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Microsoft® Office 2008 for Mac Step by Step by Joan Lambert

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Create a Basic Document

Although Microsoft Word 2008 for Mac is the simplest program to use in the Home & Student Edition of Microsoft Office 2008 for Mac, its capabilities are vast. In its most basic format, a Word document might be nothing more than a page of text, much like you would create on a typewriter (for those of us who remember that far back). You can modify simple text by adding character formatting, such as colored fonts and bold or italic effects, and paragraph formatting, such as alignment and spacing.

The basic Word document supports content such as formatted text and graphics, lists and tables, page formatting, electronic bookmarks and hyperlinks that are available when viewing the file electronically (for example, on a computer, ...

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