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Picture Yourself Learning Microsoft® Word® 2010 by Diane Koers

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Creating a Standard Outline

A GREAT ORGANIZATIONAL TOOL, Word outlines assist you by using major topics (called headings) and subtopics to categorize a task and its subtasks. Most of us work with mental outlines every day. If you were to plan your basic day, you might plan it like this: The major topics would be the places you go that day (work, grocery, dinner), and the subtopics might be what you plan to do at each place. For example, while at work you might write a report that is due, make a few phone calls, or attend a meeting. Those would be subtopics of the Work major topic.

The easiest way to create an outline is by beginning in Outline view. Choose View > Document Views > Outline or just click the Outline view icon located on the status ...

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