When Office 2010 was released, Microsoft has offered interactive guides and product guides and getting started EBook for their Office 2010 applications to get used to by the users, this year, with the launch of Office 2013 final, Microsoft is offering similar types of guides for users to get familiar with their Office applications, and Microsoft Office 2013 Quick start guides are available for free download from the Microsoft Office website.

Microsoft Office 2013 offers applications such as Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, One Note, Outlook, Publisher, Access, Project and Visio.

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Transition from Office 2010 to Office 2013 will take some time, hence you’re advised to download and read Quick start guides offered by Microsoft for their Office 2013 suite. These guides contains shortcuts, tips, and screenshots to get started and understand Office 2013.

Quick Start Guide for Microsoft Word 2013

If you’re using Windows 8, to read these PDF files on modern UI, Windows Reader comes installed is suffice, if you’re on older versions of Windows such as Windows 7, then you need to install PDF Reader like Adobe Reader.

You can download all nine quick start guides for Office 2013 in PDF format from here.

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