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Working With MS Word 2013

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Working With MS Word 2013



World processing is an application program that allows you to create letters, reports, newsletters, tables, from letters, brochure and web pages. Using this application program you can add pictures, tables and charts to your documents. You also use check spelling and grammar checker.


Main Features of word 2013

MS Word 2013 has useful features, edit professional - looking user document using comprehensive set of easy to use tool provided by MS word.


Starting MS Word Program





MS word 2013

Steps to start MS Word 2013 are following:

(1) Click on start button.

(2) The start menu will appear, select Microsoft office 2013.

(3) Select word 2013 option.



Some Elements of MS Word 2013 windows are following:


  • Ribbon: The Ribbon is the panel, above the document. It has nine tabs: Home. Insert, Design, Page Layout, References, Mailing, Review and View.
  • Home: Clipboard, Font, Paragraph, Styles and Editing:
  • Insert: Pages, Tables, Illustrations, Links, Comments, Header and Foreign Text and Symbols.
  • Design: Themes, Watermark, Page color, Page Border.
  • Page Layout: Page Setup, Paragraph, Arrange.
  • Reference: Table of Contents, Footnotes.
  • Mailing: Create, Start Mail Merge, Write and Insert Fields, Preview, Result, Finish.
  • Review: Proofing, Comments, Tracking, Changes, Compare, Protect
  • View: Document views, Show, Zoom, Window, Macros.
  • Rulers: The rulers display horizontal and vertical scales that reflects the width and height of your tying area
  • Horizontal and Vertical Scrollbar: The scroll bar is placed at right and bottom of the document window.
  • Status bar: The Status bar is placed at the bottom of the window. It. Display information about the current document like the number of pages and words etc.


Create a New document


To open a new document, follow the following steps:


  • Click the tile tab.
  • Select new option in the left pane. Then click blank document on the right side.
  • A new blank document will appear on the screen.

     Note: You can also create a new document by pressing Ctrl + N.


Open an Existing Document


To open a existing document, follow the following steps:


  1. Click a file tab and then click open option in the left pane.
  2. The open document screen appears and also displaying a list of recently used documents in the right pane.




  1. Click a file tab and then click open option in the left pane.
  2. Click computer in the center pane, and then click the Browse button or a recent folder in the right pane.
  3. In the open dialog box, locate and select the file that you want to open, and then click the open button.

    Note: You can also open an existing document by pressing Ctrl + O.



Saving a Document


To save a document first time follow the following steps:


  • Click the File Tab.
  • Select save in the left pane.




Click the save command on the Quick Access Toolbar.





Close Document

When you finish working on a document, you can close it.


1.     Click the File tab.

2.     Click close option from the left pane.


Note: You can also close document, by pressing Ctrl + W. If you try to close a document without saving it, words shows you a message box asking you whether you want to save the document. Click save option if you want to save the changes in the file.



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