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Microsoft® Word 2010 Step by Step

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Experience learning made easy-and quickly teach yourself how to create impressive documents with Word 2010. With STEP BY STEP, you set the pace-building and practicing the skills you need, just when you need them! Topics include using styles and themes; sharing, printing, and publishing documents; editing images from within Word; using SmartArt diagrams and charts; creating references, footnotes, indexes, and tables of contents; collaborating with multiple people at the same time on the same document; and turning your ideas into blogs, Web pages, and more.

Table of Contents

  1. Special Upgrade Offer
  2. A Note Regarding Supplemental Files
  3. Introducing Microsoft Word 2010
    1. New Features
      1. If You Are Upgrading from Word 2007
      2. If You Are Upgrading from Word 2003
    2. Let’s Get Started!
  4. Modifying the Display of the Ribbon
    1. Dynamic Ribbon Elements
    2. Changing the Width of the Ribbon
    3. Adapting Exercise Steps
  5. Features and Conventions of This Book
  6. Using the Practice Files
  7. Your Companion eBook
  8. Getting Help
    1. Getting Help with This Book
    2. Getting Help with Word 2010
    3. More Information
  9. I. Basic Word Documents
    1. 1. Explore Word 2010
      1. Working in the User Interface
      2. Creating, Entering Text in, and Saving Documents
      3. Opening, Moving Around in, and Closing Documents
      4. Viewing Documents in Different Ways
      5. Key Points
    2. 2. Edit and Proofread Text
      1. Making Text Changes
      2. Finding and Replacing Text
      3. Fine-Tuning Text
      4. Correcting Spelling and Grammatical Errors
      5. Inserting Saved Text
      6. Key Points
    3. 3. Change the Look of Text
      1. Quickly Formatting Text
      2. Changing a Document’s Theme
      3. Manually Changing the Look of Characters
      4. Manually Changing the Look of Paragraphs
      5. Creating and Modifying Lists
      6. Key Points
    4. 4. Organize Information in Columns and Tables
      1. Presenting Information in Columns
      2. Creating Tabbed Lists
      3. Presenting Information in Tables
      4. Formatting Tables
      5. Key Points
    5. 5. Add Simple Graphic Elements
      1. Inserting and Modifying Pictures
      2. Changing a Document’s Background
      3. Inserting Building Blocks
      4. Adding WordArt Text
      5. Key Points
    6. 6. Preview, Print, and Distribute Documents
      1. Previewing and Adjusting Page Layout
      2. Controlling What Appears on Each Page
      3. Printing Documents
      4. Preparing Documents for Electronic Distribution
      5. Key Points
  10. II. Document Enhancements
    1. 7. Insert and Modify Diagrams
      1. Creating Diagrams
      2. Modifying Diagrams
      3. Creating Picture Diagrams
      4. Key Points
    2. 8. Insert and Modify Charts
      1. Inserting Charts
      2. Modifying Charts
      3. Using Existing Data in Charts
      4. Key Points
    3. 9. Use Other Visual Elements
      1. Adding Watermarks
      2. Inserting Symbols and Equations
      3. Drawing and Modifying Shapes
      4. Inserting Screen Clippings
      5. Key Points
    4. 10. Organize and Arrange Content
      1. Reorganizing Document Outlines
      2. Arranging Objects on the Page
      3. Using Tables to Control Page Layout
      4. Key Points
    5. 11. Create Documents for Use Outside of Word
      1. Saving Files in Different Formats
      2. Creating and Modifying Web Documents
      3. Creating and Publishing Blog Posts
      4. Key Points
  11. III. Additional Techniques
    1. 12. Explore More Text Techniques
      1. Adding Hyperlinks
      2. Inserting Fields
      3. Adding Bookmarks and Cross-References
      4. Key Points
    2. 13. Use Reference Tools for Longer Documents
      1. Creating and Modifying Tables of Contents
      2. Creating and Modifying Indexes
      3. Adding Sources and Compiling Bibliographies
      4. Key Points
    3. 14. Work with Mail Merge
      1. Understanding Mail Merge
      2. Preparing Data Sources
      3. Preparing Main Documents
      4. Merging Main Documents and Data Sources
      5. Sending Personalized E-Mail Messages to Multiple Recipients
      6. Creating and Printing Labels
      7. Key Points
    4. 15. Collaborate on Documents
      1. Coauthoring Documents
      2. Sending Documents Directly from Word
      3. Adding and Reviewing Comments
      4. Tracking and Managing Document Changes
      5. Comparing and Merging Documents
      6. Password-Protecting Documents
      7. Controlling Changes
      8. Key Points
    5. 16. Work in Word More Efficiently
      1. Working with Styles and Templates
        1. Templates
        2. Styles
      2. Changing Default Program Options
      3. Customizing the Ribbon
      4. Customizing the Quick Access Toolbar
      5. Key Points
  12. Glossary
  13. A. Keyboard Shortcuts
    1. Creating Custom Keyboard Shortcuts
    2. Keyboard Shortcut Lists from Word Help
      1. Microsoft Office General Tasks
        1. Display and Use Windows
        2. Use Dialog Boxes
        3. Use Edit Boxes Within Dialog Boxes
        4. Use the Open and Save As Dialog Boxes
        5. Undo and Redo Actions
        6. Access and Use Task Panes and Galleries
        7. Close a Task Pane
        8. Move a Task Pane
        9. Resize a Task Pane
        10. Access and Use Available Actions
      2. Ribbon Tasks
        1. Access Any Command with a Few Keystrokes
        2. Change the Keyboard Focus Without Using the Mouse
      3. Microsoft Word Tasks
        1. Common Tasks
        2. Work with Documents and Web Pages
          1. Create, View, and Save Documents
          2. Find, Replace, and Browse Through Text
          3. Switch to Another View
          4. Work in Outline View
          5. Print and Preview Documents
          6. Review Documents
          7. Work in Full Screen Reading View
          8. Work with References, Footnotes, and Endnotes
          9. Work with Web Pages
        3. Edit and Move Text and Graphics
          1. Delete Text and Graphics
          2. Copy and Move Text and Graphics
          3. Insert Special Characters
          4. Insert Characters by Using Character Codes
          5. Select Text and Graphics
          6. Extend a Selection
          7. Select Text and Graphics in a Table
          8. Move Through Documents
          9. Move Around in Tables
          10. Insert Paragraphs and Tab Characters in Tables
          11. Use Overtype Mode
        4. Character and Paragraph Formatting
          1. Copy Formatting
          2. Change or Resize the Font
          3. Apply Character Formats
          4. View and Copy Text Formats
          5. Set the Line Spacing
          6. Align Paragraphs
          7. Apply Paragraph Styles
          8. Close the Styles Task Pane
        5. Insert and Edit Objects
          1. Insert Objects
          2. Edit Objects
          3. Insert SmartArt Graphics
          4. Insert WordArt
        6. Mail Merge and Fields
          1. Perform Mail Merges
          2. Work with Fields
        7. Language Bar
          1. Handwriting Recognition
      4. Function Key Tasks
        1. Function Keys
        2. Shift+Function Key
        3. Ctrl+Function Key
        4. Ctrl+Shift+Function Key
        5. Alt+Function Key
        6. Alt+Shift+Function Key
        7. Ctrl+Alt+Function Key
  14. B. About the Authors
    1. Joyce Cox
    2. Joan Preppernau
    3. The Team
    4. Online Training Solutions, Inc. (OTSI)
  15. Index
  16. About the Authors
  17. Special Upgrade Offer
  18. Copyright