Microsoft Office Basic Training: Viewing Files in Split and Multiple Windows

See Windows Side by Side in Windows 10

  1. Hold and drag one of the windows to the edge of your screen
  2. Select the app you want to see next to it from the current open screens

See Two Documents Side by Side in Word

Microsoft Office Word allows you more options in viewing files in both split and multiple windows.

  1. Open the two documents
  2. In one of the documents, select the View tab > View Side by Side

If you scroll up or down, the other scrolls as well. If you want them to scroll separately, select Synchronous Scrolling to turn it off.

Split your Window into Panes in Word

In Microsoft Word, select View > Split

  1. To resize the panes, just drag the border
    *This also works great in Excel!

Check out a quick video tutorial from Microsoft on the above:

We hope this blog helps you to become more familiar and productive in Microsoft Office. Be on the lookout for upcoming blogs regarding Office training. Garner IT is here to help if you have questions about how we can help your business become more fluent in Microsoft Office or if you need a better solution to your Microsoft Office headache. Give us a call at 850.250.3210.


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