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Microsoft Word 2016 Step by Step

Book Description

The quick way to learn Microsoft Word 2016!

This is learning made easy. Get more done quickly with Word 2016. Jump in wherever you need answers--brisk lessons and colorful screenshots show you exactly what to do, step by step.

  • Get easy-to-follow guidance from a certified Microsoft Office Specialist Master

  • Learn and practice new skills while working with sample content, or look up specific procedures

  • Create visually appealing documents for school, business, community, or personal purposes

  • Use built-in tools to capture and edit graphics

  • Present data in tables, diagrams, and charts

  • Track and compile reference materials

  • Manage document collaboration and review

  • Fix privacy, accessibility, and compatibility issues

  • Supercharge your efficiency by creating custom styles, themes, and templates

  • Table of Contents

    1. Cover
    2. Title Page
    3. Copyright Page
    4. Contents
    5. Introduction
      1. Who this book is for
      2. The Step by Step approach
      3. Download the practice files
      4. Ebook edition
      5. Get support and give feedback
        1. Errata and support
        2. We want to hear from you
        3. Stay in touch
    6. Part 1: Get started with Word 2016
      1. 1 Word 2016 basics
        1. Start Word
        2. Work in the Word user interface
          1. Sidebar: About Office
          2. Identify app window elements
          3. Sidebar: Tell me what you want to do
          4. Work with the ribbon and status bar
          5. Sidebar: Adapt procedure steps
        3. Manage Office and app settings
          1. Sidebar: Microsoft account options
        4. Skills review
        5. Practice tasks
      2. 2 Create and manage documents
        1. Create documents
        2. Open and move around in documents
          1. Open existing documents
          2. Sidebar: Open documents in Protected view
          3. Sidebar: Edit PDF files in Word
          4. Move around in documents
        3. Display different views of documents
        4. Display and edit file properties
        5. Save and close documents
          1. Manually save documents
          2. Sidebar: Save files to OneDrive
          3. Automatically save documents
          4. Save documents in other formats
          5. Sidebar: Maintain compatibility with earlier versions of Word
          6. Close documents
        6. Skills review
        7. Practice tasks
      3. 3 Enter and edit text
        1. Enter and import text
          1. Sidebar: Import text from multiple documents
        2. Move, copy, and delete text
          1. Sidebar: Paste options
        3. Find and replace text
        4. Use reference and research tools
          1. Sidebar: Install Office tools
          2. Sidebar: Display document statistics
        5. Skills review
        6. Practice tasks
    7. Part 2: Create professional documents
      1. 4 Modify the structure and appearance of text
        1. Apply paragraph formatting
          1. Configure alignment
          2. Configure vertical spacing
          3. Configure indents
          4. Sidebar: Configure paragraph borders and shading
        2. Structure content manually
        3. Apply character formatting
          1. Sidebar: Character formatting and case considerations
        4. Create and modify lists
          1. Sidebar: Format text as you type
        5. Apply built-in styles to text
          1. Apply styles
          2. Manage outline levels
        6. Change the document theme
        7. Skills review
        8. Practice tasks
      2. 5 Organize information in columns and tables
        1. Present information in columns
        2. Create tabbed lists
        3. Present information in tables
          1. Sidebar: Insert an Excel spreadsheet
          2. Sidebar: Other table layout options
        4. Format tables
          1. Sidebar: Quick Tables
        5. Skills review
        6. Practice tasks
      3. 6 Add simple graphic elements
        1. Insert, move, and resize pictures
          1. Sidebar: Graphic formats
        2. Edit and format pictures
          1. Sidebar: Add video content to documents
        3. Insert screen clippings
        4. Draw and modify shapes
          1. Draw and add text to shapes
          2. Sidebar: Use the drawing canvas to draw shapes
          3. Sidebar: Locate additional formatting commands
          4. Move and modify shapes
          5. Format shapes
          6. Sidebar: Insert symbols
        5. Add WordArt text
        6. Skills review
          1. Sidebar: Format the first letter of a paragraph as a drop cap
