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Computing and Information Services

Microsoft Office

Microsoft Office suite of applications for Windows is installed on MDS, NPCS and the Durham University Desktop Environment service.

There are a number of applications within Office. The versions of the applications listed below are currently supported by the IT Service.

Microsoft have produced Interactive Command Reference Guides which will help you to find Office commands in Office 2010, the functionality in Office 2013 is almost identical to Office 2010.


Online training for 2010 and Office 2013 is available via the URL below. The courses are free of charge and each course takes an average of 30 minutes to complete.

Microsoft Office training

Quick Reference Guides

You can access Office 2010 and Office 2013 quick reference guides via this website: