Getting Started with Word 2007

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How to Use the Go To Command in Word 2007

Use the Go To command in Word 2007 to send the insertion pointer to a specific page or line or to the location of a number of interesting things that Word can potentially insert in your document. [more…]

How to Create Custom Keyboard Shortcuts in Word 2007

If you’re a keyboard shortcut junkie, you probably want to create your own keyboard shortcuts. Luckily, Word 2007 lets you assign the styles, macros, and other goodies you use most often to handy keyboard [more…]

How to Open Word 2007 with the Quick Launch Toolbar

You can start Word 2007 quickly and easily using the Quick Launch Toolbar. Located right next to the Start button on the taskbar, the Quick Launch Toolbar is a row of icons representing programs, which [more…]

How to Navigate the Word 2007 Ribbon with Keyboard Shortcuts

You can use keyboard shortcuts in Word 2007 to use the features in the Ribbon interface. Each tab on the Ribbon has its own keyboard shortcut. To see the shortcut, you need to press one of two magical [more…]

How to Navigate the Word 2007 Ribbon

The Ribbon is Microsoft’s new user-interface gadget for Word 2007. The Ribbon replaces the menus and toolbars found in earlier versions of Word.

Across the top of the Ribbon is a series of tabs. You can [more…]

The Word 2007 Screen

With Word 2007, even the screen is new — well, it’s your same old computer screen, but with Word 2007 installed, it looks different, as the following figure shows: [more…]

How to Move around in a Word 2007 Document

Word 2007, with all its improvements, is still about making your life with documents a breeze. The shortcuts in the following table help you navigate around a document with the press of a key — maybe two [more…]

Word 2007 Formatting and Editing Keyboard Shortcuts

You’re working in Word 2007 and you want to take advantage of the built-in keyboard shortcuts that can help you format text and paragraphs and do some editing quickly and easily. The following sections [more…]

Common and Uncommon Word 2007 Keyboard Commands

Word 2007 retains many of the keyboard commands and shortcuts of earlier versions and the following table tells you which keys to press to access usual things like a new document and unusual things like [more…]

How to Insert Special Characters in Word 2007

With the Word 2007 update, you get access to some pretty special characters. They’ve been available in earlier versions of Word, but not all of them have had their own shortcut keys. The following list [more…]

How to Insert Things in Word 2007

With Word 2007, you can insert all sorts of things into your document — the time, a comment, a footnote, and more. The following table tells you what keys to press to insert some handy information: [more…]

Special Tips for Word 2007

Word 2007 is full of fun and useful tips and tricks. The tips in the following list are useful to keep in mind as you create, format, and manage your documents: [more…]

The Word 2007 Window

Using Microsoft Word 2007 is pretty easy, especially if you're already familiar with Word. If you're not, or if you sometimes appreciate images more than words, check out the following Word window, which [more…]

Keyboard Shortcuts for Word 2007

As with every Word release, Word 2007 offers a whole range of keyboard shortcuts so that you can format and edit your Word documents quickly and easily. The following table also shows the shortcuts for [more…]

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