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Once upon a while ago, computers were considered overgrown calculators. If you wanted to mess with numbers, math, and calculations, you counted on a computer. These days, computers reach far beyond the business of numerals. Microsoft Word takes computing into the realm of words, where the wonders await in processing letters, syllables, passages, documents, and more.
Word 2000 For Windows For Dummies Quick Reference cuts through the technical details and jargon to the real deal in word processing. In a handy spiral-bound that allows you to lay the book flat alongside your computer for quick and easy reference, this accessible resource lets you zoom in on just the information you need. If you're looking for fluff, you won't find it in this guide; instead, you'll discover
- Great coverage on the basics, such as how to get Word 2000 up and running.
- Loads of tips on making your word processing move faster.
- Expert info on advanced formatting and automation features.
- One whole section dedicated to Web and desktop publishing.
- Instruction on how to use HTML native format in documents.
- The scoop on printing everything from simple documents to labels for mass mailings.
- Troubleshooting insight that can help you fix problems yourself – without losing your mind or hair.
When you want to try something new, want to attempt something you're unsure of, or tell yourself that there has to be a better way, open up Word 2000 For Windows For Dummies Quick Reference. With plain-English explanations and illustrations, this little volume is worth its weight as it unfolds page after page of reliable, time-trimming information and insight.
This text seeks to cover everything a user needs to know about Word, from opening, editing and closing a document, through to getting the most out of Word's templates and wizards. It also covers features new to Word 2000, such as using HTML native format in documents.
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The Fast and Easy Way to Create Great-Looking Word Documents for the Office, Home, or Web! A Quick Reference for the Rest of Us!® Get the word on Word 2000! This super fast reference lets you zoom in on just the information you need without plowing through tons of fluff. Inside, you'll find plain-English explanations and clear, step-by-step guidance on all of Word 2000's many exciting features.
- Great coverage on the basics, such as how to start Word 2000
- Loaded with tips to make your work go faster
- Covers advanced formatting and automation features
- Dedicated section on Web and desktop publishing
- Shows how to use HTML native format in documents
- Find out about self-repair features if problems arise
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A handy desktop companion for creating great documents for the office, home, or Web. Keep up to speed on the latest Word features, including advanced formatting and automation features, HTML native format, self-repairing features, and XML formatting capabilities that lead to simplified Web publishing options.
About the Author
About the Author Peter Weverka is the author of 17 computer books, including Dummies 101: Microsoft Office 2000 For Windows and Money 99 For Dummies, both published by IDG Books Worldwide, Inc. His humorous articles and stories (none related to computers, thankfully) have appeared in Harper's and SPY magazine. Peter is also an editor. He has polished, cleaned up, and actually read over 80 computer books on topics ranging from word processing to desktop publishing to the Internet. He edited about 50 of those books online with Microsoft Word. Peter believes that the goal of all computing is to help you get your work done faster so you don't have to sit in front of the computer anymore. His favorite pastime is pruning trees; his greatest pleasure, jawing with his children.
Table of Contents
Introduction: How to Use This Book.
PART I: Getting to Know Word 2000.
PART II: Editing and Other Essentials.
PART III: Formatting Documents and Text.
PART IV: Printing Your Documents.
PART V: Making Your Work Go Faster.
PART VI: Web and Desktop Publishing.
PART VII: Fancy and Esoteric Stuff.
PART VIII: Potpourri.
Glossary: Techie Talk.
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