Word for iPad – a tour
A quick look over the Word for iPad features,
Here’s a look at the major features in Word for iPad, looking over the four main tabs. The buttons will be familiar in most cases though the underlying menus/galleries are different and limited compared to Word for Windows or Mac.
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Below each image is a list of the buttons / menus from left to right.
Bold, Italic, Underline (one type only)
Formatting … Strikethrough, Subscript, Superscript, Text Effects
Font color … theme colors and more
Justification: Left, Center, Right, Justify
Indent – left and right
Show All – nice, lets you see all the hidden characters and formatting marks.
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Table – opens up a Table tab, a 3 x 3 full width table is automatically inserted.
Pictures – from Camera Roll, Photo Stream and iPad Photo Library
Shapes – a wide range of shapes can be added. Lines, Rectangles, Basic Shapes, Block Arrows, Equation Shapes, Flowchart Shapes, Stars and Banners, Callouts,
Footnote – a surprising but welcome addition in the first version of Word for iPad.
Orientation – Portrait or Landscape
Size – the major paper sizes – Letter, Legal, A3, A4, A5, B4 JIS and B5 JIS.
Direction – for text, Horizontal, Rotate Text 90°, Rotate Text 270°
Columns – 1, 2, 3, Left or Right.
Header and Footer – edit or delete each. Different First Page and Different Odd & Even
Page Numbering – on / off
Comments: add, delete, move to previous, move to next
Track Changes: on/off
Display for Review: All Markup, No Markup, Original with Markup, Original
Show Markup: All, No, Original with Markup, Original (the useful ‘Simple Markup’ option in Word 2013 is missing)
Move to previous / next change
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