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Transfer information to other documents using Word 2007's View Side By Side feature

When you need to copy information from one Word 2007 document to another, you could copy and paste -- or, you could just right-click and drag the information from one document to another. Word 2007's View Side By Side feature makes it easy to do just that.

When you need to copy information from one Word 2007 document to another, you could use the Copy button to copy the selected information from one document, open the destination document, click where you want to insert it, and then click the Paste button. Or, you could just right-click and drag the information from one document to another. Word 2007's View Side By Side feature makes it easy to do just that.

Let's say you want to copy a picture in Document A to Document B. Follow these steps:

  1. Open Document A.
  2. Open Document B and scroll to where you want to insert the picture.
  3. Click the View tab.
  4. Click the View Side By Side command in the Window group.
  5. Click in Document B and then click Window under the View tab.
  6. Click Synchronous Scrolling to turn it off.
  7. Select the picture in Document A.
  8. Right-click and drag the selected picture to where you want to insert the picture in Document B.
  9. Release the mouse button and select Copy Here.

After copying your selections, you can turn off the View Side By Side feature by clicking Window under the View tab of the active window and then clicking the View Side By Side command.

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