Opening & Setting Up in Word 2019 for Windows

Word 2019 (Windows)    |    Beginner
  • 8 videos | 29m 25s
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Discover the basics of your favorite word processor. This course shows you how to navigate the features and functions of Microsoft Word 2019. Find Microsoft Word on the Windows Start menu or find it pinned on the task bar. You can also find Microsoft Word 2019 through a search of the system or open it directly from a desktop shortcut. Familiarize yourself with the app's interface and navigation pane. See different view modes as well as the Read Mode. Learn how to zoom and scroll through your document and work on multiple documents at the same time. In order to practice what you have learned, you will find the Word document named Word 2019 for Windows: Opening & Setting Up Exercise as well as the associated materials in the Resources section.


  • find and open the Word application
    use the Microsoft Word application
    scroll through the Microsoft Word document
    use the Microsoft Word zoom function
  • use the different view modes in Microsoft Word
    use the Read Mode in Microsoft Word
    use the Microsoft Word Navigation pane
    work on multiple documents in Microsoft Word


  • 3m 30s
    Before you can start creating a Word document, you'll need to know how to find the application on your desktop. See how to access the app from your Windows 10 search bar, start menu, and how to pin the app to your taskbar for quicker access. FREE ACCESS
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    Using the Office ribbon, you can access the many different tools and functions available in Word. 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 2019 for Windows
    4m 23s
    The more pages your document contains, the longer it will take for you to move through your document. Word 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 2019 for Windows
    3m 12s
    Word's zoom function allows you to adapt the page size to suit the task at hand. In Word, 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 2019 for Windows
    4m 34s
    Word features 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 2019 for Windows
    2m 59s
    Word 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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    7.  Using the Navigation pane in Word 2019 for Windows
    2m 42s
    The navigation pane can help you browse and navigate through your Word 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 2019 for Windows
    3m 34s
    If you have multiple Word documents open, it can become difficult to navigate effectively and efficiently between them. Word 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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