- Live preview - when you are selecting a new font or other formatting options, you get a live preview when hovering over the possible options.
- Quick Access Launch - special area in the ribbon with your most commonly used functionality
- Great zoom in & out for all Office types - with a very UI from within the new statusbar
- New XML model to create customisation for the UI - RibbonX
- Floatie - when you select a certain part in your Word document - text or image - a new UI will appear called floatie. This will show the most commonly used functions and is kind of a replacement for the right click menu.
Word 12 - new features and enhancements
Excel 12 - new features and enhancements
Powerpoint 12 - new features and enhancements
Outlook 12 - new features and enhancements