Home tab

Updated: 04/02/2019 by Computer Hope

A home tab may refer to any of the following:

1. In general, the home tab is a tab or button in an application or web page that returns you to the home section.

Microsoft Word Home tab

2. In Microsoft Office, the Home tab is the default tab in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, and other Microsoft Office products. The picture shows an example of the Home tab in Microsoft Word.

Home tab features

The Microsoft Word Home tab provides many features to users, including the following.

The Home tab in Microsoft Excel and Microsoft PowerPoint include many of the same or similar features, along with some different features specific to those applications.

Home tab keyboard shortcuts

Use the keyboard shortcut Alt+H to show keyboard shortcuts for items in the Home tab. Once pressed each item in the Home tab are shown with their corresponding keys to press as shown in the example below.

Excel home tab keyboard shortcuts

For example, you could press Alt+H and then press 1 to bold the text in the selected cell.

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