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Inserting Bookmarks in Your Word Document


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If you’re working on a long document and need to return to specific locations in the document for editing, Word’s Bookmark feature can prove invaluable. Rather than having to scroll through pages and pages of your document, you can quickly return to marked locations to resume your work.

To insert a bookmark in your document:

1. Position your insertion point at the location you would like to mark
2. Select Bookmark… from the Insert menu
3. The Bookmark dialog box will open
4. In the Name box, type a name for your bookmark. It must start with a letter and cannot contain spaces (but you can use the underscore character to separate words). If you intend to insert multiple bookmarks, make sure the name is descriptive enough that it will be easily recognizable
5. Click Add

To return to the bookmark location open the Bookmark dialog box from the Insert menu, highlight the name of the bookmark, and then click Go To. The bookmarks will not be visible in the finished document.

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