Chapter 2

Creating a Word Document

In This Chapter

arrow Starting a new Word document

arrow Selecting and formatting text

arrow Applying themes and style sets

arrow Checking spelling and grammar

arrow Emailing a document to others

arrow Sharing a document in other formats

arrow Printing your work

Microsoft Word is the most popular of the Office applications because nearly everyone needs to create text documents of one type or another. With Word, you can create everything from fax cover sheets to school research papers to family holiday letters.

In this chapter, I explain how to create, edit, format, and share simple documents. By the end of this chapter, you’ll have a good grasp of the entire process of document creation, from start to finish, including how to share your work with others via print or email. Later chapters ...

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