Word employs a tabbed Ribbon system over traditional menus. This Ribbon encompasses various tabs that are found close to the top on Word window.
Every tab has various group of related commands. Some of the examples include, the Font group found in the Home tab, it has commands for formatting text in your document.
Other groups contain a small arrow located in the bottom-right corner that can be clicked on for alternatives to choose from.
The ribbon can take up space in the screen therefore you can hide it. This is done through clicking the Ribbon Display Options arrow located in the upper-right corner of the Ribbon, you will then choose from the drop-down menu The command you would like to select.