Iconoclasts argued that religious images had come to be regarded by worshippers as idols, and hence must be displeasing to God.
Iconophiles adduced a range of arguments from the Bible and Christian tradition legitimating their use. Iconography: The conventional meanings of images used to convey or symbolize ideas in works of art; an artist's distinctive use of visual symbols.
Iconology: The historical study and interpretation of visual symbols in art, with particular attention to their literary origins; the study of religious symbolism.
Word Online: Free web app version of Microsoft Word. Excel Online: Free web app version of Microsoft Excel. PowerPoint Online: Free web app version of Microsoft PowerPoint. OneNote Online: Free web app version of Microsoft OneNote. Free webmail with a user interface similar to Microsoft Outlook and Mail on Windows On June 9, , Microsoft announced it would shut down Docs. A file hosting service that allows users to sync files and later access them from a web browser or mobile device.
Office Sway: A presentation web app released in October It also has a native app for iOS and Windows Allows Office users to search and manage their emails, meetings, contacts, social networks and documents stored on OneDrive or Sites in Office Outlook on the web: Similar to Outlook.
Microsoft Planner: A planning application available on the Microsoft Office platform. Microsoft Stream: A corporate video sharing service for enterprise users with an Office Academic or Enterprise license. Microsoft Bookings: An appointment booking application on the Microsoft Office platform.
Main article: Additionally, the Windows Phone version also allows users to save files locally on the device. According to Microsoft, Office Mobile for iPhone and Android are "very similar" to each other, whereas the Windows Phone version provides a "richer, more integrated experience". Support for markets and 33 languages was added gradually over several weeks. This is most apparent in Microsoft Office XP and , where the standard menus were replaced with a colored, flat-looking, shadowed menu style.
The user interface of a particular version of Microsoft Office often heavily influences a subsequent version of Microsoft Windows. For example, the toolbar , colored buttons and the gray-colored 3D look of Office 4.
In , Office replicated the flat, box-like design of Windows 8. Users of Microsoft Office may access external data via connection-specifications saved in Office Data Connection.
Office had non-cumulative service releases , which were discontinued after Office Service Release 1. Past versions of Office often contained Easter eggs. For example, Excel 97 contained a reasonably functional flight-simulator. Office XP and later do not have any Easter eggs, in compliance with Trustworthy Computing guidelines. Microsoft has granted patent rights to the formats technology under the Open Specification Promise  and has made available free downloadable converters for previous versions of Microsoft Office including Office , Office XP, Office  and Office for Mac OS X.
Microsoft provides the ability to remove metadata from Office documents. This was in response to highly publicized incidents where sensitive data about a document was leaked via its metadata. Extensibility[ edit ] A major feature of the Office suite is the ability for users and third party companies to write add-ins plug-ins that extend the capabilities of an application by adding custom commands and specialized features. One of the new features is the Office Store.
The recipient will either have the option to download the app from the Office Store for free, start a free trial or be directed to payment. The apps that employees have personally downloaded will appear under My Apps. User can use apps to amplify the functionality of a document, email message, meeting request, or appointment.
Apps can run in multiple environments and by multiple clients, including rich Office desktop clients, Office Web Apps, mobile browsers, and also on-premises and in the cloud. Office 97 onwards standard Windows DLLs i.