Chapter 6

Taking Word to the Next Level


Bullet Number the Pages

Bullet Use Headers and Footers

Bullet Insert Cover Pages and Other Building Blocks

Bullet Print an Envelope

Bullet Perform a Mail Merge

Bullet Insert the Date and Time

Word has so many features and capabilities that most people don’t even scratch the surface of what it can do. And that’s okay! Word is a good tool partly because it’s accessible at a variety of levels. I won’t try to transform you into a Word guru, but I do want to show you some fairly simple features that you can use to make a big difference in your documents.

I start this chapter by showing you how to number the pages of a document, and also how to create headers and footers that repeat the same text at the top or bottom of each page. Then I show you how to insert cover pages and other special-purpose elements — building blocks — that can add style and beauty to your documents ...

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