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Learning at Home - Creating a Custom Toolbar in Word

by Craig Mill

on Mon Feb 01, 2021

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Microsoft Word includes some handy tools to support reading and writing such as Immersive Reader and Dictate. However, for some learners, Word's Ribbon and its numerous Tabs can make it challenging and difficult to navigate and find things.

Create your own custom toolbar

The video tutorial below explains how you can create a custom toolbar in Word to help reduce the clutter of various Tabs which make up Word's Ribbon.

My Learning Tools

The tools selected here, such as Page Colour, Immersive Reader, Dicate and the Speak button can help support literacy.

An illustrated guide

As well as the video there is an illustrated guide (see pages18 & 21), Making the most of Microsoft Word 2016 to support learners with literacy difficulties which you can download from CALL Scotland.

Guide to Word

The Word guide includes a range of hints and tips to support literacy such help with spelling, grammar and more.

 

 

 

Tags: word, accessible, toolbar

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