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Microsoft Office 2008 for Macintosh: Visual QuickStart Guide by Steve Schwartz

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Chapter 2. Introducing Word 2008

Expanding on the material in Chapter 1, this chapter covers additional elementary features that are specific to Word. While you can get along fine without mastering the material in this chapter, a familiarity with it will make your Word experience more productive.

Other chapters in Part II explain document and text formatting; adding images to Word documents; designing tables; working in other views to create outlines, notebooks, and publications; and employing more advanced features to create documents for school and business.

The Word Interface

If this is the first time you’ve used Word, you should begin by familiarizing yourself with the Word window and its components (Figure 2.1). They’ll be referred to throughout ...

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