Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Use Word’s Thesaurus and Dictionary
Use Word’s Dictionary
1 Right-click the word you want
to look up.
2 Click the right arrow (
to Look Up .
A list of research resources
3 Click Encarta Dictionary:
English (North America) .
Word launches the Research pane.
Word displays definitions of the
What other research tools are available?
Word’s Research pane offers easy access to several research tools, including
Factiva iWorks (for news and business information), HighBeam Research (a
repository of millions of newspaper, magazine, and journal articles), MSN
Money, and the Thomson Gale Company Profiles site. To use these tools, open
the Research pane, type the topic you want to research in the pane’s Search
for field (
), and choose the desired
resource from the menu that appears. The pane displays a list of links to
research resources that relate to the word you typed; click one to launch your
Web browser and access the resource you chose with the related article shown.
), click the
near the top of the pane (