Chapter 7

Getting Word’s Help with Office Chores


check Commenting on others’ work

check Tracking revisions to documents

check Printing envelopes and labels

check Mail merging for form letters and bulk mailing

This chapter is dedicated to the proposition that everyone should get their work done sooner. It explains how Word can be a help in the office, especially when it comes to working on team projects. This chapter explains comments, using revision marks to record edits, and mail merging, Microsoft’s term for generating form letters, labels, and envelopes for mass mailings.

Book 10 explains another way to collaborate on team projects — by collaborating online with OneDrive.

Highlighting Parts of a Document

In my work, I often use the Highlight command to mark paragraphs and text that need reviewing later. And on rainy days, I use it to splash color on my documents and keep myself amused. Whatever your reasons for highlighting text in a document, go to the Home tab and use one of these techniques to do it:

  • Select text and then choose a highlighter: Select the text you want to highlight, ...

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