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Video: Getting started with Word for Android tablet  March 20, 2018 – 11:33 am

Your browser does not support video. Install Microsoft Silverlight, Adobe Flash Player, or Internet Explorer 9.Word for Android tablet is very similar to the Word you know and love. This video will show you how to get up and running.

Video transcript

[Introduction music]

Let’s get started with Word for Android tablet.

First, let's see how to get around and select things.

When I need to put my cursor in an exact spot, I tap anywhere within the text.

Then I tap and hold the cursor, and drag it to where I need it.

To select a word, I double tap. When I need to select more, I tap and drag the selection handles.

And I can triple tap to select a whole paragraph.

When I’m finished typing, I tap my tablet’s Back button to get rid of the keyboard.

My Back button looks like this… …but yours might look something like this, depending on your tablet.

If I want to scroll through my document without the keyboard popping up, I can lock it away, here.

Now it stays hidden and doesn’t pop up while I scan through the document.

If you’re looking for Formatting, most of the buttons are on the Home tab, like you’d expect.

For example, line spacing is here.

But notice: cut, copy, and paste are not here. I get to those by selecting something, and then tapping these three dots.

Make sure to check out the other tabs too.

The Insert tab is where I can insert page numbers.

In Layout, I can change margins.

And on the Review tab, I can add comments and track changes.

Source: support.office.com

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