Using the Highlight Tool

As in previous versions of Word, the Highlight tool is available for use in Word 2007, and its functionality remains the same. The Highlight tool in Word 2007 is included in the Font group on the Home tab and is also readily accessible on the Mini toolbar. This change streamlines the tool’s availability and avoids unnecessary repetition of the button in the interface, which was the case in earlier versions of Word.

The main idea behind highlighting is to call attention to important or questionable text in documents. Highlighting parts of a document works best when the document is viewed online, although you can use highlighting in printed documents if necessary. When you use the Highlight tool, the main tasks you’ll perform ...

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