Synopses & Reviews
Experience learning made easy-and quickly teach yourself how to create impressive documents with Word 2010. With STEP BY STEP, you set the pace-building and practicing the skills you need, just when you need them! Topics include using styles and themes; sharing, printing, and publishing documents; editing images from within Word; using SmartArt diagrams and charts; creating references, footnotes, indexes, and tables of contents; collaborating with multiple people at the same time on the same document; and turning your ideas into blogs, Web pages, and more.
About the Author
has worked closely with Microsoft technologies since 1986 and in the training and certification industry since 1997. As President and CEO of Online Training Solutions, Inc. (OTSI), Joan guides the translation of technical information and requirements into useful, relevant, and measurable resources for people who are seeking certification of their computer skills or who simply want to get things done efficiently.
Joan is the author or coauthor of more than three dozen books about Windows and Office (for the Windows, Mac, and iPad platforms) and three generations of Microsoft Office Specialist certification study guides. Joan is a Microsoft Certified Professional, Microsoft Office Specialist Master (for Office 2013, Office 2010, and Office 2007), Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (for Windows and Windows Server), Microsoft Certified Technology Associate (for Windows), Microsoft Dynamics Specialist, and Microsoft Certified Trainer.
Joyce Cox has 20+ years’ experience developing training materials on technical subjects for non-technical audiences, including dozens of books about Office and Windows.
Table of Contents
Introducing Microsoft Word 2010; New Features; Lets Get Started!; Modifying the Display of the Ribbon; Dynamic Ribbon Elements; Changing the Width of the Ribbon; Adapting Exercise Steps; Features and Conventions of This Book; Using the Practice Files; Getting Help; Getting Help with This Book; Getting Help with Word 2010; More Information; Basic Word Documents; Chapter 1: Explore Word 2010; 1.1 Working in the User Interface; 1.2 Creating, Entering Text in, and Saving Documents; 1.3 Opening, Moving Around in, and Closing Documents; 1.4 Viewing Documents in Different Ways; 1.5 Key Points; Chapter 2: Edit and Proofread Text; 2.1 Making Text Changes; 2.2 Finding and Replacing Text; 2.3 Fine-Tuning Text; 2.4 Correcting Spelling and Grammatical Errors; 2.5 Inserting Saved Text; 2.6 Key Points; Chapter 3: Change the Look of Text; 3.1 Quickly Formatting Text; 3.2 Changing a Documents Theme; 3.3 Manually Changing the Look of Characters; 3.4 Manually Changing the Look of Paragraphs; 3.5 Creating and Modifying Lists; 3.6 Key Points; Chapter 4: Organize Information in Columns and Tables; 4.1 Presenting Information in Columns; 4.2 Creating Tabbed Lists; 4.3 Presenting Information in Tables; 4.4 Formatting Tables; 4.5 Key Points; Chapter 5: Add Simple Graphic Elements; 5.1 Inserting and Modifying Pictures; 5.2 Changing a Documents Background; 5.3 Inserting Building Blocks; 5.4 Adding WordArt Text; 5.5 Key Points; Chapter 6: Preview, Print, and Distribute Documents; 6.1 Previewing and Adjusting Page Layout; 6.2 Controlling What Appears on Each Page; 6.3 Printing Documents; 6.4 Preparing Documents for Electronic Distribution; 6.5 Key Points; Document Enhancements; Chapter 7: Insert and Modify Diagrams; 7.1 Creating Diagrams; 7.2 Modifying Diagrams; 7.3 Creating Picture Diagrams; 7.4 Key Points; Chapter 8: Insert and Modify Charts; 8.1 Inserting Charts; 8.2 Modifying Charts; 8.3 Using Existing Data in Charts; 8.4 Key Points; Chapter 9: Use Other Visual Elements; 9.1 Adding Watermarks; 9.2 Inserting Symbols and Equations; 9.3 Drawing and Modifying Shapes; 9.4 Inserting Screen Clippings; 9.5 Key Points; Chapter 10: Organize and Arrange Content; 10.1 Reorganizing Document Outlines; 10.2 Arranging Objects on the Page; 10.3 Using Tables to Control Page Layout; 10.4 Key Points; Chapter 11: Create Documents for Use Outside of Word; 11.1 Saving Files in Different Formats; 11.2 Creating and Modifying Web Documents; 11.3 Creating and Publishing Blog Posts; 11.4 Key Points; Additional Techniques; Chapter 12: Explore More Text Techniques; 12.1 Adding Hyperlinks; 12.2 Inserting Fields; 12.3 Adding Bookmarks and Cross-References; 12.4 Key Points; Chapter 13: Use Reference Tools for Longer Documents; 13.1 Creating and Modifying Tables of Contents; 13.2 Creating and Modifying Indexes; 13.3 Adding Sources and Compiling Bibliographies; 13.4 Key Points; Chapter 14: Work with Mail Merge; 14.1 Understanding Mail Merge; 14.2 Preparing Data Sources; 14.3 Preparing Main Documents; 14.4 Merging Main Documents and Data Sources; 14.5 Sending Personalized E-Mail Messages to Multiple Recipients; 14.6 Creating and Printing Labels; 14.7 Key Points; Chapter 15: Collaborate on Documents; 15.1 Coauthoring Documents; 15.2 Sending Documents Directly from Word; 15.3 Adding and Reviewing Comments; 15.4 Tracking and Managing Document Changes; 15.5 Comparing and Merging Documents; 15.6 Password-Protecting Documents; 15.7 Controlling Changes; 15.8 Key Points; Chapter 16: Work in Word More Efficiently; 16.1 Working with Styles and Templates; 16.2 Changing Default Program Options; 16.3 Customizing the Ribbon; 16.4 Customizing the Quick Access Toolbar; 16.5 Key Points; Glossary; Keyboard Shortcuts; Creating Custom Keyboard Shortcuts; Keyboard Shortcut Lists from Word Help; About the Authors; Joyce Cox; Joan Preppernau; The Team; Online Training Solutions, Inc. (OTSI);