Convey your ideas with style.

See what's new in Word 2011

Word for Mac 2011 helps you structure your ideas, market your business, and create everything from a murder mystery to a holiday newsletter, with style. Then save, edit, and share online.

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Publishing Layout View

Enhanced desktop publishing.

Create visually rich newsletters, brochures, and documents easily. A powerful user interface gives users the ability to easily manipulate the layering of text, shapes, pictures, SmartArt, and charts in a document. Word also features new ligatures for more professional-looking documents, and new typography features for more creative document options.

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Visual Styles

Reveal the power of Styles.

Instantly see the Styles applied in your document, enabling great-looking documents with consistent, recurring formatting. And with the introduction of Styles Visual Aids in Word 2011, there are now color-coded visual aids that reinforce the relationship between Styles and in‐document content, while also providing one‐click checking for potential formatting errors. Styles are easier to use and more reliable than ever.

Focus View

Stay focused on the big picture.

Minimize distractions while working in a reading or authoring mode. Focus View lets you to block out all other windows, menus, palettes, and other superfluous content on the screen, and focus on the task at hand: either reading or editing a Word document.

Reorder Objects

Manage layers easily.

Reorder Objects enables you to easily rearrange layers of text, photos, and graphics throughout your documents. This new functionality allows users to intuitively and directly manipulate the layers to achieve more predictable results, without cumbersome clicking and dragging.

Word Online

Access your files anywhere.

Post, access, edit, and share your files from virtually anywhere. Word Online combines commonly used Office features and real-time co-authoring capabilities so you can collaborate for free with friends and family on shared documents.

Coauthoring

Collaborate wherever you are.

Word for Mac 2011 enables several collaborators to simultaneously edit the same document from different computers in different locations. During a coauthoring session, users can see when updates occur, be informed of presence of the other collaborators, block other authors from making changes to sections they are working on, and work around conflicting changes.