Microsoft allows users contextual Internet search Word Online




Microsoft Insights for Office announced a search service based on Bing that will initially appear in Office Word Online. The service works on the basis of the context of documents to serve up user a relevant result.

Microsoft calls Office Insights for an ‘intelligent search experience’ and users of Word Online interaction is required to have here: the software automatically rolls over the next few days. For now the service is only available in English. Users can enter a search term in the appropriate window in the Ribbon bar or select a portion of text and choose after a right for Insights.

According to Microsoft gives Bing for results based on the context of documents, a possibility that the engine might have about thanks to Microsoft’s research into machine learning. The group gives the example that the user Insights about the president gives to a search for “Lincoln”, as the text that the user writes about here, not about the movie, the car manufacturer or the city. Results are displayed next to documents and information is partly Wikipedia, Snapshot and Bing image search.


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