Improve word-processing efficiency in Word 2008 for Mac with these handy commands and tools.

Print Layout view Choose View→Print Layout to work with word processing documents the traditional way.
Notebook Layout view Choose View→Notebook Layout for taking typed notes and recording audio notes of meetings and classes.
Publishing Layout view Choose View→Publishing Layout to make newsletters and other publications.
Customize keyboard shortcuts Choose Tools→Customize Keyboard to set up keyboard shortcuts.
Customize menus and toolbars Choose View→Customize Menus and Toolbars to create and fine-tune your menus and toolbars.
Change font sizes Use the slider bar on the Formatting Palette.
Display Reference Tools Press Option-Command-R to display Reference Tools on the Object Palette.