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Bring out your best writing

Going from a blank page to a polished document is easier than ever. Explore your topic and add what you want—with a properly formatted citation—in one click with Researcher. Tooltip about using the Researcher feature Then make the finishing touches with Editor, an advanced proofing tool that checks for spelling and grammar and makes style suggestions to help you improve your writing. Tooltip about using the Editor feature

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Co-author with anyone anywhere

Co-author and chat in real time with Skype integrated with Word. Tooltip about using Skype Revert to earlier drafts with Word’s version history. Use comments and track changes to show your suggestions and text, layout, and formatting adjustments. Share with one click to invite others to edit or view a document, and easily manage access to it and see who’s working on it.

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Work the way you want

Customize your writing with natural formatting tools that make it easy to create impressive documents. Open a PDF in Word and edit it like a Word document, then save it as a PDF or Word document. Find the right Word command fast. Just type what you want to do in the “Tell me what you want to do” box and Word takes you right to the command you need.

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Perfect your resume to land a dream job

Resume Assistant, powered by LinkedIn, helps you craft a more compelling resume in Word. See real work experience descriptions and top skills for the job you want, and customize your resume based on millions of LinkedIn job listings. Then apply to jobs or quietly let recruiters know you’re open to new opportunities on LinkedIn.

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