Word (Office 365): Overview and Usage


Word (Office 365): Overview and Usage

Word online is a document creation and editing tool that allows you to easily share and collaborate on documents. 


What is Word?

Write and edit

Format text

Layout pages

Insert tables, pictures, and watermarks

Save and print

Share and coauthor

Use specific features in Word to help you be successful in school


Make your Word documents accessible for people with disabilities 

Improve accessibility and ease of use


Title: Take your Word usage to the next level!  Collaborate: Share your document, track changes, leave comments, co-author in real time.  Listen: Under View, use the Immersive Reader to listen to your text. Hearing your text can help you further polish your thoughts.   Translate: Want to learn a different language or speak a different language? Use Translate under Review to learn what certain words or phrases mean in another language.   Dictate: Tired of typing? Try using Dictate under Home. Anything you speak will be recorded on the document. You always have the ability to go back and clean up the document.   Ideas: Looking to spruce up your document visually? Use Ideas under Home to access suggestions on visually how to improve and organize your content.

Article ID: 6076
Created: October 18, 2019
Last Updated: January 29, 2020
Author: Kimberly Springfield

Online URL: https://kb.mc3.edu/article.php?id=6076