Microsoft is planning so as to add textual content predictions to Phrase in March. The brand new characteristic will work equally to Google Docs’ Good Compose choice, utilizing machine studying to foretell what phrases an writer might want to velocity up doc creation. Microsoft initially introduced a beta of textual content predictions final 12 months, however Neowin noticed it’s now on the Microsoft 365 roadmap to achieve all Phrase customers on Home windows subsequent month.
Phrase will spotlight grayed-out predictions when customers are writing a doc, and the recommendations might be accepted utilizing the Tab key or rejected by hitting Escape. Textual content predictions can be utterly disabled by Phrase customers.
Microsoft additionally began rolling out an identical textual content predictions in Outlook for Home windows this month, permitting customers to compose emails quicker. These Gmail-like textual content predictions additionally rolled out to Outlook on the internet final 12 months, alongside a characteristic to let folks schedule when emails could be despatched.