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Lesson 7. Changing the Screen Display - Pg. 35

35 Chapter 7. Changing the Screen Display In this lesson you learn how to control the Word screen display to suit your working style. Document Display Options Word offers several ways to display your document. Each of these views is designed to make certain editing tasks easier. The available views are · · · · Normal View --Best for general editing tasks. Print Layout View --Optimized for fine-tuning the appearance and formatting of a document. Web Layout View --Designed for working with Web documents. Outline View --Designed for working with outlines. The view you use has no effect on the contents of your document or on the way it will look when printed. It affects only the way the document appears on screen. Normal View Normal view is suitable for most editing tasks; it is the view you will probably use most often. This is Word's default view. All special formatting is visible onscreen, including different font sizes, italic, boldface, and other enhancements. The screen display is essentially identical to how the document will appear when printed. Certain aspects of the page layout, however, do not appear in order to speed editing; for example, you do not see headers and footers or multiple columns. Figure 7.1 shows a document in Normal view. To select Normal view, click View, Normal, or click the Normal View button at the left of the horizontal scroll bar.