Microsoft Office

If you received a Microsoft Word document from a colleague or friend and can't open it, it's probably because it's a docx file -- the default file format starting with the release of Microsoft Word 2007. If you try to open the file in an earlier version of Word, you probably get a dialog box [...]

For old-school Microsoft Office users like me, upgrading from Office 2003 to 2007 was a traumatic experience. Microsoft decided to take away our menus and replace them with incomprehensible ribbons - essentially task-based toolbars. It took me 10 minutes to figure out how to insert the date and time. Finally, I stumbled across a Microsoft [...]