Office Home & Student 2016 help and info

  • What is Office Home & Student 2016?

    Office Home & Student is a software package developed by Microsoft Corporation. It enables access to the most popular applications of the Office suite for one user on a single device without the need to take out an Office 365 subscription.

  • What is included in Office Home & Student 2016?

    Office Home & Student is designed to appeal to casual home users and students. The applications that are included in the package reflect this, and it provides full access to Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and OneNote. These applications are all the recent 2016 versions, and have many new features, such as brand-new design tools for PowerPoint.

  • What is Word in Office Home & Student 2016?

    Word is a word processing application that has a range of features for creating and editing documents. In addition to numerous fonts, clipart, a spell-checker, dictionary and thesaurus, Word enables users full-control of the design and layout of their document and comprehensive referencing options. There are many useful editing tools, including comments and a ‘track changes’ mode.

  • What is PowerPoint in Office Home & Student 2016?

    PowerPoint has become a favoured application for creating slideshows throughout a diverse range of industries and domains. It is a tool which helps add an attractive visual aid alongside presentations and lectures, and users can incorporate all kinds of media – including text, images, charts, sound, and video – into their slides.

  • What is Excel in Office Home & Student 2016?

    Excel is a program which facilitates the creation and editing of spreadsheets, and it is used to gather, process, and organise data in numerical form. Frequently used features include calculation, graphing, and displaying figures in pivot tables. Excel is an exceptionally powerful tool for keeping records, data analysis, and forecasting.

  • What is OneNote in Office Home & Student 2016?

    OneNote is a notetaking application, enabling users to create and organise notes. In OneNote, users can copy everything from emails, articles, pictures, screenshots into their virtual notebook, which is especially useful as it keeps all material organised and in one place. Everything that is collated in sections and pages of OneNote notebooks is saved automatically.

  • What is the difference between Office 365 and Office Home & Student 2016?

    Office 365 is Microsoft’s subscription-based service which provides access to all Office applications, including Publisher and Access, and these are always kept up-to-date. OneCloud storage is also included with the subscription. Office Home & Student, on the other hand, only requires users to make a one-off purchase and it has a more modest selection of applications which do not update.

  • Can I add Outlook to Office Home & Student 2016?

    Outlook can be added to MS Office Home & Student by purchasing a standalone version. While this will work alongside the other Office applications, there may be some limitations when it comes to integrating all Office programs. This will prove a problem, for example, if you have set a custom theme and layout for your Office applications.

  • What are the system requirements for Office Home & Student 2016?

    Users will need a machine with a 1 GHz processor and 2GB RAM, and it should be running the Windows 7 or above. 3 GB free disk space is required for installation, while extra is recommended to process temporary files. It is also necessary to have an up-to-date web browser.

  • Can you use Office Home & Student 2016 on a Mac?

    Office Home & Student is compatible with both PC and Mac and supports full-functionality between devices. There may, however, be slight differences between versions of the applications, as Microsoft has tailored their software specifically to achieve the best performance on each kind of device. Office Home & Student requires OS X 10.10 or above.

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