How to Use Wikipedia in Microsoft Word


Wikipedia is a free online encyclopedia maintained by a community of volunteers. On Wikipedia, users can find useful information that can help them in their research, but did you know that there is a Wikipedia add-in in Microsoft Word? You can simply search for information on Wikipedia without using the browser. In this tutorial, we will explain how to use wikipedia in microsoft word.

How to Use Wikipedia in Microsoft Word

Follow the steps below to use Wikipedia in Microsoft Word:

  1. Launch Microsoft Word
  2. Click Insert, then click the Wikipedia button.
  3. Click the Trust this add-in button.
  4. Enter text in the search box and click Enter.
  5. You can choose to select information or images in the section, images and information box.

Launch Microsoft Word.

On the Insert tab in the Complements group, click the Wikipedia button.

A New Office Add-in the pane will appear on the right; click it Trust this supplement button.

In the Wikipedia right pane, enter what you are looking for in the search box and you will see the search result.

On the Wikipedia pane, you will see three tabs, namely: Divisions, Picturesand info box.

The Divisions places search results into categories.

If you click on the Pictures tab, you will see some images related to your search; if you scroll down you will notice the images have a plus sign on them. The plus sign means insert. To insert the image into your Word document, click the plus button.

The image is inserted into the document with a source and a hyperlink.

If you click on the info box tab, it displays some details about your search in summary form.

You can click the drop-down arrow in the search box and select whether you want to search by Automatic search Where Search browser.

There is also Return button you can use to return to the previous page.

Click the close button to close the pane.

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Who can edit Wikipedia?

Wikipedia can be written by anyone because it is a wiki. Volunteers can edit and improve any article, especially if they believe the information is inaccurate. Volunteers do not have to register to edit information on Wikipedia. People who edit information on Wikipedia are called Wikipedians or editor.

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How to create a wiki page?

If you want to create a wiki page, you will need to create an account on Wikipedia and then add an article. While only registered and logged in users can create pages, anyone can modify and edit a page.

Is the use of Wikipedia free?

Yes, Wikipedia is a free encyclopedia platform where people can get information. It also features images and references at the bottom of articles so people can find out for themselves if the information is accurate.

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What are the 10 uses of Microsoft Word?

  1. Use it to create business documents like memos, letterheads, reports, and more.
  2. Help for teachers and students.
  3. Preparing the question paper for the exam.
  4. Creation of posters, greeting cards, bookmarks, etc.
  5. Write essays.
  6. Use it as a notebook.
  7. Content Sharing.
  8. A useful tool for schools, universities and companies.
  9. Make diagrams such as flowcharts.
  10. Easy to use.

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We hope this tutorial helps you understand how to use Wikipedia in Microsoft Word.

How to Use Wikipedia in Microsoft Word


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