Learn Office 2013 with these quick start guides from Microsoft

In an effort to make users feel more comfortable upgrading to the Office 2013 suite, Microsoft is releasing a few quick start guides. Each guide includes how to navigate the application with screenshots to follow along, shortcuts to get things done faster and many useful tips.

Even though Office 2013 still retains a lot similarities to previous version of the office suite, there are many new features and improvements that people will need to learn; these new easy training give users a good start point.

Many people will find this very interesting and useful, and more for those who are jumping from a really old version of Office or from another platform (e.g., OpenOffice). If you are an experienced user, anyway you should give them a quick glance, you might just learn a new trick to make your life at work a bit simpler.

To get a hold to the “Office 2013 Quick Start Guides” visit the Office.com page. There you can download a guide for each new application in the suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.) — nine PDF files in total –. If you are using Chrome, you can click one of the links, it will open file right into the browser. Also on Windows 8, you can use the Reader or the Adobe Reader Touch app and on Windows 7, you need a PDF reader application.