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Microsoft Word In 30 Minutes

Book Description

How good are your Microsoft Word skills? In 30 minutes, author Angela Rose will show you how to become a power user of Word 2016 for Windows and macOS. Even if you have used MS Word in the past, this guide will demonstrate tools and time-saving tips that will help you make a bigger impact when writing letters, reports, essays, resumes, manuscripts, and other documents. Microsoft Word In 30 Minutes also covers Word Online, Microsoft’s free (but limited) online alternative. There are lots of examples, screenshots, and offbeat anecdotes. Whether you are new to Microsoft Word, or want to familiarize yourself with the new features and interface of Word 2016 compared to older versions (Word 2013, Word 2010, Word 2007, Word 2003, etc.), Microsoft Word In 30 Minutes can help you become an MS Word power user.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. What readers are saying...
  3. Copyright information
  4. Contents
  5. Introduction: More than just a word processor
  6. Chapter 1: Interface basics
    1. The different flavors of Microsoft Word
      1. Word 2016 vs. Word Online: Cost
      2. Word 2016 vs. Word Online: Functionality
      3. Mobile apps for Android and iOS
      4. OneDrive
    2. Launching Word
    3. Backstage View
    4. Navigating Word’s Ribbon interface
      1. Other features of the Ribbon
    5. Display options for individual documents
      1. How to choose a view
      2. How to display rulers and gridlines
      3. How to get your zoom on
      4. How to work with multiple windows
  7. Chapter 2: Creating, saving, and printing
    1. How to save a file
      1. How to duplicate a file
      2. Which file format should I use?
    2. Shutting down
      1. Locating a recovered file
    3. Printing basics
      1. Printing envelopes and labels
  8. Chapter 3: Formatting, layout, and design
    1. How to format individual elements
    2. How to format with styles and themes
    3. Styles
      1. Modifying styles
      2. How to create a new style
    4. Themes
    5. Style sets
    6. How to change the page layout
    7. Working with text
      1. How to cut, copy, and paste text
      2. How to find and replace text
  9. Chapter 4: Images, tables, citations, and more
    1. How to add pages
      1. Adding a cover page
      2. Adding a blank page
      3. Adding a page break
    2. Getting tabular with tables
      1. Modifying a table
    3. Charting new territory with charts
      1. Making changes to your chart
      2. Contextual tabs for charts
    4. How to add cat pictures (and other images) to your document
      1. Wrapping text
      2. Resizing the picture
      3. Moving the picture
    5. Mixing in some cat videos (or other online media)
    6. How to add a hyperlink
    7. How to add headers and footers
    8. How to add page numbers
    9. How to add a table of contents
    10. How to add a footnote or endnote
    11. Citations and bibliographies
    12. How to add an index
  10. Chapter 5: Review and collaboration
    1. How to check spelling and grammar
    2. Using comments for editing and collaboration
    3. The dreaded red pen: working with tracking
      1. How to turn tracking on and off
      2. Restricting collaboration and setting passwords
      3. Choosing what to review
      4. Accepting and rejecting changes
    4. Protecting your work
    5. Collaboration using shared documents
      1. Collaboration options
      2. Live collaboration
    6. Conclusion
  11. About the author
  12. Appendix: Keyboard Shortcuts
    1. Word 2016 Universal Shortcuts (Windows/macOS)
      1. Additional Windows Shortcuts
      2. Additional Mac Shortcuts
  13. Index