Exploring the Ribbon - Exercise

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Exploring the Ribbon - Exercise

Exploring the Ribbon

Duration: 15 to 25 minutes.

In this exercise, you will explore the Ribbon to answer the following questions:

  1. How many tabs are there?
  2. How many groups are there on the VIEW tab?
  3. Which tab contains the most commonly used groups and commands?
  4. What is another name for the FILE menu?
  5. On what tab are the following groups found:
    1. Start Mail Merge
    2. Views
    3. Header & Footer
    4. Page Setup
    5. Tracking
    6. Footnotes
    7. Paragraph
  6. On what tabs and groups are the following commands found?
    1. Font Color
    2. New Window
    3. Mark Citation
    4. Spelling & Grammar
    5. Start Mail Merge
    6. Page Break
    7. Margins

Solution:

If your installation of Microsoft Word has been customized, some of your answers may differ.

  1. How many tabs are there? Answer: 8 (Note: the File tab should not be included.)
  2. How many groups are there on the VIEW tab? Answer: 5
  3. Which tab contains the most commonly used groups and commands? Answer: HOME
  4. What is another name for the FILE menu? Answer: the Backstage view
  5. On which tab are the following groups found:
    1. Start Mail Merge - Answer: MAILINGS
    2. Views - Answer: VIEW
    3. Header & Footer - Answer: INSERT
    4. Page Setup - Answer: PAGE LAYOUT
    5. Tracking - Answer: REVIEW
    6. Footnotes - Answer: REFERENCES
    7. Paragraph - Answer: HOME and PAGE LAYOUT
  6. On what tabs and groups are the following commands found?
    1. Font Color - Answer: HOME > Font
    2. New Window - Answer: VIEW > Window
    3. Mark Citation - Answer: REFERENCES > Table of Authorities
    4. Spelling & Grammar - Answer: REVIEW > Proofing
    5. Start Mail Merge - Answer: MAILINGS > Start Mail Merge
    6. Page Break - Answer: INSERT > Pages
    7. Margins - Answer: PAGE LAYOUT > Page Setup
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