View Tab in Microsoft Word
View Tab in Microsoft Word is use for changing the layouts of the pages, show/hide elements such as – ruler or grid-lines, adjusting pages with zoom option, working with multiple windows and recording a macro etc. The ribbon of View Tab in Microsoft Word is divided into multiple sections with the name Document Views, Show/Hide, Zoom, Window and Macros. The detailed explanation about View Tab in Microsoft Word is given below.
- Print Layout – This option is use to show the document as it will appear on the printed page. This view specially used for printing mode.
- Full Screening Reading – This layout hides the contents of application and adjust pages with full screen to read.
- Web Layout – This Layout looks like as a web page. It has a single page for many much matter. Certain elements such as header & footer, pages number will not be visible in this mode.
- Outline – This Layout looks as an outline mode and show the outlining tools for generating heading levels.
- Draft – In this view the document looks as a draft to quickly edit the text. Certain elements such as header & footer will not be visible in this mode.
- Ruler – This option is use to show or hide the ruler.
- Gridlines – This option is use to show or hide the gridlines. Gridlines are use to align the object in document.
- Message Bar – This option is use to show or hide the message bar.
- Document Map – This option is use to show or hide the document map, which allows the document navigation through structural view.
- Thumbnails – This option is use to show or hide thumbnails in the document. This allows the document navigation through small picture of pages.
- Zoom – This option is use to set the zoom level according to the preset size or custom size.
- 100% Zoom – This option return 100% zoom level.
- One Page – This option fits the current page in window.
- Two Pages – This option fits the two pages in window.
- Page With – This option fits the page according to the matching width of the window.
- New Window – This option is use to open a new window containing a view of the current document.
- Arrange all – This option is use to arrange all the opened window side by side on the screen.
- Split – This option is use to split the current window into two parts, so that user can view different section of the document at the same time.
- View Side by Side – This option is use to view the two document side by side, so that user can compare their contents.
- Synchronous Scrolling – This option synchronizes the scrolling of two documents, so that they scroll together.
- Reset Window Position – This option reset the window position of the document being compared side by side, so that they share the screen equally.
- Switch Window – This option switches the currently opened window.
- Macros – This option is use to record a macro, view the list of recorded macros, run the recorded macro, create or delete a macro. Macro is a program in MS Word that is use to record a work including mouse actions and keystrokes. For example recorded work can be any template with formatting. Macro feature is most useful for repeatable work, if any work we repeat time to time so we can record it using macro and run when it require.