Edit a document in Word for the web

Click Edit Document > Edit in Word for the web to make changes to a document.

When you open a document from OneDrive, Word for the web displays it in Reading view. To make changes to your document, switch to Editing view, where you can add and delete content and do other things, such as:

  • Add tables and pictures.

  • Apply styles.

  • Adjust formatting.

  • Edit headers and footers.

You can do these simple tasks in both Reading view and Editing view:

  • View and add comments.

  • Share a document so you can work together with other people at the same time.

  • Download a copy.

  • Print.

Remember, to edit a document in Word for the web, click Edit Document > Edit in Word for the web.

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