MS-Word Ribbon and Tabs
Ribbon and Tabs of MS-Word
The Ribbon is a user interface element which was introduced by Microsoft in MS Office 2007. It appear below the Quick Access Toolbar and the Title Bar. It have seven tabs; Home, Insert, Page layout, References, Mailing, Review and View. Each tab has specific groups of related commands.
The Home tab is the default tab in Microsoft Word. Home tab has five groups of related commands; Clipboard, Font, Paragraph, Styles and Editing. It is helpful for edit document style, font size, adding bullets etc.
Insert Tab is the second tab in the Ribbon. It is useful to add some extra features on your documents like add table, pictures, clip art, shapes, page number, bookmark, header, footer etc. It has seven groups of related commands; Pages, Tables, Illustrations, Links, Header & Footer, Text and Symbols.
Page Layout Tab
It is the third tab in the Ribbon. It is used for change page size, page color, page margin, watermark. It has five groups of related commands; Themes, Page Setup, Page Background, Paragraph and Arrange.
It is the fourth tab in the Ribbon. It is useful to enter document sources, bibliography etc. It has six groups of related commands; Table of Contents, Footnotes, Citations & Bibliography, Captions, Index and Table of Authorities.
Mailings tab is fifth tab in the ribbon. It is least used tab. It has five groups of related commands; Create, Start Mail Merge, Write & Insert Fields, Preview Results and Finish.
It is the sixth tab in the Ribbon. It is useful for check spelling and grammar, word count etc. It has six groups of related commands; Proofing, Comments, Tracking, Changes, Compare and Protect.
View tab is sixth tab in the Review tab. It is useful to view your documents in different different format and it is useful to record and view your macros. It has five groups of related commands; Document Views, Show/Hide, Zoom, Window and Macros.