In Pictures: 7 things we love/hate about Microsoft Office 2013 for Windows RT

Here’s how Office 2013 for Windows RT stacks up against the traditional Microsoft Office for x86/x64-based systems that we know and love.

Tweaked for touchscreens

In terms of its overall appearance, Office 2013 RT looks nearly identical to the x86/x64 version. The big difference is that the user interface of Office 2013 RT has been adjusted to better accommodate for touchscreen use: menu items and other UI elements including the Ribbon are sized larger and laid out with more spacing among them. (This “touch mode” is a feature that’s also available on the x86/x64 version of Office 2013, which can be switched on to help you use the office suite more effectively should you be running it on a touchscreen device.)

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