In October last year Apple has announced that Office for Mac will support Touch Bar. And a few days ago Microsoft has released an update of Office for Mac – the highly anticipated Touch Bar support has been added. Since then users who have the 2016 MacBook Pro can enjoy the features of Touch Bar in Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
Touch Bar will provide features including text formatting adjustment like bold, italic, underline and colors.
Microsoft also mentioned that while editing documents in full screen, users will find the Touch Bar very practical – the screen displays the document content, and Touch Bar displays various buttons. They will also release a “Focus Mode” for Word with better performance.
In PowerPoint, Touch Bar can help with the image elements, quick demos and text formatting.
In Excel, users can use the common formula like summation on Touch Bar.
Outlook will add email management buttons as well as the shortcuts of Skype call, video, desktop sharing.
Last week Microsoft announced Office Insider, aka Office for Mac beta version has supported Touch Bar, and now the official version finally benefits.