

    ExcelExcel
    Comprehensive spreadsheet program

     

    Yes

    Yes

    Outlook Outlook
    Manage your email, tasks and schedules

     

    Yes

    Yes

    Includes advertisements

    No

    No

    PowerPointPowerpoint
    Simple, powerful and widely used tool to create professional presentations

     

    Yes

    Yes

    OneNoteOneNote
    A single place to gather, share and search for information

     

    Yes

    Yes

    PublisherPublisher
    Create, design and publish for print, the web or email

     

    No

    Yes

    Access Access
    Powerful database creation and management

     

    No

    Yes