Opening & Navigating in Word Online

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To get the most out of Word Online, you need to understand the interface and how to access the tools. Explore the interface and ribbon, learn how to create and work with documents, and collaborate with others on the same document.


  • Sign in to word online
    Create new documents in word online
    Create documents from templates
    Open existing documents in word online
    Use the word online app
  • Browse documents in word online
    Use the zoom function in word online
    Change your viewing mode in word online
    Work on multiple documents in word online
    Comment on a document in word online


  • 2m 9s
    To be able to use Word Online you will first need to sign in to Office 365. In this video, you will see how to sign in and out of the Word Online application. FREE ACCESS
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    In this tutorial, you'll see how to create a new blank document in Word Online from scratch or from an already opened document. You will also see how to use document templates offered in Word Online. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Creating a document from a template
    4m 36s
    In Word Online, templates are pre-configured documents that can be filled in with your own information. You can find different templates in the application and access a larger selection from the Microsoft website. Using templates can save you time when you need to create a document quickly, or if you simply need a bit of inspiration. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Opening an existing document
    2m 33s
    Once you create documents they are automatically saved to OneDrive. You then have the choice of opening them from OneDrive or directly from Word Online. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Using the app
    5m 20s
    To get the most out of Word Online, you'll need to understand its interface and where all its tools are found. Word Online uses a ribbon tool bar divided into different thematic tabs like Microsoft Word. In this tutorial, you'll see an overview of what each of these tabs offers in order to speed up your work. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Browsing your document
    3m 13s
    Knowing how to browse through your pages is important if you want to be able to see your entire document. Word Online 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. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Using the zoom function
    3m 56s
    Improve your reading experience in Word Online. Using Word Online's zoom function, you can zoom in to see a particular element of your document more closely or zoom out to get a better overall view. By using the reading view, you can maximize your reading screen space and still use the zoom function. FREE ACCESS
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    8.  Changing your viewing mode
    6m 31s
    Word Online features two different viewing modes, which allow you to change how you view and edit your document. You can use the reading view to read and interact more generally with your document. However, If you want to make some changes to the content in your document, you'll need to activate the editing view. FREE ACCESS
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    9.  Working on multiple documents
    5m 7s
    You may find it useful to have multiple documents open in Word Online. Each document has its own browser tab or window so it's important to know how to arrange your workspace, separate tabs, and close documents you no longer need. FREE ACCESS
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    10.  Commenting on a document
    3m 50s
    If there are multiple individuals working on your document, you can use the comment tool to leave notes or questions attached to particular paragraphs or images in your Word Online document. These comments can be seen by every user with access to the shared document. In Word Online, you can even chat directly with collaborators to communicate in real time. FREE ACCESS


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