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Office2 app brings Microsoft Office to iPhone

Edit Word and Excel on Apple's handset

Byte Squared has released Office2, an office app for the iPhone and iPod ouch that lets you edit Word documents and Excel spreadsheets in .doc and .xls formats.

Pronounced "Office Squared", Office2 also provides integration with Google Docs, letting you edit Google Docs documents and spreadsheets from within the app. You can also access, move, and delete documents stored in Google Docs, iDisk and any WebDAV server.

The Office2 word processor lets you view, create, edit and save documents in Word 97-2003 (.doc) format. It also supports character formatting, tables, images, searching of text within documents, undo and redo up to 100 undo levels, and auto-correction and auto-completion.

The Office2 spreadsheet works with Excel 97-2003 (.xls) and handles multiple worksheets with unlimited rows and columns, searching and sorting of cells, cell formatting, cell types, and pane freezing among other spreadsheet necessities. Office2 uses the iPhone's touch screen effectively, letting you tap and drag to change row heights and column widths, and tap cells to compose formulas.

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