Synopses & Reviews
Are you a visual learner? Do you prefer instructions that show you how to do something and skip the long-winded explanations? If so, then this book is for you. Open it up and you'll find clear, step-by-step screen shots that show you how to tackle more than 150 Word 2007 tasks. Each task-based spread includes easy, visual directions for performing necessary operations, including:
- Using the Ribbon with the mouse or the keyboard
- Saving documents in PDF format
- Sharing text among documents
- Working with the thesaurus
- Setting paragraph line spacing
- Wrapping text around graphics
- Helpful sidebars offer practical tips and tricks
- Succinct explanations walk you through step by step
- Full-color screen shots demonstrate each task
- Two-page lessons break big topics into bite-sized modules
- Covers the much-anticipated new features of Word 2007, including collaboration tools, XML tags in Word, and the Word 2007 facelift-the first redesigned UI since Office 97
- Ideal for users migrating from older versions of Word and who want to get up to speed on the changes in the application
- Filled with clear, step-by-step screen shots that show readers how to tackle dozens of Word tasks, including new features like the Research Pane, side-by-side comparisons, smart tags, and maximizing the benefits of the Task Pane
- Revised interior design offers readers a more sophisticated look with easier navigation
Presents step-by-step, full-color instructions, complemented by real-world examples and handy tips, tricks, and shortcuts, to help visual learners tackle dozens of tasks using Microsoft Word 2007, detailing the new features of the word processing application, as well as how to set up and format documents and text, work with graphics, use Mail Merge, post documents to the Web, and more. Original. (Beginner)
About the Author
Elaine Marmel is president of Marmel Enterprises, LLC, an organization that specializes in freelance technical writing and software training. Elaine has an MBA from Cornell University and has worked on projects to build financial management systems in New York City and Washington, D.C. Elaine spends most of her time writing; since 1994, she has been a contributing editor to monthly magazines Peachtree Extra and QuickBooks Extra. She co-wrote Peachtree For Dummies, 2nd Edition (Wiley, 2004), and wrote Microsoft Office Project 2003 Bible (Wiley, 2003), Master VISUALLY Project 2003 (Wiley, 2004), and Master VISUALLY QuickBooks 2005 (Wiley, 2005), and she has authored and coauthored more than 30 other books. Although a native of Chicago, Elaine has seen much of the world, including Cincinnati, Ohio; Jerusalem, Israel; Ithaca, New York; Washington, D.C., and Tampa, FL. As of this writing, she has settled into a perfect house in Arizona, and lives with her purrfect cats, Cato, Watson, and Buddy (who seems to be made of velcro, sticking to Elaine when she starts to write), and her doting and loving dog, Josh (who watches the door for visitors and may lick you to death while performing the job of general welcoming committee).
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: A First Look at Word.
Explore the Word Window.
Work with the Office Button.
Select Commands with the Mouse.
Select Commands with the Keyboard.
Select Command Choices.
Work with the Mini Toolbar and Context Menus.
Launch a Dialog Box.
Move Around in a Document.
Chapter 2: Managing Documents.
Save a Document.
Save a Document to Word 97-2003 Format.
Save a Document in PDF or XPS Format.
Set Options for Saving Documents.
Start a New Document.
Switch Between Open Documents.
Compare Open Documents.
Work with Document Properties.
Close a Document.
Inspect a Document Before Sharing.
Work with Protected Documents.
Mark a Document as Final.
Convert a Word 2003 Document to Word 2007.
Chapter 3: Edit Text.
Insert Blank Lines.
Select Text .
Mark and Find Your Place.
Move or Copy Text.
Share Text Between Documents.
Switch Document Views.
Understanding Document Views.
Work with the Document Map.
Zoom In or Out.
Insert a Symbol.
Work with Equations.
Using Smart Tags.
Set Smart Tag Options.
Chapter 4: Proofreading.
Search for Text.
Count Words in a Document.
Correct Mistakes Automatically.
Insert Frequently Used Text Automatically.
Check Spelling and Grammar.
Disable Grammar and Spell Checking.
Find a Synonym or Antonym with the Thesaurus.
Add Comments to a Document.
Track Document Changes During Review.
Review Tracked Changes.
Combine Reviewers’ Comments.
Chapter 5: Format Text.
Change the Font.
Change Text Size.
Emphasize Information with Bold, Italic, or Underline.
Superscript or Subscript Text.
Change Text Case.
Change Text Color.
Apply Highlighting to Text.
Copy Text Formatting.
Remove Text Formatting.
Apply Strikethrough to Text.
Set the Default Font for All New Documents.
Chapter 6: Format Paragraphs.
Change Text Alignment.
Set Line Spacing Within a Paragraph.
Set Line Spacing Between Paragraphs.
Create a Bulleted or Numbered List.
Display Formatting Marks.
Hide or Display the Ruler.
Add a Paragraph Border.
Check for Formatting Inconsistencies.
Review and Change Formatting.
Apply Formatting Using Styles.
Save Formatting in a Style.
Modify a Style.
Add Paragraph Shading.
Chapter 7: Format Pages.
Insert a Page Break.
Control Text Flow and Pagination.
Align Text Vertically on the Page.
Change Page Orientation.
Insert a Section Break.
Add Page Numbers to a Document.
Add Line Numbers to a Document.
Using the Building Blocks Organizer.
Add a Header or Footer.
Using Different Headers or Footers Within a Document.
Add a Footnote.
Add an Endnote.
View, Edit, or Delete Footnotes or Endnotes.
Convert Footnotes to Endnotes.
Generate a Table of Contents.
Add a Watermark.
Add a Page Border.
Create Newspaper Columns.
Chapter 8: Print Documents.
Preview a Document Before Printing.
Print a Document.
Change the Paper Size and Source.
Print an Envelope.
Chapter 9: Create Tables and Charts.
Create a Table.
Change the Row Height or Column Width.
Move a Table.
Resize a Table.
Add or Delete a Row.
Add or Delete a Column.
Set Cell Margins.
Add Space Between Cells.
Split a Table.
Add a Formula to a Table.
Align Text in Cells.
Add Shading to Cells.
Change Cell Borders.
Format a Table.
Add a Chart .
Chapter 10: Work With Graphics.
Add a Picture.
Add a Clip Art Image.
Add a Shape.
Add a Text Box.
Move or Resize a Graphic.
Rotate a Graphic.
Change the Color of a Shape.
Make a Shape Three-Dimensional.
Add a Shadow to a Shape.
Apply a Style to a Shape.
Color the Outline of a Styled Shape.
Understanding Text Wrapping and Graphics.
Wrap Text Around a Graphic.
Insert and Edit Diagrams.
Chapter 11: Customize Word.
Control the Display of Formatting Marks.
Customize the Status Bar.
Work with the Quick Access Toolbar.
Add Keyboard Shortcuts.
Create a Macro.
Run a Macro.
Edit Macro Code.
Chapter 12: Work with Mass Mailing Tools.
Create Letters to Mass Mail.
Add Envelopes to Mass Mailing Letters.
Create Labels for a Mass Mailing.
Chapter 13: Word and the Internet.
E-mail a Document.
Create a Hyperlink.
Save a Document as a Web Page.