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Here's the last word on Word, from the master of plain-English explanations!
It's a whole new Word, so jump right into this book and learn how to make the most of it! Here's what you need to know, from firing up Word, understanding how to use the spell checker, and turning off features that drive you crazy to formatting documents, using templates, adding images, and saving your stuff. You can even find special tips for the writer in you.
New to Word? — here's the stuff most books assume you already know, such as how to use the keyboard, mouse, and gizmos in the Word window
Watch your words — clean up errors, replace sections of text, use copy-and-paste, and work with text blocks
The grammar cop — make the most of the grammar and spell checkers
Make friends with formats — format characters, paragraphs, and pages to make your documents reader-friendly
Stylin' — create styles to give your documents character
The fancy stuff — work with borders, lines, and boxes; add tables; and build an index
Multitasking — manage multiple documents, convert documents from different versions of Word, or save documents in different file formats
Publish or perish — print your documents or prepare them for sharing electronically
Open the book and find:
What all the keys on the keyboard are for
How to use the Ribbon
Things to know about saving and naming files
How to recover a document you thought was lost
Tools for collaborating with others
Tips for taming mail merge
A whole chapter on Word's tools for writers
The ten commandments of Word
Work with all the newest Microsoft Word features
Create and edit documents quickly and easily
Share your work and collaborate with others
Use mail merge, create labels, and send e-mails in Word
Dan Gookin gets you up to speed so you can get down to work with all the new features of Word 2010!
Bestselling and quintessential For Dummies author Dan Gookin employs his usual fun and friendly candor while walking you through the spectrum of new features of Word 2010. Completely in tune with the needs of the beginning Word user, Gookin shows you how to use Word quickly and efficiently so that you can spend more time working on your projects and less time trying to figure out how to make Word perform the tasks you need it to do. This newest edition of Word For Dummies explains how to navigate the user interface and take advantages of file formats, and skips the unnecessary jargon.
- Unparalleled author Dan Gookin applies his beloved For Dummies writing style to introduce you to all the features and functions of Word 2010
- Escorts you through the capabilities of Word 2010 without weighing you down with unnecessary technical jargon
- Deciphers the user interface and shows you how to take advantage of the file formats
The word on the street is that Word 2010 For Dummies is a must-read!
Bestselling and quintessential For Dummies author Gookin employs his usual fun and friendly candor while walking readers through the spectrum of new features of Word 2010.
About the Author
Dan Gookin created the For Dummies format with the original book, DOS For Dummies, in 1991. With more than 11 million copies in print, his books have been translated into 32 languages. Recent titles include PCs For Dummies, Windows 7 Edition and Laptops For Dummies. Visit Dan at www.wambooli.com.
Table of Contents
Part I: Your Introduction to Word.
Chapter 1: Hello, Word!
Chapter 2: The Typing Chapter.
Part II: Your Basic Word.
Chapter 3: To and Fro in a Document.
Chapter 4: Text Editing.
Chapter 5: Search for This, Replace It with That.
Chapter 6: Blocks o' Text.
Chapter 7: Spell It Write.
Chapter 8: Documents and Such.
Chapter 9: Publish Your Document.
Part III: Formatting.
Chapter 10: Character Formatting.
Chapter 11: Paragraph Formatting.
Chapter 12: Tab Formatting.
Chapter 13: Page Formatting.
Chapter 14: Document Formatting.
Chapter 15: Word Formatting Styles.
Chapter 16: Fun with Themes and Template Formatting.
Chapter 17: Sundry Formatting.
Part IV: Spruce Up a Dull Document.
Chapter 18: Lines and Colors.
Chapter 19: Able Tables.
Chapter 20: Columns of Text.
Chapter 21: Lots of Lists.
Chapter 22: Here Come the Graphics.
Chapter 23: Even More Things to Insert in Your Document.
Part V: Even More Word.
Chapter 24: Multiple Documents, Windows, and File Formats.
Chapter 25: Word for Writers.
Chapter 26: Let’s Work This Out.
Chapter 27: Mail Merge Mania.
Chapter 28: Labels of Love.
Chapter 29: A More Custom Word.
Part VI: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 30: The Ten Commandments of Word.
Chapter 31: Ten Cool Tricks.
Chapter 32: Ten Bizarre Things.
Chapter 33: Ten Avuncular Suggestions.