Many apps and more robust desktop applications typically
provide graphical tools that you can click to get things done. In
some programs, these are arranged on a toolbar; in Microsoft
programs such as WordPad, they are arranged on various tabs
on a ribbon. The ribbon includes a File tab that displays commands
for working with documents, such as Open, Save, and
Print. In addition, there is usually a Home tab that offers the
most commonly used editing tools to format text. WordPad
also offers a View tab on which you can use tool buttons to
zoom in and out, display a ruler, and more.
Explore the WordPad Ribbon
1 With WordPad open, click the
2 Click Save.
3 Type a name for the document.
4 Click Save.
5 Click the View tab.
6 Click the Zoom In button.
7 Clear the Ruler check box to
hide the Ruler.
8 Select the Ruler check box to
display it again.
9 Click the Home tab.
10 Click the Date And Time
11 Select a format.
12 Click OK.
13 Click the Save button.
In some programs, such as those in
the Microsoft Office Suite, groups of
tools, such as Font on the Home tab,
include a dialog launcher symbol in
the lower-right corner. Click this to
display a dialog box with additional