Opening & Setting Up in Word 2016 for Windows

Word 2016 (Windows)    |    Beginner
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Before getting started with Word 2016 for Windows, you will need to know how to open the application and use the basic navigation tools. Learn how to scroll, zoom, and use the different view modes to take control of your workspace.


  • Finding & opening Word 2016
    Using Word 2016
    Scrolling through the document
    Using the zoom function
  • Using the different view modes
    Using the Read Mode
    Using the Navigation pane
    Working on multiple documents


  • 2m 30s
    In order to use Word 2016 on your computer, you will need first to learn to locate and open the program. Here you will see how to use the start menu to find the program, and how to pin a shortcut to this menu or the Windows task bar in order to access the program quickly and simply. FREE ACCESS
  • 3m 21s
    Using the Office ribbon, you can access the many different tools and functions available in Word 2016. As well as the ribbon, it is also important to know how to use the File backstage view and the Quick Access Toolbar. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Scrolling through the document in Word 2016 for Windows
    5m 35s
    The more pages your document contains, the longer it will take for you to move through your document. Word 2016 offers a number of different methods for navigating within your document. As well as manually scrolling, there are a number of shortcuts for speeding up your navigation. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Using the zoom function in Word 2016 for Windows
    3m 29s
    Word 2016's zoom function allows you to adapt the page size to suit the task at hand. In Word 2016, there are a number of different ways of adjusting the zoom levels in your document. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Using the different view modes in Word 2016 for Windows
    4m 48s
    Word 2016 comes complete with a number of different view modes, each one suited to a different task or set of tasks. For example, if you are reading through your document, the reading mode is useful. It is important to know how to change your view mode and what each one is useful for. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Using the Read Mode in Word 2016 for Windows
    4m 14s
    Word 2016 features a full screen 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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    7.  Using the Navigation pane in Word 2016 for Windows
    2m 50s
    The Navigation pane can help you browse and navigate through your Word 2016 document more easily. It can even be used to quickly locate words or phrases. FREE ACCESS
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    8.  Working on multiple documents in Word 2016 for Windows
    6m 8s
    If you have multiple Word documents open, it can become difficult to navigate effectively and efficiently between them. Word 2016 offers a number of different functions that can help you to manage all your open documents. For example, you can choose to display two documents side by side, or split your document into different sections. FREE ACCESS


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