When you install Microsoft Office 2010, you will also get an add-on for your Firefox browser. This plugin is called Current Version Plugin Microsoft Office 2010. This particular plugin will let you open a document from the web apps with a suitable desktop program of Microsoft Office. This plugin will be added automatically once the installation process is finished. Once the Microsft Office 2010 is already installed, you will see WcPlugin.exe in the installation directory.
This particular file will allow you to open a document using the web apps. On the other hand, when you use Microsoft Office 2003 or 2007, you will need to download that file from the official website of Microsoft. It is because it might be available independently or you have to update the Microsoft Office suite. If you download Microsoft Office 2010, you will be provided with this plugin as these two come as a package.
The latest version of the plugin Microsoft Office 2010 comes with interesting features such as Ribbon interface, letter styling, background removal, text and photo effect, smart art pattern, screen capture, clipping tool and many more. You will be familiar with the latest features integrated in this plugin when you install it. The recent version of this plugin can be found and obtained through the web.
The users of Microsoft Office 2011 do not have to download a separate plugin as it is provided along with Office 2011 Suite. The Firefox add-on would be installed automatically along with the Office suite. The web apps that are supported for the Microsoft Office web applications Browser Plugin are Excel Web, Word Web, and the PowerPoint web apps. The following are the features of Current Version Plugin Microsoft Office 2010
- Ribbon interface & backstage view on all apps
- Background removal
- Letter styling
- Latest SmartArt templates
- Live collaboration features
- Jumplists in Microsoft Windows 7
- New transitions and animations in the PowerPoint 2010
- View synchronous or side-by-side scrolling with Microsoft 2010
The update utility of Firefox add-on may reveal that you do not have the newest version for the unknown plugin while the information pertaining to that plugin is not yet available. You can update Current Version Plugin Microsoft Office 2010 using the Windows update that you can find in the control panel/ in the start menu. In searching for it in the start menu, you need to click the button and choose all programs. Proceed to Windows Update to get the latest version of this plugin.