Word 2010 Ribbon Commands - dummies

By Doug Lowe, Ryan C. Williams

Part of Word 2010 All-in-One For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Are you lost in the Ribbon? If you’ve recently upgraded from Word 2003, using the Word 2010 Ribbon to perform common Word operations may be challenging at first. To make your transition easier, here are the Word 2010 equivalent commands for common Word 2003 menu commands.

Word 2003 Command Equivalent Word 2010 Command
File→New File tab, New
File→Save File tab, Save
File→Page Setup Page Layout tab, Page Setup group
Edit→Undo Quick Access toolbar, Undo
Edit→Find Home tab, Editing group, Find
Edit→Replace Home tab, Editing group, Replace
Insert→Picture→Clip Art Insert tab, Illustrations group, Clip Art
Insert→Picture→From File Insert tab, Illustrations group, Picture
Insert→Diagram Insert tab, Illustrations group, SmartArt
Format→Font Home tab, Font group, dialog box launcher
Format→Paragraph Home tab, Paragraph group, dialog box launcher
Format→Styles and Formatting Home tab, Styles group, dialog box launcher
Tools→Spelling and Grammar Review tab, Proofing group, Spelling & Grammar
Tools→Letters and Mailings Mailings tab
Tools→Templates and Add-Ins File tab, Options, Add-Ins tab, select Templates in the Manage
drop-down list and click Go
Tools→Options File tab, Options
Table→Draw Table Insert tab, Tables group, Table