office2007 pic screenshotWell, you might be amazed at how easy it is to get up to speed with the new user interface that you see in several of the 2007 release programs, including Microsoft Office Word 2007, Microsoft Office Excel 2007, and Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007. The purpose of the new interface is to make the features you need more accessible, and to make it easier to find useful features that you might not already know.

But, the big story of this release isn’t just about a new look and organization. It’s about taking full advantage of what technology today has to offer to help you get more done, more easily, with better results. When it comes to working with documents, this means a wide range of new features, from incredible formatting tools that work across Word 2007, Excel 2007, and PowerPoint 2007, to beautiful graphics that might amaze you.

This article introduces some of my favorite new features that can help you create exactly the document you need with less work and better results than you might imagine.

Check back later for part two!