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Object Browser

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The following articles are available for the 'Object Browser' topic. Click the article's title (shown in bold) to see the associated article.

Browsing by Heading
The Object Browser can be a great (albeit underused) way of navigating through your document. One handy way to move about is to browse based on the headings in your document.

Erratic Behavior of Ctrl+PgDn
Have you ever noticed that when you use Ctrl+PgDn or Ctrl+PgUp that Word may give you results you didn't expect. Here's why that happens.

Redoing an Object Browse
The Object Browser is a great way to search for and navigate through all sorts of objects in your document. Once you use the Object Brower, you can use a handy shortcut to jump to the next (or previous) object you are searching.

Setting a Default for the Object Browser
Does it bother you that when you press Ctrl+Page Up or Ctrl+Page Down you aren't always taken to the top of the previous or next pages? Believe it or not, this is normal behavior, as the shortcuts represent ways to search for items using the Object Browser. This tip explains how to eliminate this behavior so the shortcuts always go the previous or next pages.

Using the Object Browser
Efficiently navigating through a document, particularly as it gets longer, can be a perpetual challenge. One tool you can use to make navigation easier is the Object Browser, described in this tip.


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