View a page at a time, side by side

Sometimes you'd rather page through a document more like a book, instead of continuous scrolling. Use the Side to Side command (View tab), to flip through pages with your finger. If you don't have a touch screen, use the horizontal scroll bar or your mouse wheel to move through the pages.

Side to Side

Side-to-side page movement switches off your ability to pick a zoom setting. To be able to zoom again, choose Vertical page movement.

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Note: This feature is only available if you have an Office 365 subscription. If you are an Office 365 subscriber, make sure you have the latest version of Office.

Jump quickly to the page you want

While you're paging through the document, thumbnails give you a quick peek of all the pages so you can jump to the one you want. Just choose Thumbnails as the Zoom setting.

Thumbnails

Tip: You don't need to go to the ribbon to switch between viewing a page and viewing thumbnails. With a mouse, press Ctrl and use your mouse wheel. On a touch screen, pinch to zoom out to thumbnails.

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