It’s been little over a month since Microsoft released the final version of Office 2010 suite to public. Office 2010 comes with a plethora of changes, improvements and new features.
Users who’ve upgraded from previous Office versions, especially those who have come from Office 2003, have a lot of surprises and might need some time to get used to the new interface and explore features.
To help users better understand all new features and changes in the newest version of its productivity suite, Microsoft has just released a free guide named Getting Started with Office 2010 and is available to download from Microsoft download center (link provided at the end of this article).
This 258-page guide provides an overview of the Microsoft Office 2010 suites and information about how to get started with Office 2010. The guide compares all six editions (Office Home and Student, Home and Business, Standard, Professional, Professional Plus and Professional Academic) and also covers features available in these editions.
Related: Upgrade Office 2010 to Office 2013.
It covers all new features included in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and other Office applications.
The guide also describes the differences in UI elements among Office 2010, the 2007 Office system, and Office 2003. Download size is just 2.3 MB and can be downloaded from the below mentioned link. If you have recently upgraded to Office 2010 or have plans to upgrade to Office 2010 in near feature, we recommend you download this comprehensive guide to explore what’s new in Office 2010.
You can also download fully functional Office 2010 Professional Plus trial copy from Microsoft and then legally extend Office 2010 trial to 90 days.
The book is available in .doc format, which means that you need to have installed Office Word to view its contents. Alternatively, you can use Office Web Viewer to view Office documents in your web browser. Update: This guide is also available in XPS and PDF formats.
Download Office 2010 Getting Started Guide