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Proofing and Revising the Research Paper
Assume you want to know more about the word, geostationary. The following steps use the Research task pane
to look up a dei nition of a word.
Research task pane
1
Search
for box
arrow
Locate the word you want to
look up.
ALT+clicked word
displayed in Search
for text box
While holding down the
ALT key,
click the word you want to look up
(in this case, geostationary) to open
the Research task pane and display a
dictionary entry for the ALT + clicked
word. Release the ALT key.
insertion point in
ALT+clicked word
Encarta
Dictionary
list of search
locations
2
Click the Search for box arrow in the
Research task pane to display a list
of search locations (Figure 2–74).
Why does my Research task pane
look different?
Depending on your settings and
Microsoft's Web site search settings,
your Research task pane may
appear different from the i gures
shown here.
red X changed to
blue check mark
because document
contains no spelling
or grammar errors
Figure 2– 74
Click Encarta Dictionary in the
Research task
pane Close button
list to display a dei nition for the
ALT +clicked word (Figure 2–75).
Can I copy information from
the Research task pane into my
document?
Yes, you can use the Copy and Paste
commands. When using Word to
insert material from the Research
task pane or any other online
reference, however, be careful not
to plagiarize.
dictionary entry for
ALT+clicked word —
your entry may differ
depending on research
options settings
3
clicking this
link ensures
your services
are current
Research task pane.
Click the Close button in the
Research options link allows
you to specify research services
(books and Web sites) Word
will use when searching via
Research task pane
Figure 2– 75
Other Ways
1. Click Research button
(Review tab | Prooi ng
group)
 
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