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LOL

OFFICE as a retail dosnt support small resolutions (if dose then it really uncomftrble to work with)
that why the bundle for small screens cuz its a diffrent program
post #12 of 28
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LOL

OFFICE as a retail dosnt support small resolutions (if dose then it really uncomftrble to work with)
that why the bundle for small screens cuz its a diffrent program

works just fine on my Surface RT. Some of 2013's improvements include the the support for smaller touchscreens (pinch and zoom/ touch friendly/ etc...) It's actually very simple to use.
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post #13 of 28
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Originally Posted by lacrossewacker View Post

works just fine on my Surface RT. Some of 2013's improvements include the the support for smaller touchscreens (pinch and zoom/ touch friendly/ etc...) It's actually very simple to use.

note : it windows RT not an X86
they talk about Window 8 the X86
post #14 of 28
I got Microsoft Office 2013 Home and Student free with my Windows 8 Dell Latitude 10 tablet. The only problem I have with Home and Student is that it doesn't include Outlook. My main e-mail is gmail and requires a verification code so it wouldn't work anyways but it would have made setting up my mothers e-mail on her new laptop so much easier. Instead I had to show her a different way to check her e-mail as she would of had to purchase the Outlook software seperately which is still $100.00 for it alone.
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for basic email use the win8 buildin app is nice
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note : it windows RT not an X86
they talk about Window 8 the X86

still Office 2013
Office 2013 introduces "touch" mode. Also the ribbon at the top (which as also been changed) disappears when you start typing, opening up more valuable screen space for you. Unless you've tried it, you really don't know. It's as seamless as it is with using a mouse.
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OFFICE for X86 is not the same program as the one for ARM
they may look alike but its only the program skins
post #18 of 28
And ppl find something bad to say as always.
Ofc, ipads are teh boss. With ZERO productivity tools.
There cannot be any honest competition. They are all desperate.

I am lead to desperation too when vanity and bigotry are single handedly dominate over reason.
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OFFICE for X86 is not the same program as the one for ARM
they may look alike but its only the program skins

facepalm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tu3gpLf-uV0

Looks perfectly fine/operational to me.
Granted, this is only a word demo, but i dare say teh rest wouldnt be much different
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OFFICE for X86 is not the same program as the one for ARM
they may look alike but its only the program skins
here's an article explaining some (don't know if it's really all or not) of the differences between RT and x86 office
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I'm sure that by now some of you are probably wondering what exactly is missing from Office 2013 in Windows RT. The biggest missing feature is Macro support. Most of the angry letters that I received were because I failed to mention that Excel macros don't work in Windows RT.

Also missing is support for add-ins, forms and ActiveX controls. Additionally, Microsoft has neglected to include the ability to perform screen recordings in PowerPoint and OneNote. OneNote is also missing the ability to search audio and video recordings. Similarly, PowerPoint lacks the ability to play legacy media and flash videos. Finally, the Equation Editor is missing.

Although there are a number of features missing from the Windows RT version of Office 2013, most of the omissions probably won't affect all that many people. Of course if you do use Office macros or if you depend on any of the features that have been omitted then a Windows RT tablet probably isn't going to be the best choice for you. If you want the full Office 2013 feature set then you will have to use an X86 / X64 platform.

So whether or not includes 100% of every minute detail or not, it's still pretty much everything you could ask for on an ARM based tablet.
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