Transitioning to the Ribbon Interface
Although the new layout is a big change for some long-time Word users, the ribbon interface is actually rather user-friendly. Accessing menus is a breeze with tabs of the ribbon, since you can work with a tab constantly displayed. Learn how to adjust to the ribbon interface and find old tools in new locations with the following articles.
Tips, Tricks, and Answers
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Changing the Default Document Format
f you don't want Word to store documents using its default document format, it is an easy task to specify a different format. Follow the steps in this tip, and you will be saving in different formats in no time.
Displaying the Full Ribbon
The ribbon, displayed at the top of the Word window, is very handy with all the tools it allows you to access, but it can really take up a lot of screen space. Word allows you to hide a portion of the ribbon, but once hidden it can be confusing on how you get the entire ribbon back again. Here's how it all works.
Searching for Documents
When switching from one version of Word to another it can be confusing to figure out where all the commands and features are located in the new version. Nowhere is this more evident than when people upgrade to Word 2007. This tip examines how you search for documents in different versions of Word, including Word 2007.
Why Should I Upgrade?
As new versions of software are released, users are perpetually faced with the decision of whether to upgrade their software or not. Here are some ideas about whether you should upgrade your version of Word or not.