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Pro Office for iPad: How to Be Productive with Office for iPad by Guy Hart-Davis

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Chapter    2

Using Common Tools in the Of f ice Apps

The four Office apps for iPad have very different purposes and capabilities, but they share a set of common tools. For example, in each app, you can enter and format text, add graphics and shapes, use the Find and Replace tools, and print all or part of your work. There are minor differences in implementation among the apps, but it makes sense to cover the tools together in a single chapter rather than cover them separately for each app.

This chapter uses Word for the examples, because it’s arguably the most accessible of the apps. You’ll start by creating a new document to work in.

Launching Word and Creating a New Document

To give yourself somewhere to work, launch Word and open a blank ...

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