Using the Document Browser

Word 2007 2003
There is a handy, but rarely used, tool to navigate through your document - document browser. This little, but nevertheless effective tool, enables you to move through your document quickly in a variety of ways.

To use the document browser, follow these steps:

   1.   Click the Select Browse Object button to open the Select Browse Object menu:

Select Browse Object in Word 2010

   2.   Choose from the Select Browse Object menu. Word moves the insertion point to the next occurrence of the item you selected.

Select Browse Object menu in Word 2010

Select Browse Object - Page   Browses by moving from page to page

Select Browse Object - Section   Browses by moving from section to section

Select Browse Object - Comment   Browses by moving from comment to comment

Select Browse Object - Footnote   Browses by moving from footnote to footnote

Select Browse Object - Endnote   Browses by moving from endnote to endnote

Select Browse Object - Field   Browses by moving from field to field

Select Browse Object - Table   Browses by moving from table to table

Select Browse Object - Graphic   Browses by moving from graphic to graphic

Select Browse Object - Heading   Browses by moving from heading to heading

Select Browse Object - Track Changes   Browses by moving from edit to edit (if the Track Changes feature has been used)

Select Browse Object - Find   Browses by using the Find tab in the Find And Replace dialog box

Select Browse Object - Go To   Browses by using the Go To tab in the Find And Replace dialog box

   3.   To continue browsing forward in the document, click the double arrows below the Select Browse Object icon.

   4.   To browse backward, click the double up arrows above the Select Browse Object icon.

Arrows in Word 2010

If you forget which element you've selected from the Select Browse Object menu, position the mouse pointer over the navigation arrows. If you've selected Browse By Comment, for example, Next Comment appears when you position the pointer over the double arrows.

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