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    Hi everyone, is there any alternative to Word, online, that has tabs? I find it difficult to use the university (Bucks New) computers for major assignments as I can't ungroup taskbar buttons and the grouped ones make it difficult for me. Unbelievably, the University's disability service has suggested that asking for a reasonable adjustment (allowing me to ungroup taskbar buttons) would be under the "guise" of a reasonable adjustment (in other words, it's suggested that it would be a pretense!), so I'm looking for some alternative so I can do my work. With tabs, at least they wouldn't be laid out across the screen. Not a great alternative but better than nothing. Any suggestions?

    I know the grouped thing may be easy for some people, but I find it very confusing.

    I can't download anything, so it has to be online

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    (Original post by PJismyname)
    Hi everyone, is there any alternative to Word, online, that has tabs? I find it difficult to use the university computers for major assignments as I can't ungroup taskbar buttons and the grouped ones make it difficult for me. Unbelievably, the University's disability service has suggested that asking for a reasonable adjustment (allowing me to ungroup taskbar buttons) would be under the "guise" of a reasonable adjustment (in other words, it's suggested that it would be a pretense!), so I'm looking for some alternative so I can do my work. With tabs, at least they wouldn't be laid out across the screen. Not a great alternative but better than nothing. Any suggestions?

    I know the grouped thing may be easy for some people, but I find it very confusing.

    I can't download anything, so it has to be online

    Cheers
    Have you tried Office 365? They have an online version of Word on it...
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    (Original post by ravioliyears)
    Have you tried Office 365? They have an online version of Word on it...
    That's brilliant, thanks

    I just tried opening two blank documents in it (my uni is signed up to it, yay!) and it just does it as Firefox tabs, so it's nicely alongside everything else And that means I can move documents right next to whatever I'm looking at on the internet

    You rock!
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    (Original post by PJismyname)
    That's brilliant, thanks

    I just tried opening two blank documents in it (my uni is signed up to it, yay!) and it just does it as Firefox tabs, so it's nicely alongside everything else And that means I can move documents right next to whatever I'm looking at on the internet

    You rock!
    Awesome! Glad I was able to help Awh, thanks. I've been told XP XD
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    (Original post by ravioliyears)
    Awesome! Glad I was able to help Awh, thanks. I've been told XP XD
    You're welcome. Enjoy uni, you awesome person you!

    Now to actually finally do some work
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    (Original post by PJismyname)
    You're welcome. Enjoy uni, you awesome person you!

    Now to actually finally do some work
    Lol have fun!! I'm only in year 12 btw.... But thanks anyway

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    Google docs might be another option for you to try
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    (Original post by ravioliyears)
    Lol have fun!! I'm only in year 12 btw.... But thanks anyway

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    Well enjoy sixth form / college / whatever then!
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    Google docs might be another option for you to try
    I had some issues with it at first (was opening blank documents when I'd saved them - fortunately I was testing them before writing a lot) but I managed to use Office 365 online eventually and it's sooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo oo helpful!
 
 
 
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