Chapter 2. Learning Common Tools Across the Office Suite

To save you time and effort, the Office applications have many common features, starting with the three elements you use to give most commands: the menu bar, the toolbars, and the Ribbon control interface.

This chapter starts by showing you how to control the applications using the menus, the toolbars, and the Ribbon. After that, it covers using the Toolbox, the free-floating control panel containing tools such as the Scrapbook palette, the Reference Tools palette, and the Compatibility Report tool. The chapter then explains the common ways of sharing a document with others, how to save time and effort with the AutoCorrect feature, and how to turn off AutoFormat features that can cause surprises ...

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