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Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Microsoft® Office 2003 by Jim Boyce

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Chapter 9. Creating and Editing Word Documents

In this chapter

  • Starting, opening, and working with Word documents

  • Working with Word toolbars and other components

  • Selecting, copying, moving, and cutting text

  • Creating outlines

There’s no doubt about it: Creating and editing documents in Word is one of the most common tasks for people who use Microsoft Office. Word started out as a DOS program back in the early 1980s. I’ve been using it since just about day one. I use it at least four hours a day, and usually more. As you begin to use Office, it’s a good bet that you’ll find yourself using Word a lot.

This chapter provides an introduction to Word, including how to work in Word’s interface and how to open, create, and save documents. It also takes a look ...

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