Getting Started with Word

Get Microsoft Office help using the Ribbon, Quick Access Toolbar, and Backstage view to produce documents in MS Word 2016.


  1. Open Word 2016, and create a blank document.
  2. Change the Ribbon Display Options to Show Tabs.
  3. Using Customize Quick Access Toolbar, add New, Quick Print, and Spelling & Grammar.
  4. In the Tell me bar, type Shape and press Enter.
  5. Choose a shape from the menu, and double-click somewhere on your document.
  6. Show the Ruler if it is not already visible.
  7. Zoom the document to 120%.
  8. Change the Document view to Web Layout.
  9. When you're finished, your document should look something like this:
    Getting To Know Challenge
  10. Change the Ribbon Display Options back to Show Tabs and Commands, and change the Document View back to Print Layout.