Using the Ribbon

The Ribbon is a results oriented way of working in Word 2013. The Ribbon is located at the top of the document window and is comprised of tabs that are organized by task or objects. The controls on each tab are organized into groups, or subtasks. The controls, or command buttons, in each group execute a command, or display a menu of commands or a drop-down gallery. Controls in each group provide a visual way to quickly make document changes. The File tab displays Backstage view, where you can access file-related commands.

If you prefer using the keyboard instead of the mouse to access commands on the Ribbon, Word provides easy to use shortcuts. Simply press and release the or key to display KeyTips over each feature in the ...

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