Differences Between Word 2003 to 2007
Most of the changes in Word are in what is called the Ribbon, the area that spans the top of Word.
Get More from the Word Ribbon
There are three basic components to the Ribbon:
1) Tabs. 2) Groups, and 3) Commands.
Double-click the active tab. The groups disappear, so that you have more room.
Whenever you want to see all of the commands again, double-click the active tab to bring back the groups.Microsoft Office Button This button is located in the upper-left corner of the Word window and opens the menus shown here.The arrow is called a Dialog Box Launcher. When you click it, you’ll see more options related to that group.
The Mini toolbar
Allows you to have formatting commands available for whenever you select text.Add a command to the Quick Access Toolbar 1. On the Ribbon, click the appropriate tab or group to display the command that you want to add to the Quick Access Toolbar.
2. Right-click the command, and then click Add to Quick Access Toolbar on the shortcut menu. Right-click in the Quick Access Toolbar Area, and then select Customize Quick Access Toolbar. Right-click in the Quick Access Toolbar Area, and then select Remove from Quick Access Toolbar.
Use the keyboard Shortcuts
Shortcuts that start with the CTRL key (for example, CTRL+C for copy, or CTRL+ALT+1 for Heading 1), remain the same as in previous versions of Word.
But the Ribbon design comes with new shortcuts: Key Tips.