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Wouldn’t it be a waste to own a Porsche convertible and just drive it to the grocery store at 40 mph? If you have Word 2003, you actually have a high-performance word processing program that can do almost anything you tell it to. Word 2003 All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies helps you put the pedal to the metal and your fingers to the keys and cover a lot of territory fast. It includes information on:
  • The basics, such as editing, saving, and printing documents
  • Time-savers, including creating keyboard shortcuts, using styles, and more
  • Jazzing up your documents with borders, shading, shapes, charts, drawings, and clip art
  • Handy desktop publishing tricks
  • Whipping out letters, envelopes, return-address labels, and more

Written by Doug Lowe, author of more than 30 For Dummies books, Word 2003 All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies lets you go as far as you want. You can venture off and explore: 

  • Creating Web pages with Word, how to host a Web site, and more
  • Using XML (eXtensible Markup Language) to store and exchange information in a standardized way that’s accessible universally
  • Outlining, indexing, creating a table of contents, and more
  • Using Word’s Master Document to compile long documents such as your future bestseller, your unabridged collection of bad jokes, or whatever
  • Using Word’s speech recognition so you can dictate text and issue menu commands by speaking
  • Creating macros with VBA (Visual Basics for Applications)

A comprehensive index helps you find the information you want fast. So what are you waiting for? With Word 2003 All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies as your navigator, take Word 2003 out for a spin and see what this baby can do.

Synopsis:

9 books in 1– your key to Word 2003 success!

Your one-stop guide to getting the most from Word 2003 every day!

Writing your own book? Need to mail merge your holiday card list? Want to add a picture to that letter to Grandma? One of these minibooks will tell you how! This trusty guide will be your constant companion as you conquer the basics, take Word on the Web, explore customizing and programming it, and find out all Word can do for you.

Discover how to:

  • Start, edit, save, and print documents
  • Create keyboard shortcuts
  • Use Styles and other formatting tools
  • Add shapes, charts, and drawings
  • Edit HTML with Word
  • Send faxes and use mail merge

The Dummies Way

  • Coverage of the essentials and beyond
  • Explanations in plain English
  • "Get in, get out" information
  • Thumbtabs and other navigation aids
  • Tear-out cheat sheet
  • A dash of humor and fun

Synopsis:

Written for both novice and highly experienced users of Word, this book shows readers new ways to optimize Word's features to serve their desktop publishing, document management, and collaboration needs.

About the Author

Doug Lowe has written a whole bunch of computer books, including more than 30 For Dummies books, such as Networking For Dummies, 6th Edition, PowerPoint 2003 For Dummies, Internet Explorer 6 For Dummies, Networking All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies, and Microsoft Office 2002 For Dummies Quick Reference. He lives in that sunny All-American City, Fresno, California, where all the politicians are actors and all the actors think they’re politicians. He’s one of those obsessive-compulsive decorating nuts who creates computer-controlled Halloween decorations that rival Disney’s Haunted Mansion and Christmas displays that can be seen from space. Maybe his next book should be Tacky Holiday Decorations For Dummies.

Table of Contents

Introduction.

Book I: Word Basics.

Chapter 1: Getting to Know Word.

Chapter 2: Managing Your Documents.

Chapter 3: Working with Templates.

Chapter 4: Printing Your Documents.

Chapter 5: Help!

Book II: Formatting Text.

Chapter 1: Basic Text Formatting.

Chapter 2: The Border Patrol and Other Shady Characters.

Chapter 3: Working with Styles.

Chapter 4: Page Setup and Section Formatting.

Chapter 5: Column Formatting.

Chapter 6: Using Tables.

Chapter 7: Creating Lists.

Chapter 8: Working with Footnotes and Endnotes.

Book III: Editing Techniques.

Chapter 1: Getting Around.

Chapter 2: Basic Document Editing Techniques.

Chapter 3: Finding and Replacing.

Chapter 4: All About AutoCorrect and Its Siblings.

Chapter 5: Proofing and Research Tools.

Chapter 6: Track Changes and Other Collaboration Features.

Book IV: Getting Graphic.

Chapter 1: Inserting Pictures and Clip Art.

Chapter 2: Drawing on Your Documents.

Chapter 3: Fill Effects, Ghosts, Shadows, and Other Effects.

Chapter 4: Working Graphically with Text.

Chapter 5: Charts and Diagrams.

Chapter 6: A Pocket Full of Desktop Publishing Tricks.

Chapter 7: Move Over, Einstein (Creating Equations).

Book V: Web Publishing.

Chapter 1: Going Online with Word.

Chapter 2: Creating Web Pages with Word.

Chapter 3: Basic Web Formatting Features.

Chapter 4: Using Themes and Cascading Style Sheets.

Chapter 5: Working with Frames.

Chapter 6: Word and XML.

Book VI: Advanced Document Features.

Chapter 1: Working with Fields.

Chapter 2: Form Follows Function (Setting Up and Using Forms).

Chapter 3: More about Outlining.

Chapter 4: Mystical Master Documents.

Chapter 5: So You Want to Make an Index, Eh?

Chapter 6: Creating a Table of Contents or Table of Figures.

Chapter 7: Objection, Your Honor (Creating a Table of Authorities).

Book VII: Letters, Envelopes, and Labels.

Chapter 1: Creating Letters and Envelopes.

Chapter 2: Faxing and E-Mailing Documents.

Chapter 3: Using the Mail Merge Wizard.

Chapter 4: More Mail Merge Tricks.

Book VIII: Customizing Word.

Chapter 1: Opting for Options.

Chapter 2: Customizing Toolbars, Menus, and Keyboard Shortcuts.

Chapter 3: Using Voice and Handwriting Features.

Book IX: Programming Word with VBA.

Chapter 1: Recording and Using Macros.

Chapter 2: Programming with VBA.

Chapter 3: Working with Word’s Object Model.

Chapter 4: Creating UserForms.

Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780764571411
Author:
Lowe, Doug
Publisher:
Wiley Publishing
Author:
Lowe
Subject:
Word Processing - General
Subject:
Microsoft Word
Subject:
Personal Computers-Desktop Applications-Word Processing
Subject:
Microsoft Wor
Subject:
D
Copyright:
Edition Description:
WebSite Associated w/Book
Series:
For Dummies
Publication Date:
20070529
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
816
Dimensions:
9.22x7.40x1.72 in. 2.56 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , 9 books in 1– your key to Word 2003 success!

Your one-stop guide to getting the most from Word 2003 every day!

Writing your own book? Need to mail merge your holiday card list? Want to add a picture to that letter to Grandma? One of these minibooks will tell you how! This trusty guide will be your constant companion as you conquer the basics, take Word on the Web, explore customizing and programming it, and find out all Word can do for you.

Discover how to:

  • Start, edit, save, and print documents
  • Create keyboard shortcuts
  • Use Styles and other formatting tools
  • Add shapes, charts, and drawings
  • Edit HTML with Word
  • Send faxes and use mail merge

The Dummies Way

  • Coverage of the essentials and beyond
  • Explanations in plain English
  • "Get in, get out" information
  • Thumbtabs and other navigation aids
  • Tear-out cheat sheet
  • A dash of humor and fun
"Synopsis" by , Written for both novice and highly experienced users of Word, this book shows readers new ways to optimize Word's features to serve their desktop publishing, document management, and collaboration needs.
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