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Office for Android now lets you write text on PDFs, save PDFs as Word documents, perform voice commands, and more



The Office Insiders for Android in the Slow Ring gets a new update. The new Office build 16.0.13127.20012 adds a bunch of new features that will let you write text on PDFs, save PDFs as Word documents, and more.

 

If you are looking for what's new coming to Office for Android, with build 13127.20012 and higher, here's the complete changelog.

 

Office for Android now lets you write text on PDFs, save PDFs as Word documents, perform voice commands, and more | Complete Changelog

 

Write text on PDFs

You can now add text to your PDFs using our new text annotation capabilities to write notes, fill out forms, or add initials on documents.

 

Start where you left off in PDFs

You can now continue reading files from where you had left them. We remember your last read location in PDFs.

 

Save PDFs as Word documents

You can now convert your PDF files to Word documents in a variety of ways. There are a few ways to enable this feature:

  • Go to the Actions tab and tap PDF to Word.
  • Select any PDF files triple dot (...) next to it from the Home tab's most recently used items.
  • Open any PDF, go to more options, and select PDF to Word.

 

 

Tell Word what to do

Now you can use voice commands to undo, delete, format text, and start lists.

  1. On an Android Phone, tap the small microphone icon to toggle on the dictation experience.
  2. Tap on the large microphone icon and start speaking.
  3. Insert punctuation at any time by saying them explicitly or using the punctuation toolbar.
  4. At any time, tap the microphone again to pause dictation or tap the keyboard button to switch back to the keyboard.
  5. Fix mistakes by using touch to delete the content and speak again or toggling on the keyboard.

 

 


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