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Easy Microsoft® Office Word 2003

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Easy Microsoft Office Word 2003 takes the work out of learning Word 2003 by using short, easy-to-follow lessons that show you how to accomplish basic tasks quickly and efficiently! It is the perfect book for beginners who want to learn Microsoft¿s word processing application through a visual, full-color approach. More than 100 hands-on lessons are designed to teach the easiest, fastest, or most direct way to accomplish common Word tasks. The book is suited for new Word users, as well as those upgrading from an earlier version.

Table of Contents

  1. Copyright
    1. Dedication
  2. About the Author
  3. Acknowledgments
  4. We Want to Hear from You!
  5. It's as Easy as 1-2-3
  6. Introduction
  7. 1. Acquainting Yourself with Word
    1. The Word Window
    2. Starting Word
    3. Working with the Word Window
    4. Using Pull-Down Menus
    5. Customizing Menus
    6. Right-Clicking to Display Menus
    7. Hiding the Ruler
    8. Working with Dialog Boxes
    9. Working with Toolbars
    10. Personalizing Word Toolbars
    11. Moving Your Toolbars Around
    12. Using Task Panes
    13. Getting Help
    14. Exiting Word
  8. 2. Entering Text
    1. The Go To Tab of the Find and Replace Dialog Box
    2. Entering Text
    3. Moving Around the Document with the Mouse
    4. Typing Anywhere on the Page
    5. Moving Around the Document with the Keyboard
    6. Going to a Specific Page
    7. Inserting Text
    8. Combining and Splitting Paragraphs
    9. Working with Smart Tags
  9. 3. Editing Text
    1. Editing Tools
    2. Selecting Text with the Mouse
    3. Selecting Text with the Keyboard
    4. Deleting Text
    5. Undoing Mistakes
    6. Moving Text
    7. Copying Text
    8. Moving or Copying Multiple Items
    9. Inserting a Tab
    10. Seeing Paragraph, Tab, and Space Marks
  10. 4. Managing Word Documents
    1. Word Document-Management Tools
    2. Saving a Document
    3. Closing a Document
    4. Opening a Document
    5. Switching to Another Open Document
    6. Getting to Your Favorite Folders
    7. Starting Additional New Documents
    8. Standardizing the Look of Your Documents
    9. Using a Wizard to Create a Document
    10. Searching for a Document
    11. Recovering After Word Crashes
  11. 5. Viewing and Printing a Document
    1. Print Preview and the Print Dialog Box
    2. Selecting a View for Your Document
    3. Magnifying a Document
    4. Comparing Two Documents Side By Side
    5. Previewing a Document
    6. Printing a Document
    7. Printing an Envelope
    8. Printing Labels
  12. 6. Formatting Characters and Paragraphs
    1. Formatting Tools
    2. Making Text Bold, Italic, and Underlined
    3. Changing the Font and Font Size
    4. Adding Highlighting and Color to Your Text
    5. Changing Paragraph Alignment
    6. Changing Line Spacing
    7. Adding Indents
    8. Creating Bulleted and Numbered Lists
    9. Setting a Custom Left or Right Tab
    10. Setting a Custom Center or Decimal Tab
    11. Adding a Border to a Paragraph
    12. Shading a Paragraph
    13. Copying Font and Paragraph Formatting
    14. Checking the Formatting of Your Text
  13. 7. Formatting Pages
    1. Formatting Options
    2. Changing Margins
    3. Inserting a Page Break
    4. Centering a Page Vertically
    5. Numbering Pages
    6. Creating Headers and Footers
    7. Inserting Dates and Page Numbers in Headers and Footers
  14. 8. Handy Editing Techniques
    1. Advanced Editing Tools
    2. Searching for Text
    3. Finding and Replacing Text
    4. Using the Thesaurus
    5. Using Automatic Spell Checking
    6. Checking Your Spelling with the Spell Checker
    7. Checking Your Grammar
    8. Correcting Text Automatically
    9. Inserting a Special Character
    10. Inserting the Date
    11. Inserting Standard Blocks of Text
  15. 9. Using Columns and Tables
    1. A Word Table
    2. Creating Columns
    3. Formatting Columns
    4. Creating a Table
    5. Deleting a Table
    6. Navigating a Table
    7. Adding, Deleting, and Resizing Rows and Columns
    8. Formatting a Table
    9. Drawing a Table
    10. Adjusting the Appearance of Your Table
  16. 10. Adding Images to Your Document
    1. An Image in Word
    2. Inserting an Image in Your Document
    3. Moving and Sizing an Image
    4. Cropping an Image and Adding Borders
    5. Controlling Text Flow Around an Image
    6. Adding Shapes to Your Document
    7. Creating WordArt
  17. 11. Performing Mass Mailings
    1. A Mail-Merge Main Document
    2. Starting the Main Document
    3. Choosing the Fields for Your Data Source
    4. Entering Records into the Data Source
    5. Sorting and Editing the Recipient List
    6. Completing the Main Document
    7. Previewing Your Merged Letters
    8. Running the Merge
    9. Beginning an Envelope Mail Merge
    10. Finishing an Envelope Mail Merge
    11. Beginning a Label Mail Merge
    12. Finishing a Label Mail Merge
  18. 12. Word and the Web
    1. Linking in Word
    2. Inserting Hyperlinks in a Word Document
    3. Converting a Word Document to a Web Page
    4. Converting a Web Page to a Word Document
  19. Glossary