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Word Overview 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Figure 1-5. Using Word's status bar the location of the page currently shown in the window. Note that the page number refers to the physical page, not the numbered page (page numbers can be affected by page number format settings and the renumbering of sections in a document), and the section number refers to naturally occurring and forced section breaks throughout your document. See Chapter 2 for more information on sections. Double-click anywhere in this section to open the GoTo tab of the Find and Replace dialog box (Edit Go To). Use the dialog box to go to any page or section in the document. 2. Line and column location. This section displays the point in the document: location of the insertion · The "At" number indicates the position relative to the vertical ruler, moving down the page. · The Line (Ln) number refers to the vertical position of the insertion point on the page. Word doesn't count blank lines, only lines containing text. Rows in a table do count as lines, whether they contain text or not. · The Column (Col) number indicates the horizontal position of the insertion point from the left margin. 3. REC. This refers to Macro Recorder. Double-click this block to open the Record Macro dialog box (double-click the block). When recording, REC turns bold to indicate that a recording is in progress. Double-click the block to stop the recording. 4. TRK. Word's Track Changes feature allows two or more people to maintain separate revisions on a document. Accepted changes are made a permanent part of the document. Rejected changes are deleted, restoring that portion of the document to its pre-edited state. If Track Changes is on, TRK is bold on the Status bar. Double-click the block to toggle Track Changes on and off. Right-click the block to open a context menu for working with Track Changes. Learn more about this and other col- laborative features in Word in Chapter 13. 5. EXT. Double-click the Extend Selection block to toggle EXT on and off. While EXT is on, clicking the mouse selects all text between the insertion point and the place you click. 6. OVR. While the Overtype feature is on, any text typed mid-sentence wipes out an equal amount of the adjoining text. When OVR is off, text typed in mid- sentence is inserted, and the text following the insertion point is moved to ac- The Word Interface | 11