What Is The Line Focus Feature available in Microsoft Word?

In a previous post of mine I had mentioned about the Learning Tools that are available in Microsoft Word 365 and you can find here. Microsoft has built the Learning Tools that will help all the users develop and enhance the following abilities:

  • Decoding: it is the ability to pronounce words the right way.
  • Fluency: it is the ability to read quickly and accurately.
  • Comprehension: it is the ability to understand what we read.

The new feature available in Learning Tools is the Line Focus command. What does it do? It removes distractions so we can move through a Document Line by Line. We can adjust the Focus to put One, Three or Five Lines in View at a time. All you need to do is to continue reading the post below to find out how the Line Focus command works.

Line Focus Feature available in Microssoft Word

We must select the View tab, and then from the left of the ribbon we locate the area named Immersive as shown in the image below.

Learning Tools

In the Immersive area of the ribbon is located the command Learning Tools, where we can Switch To An Immersive Editing Experience That Helps Improve Your Reading Skills. We Can Adjust How The Text Is Displayed And Have Text Read Aloud To Us. All we need to do is to press the Learning Tools command.

Learning Tools

In the image below, I have selected the Learning Tools command, and the Learning Tools tab has appeared. The new command available now is the Line Focus command as shown below. With this command we can Narrow Our Reading By Highlighting Sets Of One, Three or Five Lines Within The Document.

Line Focus

In the image below, I have selected the Line Focus command and from the drop-down the default is None.

Line Focus - None

In the image below, I have selected the Line Focus command and from the drop-down I have selected the command One Line. Straight away the distractions are removed, and we can move in the Document line by line.  We can move up and down in our Document with the up and down arrows located at the right of our screen area as shown below.

Line Focus - One Line

In the image below, I have selected the Line Focus command and from the drop-down I have selected the command Three Lines. Straight away the distractions are removed, and we can move in the Document three by three lines.  We can move up and down in our Document with the up and down arrows located at the right of our screen area as shown below.

Line Focus - Three Lines

In the image below, I have selected the Line Focus command and from the drop-down I have selected the command Five Lines. Straight away the distractions are removed, and we can move in the Document five by five lines.  We can move up and down in our Document with the up and down arrows located at the right of our screen area as shown below.

Line Focus - Five Lines

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