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Navigate Through Long Word Documents Easier Using Thumbnails

If you ever have to read a long Word document, scrolling all the way through it to find what you need can be annoying. Today we look at using the Thumbnails Feature to navigate through them faster.

Word 2010

In Word 2010 open your document and click the View tab on the Ribbon, then check the Navigation Pane.

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The Navigation Pane will open on the left side of the document. Now click on Browse the pages in your documents icon.

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Now you can easily navigate to specific pages of the document using the thumbnails in the Navigation Pane.

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Office 2007

To browse a long document using thumbnails in Word 2007 click the View tab on the Ribbon and in the Show/Hide section check Thumbnails.

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Now you can hop between pages through using the thumbnails.

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If you’re tired of scrolling through long Word documents, using thumbnails in the Navigation Pane in Word 2010 and 2007 is a quick way to get to specific pages a lot easier.

Brian Burgess worked in IT for 10 years before pursuing his passion for writing. He's been a tech blogger and journalist for the past seven years, and can be found on his about me page or Google+

  • Published 07/19/10

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