The following section lists the help topics available for menus and dialogs.

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The window containing the document you want to work on must be selected in order to use the menu commands. Similarly, you must select an object in the document to use the menu commands associated with the object.

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The menus are context sensitive. This means that those menu items are available that are relevant to the work currently being carried out. If the cursor is located in a text, then all of those menu items are available that are needed to edit the text. If you have selected graphics in a document, then you will see all of the menu items that can be used to edit graphics.


These commands apply to the current document, create a document, open an existing document, or close the application.


This menu contains commands for editing the contents of the current document.


This menu contains commands to control the on-screen display of the document, change the user interface and access the sidebar panels.


The Insert menu contains commands for inserting new elements in your document. This includes images, media, charts, objects from other applications, hyperlinks, comments, symbols, footnotes, and sections.


Contains commands for formatting the layout and the contents of your document.



Shows commands to insert, edit, and delete a table and its elements inside a text document.


Contains commands for activate form design mode, enable/disable control wizards and insert form controls in your document.



Contains commands for manipulating and displaying document windows.


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