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Sams Teach Yourself Microsoft Word 2000 in 10 Minutes


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  • Copyright 1999
  • Dimensions: 5.5 X 8.5
  • Pages: 240
  • Edition: 1st
  • Book
  • ISBN-10: 0-672-31441-X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-672-31441-4

Sams Teach Yourself Microsoft Word 2000 in 10 Minutes is the book to help users get more productivity from Microsoft Word focusing on the 25% of Word features users use 95% of the time. For users that need to write reports or memos, letters or resumes, this book gets them up and running quickly. It gives them idea of what the application can do, and what features might be different from the last version. To accomplish this, the book presents the most fundamental Word tasks such as entering text, saving and loading documents, basic formatting, printer, etc. in a manner that be quickly absorbed and used. Improvements to this edition will also include adding and ensuring all examples use real-world material the reader can relate to and better using figures and notes to make the book as informative as possible.

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Table of Contents

1. Getting Started with Microsoft Word.
Starting Word for Windows. Understanding the Word Screen. Accessing Commands Through Menus and Toolbars. Changing the Way Menus Display. Working in Dialog Boxes. Entering Text and Moving Around. Quitting the Program.

2. Creating a New Document.
Understanding Document Templates. Starting a New Blank Document. Saving Time with Wizards.

3. Basic Editing Tasks.
Entering Text. Defining Paragraphs in Word. Moving Around the Document. Selecting Text. Deleting, Copying, and Moving Text.

4. Saving and Opening Documents.
Saving a New Document. Saving a Document as You Work. Saving a Document Under a Different Name. Staying Organized with Document Properties. Opening a Saved Document.

5. Using the Help System.
Different Kinds of Help. Asking the Office Assistant. Using the Microsoft Word Help Window. Using What's This Help.

6. Finding and Replacing Text.
Searching for Text. Using Search Options. Finding and Replacing Text.

7. Changing the Screen Display.
Document Display Options. Draft Font View. Full Screen View. Changing the Document Display Size. Navigating Quickly with the Document Map. Splitting the Screen.

8. Using Word's Proofreading Tools.
Checking and Correcting Spelling. Checking Your Grammar. Checking Spelling and Grammar as You Type. Using the Thesaurus. Previewing Your Document's Printer Appearance.

9. Printing, Faxing, or Emailing Your Document.
Printing Using the Default Settings. Printing Multiple Copies. Printing Part of a Document. Printing Properties. Changing Your Print Options. Faxing a Document. Emailing a Document.

10. Changing the Appearance of Text.
Understanding Font Terminology. Selecting a Font. Using Boldface, Italics, and Underlining. Applying Special Font Effects. Adding Borders to Text. Applying Shading.

11. Applying Indents and Justification.
Changing Indentation. Setting Text Justification. Controlling Line Breaks.

12. Creating Numbered and Bulleted Lists.
Why Use Numbered and Bulleted Lists? Creating a Numbered or Bulleted List. Using Multilevel Lists. Removing Numbering or Bullets from a List. Changing the Format of a Numbered or Bulleted List. Adding Items to Numbered and Bulleted Lists.

13. Setting Tabs and Line Spacing.
What Are Tabs? Creating Custom Tab Stops. Moving and Deleting Custom Tab Stops. Changing Line Spacing.

14. Using Styles to Control Formatting.
Understanding Styles. Assigning a Style to Text. Viewing Style Names. Creating a New Style. Modifying a Style.

15. Advanced Style Techniques.
Automatic Style Assignment. Using Word's Heading Styles in Outline View. Automatic Spacing Between Paragraphs. Assigning Shortcut Keys to Styles. Finding and Replacing Styles.

16. Working with Margins, Pages, and Sections.
Breaking a Document into Sections. Inserting Manual Page Breaks. Setting Page Margins. Controlling Paper Size and Orientation. Specifying a Paper Source.

17. Adding Page Numbers, Headers, and Footers.
Adding Page Numbers. What Are Headers and Footers? Adding or Editing a Header or Footer. Creating Different Headers and Footers for Different Pages.

18. Saving Time with AutoCorrect and AutoText.
What Do AutoCorrect and AutoText Do? Defining an AutoCorrect Entry. Modifying AutoCorrect Settings. Creating AutoText Definitions. Inserting AutoText. AutoCorrect Versus AutoText.

19. Using Symbols and Special Characters.
What Are Symbols and Special Characters? Inserting a Symbol. Inserting a Special Character. Assigning Shortcut Keys to Symbols. Uses for Special Characters.

20. Organizing Your Document with Tables.
What's a Table? Inserting a Table. Working in a Table. Editing and Formatting a Table. Adding Borders to a Table. Automatic Table Formatting.

21. Arranging Text into Columns.
Why Use Columns? Creating Columns. Modifying Columns. Turning Columns Off.

22. Adding Graphics to Your Document.
Adding a Graphic Image. Adding Clip Art. Controlling the Screen Display of Graphics. Cropping and Resizing a Graphic. Deleting, Moving, and Copying Graphics. Drawing in Your Document.

23. Working with Multiple Documents Simultaneously. Multiple Documents? Starting or Opening a Second Document. Switching Between Documents. Controlling Multiple Document View. Viewing All Open Documents. Moving and Copying Text Between Documents. Saving Multiple Documents. Closing a Document.
24. Creating and Modifying Document Templates.
Creating a New Template. Modifying an Existing Template. Creating a Template from a Document. Updating a Document When the Template Changes.

25. Word and the World Wide Web.
What is the Web? Creating a Web Document. Editing a Web Document. Working with Links. Inserting a Link. Editing a Link.

26. Revision Marks, Multiple Versions, and Web Collaboration.
Why Use Revisions? Tracking and Highlighting Document Changes. Setting Revision Mark Options. Accepting or Rejecting Changes. Using Document Versions. Web Collaboration.

27. Customizing the Way Word Works.
Customizing the Toolbars. Creating a New Toolbar. Customizing the Menus. Customizing the Keyboard.



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