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  1. Move the UI elements such as Ribbons, Menu, and Status Bar to the side to make room for more document view.

    When editing documents, the UI suffers from the lack of vertical space to display the documents (unless the document was in landscape orientation, of course). Since traditional documents are viewed in portrait, shouldn't the UI complement that fact and allow us to make maximum use of the screen height for viewing them?
    My suggestion is, at least Word should provide me an option to move the UI elements such as buttons, ribbons, menu, and status bar around and snap them into sides (similar to the way Photoshop treats its UI).
    Here is a visual example:
    http://imgur.com/a/xJGj8

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    It is a Word 2013 bug to not highlight the first Find/Replace hit occurrence per page while in Print Layout view (i.e., the Ctrl+H Find/Replace). This annoying behavior has been hindering productivity for going on 3 years now.
    This bug can be reproduced on Office 2013 / Word 2013 by performing the following steps:

    (1) Open a multi-page Word document with ample common words like "the" or "and" in Word 2013.

    (2) Ensure you are at the top of the document (i.e. press Ctrl+Home keys).

    (3) On Ribbon: VIEW tab - Click "Print Layout".

    (4) On Ribbon: HOME tab -…

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  3. Can Word please support OpenType Small Caps. Please?

    Can Word please support OpenType Small Caps. Please?

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  4. Shortcut for (),'',"",{},[],-,+, and also for comma (,).

    Ctrl B is used for bold, Ctrl X is for cut and so on......
    In the same way there should be short cut for putting inverted commas, brackets and so on....
    If user selects a group of words and presses Ctrl + 0 then the brackets for selected values should be inserted. Same thing for inverted commas, commas, hyphens, + ans - signs,

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