Word Online Quick Start

Design and edit

Design and edit with Word Online

In Word Online, you can create, share, and collaborate on documents in your browser.

Change page layout

  1. Select the PAGE LAYOUT tab.

  2. Select what you'd like to change:

    • Page Setup - margins, orientation, size

    • Paragraph - indent, spacing

Change page layout

Use Styles

Use Styles to apply a consistent font, font size, font color, and spacing throughout your document.

  1. Select the words, paragraph, list, or table that you want to apply a style to.

  2. Select the style you want - Normal, Heading 1, ...

Use Styles

Check spelling

Word Online automatically checks spelling and shows misspelled words with a red squiggly underline.

  1. Right-click the misspelled word.

  2. Select the correct spelling, or select Ignore All.

Check spelling - menu

Switch from Word Online to Word desktop

If you need the more advanced features in a desktop version of Word, select EDIT IN WORD.

  • The file opens in whatever desktop version of Word you have installed (Mac or Windows). Word 2016 for Windows saves the file automatically; in other versions you'll have to use the Save command.

Edit in Word

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