I get occasional questions from people wondering how to learn the new Office 2007 interface. Of course, a good book helps (like Special Edition Using Microsoft Office 2007′>Special Edition Using Office 2007 and Special Edition Using Microsoft Office Home and Student 2007′>Special Edition Using Microsoft Office Home and Student 2007). But if you prefer a more kinetic approach, you can try one of the Flash-based interactive tutorials at the Microsoft Office Online site.
Here, for example, is a snippet from the Excel version. Move your mouse over the simulated Office 2003 screen and point to a command for a quick pop-up pointer:
Then click for an animated display that shows you the procedure in detail:
You can find the help tools for Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook by clicking the blue Help arrow (in Outlook, click Help, Microsoft Office Outlook Help). Search for interactive command reference and click the first link in the search results.
If you’d prefer to go straight to the pages on the web, use these links: