With Word 2013 you can insert pictures and videos from online sources such as Bing, Flickr, YouTube and many others. In addition, a video in HTML code can be inserted, which is usually provided by all online services. It is possible to link any dynamic content — for example, the chart. The content will be displayed in the document body. (Posey, 2013).
PDF files can be easily opened, edited and saved in the format .docx or .PDF. Now even if you open the file in Word, it retains the structure of the PDF, including tables, graphs etc. So there is no need to use programs like Abby FineReader to recognize the text. Now you may just open your PDF file in Word and immediately start working with it. (Bradley, 2015)
If you have multiple computers (or possibly other devices) that are running Office 2013, you can access your documents anytime using OneDrive. The program does not only synchronize the files and list of recently opened documents, but also the changes that have been made in the application interface. It is very convenient since it auto saves your documents not only on the hard drive but also on the cloud. (Media.pearsoncmg.com, 2015).
Office on Demand
All Office 2013 users can access to the web versions of the Office 2013 applications, if they are not installed of the computer. Function "Office on demand" uses Microsoft Click-to-run technology to deliver streaming applications on the user's device. You may run Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Publisher and InfoPath on anybody’s PC just after logging in with your Microsoft account.
This function allows multiple users to work effectively with the same document without affecting other areas and interfering each other. Collaborative work on documents is very important for effective teamwork in the organization. SharePoint in combination with Office 2013 offers a range of ways to collaborate on documents within different tasks. (Paul, 2015).
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