Microsoft Office 2007 is now available in the Student Computing labs at USAO. Get prepared by understanding the new features, downloading the compatibility pack and getting links to guides, tips and frequently asked questions.
If you are using Office 2003 or earlier, you must download and install the compatibility pack from Microsoft in order to read and edit Office 2007 files.
Note: The compatibility pack for Mac users (those running versions of Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac or earlier) is currently in beta development and won't be finalized until a few months after Office 2008 for Mac is delivered in early 2008. This site will be updated when the Mac compatibility pack officially becomes available in its final form. The beta version of the compatibility pack for Mac users can however be downloaded if desired from Microsoft's website.
2007 Microsoft Office Add-in: Microsoft Save as PDF
Download this add-in to export and save to the PDF format in eight Microsoft Office 2007 programs. It also allows you to send files as email attachments in the PDF format in a subset of these programs.
Help Training Tabs - for Word, Excel and PowerPoint
You can download a connection to the Microsoft training resources right into Word, Excel and PowerPoint, so it's where you want it when you need it. Download the Help tab so you can easily access training courses, demos and interactive tools to show you where 2003 commands and buttons appear in the 2007 Ribbon.
View, print and copy Word documents, even if you don't have Word installed. This download is a replacement for Word Viewer 2003 and all previous Word Viewer versions. With Word Viewer and the Compatibility Pack, you can view, print, and copy document contents to another program. However, you cannot edit an open document, save a document, or create a new document. Installed along with the Office 2007 document Compatibility Pack, you can use the viewer to open up Word documents created using Word 2007.
Open, view, and print PowerPoint presentations, even if you don't have PowerPoint installed. PowerPoint Viewer 2007 allows you view full-featured presentations created in PowerPoint 97 and later versions. This viewer also supports opening password-protected Microsoft PowerPoint presentations. Presentations can be viewed and printed, but can't be edited in the PowerPoint Viewer 2007. Installed along with the Office 2007 document Compatibility Pack, you can use the viewer to open up PowerPoint presentations created using PowerPoint 2007.
Open, view, and print Excel workbooks, even if you don't have Excel installed. This download is a replacement for Excel Viewer 97 and all previous Excel Viewer versions. With Excel Viewer, you can open, view, and print Excel workbooks, even if you don't have Excel installed. You can also copy data from Excel Viewer to another program. However, you cannot edit data, save a workbook, or create a new workbook. Installed along with the Office 2007 document Compatibility Pack, you can use the viewer to open up Excel spreadsheets created using Excel 2007.
Amongst several feature, stability and security updates, SP2 also includes the ability to allow Microsoft Office 2007 programs to open .odtfiles that are created by default with OpenOffice.
"Where did that command go?"Use these interface guides to compare how you navigated the toolbar in Office 2003 with how you'll find commands in the new Ribbon in Office 2007.
Download the guides to your PC or launch them from the web.
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Command Mapping workbooks are Microsoft Excel documents displaying the old Office 2002/2003 menu and toolbar commands and their locations in the 2007 Office system. You can browse, customize, print, and save these workbooks on your computer. Instructions on the first tab of each workbook provide tips for customizing, finding, and printing the lists.
Note: After you click one of the links below, you may receive a message that the file you are trying to open is in a different format than specified by the file extension. Click Yes to open the file now.
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More downloads for Office 2007
Add-ins Add-ins add new functionality to the 2007 Microsoft Office system.
Updates Updates bring you to the highest levels of performance and security available for 2007 Microsoft Office system. Microsoft
recommends that you use the Microsoft Update service to install updates.
Converters Converters allow you to open files created by other programs and to save 2007 Microsoft Office system files in other file formats.
Tools Tools and toolkits aid in accomplishing tasks for 2007 Microsoft Office system programs.
Audio Audio downloads contain .wmv or .mp3 files that can be played with a media player.
Publications Publications provide in-depth information on 2007 Microsoft Office system features.
Demo Demo downloads let you see how a product, service, or feature works.