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Performance Improvements: Faster, smoother, better.
Office for Mac 2011 gives you an enhanced user experience overall, as performance and launch times have been improved in Word, PowerPoint, and Excel. Your documents feel “lighter,” since they load fast, and respond quickly to your commands. And searching text within documents has never been faster.
Reorder Objects: Move objects and data around, and through, your documents.
Word and PowerPoint give you the ability to create rich documents, by layering text, shapes, pictures, SmartArt, animations, and charts. With Office for Mac 2011, you can now easily reorder all these elements with a stunningly simple visual interface that make the management of your sophisticated designs not so complex.
Word Full-Screen View: Let your content be front and center.
Now you can tailor your use of Word depending on whether you want to write your document, or read it. Full-Screen View gives you a limited user-interface and blocks interruptions from email and instant messages, helping you to keep your focus on your content.
Template Gallery: More themes, more templates, more customizable.
Easily access thousands of Word, PowerPoint, and Excel 2011 themes and templates, and use them to create beautiful, professional-looking documents. Quickly find recent documents so you can get right back to work. You can also customize and preview any theme or template before selecting it—so you know you’ve got what you need on the first try.
New Database and Conversation View: Consolidate and easily access your e-mail.
Office for Mac 2011 delivers a new application for all your mission-critical e-mails, scheduling, contacts, and more – Outlook for Mac 2011. The new database stores data in individual, accessible files, making Outlook for Mac compatible with Spotlight and Time Machine. The new Outlook for Mac also enables you to manage long e-mail conversations into a simple, compact form—so you can quickly get up to speed on the whole story.
Perform Common Tasks, Fast.
Office for Mac 2011 features a dynamic ribbon interface that puts commonly used features right where you need them, in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook for Mac. We’ve translated the ribbon for the Mac to help streamline the creation of polished documents, presentations, spreadsheets, and e-mail. Office for Mac 2011 feels familiar, whether you are a longtime Mac user or use Office on a PC.