Microsoft Word in Office 365 is a great program with a lot of useful features. But sometimes those features can be overwhelming. Just look at all the options available at the ribbon at the top of my document.

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Focus Mode can take away these distractions and let you just concentrate on your document. Start by clicking the View tab.

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Then select Focus.

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All of the distractions will disappear.

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Should you need the ribbon, hover your mouse near the top and click to bring up the ribbon. Or you can hit the Esc key to exit Focus.

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On a Mac, you’ll see an Exit icon at the top left.

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