Microsoft Word is the leading word processing application. First released in 1983, it has established its place in the workplace as one of the most widely used software applications. The latest versions have seen many changes and improvements and it now provides a wide range of uses for:
creating simple correspondence
complex structured documents
brochures and marketing materials
graphics and charting tools
integration with other Microsoft Office applications
built-in programming language - VBA (Visual Basic for Applications) to automate complex tasks.