Advanced Research with Research Pane

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With Research pane you can: find synonyms (a word that means essentially the same thing as the word it replaces) and antonyms (a word that means the opposite of the selected word), while Word's thesaurus primarily finds synonyms; search words in public dictionaries (e.g., Encarta World Dictionary); translate words and texts.

To open the Research pane, do one of the following:

  • Choose Tools -> Research...
  • Press Alt+Click the left mouse key

The Research task pane enables you to search online references to do research.

With Research pane you can:

Research pane in Office 2003
  • find synonyms (a word that means essentially the same thing as the word it replaces) and antonyms (a word that means the opposite of the selected word),
  • while Word's thesaurus primarily finds synonyms;
  • search words in public dictionaries (e.g., Encarta World Dictionary);
  • translate words and texts.

If you have any questions or suggestions, please feel free to ask OfficeToolTips team.

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