Microsoft® Word® 2008

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What is Microsoft® Word® 2008?

Microsoft® Word® 2008 is a powerful authoring program that gives you the ability to create and share documents by combining a comprehensive set of writing tools with the easy-to-use Microsoft Office Fluent user interface.

Microsoft® Word® 2008 helps information workers create professional-looking content more quickly than ever before. With a host of new tools, you can quickly construct documents from predefined parts and styles, as well as compose and publish blogs directly from within Word.

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Is there a cost associated with Microsoft® Word® 2008?

No.  Clemson University has a campus wide license for Microsoft Office. 

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Can I download Microsoft® Word® 2008? 

Students and Faculty can download Microsoft® Office® 2008 for Mac from the CCIT Mac Software Installer website.

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How do I use Microsoft® Word® 2008?

  • Mactopia Help and How-To Courses(.HTML)
  • Mactopia Help and How-To Training Videos (.HTML)
  • Quick Reference Card (.PDF)
  • Mactopia Word 2008 Help and How-To(.HTML)

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Frequently Asked Questions

Review the Mactopia Word Forums, the Office 2008 for Mac Solution Center to assist you in finding answers to some of your most frequently asked questions. 

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Do we offer Instructor-Led training for Microsoft® Word® 2008?

Yes. CCIT currently offers instructor-led training for employees. Please view our training calendar to register for these available classes. Click the links below to download the class handouts.  Email ITHELP@clemson.edu for individual assistance.

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System Requirements

Review the Microsoft Office 2008 System Requirements.

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Additional Resources

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Research & Articles

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Microsoft Word is a registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and other countries.  Microsoft Office is a registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and other countries.