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Navigating with Browse by Object

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Video: Navigating with Browse by Object

Ever wonder about that little circle in the bottom-right corner of your screen below the scrollbar? It's the Browse by Object button, and it gives you a powerful way of zipping through your document. You can jump from page to page, picture to picture, table to table, footnote to footnote, or to a particular location. By default, the double-arrows above and below the circle jump up or down one full page at a time. You can also see that there's a keyboard command Ctrl+Page Down. That will do the same thing. When I click on the circle or press Ctrl+Alt+Home, a little window pops up asking how you want to scan your document.

Navigating with Browse by Object

Ever wonder about that little circle in the bottom-right corner of your screen below the scrollbar? It's the Browse by Object button, and it gives you a powerful way of zipping through your document. You can jump from page to page, picture to picture, table to table, footnote to footnote, or to a particular location. By default, the double-arrows above and below the circle jump up or down one full page at a time. You can also see that there's a keyboard command Ctrl+Page Down. That will do the same thing. When I click on the circle or press Ctrl+Alt+Home, a little window pops up asking how you want to scan your document.

The first one, Go To, opens up a dialog box where you can search for a specific section, line, bookmark, comment or a number of different markers. We'll cover this box extensively later in this chapter. For now, I'm going to click on Bookmark and I'm going to drop this down and choose nondisclosure, and go to it, and then I'll click Close. I'm going to change that slash mark to an And. Now, I'll click on the dot again, and I'll go to Find. I'm going to do a search for wage or salary. Now, I could use Find Next, and use this dialog box to scroll through, but once I've chosen it, I can now also use the Down and Up arrows to scroll through those locations.

I'm going to change this one to And as well. Now, when I go back to Browse by Object again, let's take a look at Browse by Edits. This is one of my most used tools. Browse by Edits will scroll you through the last places where your cursor has been in your document, so that allows you to go through the locations where you've made changes. So, if you've been working one place and you want to go back to where you were, you can just click on the dot, click on Browse by Edit, and then click the up-arrow and it will take you right back again. The next option in the window is Browse by Heading. This will scroll you through all your Heading 1, Heading 2, Heading 3 formats.

Browse by Graphic will jump you through all of the pictures and images in your document. Browse by Table will scroll you through all of your tables. Field will move you between fields in a form. Endnote will jump you from endnote to endnote and Footnote will jump you from footnote to footnote. Here we're on footnote number 4. When I scroll up, it will take us to 3, footnote number 2, footnote number 1. Comment will move you between your reviewer's comments. Section will take you from section break to section break, and Page, the default, navigates you to the first line of each page.

As you can see, the Browse Object button is a powerful method for scanning your document, moving between objects of the same type.

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Word 2010 Power Shortcuts

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  1. 1m 39s
    1. Welcome
      51s
    2. Using the exercise files
      48s
  2. 44m 45s
    1. Selecting text for formatting
      7m 0s
    2. Mastering the Navigation pane
      3m 53s
    3. Using the Reveal Formatting pane
      4m 47s
    4. Clearing formatting
      1m 38s
    5. Adjusting paragraph spacing
      4m 58s
    6. Setting tabs using the ruler
      5m 59s
    7. Inserting horizontal lines
      3m 39s
    8. Using AutoCorrect to create abbreviations
      2m 12s
    9. Working with the text wrap features
      4m 58s
    10. Setting defaults for new documents
      5m 41s
  3. 4m 59s
    1. Opening recent files
      3m 2s
    2. Changing the AutoRecover settings
      1m 6s
    3. Changing the default saving location
      51s
  4. 6m 23s
    1. Using KeyTips to select Ribbon commands
      3m 18s
    2. Using keyboard shortcuts and function keys
      3m 5s
  5. 6m 48s
    1. Splitting the screen
      2m 12s
    2. Navigating with Browse by Object
      2m 35s
    3. Using the Go To tab in the Find and Replace dialog
      2m 1s
  6. 25m 50s
    1. Inserting random boilerplate text
      44s
    2. Selecting paste options
      4m 2s
    3. Inserting today's date
      2m 41s
    4. Using Click and Type
      45s
    5. Using Overtype mode
      2m 4s
    6. Cutting to the Spike
      2m 48s
    7. Using advanced Find and Replace techniques
      8m 0s
    8. Editing the dictionary
      2m 53s
    9. Refining grammar options
      1m 53s
  7. 38m 22s
    1. Marking inconsistent formatting
      1m 22s
    2. Applying theme colors vs. standard colors
      3m 30s
    3. Hiding text
      1m 56s
    4. Inserting symbols and special characters
      6m 3s
    5. Working with AutoFormat
      4m 36s
    6. Typing symbols with AutoCorrect
      1m 30s
    7. Inserting nonbreaking spaces
      1m 16s
    8. Inserting diacritical marks
      2m 38s
    9. Creating drop caps
      1m 31s
    10. Inserting and removing hyperlinks
      5m 33s
    11. Refining OpenType text features
      4m 5s
    12. Replicating font formatting
      4m 22s
  8. 20m 33s
    1. Adding first-line indents
      3m 23s
    2. Controlling line and page breaks
      5m 59s
    3. Mastering columns
      5m 21s
    4. Inserting line numbering
      3m 7s
    5. Vertically centering a cover page
      2m 43s
  9. 10m 15s
    1. Modifying a heading style to include a page break
      2m 21s
    2. Using multi-level numbering in heading styles
      3m 15s
    3. Saving style modifications for future use
      3m 5s
    4. Assigning a keyboard shortcut to a style
      1m 34s
  10. 9m 24s
    1. Adding captions to tables, figures, and charts
      3m 28s
    2. Using advanced table features
      5m 56s
  11. 20m 29s
    1. Using a drawing canvas
      2m 50s
    2. Creating transparent colors and removing backgrounds
      4m 1s
    3. Editing clip art
      3m 5s
    4. Cropping a picture with a shape
      2m 24s
    5. Aligning, distributing, and grouping graphics
      3m 24s
    6. Compressing images
      4m 45s
  12. 5m 16s
    1. Inserting text from a file
      1m 4s
    2. Linking Excel objects
      4m 12s
  13. 32m 13s
    1. Setting up odd and even pages
      2m 27s
    2. Formatting page numbering for different document sections
      4m 16s
    3. Inserting bookmarks
      3m 6s
    4. Inserting cross-references
      4m 14s
    5. Customizing a table of contents
      4m 21s
    6. Creating citations and a bibliography
      4m 18s
    7. Using a style reference in a header
      3m 41s
    8. Mastering Outline view
      5m 50s
  14. 12m 48s
    1. Saving ink and paper when printing
      3m 46s
    2. Printing a booklet
      2m 28s
    3. Printing document metadata
      1m 8s
    4. Updating fields before printing
      3m 27s
    5. Embedding fonts in the file
      1m 59s
  15. 33s
    1. Goodbye
      33s

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