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Word 2000 in a Nutshell

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Word 2000 in a Nutshell is a clear, concise, and complete reference to the world's most popular word-processing program. This book is the first choice of the Word power user who needs help completing a specific task or understanding a command. It's also an invaluable resource that uncovers Word 2000's undocumented features and shares powerful time-saving tips. The book's organization offers several ways to find information quickly. Part One is a thorough overview of the Word interface that serves as a roadmap for the rest of the book. This section also empowers users with an under-the-hood perspective on Word and shows how customizable Word really is. Part Two is a detailed reference to every command in Word's menu bar, from the File menu right across to the Help menu. Each entry is illuminated with straightforward explanations, clear instructions, and tips on making the most of Word's features. Part Three takes up some of Word's advanced features, with chapters on collaborating, creating a template, using VBA, and more. Specific topics covered in the book include:

  • Understanding Word's global architecture

  • Customizing toolbars, menus, shortcuts, and context menus

  • Creating and using templates

  • Mastering fields and forms

  • Making the most of Word's HTML capability

  • Discovering the power of master documents

  • Getting started with Word macros

  • Table of Contents

    1. Word 2000 in a Nutshell
      1. Preface
        1. Organization of This Book
          1. Part I
          2. Part II
          3. Part III
          4. Part IV
        2. Conventions Used in This Book
        3. How to Contact Us
        4. Acknowledgments
      2. I. The Big Picture
        1. 1. Word Overview
          1. The Word Interface
            1. Title and Command Bars
            2. Rulers
            3. Main Document Window
            4. Status Bar
          2. Installing Word
          3. Starting a Document
          4. Major Word Sections and Task Lists
            1. File
              1. Keyboard shortcuts
              2. File task list
            2. Edit
              1. Keyboard shortcuts
              2. Edit task list
            3. View
              1. Keyboard shortcuts
              2. View task list
            4. Insert
              1. Keyboard shortcuts
              2. Insert task list
            5. Format
              1. Keyboard shortcuts
              2. Format task list
            6. Tools
              1. Keyboard shortcuts
              2. Tools task list
            7. Table
              1. Keyboard shortcuts
              2. File task list
            8. Window
              1. Keyboard shortcuts
              2. Window task list
            9. Help
              1. Keyboard shortcuts
              2. Help task list
        2. 2. How Word Works
          1. Word’s Global Architecture
          2. Word Files
            1. Documents
            2. Templates
              1. Global templates
              2. Normal.dot
              3. Document templates
            3. Temporary Files
            4. AutoRecover Files
          3. The Word Document
            1. Document Layers
            2. Objects
              1. Inline objects
              2. Framed objects
              3. Floating objects
            3. Fields
              1. Table of contents
              2. Index
              3. Hyperlinks
            4. Document Formatting
              1. Sections
              2. Paragraphs
                1. The paragraph mark
                2. Creating new paragraphs
                3. Manipulating paragraphs
                4. Tabs
              3. Characters
              4. Styles
        3. 3. Customizing Word
          1. Saving and Moving Customizations
            1. Tools → Options and Tools → Customize → Options Settings
            2. Commands, Toolbars, and Keystrokes
          2. Configuring Word with Tools → Options
            1. Tools → Options → View Tab
              1. Tools → Options → View → Show
              2. Tools → Options → View → Formatting Marks
              3. Tools → Options → View → Print and Web Layout Options
              4. Tools → Options → View → Outline and Normal Options
            2. Tools → Options → General Tab
            3. Tools → Options → Edit Tab
            4. Tools → Options → Print Tab
            5. Tools → Options → Save Tab
            6. Tools → Options → Spelling & Grammar Tab
