Word documents and the portable document format are the two most widely used document tools. The Word application is a word processing program released in 1983 as ‘Multi-Tool Word’. A word is an editable format that allows users to edit and customize information as per requirement. It underwent many revisions with the latest version of 2007 and 2008. On the other hand, Portable Document Format is a non-editable application. Introduced by Adobe Systems in 1993, Portable Document Format enables readers to easily share information on the Internet.
The Word application offers a large number of functions that a user can effectively implement to suit their needs. Offers various font types and font colors to select from. These fonts and font colors can customize your document. You can change writing styles, colors and fonts using the ‘Change styles’ function. With the attribute ‘Page layout’ you can add margins to the text, divide the text into two or three columns. Also ‘Page Color’ can be added to the document which has the potential to make the text look attractive. Various features of the ‘Page Layout’ function make the document look professional. You can also add artistic effects to the images used in your document. The latest version also equips the user with security features to protect the text content from any kind of alteration.
The PDF application is a supported format. In other words, the document can be shared on any type of computer system with different types of settings. This allows a user to share and receive information and coordinate with co-workers efficiently. Graphics, images or photographs can be used as this format compresses their sizes. This reduces the file size of the document. You can easily transfer the files to the recipient quickly. This format is also safe as it has a password protection function to protect the document from any kind of modification by an unauthorized user. It also gives the document a professional appearance. If the information is required in a non-editable format, Word can be easily converted to PDF. You can easily coordinate and share information with people around the world using this format.