“New version of Office gets dark colors and Clippy-like assistant By Dimitri Reijerman




Microsoft has released a Technical Preview to friendly parties given a new version of Office, reports The Verge. The office suite would include offering an optional dark color theme and show a “Clippy-like ‘help.

The wizard offers the user a search as the infamous Clippy paperclip from older Office versions. The assistant should also help the user get started with some Office functionality. The assistant would be less showy operate solely by showing an icon. Input field and just above the Office Ribbon toolbar Microsoft provides the so-called Tell Me helper for some time in his Office Online webapps.

According to The Verge Microsoft coming in the next version of Office also with a dark color theme. This should increase the contrast with the mostly white working screen. The arrival of a dark color theme would frequent requests include Office users. Incidentally, there are still lighter color themes available.

The Technical Preview also offers the automatic rotation of images based on metadata in a photo. In addition, Outlook will have the ability to sync for a certain period, from one day to two weeks. Emails Outlook The current version offers only a month.

Microsoft is expected to offer the new Office to Office 365 subscribers. When “Office 16 ‘becomes available, it is not yet clear.


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