CCC Study Material in English Elements of Word Processing

Start the Word 2007

Start the Word 2007

MS Word 2007 Window

MS Word 2007 Window

The major components of MS-Word 2007 are:

Office Button

It is found in the top-left corner of MS -Word window and loops like the pictures to the right. When the Office button is clicked, many of the options such as New, Open, Save, Save As, Prepare, Print, Send, Publish, Close, etc., can be found

Title Bar

It is located at the top of the window and display the document name. The format of the name displayed on the title bar is ‘Document name-Microsoft Word’.

Quick Access Toolbar

It is placed to the right of the Office button. It contains shortcut for the commonly used tools, like save, undo, redo, etc. It can also be placed below the ribbon also.

Control Buttons

There are three type of control buttons are as follows:

(i) Minimize button

(ii) Maximize or Restore down button

(iii) Close button


F In ribbon, there are many buttons/options that e grouped into categories according to tab such as Clipboard, Font, Paragraph, Styles, Editing, etc., ‘which are the groups of Home tab.


Tabs are similar to the menu system of MS-Word 1003. Instead of having drop down menus, MS-Word 2007 created a ribbon system, where buttons and commands are grouped under the tabs.some groups include a dialog launcher button in heir lower right corner to bring up additional option. Different types of tabs are:


Tab is is used to change font, styles, setting of paragraph,  etc.


Tab is used to insert page breaks, tables, illustrations, links, header and footer, text and symbols, etc,

Page Layout

Tab is used to change themes, margins, insert a page border, column, format Paragraph, etc.


Tab is used to insert table footnotes, citation and v captions, index, etc.


Tab is used to create envelopes, labels, start mail write and insert fields and preview results, etc.


Tab is used for proofing, comments, tracking, ing the documents, etc.


Tab is used to change the outline or draft views, the ruler or document map, zoom, switch windows, etc.

  • After inserting a picture in MS-Word 2007, a new tab appears namely- Picture Tools Format, It includes adjust, picture styles, arrange and size groups in it. By using this tab, a user can edit pictures according to his/her need.


It appears on the top and on the left side of the document window. Ruler is used to set tabs, indents and margins for a document. It allows to format the horizontal or vertical alignment of text in a document.

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