Installing Microsoft® Office 2007
Are you interested to know the exclusive features of MS Office 2007 and the problems associated with its installation?
MS Office 2007 is also known as 2007 Microsoft® Office System. It is the latest version of Microsoft® suite. This version has many features and at the same time it is highly criticized for its drawback in creating errors while installation. In this article, we will highlight the features and errors associated with MS Office 2007 installation.
The three most important factors governing installation of MS Office 2007 are:-
- Exclusive features of MS Office 2007
- Errors associated with installation of MS Office 2007
- Applications and Server Components of MS Office 2007
Exclusive features of MS Office 2007
MS Office 2007 is enriched with many new features. The most important one is the graphical user interface which is also called Fluent User Interface. It is incorporated with a tool bar that is known as Ribbon. MS Office 2007 requires the topmost editions from Windows® XP with Service Pack 2 or higher, Windows Server® 2003 with Service Pack 1 or higher and Windows Vista® or Windows® 7. However, it is the ultimate version for the Windows® XP Professional X64 Edition. The Ribbon user interface is truly a task oriented. It has the central button for menu known as Office button. It also avails new combination of effective collaboration and smooth communication like SharePoint® and Groove®.
Errors associated with installation of MS Office 2007
MS Office 2007 has been highly criticized for providing many issues while installation. The large icons are distracting and upgrading leads to dangers on certain data such as templates, mail messages and others. The ribbon cannot be moved from top to side of page like floating tool bar so a lot of space is wasted. It requires more clicks for the repetitive task and is more complex to work with. The tools are not in logical order. The equation editor is incompatible when converting DOCX files to DOC files. Last but not least it cannot be used for publishing and file sharing, etc. especially when users have the earlier version of Microsoft® Word.
The applications of MS Office 2007 are more when compared to Outlook®, Excel®, PowerPoint®, OneNote®, Access®, Publisher, InfoPath®, Visio®, Project and SharePoint® Designer. Each of these applications is packed with the essential elements that can offer tremendous benefits to the user. The server components are, however, SharePoint®, Forms, Groove®, Project Portfolio and Performance Point Server. As the name suggests each of the five server components is the productivity increasing tools for businesses and other organizations. They are sported with a central storage of the documents forming the databases that are not only unique but also effective.