Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Opening Office Programs
Discovering Office Common Features
Display helpful information on the status bar.
Click the arrow to expand the gallery.
Selecting Commands with the
Sometimes you don’t want to take your hands off
the keyboard to make a choice from the Ribbon.
Fortunately, Office provides easy ways to select
commands using the keyboard instead of the
mouse. Follow these steps to make a keyboard
Status bar: Along the bottom of the Office
application window you see a status bar
that tells you if your keyboard’s Num Lock
or Caps Lock is on, along with a variety of
other options. You can customize what
displays in the status bar by right-clicking
anywhere on the status bar. The application
displays a list of options in the Customize
Status Bar menu similar to the one seen in
Figure 1-6. Click any option without a
checkmark next to it to activate the feature,
or click any option with a checkmark to
deactivate the feature.
If appropriate for the command you intend
to use, place the insertion point in the
proper word, paragraph, or cell.
Press Alt on the keyboard. Shortcut letters
and numbers appear on the Ribbon. The
letters control Ribbon commands, and the
numbers control Quick Access Toolbar
commands. See Figure 1-7.