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Word 2016 for Mac Quick Start Guide This new version of Word is thoughtfully designed for your Mac. Use this guide to learn the basics. Get quick access to tools and commands See what Word 2016 for Mac can do by clicking the ribbon tabs and exploring new and familiar tools. Quick Access Toolbar Keep popular commands right at your fingertips. Navigate with ease Use the optional sidebar for quick navigation through page thumbnails, headings, review comments, or replacements. Status bar shortcuts Click any status bar indicator for quick access to the pages in your document, detailed word count statistics, and more. Discover contextual commands Select tables, pictures, and other objects in your documents to reveal additional tools. Search your documents Start typing in the Search box to instantly find what you’re looking for. Show or hide the ribbon Need more room on your screen? Click the arrow to turn the ribbon on or off. Change your view Click the status bar buttons to switch between view options, or use the zoom slider to magnify the page display to your liking. Word 2016 for Mac Find recent files Whether you only work with files stored on your Mac’s hard drive or you roam across various cloud services, clicking File > Open Recent takes you to your recently used documents and any files that you may have pinned to your list. Stay connected Need to work on the go and across different devices? Sign in to easily access your recently used files anywhere, on any device, through seamless integration between Office 2016 for Mac, OneDrive, OneDrive for Business, and SharePoint. Set your preferences Something not working quite as expected? It’s easy to change and customize options at any time. On the Word menu, click Preferences, and then set up Word the way you want. Create something Begin with a Blank Document to get right to work. Or save yourself a bunch of time by selecting and then customizing a template that resembles what you need. To return to these options at any time, click File > New from Template. Word 2016 for Mac Discover contextual tools You can make contextual ribbon commands available by selecting relevant objects in your document. For example, clicking within a table displays the Table Design and Layout tabs, and clicking any inserted picture displays the Picture Format tab. Format documents with style On the Home tab, click the Styles Pane button to visually create, apply, and review formatting styles in your current document. You can filter which styles to show, and you can turn on and off the optional style and formatting guides. Review and track changes Whether you just want to check spelling, keep your word count in check, or fully collaborate with other people, the Review tab unveils essential commands to track, discuss, and manage all of the changes made to your documents. Word 2016 for Mac Get other Quick Start Guides Word is just one of the newly designed apps in the new Office 2016 for Mac. Visit http://aka.ms/office-mac-guides to download our free Quick Start Guides for the new Mac versions of Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and OneNote. If you have any feedback about our guides, please submit your comments at the bottom of the download page. Thank you! Send us your feedback Love Word for Mac? Got an idea for improvement? Click the smiley face icon in the upper right corner of the app window to send your feedback directly to the Word development team. Get help with Word On the menu bar, click Help to search for the Word features and commands that you need help with, or click Word Help to browse through popular content. To let us know if the information we’ve provided has been useful to you, use the feedback form at the bottom of each of our Help articles. Share your work with others Click the Share this document button in the top right corner to invite others to edit your current document, to copy a link to the file’s cloud location, or to send a copy as a file attachment from your preferred email service.