Word 2010 is a word processing tool that allows you to create and modify a wide variety of interesting documents such as letters, flyers, reports, mailing lists, tables, brochures, newsletters and more.
In this lesson, you’ll get familiar with the Quick Access Toolbar, the Ruler and the Backstage View.
The Quick Access Toolbar allow you to quickly access commands that you frequently use. You can easily customize the Quick Access Toolbar to contain only the commands you want. Some of the most common commands are New, Open and Spelling & Grammar.
The Quick Access Toolbar always appears to the right of the program icon and resides at the left end of the title bar. When you first open up Word 2010, the default Quick Access Toolbar will appear which displays the most commonly used tasks including Save, Undo and Redo buttons
You can quickly add a command to the Quick Access toolbar. Just click on the command you want and it will appear on the Quick Access Toolbar. A check mark will appear by it on the menu. Let’s add 3 new commands to the Quick Access Toolbar. The New, Open and Spelling & Grammar Commands.
1. Click the Customize Quick Access Toolbar Drop Down Arrow
2. Click on the New Button. The New icon will now show on the Quick Access Toolbar
3. Click on the Open button. The Open button will now show on the Quick Access Toolbar
4. Click on the Spelling & Grammar button. The Spelling & Grammar icon will now show on the Quick Access Toolbar.
You can add a command to the Quick Access Toolbar directly from the Ribbon. Just click a toolbar button on the ribbon to choose a command. Let’s add the Text Effects button.
1. Point to the Text Effects button in the Font Group and you will see a screen tip
2. Right click on the command and choose “Add to Quick Access Toolbar”. You should now see the Text Effects button on your toolbar
Just click a toolbar button on the ribbon to choose a command Point to it and you will see a screen tip
1. From the menu, click the File Tab > Options Button
2. Click the Quick Access Toolbar button. The Customize the Quick Access Toolbar page displays as shown below:
Word provides rulers along the top and left margins to help you as you format your documents. As the ruler is hidden by default, you can display it by clicking the View Ruler button located at the top of the vertical scroll bar on the right side of the window.
You need the ruler for working with paragraph alignment and for setting margins, tab stops and columns. To activate,
1. Click the View Tab > Show/Hide group
2. Select the Ruler Check Box
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