Synopses & Reviews
Simply the easiest way yet to get up to speed on Word 2010
Microsoft Word 2010 includes all sorts of new features and functionalities, a redesigned interface, new emphasis on collaboration, and many additional changes. Both users of previous editions and those new to the Office applications will appreciate the clear, visual instruction in this book.
With step-by-step instructions and large, full-color screen shots demonstrating dozens of Word 2010 tasks, Word 2010 Simplified gets you up and running faster than you ever thought possible.
- Word is the most-used application in Microsoft Office, which holds more than 90 percent of the market for Windows-based productivity suites
- The new version of Word includes many changes and new features; both newcomers to Word and users of previous editions will appreciate this clear, visual introduction to the program
- A streamlined interior with large font and screenshots, makes this guide easy to follow for all users at any age
- Covers the basics, document fundamentals, formatting documents and adding graphics, collaborating and sharing documents, how and when to use Office Web Applications, and much more
If you learn best when you see how things are done, or if you just want a quick and easy guide to familiarize you with the new features of Word 2010, Word 2010 Simplified fills the bill.
Are you new to computers? Does new technology make you nervous? Relax! You're holding in your hands the easiest guide ever to Word 2010 a book that skips the long-winded explanations and shows you how things work. All you have to do is open the book and discover just how easy it is to get up to speed.
Open and navigate Word and use Backstage View
Select, insert, delete, and move text
Check spelling and grammar and use the thesaurus
Format text, paragraphs, and documents
Add graphics and wrap text around them
Print documents, envelopes, and labels
"Simplify It" sidebars offer real-world advice
Succinct explanations walk you through step by step
Full-color screen shots demonstrate each task
Self-contained, two-page lessons make learning a snap
About the Author
is President of Marmel Enterprises, LLC, an organization which specializes in technical writing and software training. Elaine spends most of her time writing; she has authored and co-authored over 50 books about Microsoft Project, Microsoft Excel, QuickBooks, Peachtree, Quicken for Windows, Quicken for DOS, Microsoft Word for Windows, Microsoft Word for the Mac, Windows 98, 1-2-3 for Windows
, and Lotus Notes
. From 1994 to 2006, she also was the contributing editor to monthly publications Peachtree Extra
and QuickBooks Extra
Elaine left her native Chicago for the warmer climes of Arizona (by way of Cincinnati, OH; Jerusalem, Israel; Ithaca, NY; Washington, D.C. and Tampa, FL) where she basks in the sun with her dog Josh, and her cats, Watson and Buddy.
Table of Contents
1 Getting Familiar with Word.
Explore the Word Window.
Work with Backstage View.
Select Commands with the Keyboard.
Select Commands with the Mouse.
Work with the Mini Toolbar.
Work with Context Menus.
Launch a Dialog Box.
Work with Commands.
Move Around in a Document.
2 Managing Documents.
Save a Document.
Reopen an Unsaved Document.
Save a Document to Word 97–2003 Format.
Set the Folder Location for Saving Documents.
Open a Word Document.
Start a New Document.
Switch Between Open Documents.
Work with Document Properties.
Close a Document.
Convert Word Documents from Prior Versions to Word 2010.
3 Editing Text.
Insert Blank Lines.
Mark and Find Your Place.
Move or Copy Text.
Share Text Between Documents.
Move or Copy Several Selections.
Take Advantage of Paste Options.
Switch Document Views.
Understanding Document Views.
Zoom In or Out.
Insert a Symbol.
Set Options for Additional Actions.
Using Additional Actions.
4 Proofreading in Word.
Search for Text.
Automatically Correct Mistakes.
Automatically Insert Frequently Used Text.
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.
5 Formatting Text.
Change the Font.
Change Text Size.
Emphasize Information with Bold, Italic, or Underline.
Change Text Case.
Change Text Color.
Apply Highlighting to Text.
Copy Text Formatting.
Remove Text Formatting.
Set the Default Font for All New Documents.
6 Formatting 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.
7 Formatting Pages.
Insert a Page Break.
Align Text Vertically on the Page.
Change Page Orientation.
Insert a Section Break.
Add Page Numbers to a Document.
Add a Header or Footer.
Using Different Headers or Footers Within a Document.
8 Printing Documents.
Preview and Print a Document.
Print on Different Paper Sizes.
Print an Envelope.
Set Up Labels to Print.
9 Creating Tables and Charts.
Create a Table.
Change the Row Height or Column Width.
Add or Delete a Row.
Add or Delete a Column.
Move a Table.
Resize a Table.
Set Cell Margins.
Add Space Between Cells.
Split a Table.
Add a Formula to a Table.
Align Text in Cells.
Format a Table.
Add a Chart.
10 Working with Graphics.
Add a Picture.
Add a Screenshot.
Add a Clip Art Image.
Add a Shape.
Add a Text Box.
Move or Resize a Graphic.
Understanding Text Wrapping and Graphics.
Wrap Text Around a Graphic.
Work with Diagrams.
11 Customizing Word.
Control the Display of Formatting Marks.
Customize the Status Bar.
Hide or Display Ribbon Buttons.
Add a Predefined Group to a Ribbon Tab.
Create Your Own Ribbon Group.
Create Your Own Ribbon Tab.
Work with the Quick Access Toolbar.
12 Mailing Documents.
E-mail a Document.
Create Letters to Mass Mail.
Add Envelopes to Mass Mailing Letters.
Create Labels for a Mass Mailing.