What's new in Word version 7.0 for Windows 95

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This article assumes that you are familiar with an earlier version of Wordfor Windows and that you want more information to help you decide if youshould upgrade to Word 7.0.

If you do not own an earlier version of Word for Windows and want generalinformation about Word, see the Microsoft Word site on the World Wide Webator call the Microsoft Sales Information Center at (800) 426-9400. If youare outside the United States, contact the Microsoft subsidiary for yourarea. To locate your subsidiary, see the Microsoft World Wide Offices Website at:

New Features in Word 7.0 for Windows 95

  • Answer Wizard
    Step-by-step answers
    Explanations and examples
    Programming Reference
  • Automatic Borders
    Add a border automatically as you type
  • Automatic Text Correction
    Replace text with symbols
    Correct CAPS LOCK key errors
    Correct plural and possessive words
    Add words you don't want Microsoft Word to change
  • Automatic Headings
    Automatically apply a Heading style as you type
  • Automatic Numbered or Bulleted Lists
    Automatically apply numbers or bullets as you type
  • Automatic Ordinal Numbers and Fractions
    Makes ordinal numbers and fractions easier to read
  • Easier Document Retrieval and Management
    Open or find documents
    Preview documents
    Manage documents
    Search for documents
    Find Fast
  • More IntelliSense
    Format text while you type
    Find and replace word forms
    Check spelling while you type
    Correct text while you type
  • New Word Templates
    Three families of templates
    Placeholder text helps you get started
    Templates are organized in categories
  • TipWizard
    Suggests better ways to complete your tasks
  • Word as an E-mail Editor
    Use Word in electronic mail
    Emphasize important text
    Automatically sign messages
    Mark changes
    Make electronic mail messages look great

System Requirements

To use Microsoft Word for Windows 95, you need the following:
  • An industry-standard computer with a 386DX or higher processor
  • Microsoft Windows 95 operating system or Microsoft Windows NT Workstation operating system version 3.51 or later (will not run on earlier versions of Windows)
  • 6 MB of memory for use on Windows 95; 12 MB of memory for use on Windows NT Workstation; additional memory needed for WordMail
  • Hard disk space required: 8 MB for compact installation; 16 MB for typical installation; 35 MB for custom (maximum) installation
  • One 3.5-inch high-density disk drive
  • VGA or higher-resolution video adapter (SVGA 256-color recommended)
  • Microsoft Mouse or compatible pointing device
The following are optional items you can use with Word 7.0:
  • Windows-compatible network
  • Microsoft Exchange client required to run WordMail on Windows NT Workstation
  • Windows-compatible printer
  • 2400 or higher baud modem (9600 baud modem recommended)
  • Audio board with headphones or speakers
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