Get Microsoft Office help using the Ribbon, Quick Access Toolbar, and Backstage view to produce documents in MS Word 2016.
Backstage view gives you various options for saving, opening a file, printing, and sharing your document. To access Backstage view, click the File tab on the Ribbon.
Click the buttons in the interactive below to learn more about using Backstage view.
From here, you can open documents saved to your computer or to your OneDrive.
You'll use Save and Save As to save documents to your computer or your OneDrive.
From the Print pane, you can change the print settings and print your document. You can also see a preview of your document.
From here, you can export your document in another file format, such as PDF/XPS.
Click here to close the current document.
From here, you can invite people to view and collaborate on your document.
You can use the arrow to close Backstage view and return to Word.
From the Account pane, you can access your Microsoft account information, modify your theme and background, and sign out of your account.
Here, you can change various Word options. For example, you can control the spelling and grammar check settings, AutoRecover settings, and language preferences.
The information pane will appear whenever you access Backstage view. It contains information on the current document. You can also inspect the document to remove personal info and protect it to keep others from making further changes.
From here, you can create a new blank document, or you can choose from a large selection of templates.