Getting Started with Word 2013 for Windows

Word 2013 (Windows)    |    Beginner
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Get started using Word 2013. Explore the Word interface, learn to navigate through a document and between multiple documents, and work with the view modes, the navigation pane, and the zoom function.


  • Using word 2013
    Scrolling through the document
    Using the zoom function
    Using the view modes
  • Using the full screen mode
    Using the navigation pane
    Moving between documents


  • 5m 43s
    Using Word 2013 successfully depends on your knowing how to navigate within the application and access the Office ribbon, its toolbars, and menus. The ribbon contains the main tools that you are likely to need when working on a document. FREE ACCESS
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    Knowing how to browse through the pages in your text is important if you want to be able to visualize your document's contents. Word 2013 allows you to browse through your document in a variety of different ways, depending on how quickly you want to move from one page to another. You can also navigate using individual document items as reference points. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Using the zoom function in Word 2013 for Windows
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    Word 2013's zoom function can be used to change the level of detail in which you visualize your document. Zooming in allows you to visualize a particular element of your document more closely, whilst zooming out can help you get an overall view of your document. There are also a number of different preset levels that can be applied, depending on how much of the document you want to see. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Using the view modes in Word 2013 for Windows
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    Word 2013 features a number of different view modes, which allow you to change how you visualize your document. You can use the status bar to quickly cycle between these different views. You can, for example, choose to display your document in read mode, outline mode, or in draft mode. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Using the full screen mode in Word 2013 for Windows
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    Word 2013 features a read mode that can be very useful if you want to read your document on screen, with a limited interface. Once the read mode is active, you can browse your document's contents and use a number of specialist tools. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Using the Navigation pane in Word 2013 for Windows
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    Word 2013's Navigation pane is easy to activate and can prove very useful if you want to navigate more precisely within your document. You can use it to browse to a particular page, find a specific heading, and even search for a particular item in your document. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Moving between documents in Word 2013 for Windows
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    If you have opened multiple documents whilst working in Word 2013, there are a number of tools that can make managing and moving between them much easier. You can, for example, resize your work windows and rearrange them side-by-side, or use the Windows tab to cycle between the documents that you have open. FREE ACCESS


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