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Steve SchwartzIntroducing Word 2011
This chapter covers additional elementary features that are specific to Word, such as the Word interface, entering text, editing, proofing your work, tracking changes, and printing Word documents.
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By Steve SchwartzMar 17, 2011
Steve SchwartzGetting Started with Microsoft Word 2010
In this introductory chapter, Steve Schwartz explains the Word interface, working in different views, and entering and editing text.
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By Steve SchwartzJul 29, 2010
Steve SchwartzGuide To Good Text in Microsoft Office 2008
In this sample chapter from Microsoft Office 2008: Visual QuickStart Guide, author Steve Schwartz shows you step-by-step and with tons of visuals how to format your text so that all of your documents look good in the Office.
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By Steve SchwartzApr 25, 2008
Neale MonksTurn Over a New Page: Pages ‘08 for Word Users
Neale Monks shows how you can make the switch from Microsoft Word to Pages ’08 with a minimum of fuss.
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By Neale MonksAug 13, 2007

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Robert HoekmanDesigning the Moment, Five Tips in Five Days, Part 5
The last and most crucial part of the signup framework is, of course, the registration form itself. And it’s finally time to talk about it.

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By Robert HoekmanCommentsJune 13, 2008
Topics: Microsoft Word,Productivity
Ben WaldieCreating a Microsoft Word 2008 Automator Workflow

The final Office 2008 example Automator workflow this week is for Microsoft Word. This workflow will retrieve a list of selected contacts in Address Book. It will then extract the name and address for each of those contacts, add it to a new Word document, apply bold formatting, and save the document to the desktop. You’ve now got a list of address labels, ready to be printed.

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By Ben WaldieCommentsMay 2, 2008
Topics: Microsoft Word,Apple,Operating Systems,Productivity
Ben WaldieGetting to know Microsoft Office 2008's Automator support

Mac users are probably aware that Microsoft released a new version of Office back in January. The new Office 2008 includes loads of new features and options, including more than 90 Automator actions (which I actually developed under contract) for Entourage, Excel, PowerPoint, and Word. Using these actions, you can now integrate your Office applications together—as well as other applications such as iCal, iTunes, iPhoto, and Safari—to create simple automated workflows. Throughout this week, I will be discussing the Office 2008 Automator actions and giving you some examples of things that can be done with them.

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By Ben WaldieCommentsApril 28, 2008
Topics: Microsoft Word,Apple,Operating Systems,Microsoft PowerPoint,Microsoft Excel,Productivity
Clifford ColbyMacworld witnesses devolution
Rebecca Freed devolves, er, reports from the  Microsoft-sponsored Macworld Expo Devo concert.
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By Clifford ColbyCommentsJanuary 16, 2008
Topics: Microsoft Word,Microsoft PowerPoint,Microsoft Excel,Productivity

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