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Get the fast facts that make learning Office Word 2007 plain and simple! This no-nonsense guide uses easy numbered steps and concise, straightforward language that show the most expedient ways to learn a skill or solve a problem.

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  1. Microsoft® Office Word 2007 Plain & Simple
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    2. Acknowledgments
    3. 1. About This Book
      1. No Computerspeak!
        1. Useful Tasks...
        2. ...And the Easiest Way to Do Them
      2. A Quick Overview
      3. What’s New in Word 2007?
      4. A Few Assumptions
      5. A Final Word (or Two)
    4. 2. Reading and Writing
      1. What’s Where in Word?
      2. Creating a New Document
        1. Start Word and Enter Some Text
        2. Save the Document
      3. Working with an Existing Document
        1. Open a Document
      4. Editing Text
        1. Select and Modify Text
      5. Working with Old Documents
        1. Work in Compatibility Mode
        2. Convert the Document
      6. Reading a Document
        1. Read
        2. Navigate
      7. Using Only the Keyboard
        1. Browse with Your Keyboard
        2. Use Keyboard Shortcuts
          1. Common Keyboard Shortcuts
      8. So Many Ways to View It
        1. Print Layout View
        2. Full Screen Reading View
        3. Web Layout View
        4. Outline View
        5. Draft View
        6. Print Preview
      9. Changing Your View
        1. Set the View
      10. Researching a Subject
        1. Do Some Research
      11. Translating Foreign-Language Text
        1. See a Translation
        2. Do More Translating
      12. Finding Text
        1. Find Text One Instance at a Time
        2. Find All Instances of Text
        3. Modify the Search
      13. Replacing Text
        1. Replace Text
      14. Adding Page Numbers
        1. Insert Page Numbers
      15. Inserting Frequently Used Content
        1. Store the Information
        2. Insert the Information
        3. Find and Insert an AutoText Entry
      16. Correcting Your Spelling and Grammar
        1. Correct a Spelling Error
        2. Correct a Contextual Spelling Error
        3. Correct the Grammar
      17. Correcting Text Automatically
        1. Add Your Own Misspellings
        2. Add Other Entries
        3. Control the Corrections
      18. Moving and Copying Text
        1. Cut or Copy Text
        2. Paste the Cut or Copied Text
        3. Copy and Paste Multiple Items
      19. So Many Ways to Do It
        1. Text-Selection Methods
        2. Copying and Moving Methods
      20. Printing a Document
        1. Check Your Layout
        2. Print the Document
      21. Getting Help
        1. Browse for Help
        2. Search for Help
    5. 3. Designing Your Documents
      1. Formatting Text
        1. Apply Character Formatting
        2. Apply a Quick Style to a Paragraph
      2. Controlling the Look: Themes, Styles, and Fonts
      3. Using Any Style
        1. Access Your Styles
      4. Switching Quick Styles
        1. Select a Style Set
      5. Changing Character Fonts
        1. Change the Font
        2. Change the Font Size
        3. Restore the Default Font and Font Size
      6. Adjusting Paragraph Line Spacing
        1. Set the Line Spacing Within a Paragraph
        2. Set the Line Spacing Between Paragraphs
      7. Setting Paragraph Alignment
        1. Set the Alignment
      8. Indenting a Paragraph
        1. Indent a Paragraph
      9. Formatting with Tabs
        1. Set Your Tabs
        2. Modify the Tabs
      10. Adding Emphasis and Special Formatting
        1. Format the Text
      11. Creating an Inline Heading
        1. Create an Inline Heading
      12. Adjusting the Spacing Between Characters
        1. Adjust the Spacing
      13. Copying Your Formatting
        1. Copy a Character Format
      14. Setting the Overall Look
        1. Choose a Theme
        2. Modify a Theme
      15. Placing a Line Border Around a Page
        1. Create a Page Border
      16. Placing an Art Border Around a Page
        1. Create an Art Border
      17. Adding a Decorative Horizontal Line
        1. Add a Line
      18. Adding a Border or Shading to a Paragraph
        1. Add a Border
        2. Add Shading
      19. Creating a Bulleted or Numbered List
        1. Create a List
        2. Create a Discontinuous Numbered List
        3. Modify the List
      20. Creating a Multilevel List
        1. Create a Multilevel List
      21. Formatting a List
        1. Change the Format
      22. Formatting a Table
        1. Format a Table
    6. 4. Creating a Layout
      1. Laying Out the Page
        1. Set Up a Standard Page
        2. Set Up a Two-Sided Document
        3. Set Up a Bound Document
      2. Changing Page Orientation Within a Document
        1. Change the Page Orientation
      3. Changing Margins Within a Document
        1. Change the Margins
