In a previous technology tip (Number 49 - What's so Suite about Office) we explained what programs made up the Microsoft Office Suite and some common uses for each one. In today's tip we'd like to remind you that software gets upgraded routinely. Here are some of the different versions of the Microsoft Office Suite you might have heard of:
The most recent upgrade is the 2013 version. Here's a link to more information about it: Microsoft Office 2013, What's new?
Each newer version of the Office programs should be able to open files from the previous versions. But you might have trouble opening newer files in the older versions of the programs. That's why its important to at least know which version of the software you are working in. Sometimes you can tell by just looking at the desktop icons. For example: