Microsoft Office Word 2016 Overview

Microsoft Office Word 2016 is the part of Office 365 suite. Word has widely used the software in Companies and offices. In this article, we will discuss Microsoft Office Word 2016 Overview to improve your skills.

Welcome to another tutorial, In this article, we will discuss Microsoft Office Word 2016. It is mostly used to build professional Resumes, Making reports and writing applications etc.. It includes in Office 365 suite. If you’re new to Office then we have a complete note on Office 365 Overview. You can read and get basic knowledge by reading the article. So without taking too much time lets start to its Layout Overview.

Microsoft Office Word 2016 Interface
Microsoft Office Word 2016 Interface

We have also a detail note on other Office Apps

This is the Word 2016 Start/Opening screen here you can check your recent documents and also save your data. In this section, you can also find templates for your documents. This is the very useful feature of Word 2016. Now lets take a look at its layout.

Word 2016 Interface Overview
Word 2016 Interface Overview

1. The Title Bar of Word 2016

Like every software, Word has its Title bar.  The Title Bar displays both the name of the application and the name of the document. It also includes Maximum/ Maximizes, Minimizes and Closes your current window buttons. You can also Undo, Redo and Save your work by using title bar.

2. The Menu Bar

The Menu Bar help you to modify your current data. The menu bar of the Word is very simple but powerful. It displays all of the menus available for use in Word. The menu bar includes following functions.

Menu Bar Functions of Microsoft Office Word 2016

  • File: It mostly used to save or open your recent files from the PC or OneDrive.
  • Home: Home is the main menu content where your modify your files. It includes all the tools which are required to develop a great document. It has the sub-menus like Clipboard, Font, Paragraph, Styles and Editing to edit our documents.
  • Insert: Insert menu is used to Insert extra things into our documents This tool helps us to make our documents more beautiful bu using GUI method. It has the sub-menus like Pages, Tables, Illustrations, Add-Ins, Media, Links, Header & Footer, Text and Symbols.
  • Design: Design is used to design or set extra functionality in our documents, Here we can add Watermark, Page Color and Border etc.
  • Layout: It is used to change or set our page Layout. This menu mostly includes Page Setup, Paragraph and Arrange.
  • References: If we’re writing a book or document for personal or business then references are very important. We add references to make our documents more secure. It mostly includes Table & Contents, Footnotes, Citations & Bibliography, Captions, Index and Table of  Authorities.
  • Mailings: This function is mostly used for E-Mail services, If we want to make E-Mail then this portion help us to make more functionality. This mostly includes Create, Start Mail Merge, Write & Insert Fields, Preview Results and Finish.
  • Review: Review menu is to used to insert the comment and to explain your documents with little tricks. This menu has the following sub-menu Proofing, Insights, Language, Comments, Tracking, Changes, Compare and Protect.
  • View: View is the place where you edit the UI of your document. It has also the sub-menu like Views, Show, Zoom, Windows and Macros.
  • Help: Help section help you to get more about Word. This section will help you to a better understanding of the word. This menu includes the sub-menu like Help & Support and Community.

3. Sub-Menu Toolbar

It is the submenu of the menu bar. We already discussed it in detail in menu bar portion so you can write in detail above under the Menu bar.

4. Workarea

We also know it as an Application area. It is because we write our document in this field. This is the main part of Word 2016. Here we enter, modify, add or delete the documents. 

5. Status Bar

Footer/Status Bar is the last option of the Word 2016. Here you can know the status of your work. This show you that document is ready or not. In this, you can also Zoom in & Zoom out your document to view it clearly.


It is best for you to Buy Office 365 Subscription without buying it single. You can also buy it with single only for PKR Rs. 14999/- only. Or if we convert it into Dollars then it makes $129.99. You can Buy Word Here.

Microsoft Office Word 2016 Pricing
Microsoft Office Word 2016 Pricing


PROS / We can write Applications, Reports and many other types of Documents in this single software.

CONS / It is very expensive to buy. Mostly Urdu writing makes the problem.

VERDICT / This is the best software for skills persons and it has many add-ons available in the market. We can use it for different purposes. A number of tutorials are available on the internet to learn it. 

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