Task oriented tabs, pre-formatted elements, advanced spell checker options and improved recovery tools are some features in Microsoft Word 2007. This version also includes quick document version comparison and the ability to hide document meta data and personal information.
Microsoft Word 2007 replaces older menus and toolbars with a ribbon that groups tab elements into subtasks and includes command buttons in each group. This version also includes new three-dimensional diagramming and charting features with effects such as drop shadows and transparency. Additionally, Word 2007 prevents changes to the final version of a document with the Mark as Final feature that converts it into an noneditable format.