The Navigation pane is used to help you navigate quickly through a Word document. By default, the Navigation pane is hidden. (Please note that the Navigation pane is not available in Word 2007.) There are two ways to open the Navigation pane:
The Navigation pane has three tabs, each of which is used for different purposes:
Note that if you type a word or phrase in the search box while the HEADINGS tab is selected, all the headings to sections that contain your search will become highlighted.