      4. Improving the Layout with Hyphenation
        1. Set Automatic Hyphenation
        2. Hyphenate Manually
      5. Fine-Tuning Your Layout
        1. Control Widows and Orphans
        2. Break Lines
      6. Flowing Text into Columns
        1. Change the Number of Columns
      7. Creating Chapters
        1. Start a New Chapter
        2. Change the Running Heads
      8. Creating a Table from Scratch
        1. Create a Table
      9. Using a Predesigned Table
        1. Choose a Table
      10. Creating a Table from Text
        1. Convert the Text
      11. The Anatomy of a Table
      12. Adding or Deleting Rows and Columns
        1. Add to the Table
        2. Delete from the Table
      13. Positioning Elements in a Table
        1. Align the Text
        2. Set the Text Direction
      14. Customizing a Table Layout
        1. Change the Table Size
        2. Change the Row or Column Size
        3. Divide One Cell into Two
        4. Combine Two Cells into One
      15. Aligning a Table
        1. Set the Alignment
      16. Moving a Table
        1. Move the Table
      17. Creating a Side-by-Side Layout
        1. Create the Layout
    7. 5. Creating Specialized Documents
      1. Composing Different Types of Documents
        1. Start the Document
        2. Complete the Document
      2. Word’s File Formats
        1. Word’s New File Formats
        2. Word’s Other File Formats
      3. Creating an Online Document
        1. Create the Document
      4. Writing and Publishing a Blog
        1. Set Up Your Blog
        2. Create a Blog Entry
      5. Printing an Envelope
        1. Add the Address
      6. Printing a Mailing Label
        1. Print a Label
      7. Mail Merge: The Power and the Pain
        1. Managing the Data
        2. Setting Conditional Content
        3. It’s More than Letters
        4. The Pain of Mail Merge
      8. Creating a Form Letter
        1. Set Up Your Letter
        2. Specify the Data to Be Merged
      9. Personalizing a Form Letter
        1. Include Personal Information
        2. Add Conditional Content
      10. Addressing Envelopes from a Mailing List
        1. Create the Envelope Merge
      11. Switching Templates
        1. Switch Templates
      12. Creating Running Heads
        1. Create a Header and Footer
        2. Create a Custom Header and Footer
      13. Creating Variable Running Heads
        1. Specify Different Headers or Footers
        2. Create a First-Page Running Head
        3. Create an Even-Page Running Head
        4. Create an Odd-Page Running Head
      14. Organizing Your Information
        1. Sort a Table
        2. Sort a List
      15. Reorganizing a Document
        1. View the Document’s Outline
        2. Move a Paragraph
        3. Move a Section
      16. Creating a Master Document
        1. Create the Master Document
    8. 6. Adding Graphics to Your Documents
      1. Inserting a Picture
        1. Insert a Picture
      2. Changing the Size of a Picture
        1. Trim It
        2. Size It
      3. Adding Clip Art
        1. Find and Insert Clip Art
      4. Adding Shapes
        1. Draw a Shape
      5. Editing a Picture
        1. Change Its Appearance
        2. Rotate It
        3. Add an Effect
      6. Wrapping Text Around a Graphic
        1. Set the Text Wrapping
        2. Change the Wrapping Shape
        3. Wrap Part of an Item
      7. Formatting a Shape
        1. Format the Shape
      8. Arranging Multiple Graphics
        1. Arrange the Graphics
      9. Positioning Graphics on the Page
        1. Align to the Page
        2. Align to Each Other
      10. Combining Graphics
        1. Gather Your Graphics
      11. Creating Stylized Text
        1. Create Some WordArt
        2. Fine-Tune the Result
      12. Inserting a Relational Diagram
        1. Create a Diagram
        2. Modify the Diagram
      13. Creating a Chart
        1. Create a Chart
        2. Format the Chart
      14. Inserting an Excel Chart
        1. Insert a Chart
    9. 7. Adding Specialized Content
      1. Inserting a Cover Page
        1. Insert a Cover Page
      2. Numbering Headings
        1. Number the Headings
      3. Adding Line Numbers
        1. Number the Lines
      4. Inserting an Equation
        1. Insert an Equation
      5. Creating an Equation
        1. Build an Equation
        2. Finalize the Equation
      6. Inserting Microsoft Excel Data
        1. Copy the Data
        2. Insert All the Data
      7. Using Hyperlinks
        1. Link to an Item in Your Document
        2. Link to a Different Document
      8. Inserting Special Characters
        1. Insert a Character
      9. Adding a Sidebar or a Pull Quote
        1. Insert a Predesigned Text Box
      10. Creating Custom Text Boxes
        1. Create a Text Box
        2. Link Text Box Text
      11. Creating a Dropped Capital Letter
        1. Create a Drop Cap
      12. Creating Footnotes and Endnotes
        1. Insert a Footnote or an Endnote
        2. Change the Reference Mark
