Easy Microsoft Office Word 2003
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Easy Microsoft Office Word 2003 takes the work out of learning Word 2003 by using short, easy-to-follow lessons that show you how to accomplish basic tasks quickly and efficiently! It is the perfect book for beginners who want to learn Microsoft¿s word processing application through a visual, full-color approach. More than 100 hands-on lessons are designed to teach the easiest, fastest, or most direct way to accomplish common Word tasks. The book is suited for new Word users, as well as those upgrading from an earlier version.
Easy Microsoft Office Word 2003 takes the work out of learning Word 2003 by using short, easy-to-follow lessons that show you how to accomplish basic tasks quickly and efficiently! It is the perfect book for beginners who want to learn Microsoft's word processing application through a visual, full-color approach. More than 100 hands-on lessons are designed to teach the easiest, fastest, or most direct way to accomplish common Word tasks. The book is suited for new Word users, as well as those upgrading from an earlier version.
1. Acquainting Yourself with Word.
Starting Word. Working with the Word Window. Using Pull-Down Menus. Customizing Menus. Right-Clicking to Display Menus. Hiding the Ruler. Working with Dialog Boxes. Working with Toolbars. Personalizing Word Toolbars. Moving Your Toolbars Around. Using Task Panes. Getting Help. Exiting Word.
2. Entering Text.
Entering Text. Moving Around the Document with the Mouse. Typing Anywhere on the Page. Moving Around the Document with the Keyboard. Going to a Specific Page. Inserting Text. Combining and Splitting Paragraphs. Working with Smart Tags.
3. Editing Text.
Selecting Text with the Mouse. Selecting Text with the Keyboard. Deleting Text. Undoing Mistakes. Moving Text. Copying Text. Moving or Copying Multiple Items. Inserting a Tab. Seeing Paragraph, Tab, and Space Marks.
4. Managing Word Documents.
Saving a Document. Closing a Document. Opening a Document. Switching to Another Open Document. Getting to Your Favorite Folders. Starting Additional New Documents. Standardizing the Look of Your Documents. Using a Wizard to Create a Document. Searching for a Document. Recovering After Word Crashes.
5. Viewing and Printing a Document.
Selecting a View for Your Document. Magnifying a Document. Comparing Two Documents Side By Side. Previewing a Document. Printing a Document. Printing an Envelope. Printing Labels.
6. Formatting Characters and Paragraphs.
Making Text Bold, Italic, and Underlined. Changing the Font and Font Size. Adding Highlighting and Color to Your Text. Changing Paragraph Alignment. Changing Line Spacing. Adding Indents. Creating Bulleted and Numbered Lists. Setting a Custom Left or Right Tab. Setting a Custom Center or Decimal Tab. Adding a Border to a Paragraph. Shading a Paragraph. Copying Font and Paragraph Formatting. Checking the Formatting of Your Text.
7. Formatting Pages.
Changing Margins. Inserting a Page Break. Centering a Page Vertically. Numbering Pages. Creating Headers and Footers. Inserting Dates and Page Numbers in Headers and Footers.
8. Handy Editing Techniques.
Searching for Text. Finding and Replacing Text. Using the Thesaurus. Using Automatic Spell Checking. Checking Your Spelling with the Spell Checker. Checking Your Grammar. Correcting Text Automatically. Inserting a Special Character. Inserting the Date. Inserting Standard Blocks of Text.
9. Using Columns and Tables.
Creating Columns. Formatting Columns. Creating a Table. Deleting a Table. Navigating a Table. Adding, Deleting, and Resizing Rows and Columns. Formatting a Table. Drawing a Table. Adjusting the Appearance of Your Table.
10. Adding Images to Your Document.
Inserting an Image in Your Document. Moving and Sizing an Image. Cropping an Image and Adding Borders. Controlling Text Flow around an Image. Adding Shapes to Your Document. Creating WordArt.
11. Performing Mass Mailings.
Starting the Main Document. Choosing the Fields for Your Data Source. Entering Records into the Data Source. Sorting and Editing the Recipient List. Completing the Main Document. Previewing Your Merged Letters. Running the Merge. Beginning an Envelope Mail Merge. Finishing an Envelope Mail Merge. Beginning a Label Mail Merge. Finishing a Label Mail Merge.
12. Word and the Web.
Inserting Hyperlinks in a Word Document. Converting a Word Document to a Web Page. Converting a Web Page to a Word Document.
Heidi Steele is a freelance writer and software trainer. She specializes in demystifying computer concepts and making programs such as Word accessible to home users and professionals alike. Heidi Steele is the author of numerous other computer books, including Easy Word 2000 and Sams Teach Yourself Word 2000 in 24 Hours. She lives in Port Orchard, Washington.