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Microsoft revamped its document map as the Navigation Pane in Word 2010. The Navigation view is shown here in a document that uses the built-in heading styles. It combines the map, an expanded search or find feature, and a page display in the one pane.
One way to see the Navigation Pane is to check the box on the View Tab. Another is to use the keyboard shortcut Ctrl+F (find).
The key to using the Navigation Pane to reorganize a document is to use the built-in heading styles to organize it to start with. See Moving/Reorganizing Pages in Microsoft Word.
See also: Outlining in Microsoft Word. The Outline view works in all versions of Word, at least since Word 97.
I had planned on writing a page on using the Navigation Pane because I think it is an underused feature. It appears that a number of other writers have beat me to it. I don't think I can add much. Here, though, is a note about controlling its size and display at startup: Navigation Pane Settings at Word Startup.
It is common to have Headings applied to something other than a whole paragraph not show up in the Navigation Pane. This is because they have been applied as "Linked Styles." Here is a link to my article on this: Headings that do not show up in the Navigation Pane or in a Table of Contents.
Beginning with Word 2013, the icons on the tabs in the Navigation Pane were replaced with words. Here is the Navigation Pane in Word 2016:
Here is the Google search for Navigation Pane. Like many searches, it came up with a lot of good material and a bunch of ad sites. Here are some of the best I've found.
Use the Navigation Pane in Word - Microsoft Support
How to use the Document Map in Microsoft Word by Shauna Kelly
This is a good place to start if you have experience with prior versions of Word's Document Map. Clear instructions and honest commentary.
Searching and Navigating Using the Navigation Pane in Microsoft Word
General look without going into depth on the three different functions of the Navigation Pane - Find/Search, Document Map, Page View. Ads are a little distracting.
Companion piece Using Navigation Pane in Word 2010 to Reorganize a Document
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