      13. Creating Cross-References
        1. Create a Cross-Reference
      14. Inserting a Bookmark
        1. Create a Bookmark
      15. Inserting Information with Smart Tags
        1. Use the Tags
      16. Inserting a Watermark
        1. Create a Watermark
      17. Adding Document Properties
        1. Add Properties to Your Document
        2. Add Properties to the File
      18. Having Word Insert Information for You
        1. Insert a Field
      19. Adding Captions to Tables and Figures
        1. Create a Caption
      20. Creating a Table of Figures, Equations, or Tables
        1. Create the Table
      21. Creating a Table of Contents
        1. Set the Outline Text
      22. Inserting a Citation
        1. Add Existing Citations
        2. Insert a Citation
      23. Inserting a Bibliography
        1. Insert a Bibliography
      24. Creating a Table of Authorities
        1. Tag and Compile the Citations
      25. Creating an Index
        1. Tag the Entries
        2. Compile the Index
    10. 8. Reviewing and Finalizing
      1. Marking Changes in a Document
        1. Review a Document
        2. Review a Review
      2. Comparing Changes in a Document
        1. Set Up the Comparison
        2. Review the Changes
      3. Combining Reviews
        1. Merge the Documents
      4. Comparing Documents Side by Side
        1. View the Documents
      5. Comparing Different Parts of a Single Document
        1. Split the Window
      6. Standardizing the Formatting
        1. Find Formatting Inconsistencies
      7. Proofreading in Another Language
        1. Turn On Office Language Detection
        2. Work in Different Languages
      8. Checking the Word Count
        1. Check the Counts
      9. Checking the Compatibility
        1. Run the Check
      10. Finalizing Your Document
        1. Prepare Your Document
    11. 9. Customizing Your Content
      1. Creating Your Own Styles
        1. Create a Style
        2. Modify a Style
      2. Creating a Table Style
        1. Create a Table Style
      3. Creating a Quick Style Set
        1. Create a Quick Style Set
      4. Creating a Custom Cover Page
        1. Modify an Existing Cover Page
        2. Add Your Content
      5. Creating a Custom Table of Contents
        1. Set Up a Table of Contents
        2. Select the Content You Want to Include
      6. Creating a Custom Table of Tables or Figures
        1. Create the Table
      7. Saving Your Custom Table Design
        1. Create a Quick Table
      8. Customizing a Template
        1. Open the Template
        2. Modify the Template
      9. Designing a Template
        1. Create the Design
        2. Customize the Content
      10. Customizing a List
        1. Change the Bullets
        2. Change the Numbering Scheme
      11. Customizing a Multilevel List
        1. Create a List Structure
      12. Customizing the Page Numbers
        1. Customize the Page Numbers
      13. Organizing with Styles
        1. Set the Outline Level
    12. 10. Customizing and Securing Word
      1. Customizing the Quick Access Toolbar
        1. Add or Remove Items Common to the Quick Access Toolbar
        2. Control the Customization
      2. Customizing the Window
        1. Show or Hide Items on the Status Bar
        2. Change the Window’s Color Scheme
        3. Show or Minimize the Ribbon
      3. Creating Keyboard Shortcuts
        1. Assign a Keyboard Shortcut
      4. Specifying What You Want Word to Display
        1. Specify What You Want to See
      5. Changing Your User Information
        1. Change Your Name and Address
      6. Changing the Way Word Saves Files
        1. Change the File Locations and Formats
      7. Customizing the Way Word Checks Spelling and Grammar
        1. Specify What’s to Be Checked
      8. Customizing Your Spelling Dictionaries
        1. Add a Dictionary
      9. Creating Your Own Commands
        1. Create a Macro
      10. Transferring Styles and Macros
        1. Transfer Items
      11. Safeguarding a Document
        1. Set Up the Safeguards
      12. Restricting Access to a Document
        1. Restrict Access
      13. Restricting Changes to a Document
        1. Restrict Changes
      14. Signing a Document with a Certificate
        1. Attach a Digital Signature
      15. Signing a Document with a Visible Signature
        1. Set Up the Signature
        2. Sign the Document
      16. Protecting a Document with a Password
        1. Encrypt the Document
        2. Protect the Document from Modifications
      17. Controlling Macros, Add-Ins, and ActiveX Controls
        1. Modify the Settings
      18. Fixing Word
        1. Run the Diagnostics
      19. Adding or Removing Word Components
        1. Add or Remove Components
    13. A. About the Authors
    14. B. Choose the Right Book for You
      1. Published and Upcoming Titles
        1. Plain & Simple
        2. Step by Step
        3. Inside Out
    15. Index
    16. About the Authors
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