            7. Tools → Options → Track Changes Tab
            8. Tools → Options → User Information Tab
            9. Tools → Options → Compatibility Tab
            10. Tools → Options → File Locations Tab
          3. Customizing the Word Interface
            1. Setting Customization Options
            2. Creating and Modifying Toolbars
            3. Customizing Commands
            4. Customizing Context Menus
            5. Customizing Keyboard Shortcuts
            6. Our Favorite Customizations
              1. A customized standard toolbar
              2. A customized formatting toolbar
              3. A customized file menu
      3. II. Menu Reference
        1. 4. File
          1. File → New
          2. File → Open
          3. File → Close
          4. File → Save
          5. File → Save As
          6. File → Save as Web Page
          7. File → Versions
          8. File → Web Page Preview
          9. File → Page Setup
          10. File → Print Preview
          11. File → Print
          12. File → Send To
          13. File → Properties
          14. File → 1-4
          15. File → Exit
        2. 5. Edit
          1. Edit → Undo
          2. Edit → Repeat (Redo)
          3. Edit → Cut
          4. Edit → Copy
          5. Edit → Paste
          6. Edit → Paste Special
          7. Edit → Paste as Hyperlink
          8. Edit → Clear
          9. Edit → Select All
          10. Edit → Find
          11. Edit → Replace
          12. Edit → Go To
          13. Edit → Links
          14. Edit → Object
        3. 6. View
          1. View → Normal
          2. View → Web Layout
          3. View → Print Layout
          4. View → Outline
          5. View → Toolbars
          6. View → Ruler
          7. View → Document Map
          8. View → Header and Footer
          9. View → Footnotes
          10. View → Comments
          11. View → Full Screen
          12. View → Zoom
        4. 7. Insert
          1. Insert → Break
          2. Insert → Page Numbers
          3. Insert → Date and Time
          4. Insert → AutoText
          5. Insert → Field
          6. Insert → Symbol
          7. Insert → Comment
          8. Insert → Footnote
          9. Insert → Caption
          10. Insert → Cross-Reference
          11. Insert → Index and Tables
          12. Insert → Picture → ClipArt
          13. Insert → Picture → From File
          14. Insert → Picture → AutoShapes
          15. Insert → Picture → WordArt
          16. Insert → Picture → From Scanner or Camera
          17. Insert → Picture → Chart
          18. Insert → Text Box
          19. Insert → Object
          20. Insert → Bookmark
          21. Insert → Hyperlink
        5. 8. Format
          1. Format → Font
          2. Format → Paragraph
          3. Format → Bullets and Numbering
          4. Format → Borders and Shading
          5. Format → Columns
          6. Format → Tabs
          7. Format → Drop Cap
          8. Format → Text Direction
          9. Format → Change Case
          10. Format → Background
          11. Format → Theme
          12. Format → Frames
          13. Format → AutoFormat
          14. Format → Style
          15. Format → Object
        6. 9. Tools
          1. Tools → Spelling and Grammar
          2. Tools → Language
          3. Tools → Language → Set Language
          4. Tools → Language → Thesaurus
          5. Tools → Language → Hyphenation
          6. Tools → Word Count
          7. Tools → AutoSummarize
          8. Tools → AutoCorrect
          9. Tools → Track Changes
          10. Tools → Merge Documents
          11. Tools → Protect Document
          12. Tools → Online Collaboration
          13. Tools → Mail Merge
          14. Tools → Envelopes and Labels
          15. Tools → Letter Wizard
          16. Tools → Macro
          17. Tools → Templates and Add-Ins
          18. Tools → Customize
          19. Tools → Options
        7. 10. Table
          1. Table → Draw Table
          2. Table → Insert Table
          3. Table → Insert → Columns to the Left
          4. Table → Insert → Columns to the Right
          5. Table → Insert → Rows Above
          6. Table → Insert → Rows Below
          7. Table → Insert → Cells
          8. Table → Delete → Table
          9. Table → Delete → Columns
          10. Table → Delete → Rows
          11. Table → Delete → Cells
          12. Table → Select
          13. Table → Merge Cells
          14. Table → Split Cells
          15. Table → Split Table
          16. Table → Table AutoFormat
          17. Table → AutoFit → AutoFit to Contents
