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Add Apps To Office 2013 on Windows 8/RT

Office 2013, especially the preview version of Office Home & Student 2013 RT that comes with the Microsoft Surface tablet, changes the model for writing add-on programs. There are now Office apps and an Office app section in the Windows Store. Many of these apps are free, but it's easy to see enterprise-oriented apps being developed and charged for. Microsoft's implementation of the apps in Office 2013 is clumsy in some ways, but promising.

The screen shot here gives you a closer look at how this particular app works. Double-tapping a word starts the app (Britannica Researcher) searching for related references. In this case, there is only one related reference: "spreadsheet, computing."


Next slide: Display the reference information.

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