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Faster Smarter Microsoft® Office System -- 2003 Edition by Katherine Murray

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Chapter 5. Formatting in Microsoft Word

10-Second Summary

  • AutoFormat your document

  • Change fonts

  • Adjust document spacing and setting tabs

  • Create and format tables

  • Add columns and apply styles

You can write the best document in the world, but if it appears cramped and crowded and readers have to work to decipher it, chances are that it won’t be read. This chapter shows you how to use the formatting features of Microsoft Office Word 2003 to make your document look like something that people will want to read. Word includes some automatic features (such as AutoFormat and themes) that can make formatting less of a chore and gives you a wide range of options you can use to tailor your documents to look just the way you want them to look.

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