          18. Table → AutoFit → AutoFit to Window
          19. Table → AutoFit → Fixed Column Width
          20. Table → AutoFit → Distribute Rows Evenly
          21. Table → AutoFit → Distribute Columns Evenly
          22. Table → Heading Rows Repeat
          23. Table → Convert → Text to Table
          24. Table → Convert → Table to Text
          25. Table → Sort
          26. Table → Formula
          27. Table → Hide/Show Gridlines
          28. Table → Table Properties
        8. 11. Window
          1. Window → New Window
          2. Window → Arrange All
          3. Window → Split
          4. Window → <1-9>
          5. Window → More Windows
        9. 12. Help
          1. Help → Microsoft Word Help
          2. Help → Hide/Show the Office Assistant
          3. Help → What’s This?
          4. Help → Office on the Web
          5. Help → WordPerfect Help
          6. Help → Detect and Repair
          7. Help → About Microsoft Word
      4. III. Beyond the Basics
        1. 13. Collaborating
          1. Tracking Changes
            1. Turning Track Changes On
            2. Making and Viewing Changes
            3. Accepting and Rejecting Changes
              1. Accept or Reject Changes dialog box
              2. Reviewing toolbar
              3. Context menus
            4. Setting Change Options
          2. Using Comments
            1. Inserting a Comment
            2. Viewing and Editing Comments
          3. Merging Changes and Comments
          4. Working with Network Documents
          5. NetMeeting
          6. Web Discussions
        2. 14. Creating a Template
          1. Creating the Template File
          2. Creating the Page Layout
          3. Document-Level Settings
          4. Setting Options
          5. Creating Styles
          6. Creating Boilerplate Text
          7. Customizing the Word Interface
          8. Saving the Template
          9. Using the Template
        3. 15. Fields and Forms
          1. What Is a Field?
            1. Types of Fields
            2. Inserting Fields
              1. The General Switches tab
              2. The Field-Specific Switches tab
              3. The Options tab
            3. Selecting and Editing Fields
            4. Updating and Locking Fields
            5. Printing Fields
          2. Using Forms
            1. Creating a Form
            2. Using Form Fields
            3. Adding Help to a Form
            4. Protecting a Form
            5. Finishing the Form
        4. 16. Creating a Web Page
          1. Creating a New Web Page
            1. Creating a Page from Scratch
            2. Using a Template
            3. Using the Web Page Wizard
          2. Working with a Page
            1. Web Layout View
            2. Formatting Text
            3. Adding Graphics
            4. Adding Hyperlinks
          3. Saving Pages
          4. Word’s HTML
            1. Working with HTML in Word
            2. Cleaning Up Word’s HTML
            3. Using the Office HTML Filter Tool
              1. Filtering a document
              2. Creating a cascading style sheet
              3. Copying a selection as HTML
        5. 17. Using Master Documents
          1. Creating a Master Document
          2. Creating a New Subdocument
          3. Using an Existing File as a Subdocument
          4. Saving Documents
          5. Working in the Master Document
          6. Formatting Documents
          7. Printing Master Documents
        6. 18. Working with VBA
          1. Extending Word
          2. Word Macros
            1. Recording Macros
            2. Using Macros
          3. What Is VBA?
          4. A VBA Language Primer
            1. Statements
            2. Comments
            3. Variables
            4. Constants
            5. Conditional Statements
            6. Functions and Subprocedures
            7. Scope
            8. Objects
            9. Collections
            10. Error Handling
          5. The Word Object Model
            1. The Application Object
            2. The Document Object
            3. The Selection Object
            4. The Range Object
          6. The VBA Editor in Word
            1. The Project Explorer and Properties Window
            2. The Code Window, and Object and Procedure List Boxes
            3. The Object Browser
          7. UserForms
      5. IV. Appendixes
        1. A. Keyboard Shortcuts
        2. B. Registry Keys
        3. C. Converters and Filters
          1. Text Converters
            1. Graphics Filters
        4. D. Tip Reference
      6. Index
      7. Colophon