Add a bookmark

Bookmark in a bookHow do you add a bookmark to your document, so that you can jump to a specific location later?

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In Word 2010, click the location in your document where you want to add the bookmark.

Click the Insert tab, and then click Bookmark in the Links group.

 Bookmark command in the Links group

Type a  name for your bookmark, and then click Add.

Bookmark dialog box

Why add a bookmark?

  • You can quickly go to that place in your document.
  • You can link to that place in your document.
  • You can use the bookmark as a flag–for example, if you want to come back later and make revisions.

For information on bookmarks in Word 2007, see Add or delete bookmarks.

— Joannie Stangeland