Chapter 4

Composing Your Thoughts in Word


Bullet Examine the Word Interface

Bullet Move Around and Select Text

Bullet Choose Paper Size and Orientation

Bullet Set Margins

Bullet Select the Right Screen View

Bullet Align and Indent Paragraphs

Bullet Change Line Spacing

Bullet Create Bulleted and Numbered Lists

If you’ve read this book to this point, you’ve seen the common features across the various Office applications, in a general way. In this chapter, it’s time to get down to brass tacks with one particular application: Microsoft Word.

Word is a word processing program. That’s a fancy way of saying that it specializes in creating and formatting (that is, processing) text. Word is ideal for projects that are primarily text-based: ...

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