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Microsoft Edge in beta introduces an interesting novelty that will satisfy all people who frequently view documents. The browser lets you preview Word, Excel, or PowerPoint files in exactly the same way as they do in the case of PDF files, so without having to download them and use the Office suite installed on your computer.
One user noticed the change Be rewarded, Illustrates how the new option works with an example Word document. It turns out that the preview can be pre-activated in the download settings for the latest version of Edge Canary, but practically not everyone can see this option yet. Most likely part of the A / B test.
After enabling the appropriate slider, downloading the document will open a new tab and display a preview of the file. It works perfectly with PDF files now. From here the user can download, print, or save a copy of the document to the OneDrive cloud. This is undoubtedly an appropriate solution if the goal is to browse a document all at once without having to edit it.
At this point, it is not certain whether the described functionality will carry over to the Edge stable version in exactly this model. People who can test it now should remember that it is an early stage of development so all shortcomings are not much possible, but even expected.
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