Understand the Microsoft Advertising Editor user interface

This topic describes the main parts of the Microsoft Advertising Editor user interface.

We've updated Microsoft Advertising Editor's visual experience to help you stay organized and on top of your accounts. Aside from looks, we updated the names of some sections on our interface. Get to know our interface below:

Microsoft Advertising Editor desktop

1. Application menu

In Windows, the application menu is at the top of the Microsoft Advertising Editor interface. In Mac OS, the application menu is at the very top of your screen.

2. Toolbar

The toolbar includes commands that enable you to Post and Get changes, research keywords, and more.

3. Tree view

The tree view in the left panel is where you select your accounts, campaigns, and ad groups that you want to work with. Details about the item selected in the tree view are displayed in the data view.

Learn more about the advanced search and filtering functions of the tree view.

4. Type list

The type list in the left pane contains items from your selected account, campaign, or ad group. Like the tree view items, details about the item selected from the type list are displayed in the data view.

5. Data view

The data view is a workspace for viewing and editing campaign data. You can choose whether to view detailed information about campaigns, ad groups, ads, or keywords here by selecting in the tree view or type list. Using the column picker icon, you can customize the data view workplace to better meet your needs.

6. Alerts

Relevant error messages, recommendations, warnings, or conflict messages are displayed here.

7. Vertical edit pane

The edit pane is where you bulk-edit information in campaigns, ad groups, ads, and keywords. The icons on the top of the pane provide various edit options, such as Edit the selected campaign, URL options, and Labels.

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