Apple iPad gets Microsoft Office

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella took the wraps off the company's Office suite for the iPad today, during a press conference in San Francisco. It includes three separate apps for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

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Templates galore

Selecting a new document in Word calls up different templates, such as brochure, business letter, or flyer.

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The perfect stock family

A lorem ipsum-filled "Family Update" template is selected.

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Selecting from gallery images

Users can insert photos in Word by choosing from those saved in the iPad's gallery and screenshot album.

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Lorem ipsum never fails

Another look at the "Family Update" template.

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Switching between apps

Launching the multitasking function in the iPad to navigate to Microsoft Powerpoint.

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PowerPoint presentation themes

Some of the possible themes in Powerpoint users can select for the presentation.

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Origami is a crowd-pleaser

Here, the "Quotable" theme is selected, and we are browsing through the numerous slide transition options.

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Real-time annotation

With Powerpoint, users can display real-time annotation using their fingers on the touch screen.

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Moving around graphics and charts

The third app included in the Office suite is Microsoft Excel.

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More templates to choose from

The many options for a new document in Excel include a finance report, a calendar, and an inventory list.

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Illustrating a sales report

A sample graph calculated in Excel for a quarterly sales report.

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Adjusting cells in the budget

A channel marketing budget template generated in Excel.

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Special numeric keyboard

Here, the custom numeric keyboard for Excel is called up at the bottom of the screen.

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