Chapter 29

A More Custom Word

In This Chapter

arrow Using the Zoom command

arrow Configuring the status bar

arrow Changing the Quick Access toolbar

arrow Adding new commands to the toolbar

It’s human nature to mess with things. Got a bump on your arm? Odds are good that you’ll pick at it. Ever rearrange a room? How about jamming a puzzle piece into a spot where it doesn’t fit? Heck, Home Depot wouldn’t exist if this innate idea to mess with it yourself didn’t exist. The same logic can be applied to Word: You can change the way Word looks, by customizing it to the way you like. This chapter explains what you can do.

My, What Big Text You Have!

When the information in Word’s window just isn’t big enough, don’t enlarge the font! Instead, whip out the equivalent of a digital magnifying glass, the Zoom command. It helps you enlarge or reduce your document, making it easier to see or giving you the Big Picture look.

You have several ways to zoom text in Word, as described in this section.

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