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Microsoft Word 2007: New Locations for Tools Menu Options


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Microsoft Office has been reconfigured for the 2007 edition, therefore the location of many functions that were once located in the menu bar have now been moved to the new Office Ribbon. The table below will show how to access the features that were formerly located in the Tools menu in Microsoft Word 2003.

Word 2003 Location
Word 2007 Location
Keyboard Shortcut
Tools > Spelling and Grammar Select Review | Proofing | Spelling & Grammar. F7
Tools > Research Select Review | Proofing | Research. Alt-Click
Tools > Word Count Select Status bar | Words.
Select Review | Proofing | Word Count.
Tools > AutoSummarize Select Office Button | Word Options | Customize | All Commands. Click AutoSummary Tools. Alt-T, U
Tools > Track Changes Select Review | Tracking | Track Changes. Ctrl-Shift-E
Tools > Compare and Merge Documents Select Review | Compare | Compare. In Word 2003: Alt-T, D
In Word 2007: Alt-T, D or Alt-R, M, C
Tools > Letters and Mailings Select Mailings. In Word 2003: Alt-T, E
In Word 2007: Alt-M
Tools > Macro Select View | Macros | Macros.
Select Developer | Code | Macros.
In Word 2003: Alt-T, M
In Word 2007: Alt-W, M
Tools > Templates and Add-Ins Select Developer |Templates | Document Template. Alt-T, I
Tools > AutoCorrect Options Select Office Button | Word Options | Proofing | AutoCorrect Options. Alt-T, A
Tools > Customize Select Office Button | Word Options | Customize. In Word 2003: Alt-T, C
In Word 2007: Alt-F, I, C
Tools > Options Select Office Button | Word Options. In Word 2003: Alt-T, O
In Word 2007: Alt-T, O or Alt-F, I


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