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Allows students to learn the most important tasks of a program or operating system and get right to work on any project. Ex.___
Succinct numbered instructions provide a logical approach to learning tasks. Ex.___
Visually demonstrates and reinforces the instructions for a particular task as the students work at their computers. Ex.___
Easy for the instructors and students to find a particular task and makes these texts useful after the course ends. Ex.___
Sections that call attention to important features and additional helpful information. Ex.___
Highlighted through the book offer author advice, time-saving shortcuts, and pointers for students who want a further understanding of the program. Ex.___
Many of the authors are industry-leading teachers, writers, and designers, providing students with expert, professional training. Ex.___
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To call the latest version of Microsoft Word a mere word processor would be an insult to this powerful software package. Learn how to produce everything from simple letters to fully functional Web pages without ever quitting out of Word with Word 2002 for Windows: Visual QuickStart Guide, the must-have companion to this updated Office stalwart.
You can use the flexible, task-based guide as a tutorial or as a quick reference; hundreds of screenshots ensure youll never be at a loss as you follow the straightforward steps. Newcomers to Word can start with the basics---text, formatting, and printing--before moving on to objects, tables, and outlines. Word veterans can use the books tabbed format to skip straight to specific sections--say, taking Word to the Web--or to quickly brush up on advanced topics, such as working with others (collaborating on documents, tracking changes, and protecting documents) and using other programs with Word (inserting PowerPoint slides into a Word document, for example).
1. The Word Workplace.
Meet Microsoft Word. The Word Screen. The Mouse. Menus. Shortcut Keys. Toolbars. The Task Pane. Dialogs. Views. Document Navigation. Windows. The Office Assistant. Word Help.
Word Processing Basics. Running Word. Exiting Word. Word Documents, Templates, & Wizards. Creating Documents. Opening Existing Documents. Entering Text. Formatting Marks. The Insertion Point. Inserting & Deleting Text. Click and Type. Selecting Text. Editing Selected Text. Copying & Moving Text. Paste Options. The Office Clipboard. Undoing, Redoing, & Repeating Actions. Find & Replace. Saving Documents.
Formatting Basics. Revealing Formatting. Font Formatting. Applying Font Formatting. Paragraph Formatting. Applying Paragraph Formatting. Tabs. Page Formatting. Applying Page Formatting.
Advanced Formatting. Character Spacing. Drop Caps. Changing Case. Bullets & Numbering. Borders & Shading. The Format Painter. Styles. AutoFormat. Page, Section, & Column Breaks. Columns. Headers & Footers.
Word's Writing Tools. The Spelling & Grammar Checkers. AutoCorrect. The Thesaurus. Hyphenation. Word Count.
Printing Documents. Page Setup. Print Preview. Printing.
Special Elements. AutoText & AutoComplete. Word Fields. Symbols & Special Characters. Footnotes & Endnotes. Files. Pictures. Working with Graphic Objects.
Outlines. Building an Outline. Rearranging Outline Components. Viewing Outlines. Working with an Outline in Another View. Creating a Table of Contents.
Tables. Creating a Table. Anatomy of a Table. Selecting Table Cells. Entering & Formatting Table Information. Inserting & Deleting Cells. Merging & Splitting Cells & Tables. Resizing Columns & Rows. Using AutoFit. Table Headings. Table AutoFormat. Removing a Table.
Envelopes & Labels. Creating an Envelope. Creating Labels.
Mail Merge. The Mail Merge Wizard. Creating or Opening a Main Document. Creating or Opening a Data Source. Completing a Main Document. Previewing the Merge. Completing the Merge.
Collaboration Features. Document Properties. Comments. Versions. Change Tracking. Document Protection.
Using Word with Other Programs. OLE Objects. Using Excel with Word. Using PowerPoint with Word. Using Outlook with Word.
Web Pages. Creating a Web Page. Editing Text. Formatting Text & Pages. Hyperlinks. Working with Web Page Files.
The Options Dialog. View Options. General Options. Edit Options. Print Options. Save Options. User Information Options. Compatibility Options. File Locations Options. Security Options. Spelling & Grammar Options. Track Changes Options.
File Menu. Edit Menu. View Menu. Insert Menu. Format Menu. Tools Menu. Table Menu. Window Menu. Help Menu.