What is Office ? Office is the stand-alone, perpetual license version of Office. You make a one time purchase, and you get to keep on using it as long as you want—on one PC or Mac. That sounds okay. Why not avoid a subscription fee for Office and buy a perpetual license? Well, there are a few reasons. Fair enough.
Article Author Word works in "Compatibility" mode, dumbed down, when working with files created in I assume same is true with Access, but I don't know from experience. You might be able to use that to your advantage. There will be minor differences in the user interface, File tab vs Office button etc, but you should be able adapt. Ask you instructor to help you with a small experiment. Re-do a homework assignment using a file created in , but with the work done in