Microsoft Word Search Will Soon Work Like Microsoft’s Web Search
Microsoft has recently announced a massive set of improvements coming to the search experience in Microsoft Word, and by the looks of things, the whole purpose is to make everything feel more like a typical search on the web.
Microsoft says that Word users would be allowed to get relevant information even if a typo exists in the query. This is because Word will be instructed to search for related matches, just like it happens today when you look for information on a web-based search engine.
Then, Microsoft Word’s search feature is updated with forms of words, so for example, you can search for tech and get results for technology. Synonyms would also be supported to provide you with better results, and so will be multi-word queries, which are supposed to help find exactly what you’re looking for in a large document.
“We’re utilizing well-established web search technologies, such as query and document understanding, and adding deep learning based natural language mo… (read more)
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