This video walks through the Word user interface, from opening the application, to looking at templates, and understanding the Ribbon, and how these compare to the Google Doc experience.
- [Instructor] All right.…Let's start familiarizing ourselves with the Word interface.…Once it's been installed, you'll find it by going…to the Start menu and then scrolling down…your list of applications.…You'll find it under W and I'll click that and open up Word.…Here on the left hand side, you'll find…this list of documents you've previously worked on.…So this can be a quick way to open those documents again…instead of manually browsing for them.…If you want to work with a document…that's not in this list, just click Open Other Documents…and you'll be able to browse the files…on your computer or your OneDrive account or elsewhere.…We'll look more at this later.…
I'm going to click the arrow in the upper left hand corner…to go back.…The right side of this initial screen is where…you can create a new document from a template.…Like with Google Docs, Word has a library of templates…you can use to start yourself off…but Word currently has a lot more available than Docs.…We're currently looking here at a list of feature templates…
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- Purchasing Word vs. subscribing
- Navigating the Word interface
- Creating and formatting documents
- Inserting columns and tables
- Configuring AutoSave
- Co-authoring in Word
- Using Word Online and the Word Mobile app