4 Methods to Go to a Specific Place in Word Document

Date:2019-9-20 Author:Cordelia

In a rather long Word document, it can be very time-consuming to keep scrolling down till find a specific part. Can Word just list these different parts out so that we can jump to a specific place within one or two clicks?

You might think of the Bookmark feature immediately. In fact, there’re several tips can help you to realize the purpose of locating to a specific location in Word document.

How to Locate to a Specific Heading

It’s very convenient to go to a specific heading in your document. But before that, you should make sure you’ve apply styles for these headings.

1. To set an existing text as heading, just place your cursor anywhere in the line. Switch to Home tab and choose a format in Styles. Here I choose Heading 2.

Set headings in Word document

2. After finishing setting all the headings in the document, go to View tab and check Navigation Pane in Show section.

4 Methods to Go to a Specific Place in Word Document

3. The Navigation Pane will show on the left of the page. Check on the Headings tab, all headings in your document will be listed here.

4 Methods to Go to a Specific Place in Word Document

4. You can click any of them to go to the corresponding part.

Click the heading in Navigation

How to Add and Go to a Specific Bookmark

If you want to customize the place to locate, try inserting a bookmark at first. It work just like the bookmark in reality.

1. Place your cursor at the place you want to set as a bookmark.

2. Switch to Insert tab, find Bookmark in Links section and click it.

4 Methods to Go to a Specific Place in Word Document

3. Enter a Bookmark name in the textbox. Then Add it.

4. Remember that you can only input letters here, otherwise the Add button will show as grey.

4 Methods to Go to a Specific Place in Word Document

5. Next time, you can open Bookmark and choose an existing bookmark to Go To it.

4 Methods to Go to a Specific Place in Word Document

How to Go to a Specific Part

To find a specific part of your document, it’s very common to use the Go To feature.

1. Press [F5] on your keyboard, you’ll be located to Go To tab in Find and Replace window.

2. Here you can select an option in Go to what and the input the specific value. For example, you can choose Page and type a number in the textbox to Go To the specified page.

4 Methods to Go to a Specific Place in Word Document

3. Or you can choose Bookmark in the list.

4 Methods to Go to a Specific Place in Word Document

4. Choose an existing bookmark from the drop-down list and Go To it.

4 Methods to Go to a Specific Place in Word Document

How to Link to a Specific Part

You can also link a specific text with a specific part of your document. Thus you can click the text to go to that part.

Select the text and right click it, choose Link in the menu.

4 Methods to Go to a Specific Place in Word Document

1. Choose Place in This Document in Insert Hyperlink window.

2. Here you can link the text with a specific location of your document, like the Top or the Headings.

4 Methods to Go to a Specific Place in Word Document

3. You can also choose Bookmarks and choose a bookmark you’ve set.

4. Click OK to confirm it.

4 Methods to Go to a Specific Place in Word Document

5. Next time when you hold [Ctrl] key and click the anchor text, you’ll be located to the location of the bookmark immediately.

Link to a specific part in Word

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