        7. Practice tasks
    8. Part 3: Enhance document content
      1. 7 Insert and modify diagrams
        1. Create diagrams
        2. Modify diagrams
        3. Create picture diagrams
        4. Skills review
        5. Practice tasks
      2. 8 Insert and modify charts
        1. Create charts
        2. Modify charts
          1. Manage chart data
          2. Modify the display of chart elements
          3. Sidebar: Pie charts
        3. Format charts
        4. Skills review
          1. Sidebar: Custom chart templates
        5. Practice tasks
      3. 9 Add visual elements
        1. Format the page background
        2. Insert a background watermark
        3. Insert headers, footers, and page numbers
        4. Insert preformatted document parts
          1. Sidebar: Insert and link custom text boxes
        5. Build equations
          1. Sidebar: The Equation Options dialog box
        6. Skills review
          1. Sidebar: Set mathematical AutoCorrect options
        7. Practice tasks
      4. 10 Organize and arrange content
        1. Reorganize document outlines
          1. Manage content in the Navigation pane
          2. Manage content in Outline view
        2. Arrange objects on a page
        3. Use tables to control page layout
        4. Skills review
        5. Practice tasks
    9. Part 4: Review and finalize documents
      1. 11 Collaborate on documents
        1. Mark up documents
          1. Insert comments
          2. Track changes
        2. Display and review document markup
          1. Display markup
          2. Review and respond to comments
          3. Review and process tracked changes
          4. Sidebar: Remember to check for errors
        3. Compare and merge documents
          1. Compare and combine separate copies of a document
          2. Compare separate versions of a document
        4. Control content changes
          1. Restrict actions
          2. Restrict access by using a password
          3. Sidebar: Restrict access by using rights management
        5. Coauthor documents
        6. Skills review
        7. Practice tasks
      2. 12 Finalize and distribute documents
        1. Locate and correct text errors
        2. Preview and adjust page layout
        3. Control what appears on each page
        4. Prepare documents for electronic distribution
          1. Sidebar: Accessibility issues
        5. Print and send documents
        6. Skills review
        7. Practice tasks
    10. Part 5: Use advanced Word functions
      1. 13 Reference content and content sources
        1. Insert bookmarks and cross-references
          1. Sidebar: Hyperlink to additional resources
        2. Display document information in fields
        3. Insert and modify footnotes and endnotes
        4. Create and modify tables of contents
          1. Sidebar: Other reference tables
        5. Create and modify indexes
        6. Cite sources and compile bibliographies
        7. Skills review
        8. Practice tasks
      2. 14 Merge data with documents and labels
        1. Understand the mail merge process
        2. Start the mail merge process
          1. Get started with letters
          2. Get started with labels
          3. Get started with email messages
        3. Choose and refine the data source
          1. Select an existing data source
          2. Create a new data source
          3. Refine the data source records
          4. Sidebar: Refresh data
        4. Insert merge fields
        5. Preview and complete the merge
        6. Create individual envelopes and labels
          1. Generate individual envelopes
          2. Generate individual mailing labels
        7. Skills review
        8. Practice tasks
      3. 15 Create custom document elements
        1. Create and modify styles
        2. Create and manage custom themes
        3. Create and attach templates
        4. Create custom building blocks
        5. Skills review
        6. Practice tasks
      4. 16 Customize options and the user interface
        1. Change default Word options
          1. Manage general Office and Word options
          2. Manage display options
          3. Manage proofing options
          4. Manage file saving options
          5. Manage language options
          6. Manage advanced options
        2. Customize the Quick Access Toolbar
        3. Customize the ribbon
        4. Manage add-ins and security options
          1. Manage add-ins
          2. Configure Trust Center options
        5. Skills review
        6. Practice tasks
    11. Keyboard shortcuts
    12. Glossary
    13. Index
    14. About the author
    15. Acknowledgments
    16. Back Cover