Errata, Page 17: MiniBar Tools DO Have Live Preview in Word 2010

Eugene Sidoroff writes:

Your books about Word are great! However, I was disappointed when I read this note on the top of page 17 of “Microsoft Word 2010 Bible” the following:

“Unlike many ribbon tools, the MiniBar tools do not produce live previews of formatting and other effects. If you need to see a live preview, use the ribbon instead.”

This is NOT true!

You’re right, Eugene! Actually, this was left over from Word 2007—the editors and I completely missed this! In Word 2007, you saw this:

In Word 2010, however, four dropdown controls in the minibar—font, point size, highlighting, and font color—now feature live preview:

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