Office Language Packs 2010 features and benefits

Microsoft Office Language Packs 2010 serve the needs of multilingual individuals who routinely create or edit documents and presentations in different languages.

Language Packs help organizations deploying Office applications in environments where PCs are shared by speakers of different languages or to service customers in different countries. And they provide the flexibility to customize Office for multilingual needs. This may include switching the entire user experience, including menus and Help content, or only using proofing tools, such as spell checker, dictionary, and thesaurus in many of the different languages.

Create, edit, and proof documents in multiple languages

Office Language Packs proofing tools enable users to proof documents created in Microsoft Office 2010 programs in many different languages.

Document proofing tools may include:

  • Spelling checkers
  • Grammar and style checkers
  • Thesauri
  • Hyphenators
  • AutoCorrect lists
  • AutoSummarize capabilities
  • Translation dictionaries
  • Input Method Editors (IMEs) for East Asian languages

With Language Packs 2010, you can easily choose the language in which you want to edit

In addition to these core languages, document proofing tools are also included for additional companion languages. Find out which companion languages are included with your preferred language(s).

For more information about the specific tools available for each language, read the proofing-tools comparison.

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Collaborate effectively with multilingual partners

With Office Language Packs, customers can easily switch the display and dialog boxes of Microsoft Office programs between different languages.

You can also easily change the language of the user interface, such as from English to Japanese in Excel

You can change the display language for the following Microsoft Office 2010 and Microsoft programs:

  • Access 2010
  • Excel 2010
  • InfoPath 2010
  • OneNote 2010
  • Outlook 2010
  • PowerPoint 2010
  • Project 2010
  • Publisher 2010
  • SharePoint Workspaces 2010
  • Visio 2010
  • Word 2010

Note: Word Starter 2010 and Excel Starter 2010 are not supported.
Access 2010 and Project 2010 are not supported in Hindi.

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Get up-to-date help in your language

Office Language Packs enable users to read context-sensitive help in the language of their choice, and to connect directly with the Office website in your market to view Help articles, demos, training, tips and tricks, and more pages of content that are continually updated.

Office Language Packs enable users to read context-sensitive Help in the language of their choice

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Access document templates from the Office website

Office Language Packs connect you to free Office templates in the language of your display. Office templates are easy to install, add prebuilt designs and business logic to your applications and documents, and help you to save time.

Language Packs connect you to free Office templates in the language of your display

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