CHAPTER20Using Microsoft Word

Word processing can greatly improve your overall productivity. And although there are great differences among word processing software programs, almost all allow you to create documents, edit and format these documents, and print them. Other features include spelling checkers, style and grammar checkers, mail merge, and the ability to store documents electronically.

The most common word processing software found in businesses is Microsoft Word. The latest version available when this book went to press was Word 2010. This chapter provides useful tips for administrative assistants on how to use Microsoft Word 2010.

Microsoft Word’s screen features individual tabs, each with its own function-filled Ribbon Bar. Figure ...

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