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Page through a document like a book using the Side to Side command

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  1. On the View tab, select Side to side button icon Side to Side.

  2. Flip through pages with your finger if you have a touch screen, or use the horizontal scroll bar or mouse wheel to move through the pages.

Side to Side

Note: Side-to-side page movement switches off the ability to pick a zoom setting. Select Vertical page movement to be able to zoom again.

Jump quickly to the page you want

Thumbnails give you a quick peek of all the pages so you can jump to the page you want.

  1. While using Side to Side page view, choose Thumbnails in the Zoom group.

  2. Select a thumbnail to jump directly to that page.


If you're using the Vertical page view

  1. On the View tab, select Navigation Pane in the Show group

  2. Select the Pages tab to see thumbnails.

Tip: To quickly switch between viewing a page and viewing thumbnails hold down Ctrl and use your mouse wheel. On a touch screen, pinch to zoom out to thumbnails.

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