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Webucator's Free Introduction to Microsoft Word 2013 Tutorial

Lesson: Microsoft Word 2013 New Features

Welcome to our free Introduction to Microsoft Word 2013 tutorial. This tutorial is based on Webucator's Introduction to Microsoft Word 2013 Training course.

Microsoft Word 2013 introduces some new features to make Word 2013 easier to navigate.

Lesson Goals

  • Use Read Mode.
  • Use the Object Zoom Feature.

Using Read Mode

Microsoft Word 2013 contains a new View option that displays the document in onscreen columns: Read Mode.Read Mode Example

To view your document in Read Mode:

  1. Select the VIEW tab on the Ribbon, and, in the Views group, select Read Mode. Read Mode from Views Group on View Tab
  2. Use the left and right arrows to scroll through your document. Left Arrow
  3. To return to Normal view, click View and select Edit Document. Edit Document in View

The Object Zoom Feature

Another new feature of Microsoft Word 2013 is the Object Zoom feature. With this feature, you can zoom in on a table, chart, or graphic in your document while in Read Mode, simply by double-clicking it.

To use the Object Zoom feature:

  1. While in Read Mode, double-click an object such as a graphic, a table, or a chart.
  2. The object is now highlighted and centered. Highlighted and Centered Object
  3. Click the Zoom icon to zoom in or out from the object.Zoom Icon
  4. When done working with the object, simply click away from it.

Exploring the Read Mode and Object Zoom Features

Duration: 10 to 15 minutes.

In this exercise, you will examine two new features of Microsoft Word 2013: Reading Mode and the Object Zoom feature. Open or go to Plants in my yard.docx (in the Word2013.1/Exercises folder) for use in this exercise.

  1. View the document in Read Mode.
  2. While in Read Mode, use the Object Zoom feature to view one of the graphics in the document.

Solution:

  1. Select the VIEW tab and from the Views group, select Read Mode.
  2. Scroll through the document using the arrows.
  3. Double-click a graphic to use the Object Zoom feature.
  4. Click the Zoom icon to zoom in or out on the document.
  5. To return to Normal view, click View and select Edit Document.