Flat colors, straight lines, and bland fonts are the hallmarks of Office 2013.
The brand-new Office 2013 UI. Are you getting sleepy?
Office 2013 in "touch mode" offers big icons and wide spaces for fat thumbs.
Office 2013 offers tight integration with SharePoint, SkyDrive, and other online sources.
Outlook 2013: Now featuring more ways to waste time on Facebook.
Excel 2013 offers a few new tools via contextual menus
PowerPoint's new Presenter View makes life easier for absent-minded presenters.
SharePoint's look and feel is a lot more friendly in Office 2013.
SharePoint 2013 gives you a social network at work ... what's not to like?
Behold: First look at Office 2013, with screenshots ? The RegisterMicrosoft announced the details of Office 2013 at noon on Monday, San Francisco time, so your humble Reg hacks have only had it their sweaty paws for a few hours, but it's not too soon to give some first impressions of the suite, and in particular its revamped UI.
The first thing you notice when launching any of the Office 2013 applications as that they've definitely been given a makeover to match Windows 8's new Metro UI.
Most of the translucent effects and gradients that were present in Office 2010's Ribbon menus have been removed. In their place are simple, flat fields in white and solid colors.