How Office 2010 uses Microsoft Silverlight
Microsoft Office 2010 offers you rich and powerful new
ways to deliver your best work on your computer and via
a Web browser. Silverlight powers interactive
experiences on Office.com, in Office Web applications,
in SharePoint, and in downloadable programs that will
help you use Office.
Silverlight enriches your Office 2010 experience by…
to the next level
Office.com is the one-stop-shop for Office customers who are
looking for help, training, templates, images, and
downloads. Silverlight brings Office.com interactive
content to life, providing customers with compelling and
informative videos, training, and downloadable interactive
Bringing the Office
experience to the Web
Office Web Applications make your documents available to you wherever you are. Using a smartphone or a computer with an Internet connection, you can access online versions of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote to create, edit, and share your work. Installing Silverlight enables beautiful visual effects and clear, crisp text at all zoom levels in Office 2010 Web Applications.
SharePoint 2010 offers Web site collections called
“galleries” that help you find solutions for customizing
your SharePoint Web site. Silverlight powers these galleries
as well as the Web site video and interactive data
visualization mash-up components.
and PerformancePoint diagrams on the Web
With its powerful vector-based rendering, Silverlight
presents Visio and PerformancePoint diagrams on the Web with
full fidelity .
transition to Office 2010
Use the Silverlight-powered, Office .com interactive guides
to smooth your transition from an older version of Microsoft
Office to Office 2010. Access these guides online or
download them to your desktop to learn how older commands
translate to the Office Ribbon.
Silverlight powers two essential Office Communicator 2010
features: application-sharing and whiteboarding. If you are
developing a sharing and collaboration application or
building a Web site, you can use these Silverlight features
for your projects.
Silverlight developers use rapid application development
techniques to create next generation applications for
Microsoft Office desktop and Web products. Using Visual
Studio and Expression Studio, teams can save up to 70% of
their development cycles while delivering modern and
compelling user experiences.