Are you looking for technical help in MS Word? If yes then some of the questions you will be asked by most of answerer is 'what is the version of your MS Word?', 'which version of MS Word do you use to create your document?' and many more similar questions. This happens because different versions of MS Word work differently so it is important for the answerers to let know which version of MS Word has been used by you to create the document before answering the question.
How will you know? You can know the version of your MS Word by following methods:
See on Splash Screen
Splash screen is a screen that appears when you start MS Word. If you have a slow computer and sharp eyes then you might be able to know the version of your MS Word on the splash screen. It is the fast and easiest method to know the version of your MS Word.
Note: This method is application for all the versions of MS Word.
Know from Menu Bar
When you start MS Word then a menu bar is appeared just below the title bar of your document. You can know the version of your MS Word from here also. To know from Menu bar perform below steps:
- Start the MS Word.
- Click on the 'Help' tab from the menu bar.
- Now click on the 'About Microsoft Word'.
- See the version of your MS Word on top of the window.
Note: This method is application for the MS Word 2003 & earlier versions only.
See Office Orb
When you start any word document and 'Office Orb' logo is appeared at the top left corner then the version of your MS Word is 2007.
Note: This method is application for the MS Word 2007 only.
Look for Blue File Button
If your MS Word document has a blue 'File' button at the top left corner then you have MS Word 2010.
Note: This method is application for the MS Word 2010 only.