Living with office 2007

This article appears in the May 07 issue of PC Advisor, available now in all good newsagents.

No sooner do you learn one set of shortcuts and commands than everything gets all shook up and there's a brand-new set to learn. Chances are you want to continue using most of the functions and features from older versions of Office, but Microsoft has moved them in a bid to make life easier. As if!

Microsoft offers handy animated web-based guides at guides to its new versions of Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Opening a guide brings up a page with the old 2003 interface. Click on a pull-down menu command within that page to bring up the command's 2007 equivalent.