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Using Microsoft Office for Mac 2011 by Yvonne Johnson

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1. Getting Started with Word

In this chapter, you take a tour of Word’s window, learn how to create and e-mail a document, and set the preferences for Word.

Word! There it is. For good or ill, it’s the undisputed king of the word processing world. Now the Mac version is no longer the pretender to the throne of its Microsoft brother, but a full-fledged joint ruler. Let’s examine the royal pedigree.

This chapter covers the application window; basics tasks of creating, saving, e-mailing, and printing a document; and some of the Word preferences I recommend you set right away.

Selecting a Document Template

When you start Word, the Word Document Gallery, shown in Figure 1.1, opens by default. This window enables you to select a template for the ...

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