Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Installing apps
on the View tab on the ribbon, or by holding down Ctrl and turning the wheel on a
Microsoft IntelliMouse pointing device.
Ease of access in Windows 8
Windows 8 (as well as Windows 7 and Windows Vista) includes a number of
accessibility options referred to as the Ease Of Access options. You can find these by opening the
Windows Control Panel and then clicking Ease Of Access Center to display the dialog
box shown here:
Many of these settings used to be scattered around or available only as add-ins to
Windows, so these Ease Of Access options further improve the usability of Excel for folks
with varying abilities.
Installing apps
The term “app,” which has become ubiquitous, is just another way of saying “program.”
Programming languages translate human commands into ones and zeros that the computer
machine understands. A program is the result of the application of a particular
programming language to make the machine solve a specific problem. While the term “application”
never really caught on, the term “app” is so easy and friendly that we now have apps for
phones and TVs and tablets. And in 2013 you can download apps for Office applications,
too…apps for apps.
Apps live in the cloud, so the first time you click the Apps For Office button on the Insert
menu, you’ll probably need to click the See All command, which opens the Office Store in
your browser, as shown in Figure 3-25.
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