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Picture Yourself Learning Microsoft® Word® 2010

Book Description

PICTURE YOURSELF LEARNING MICROSOFT WORD 2010 is a guide to the features available to Microsoft Word, one of the major products included with Microsoft Office. Step-by-step instructions as well as lots of visual guides help the easily reader learn the software. Readers of PICTURE YOURSELF LEARNING MICROSOFT WORD 2010 will learn the latest version of Microsoft Word by following along with a four-color, visual format, developing the skills needed to complete a multitude of tasks, such as formatting a document, using mail merge, working with tables, and much more.

Table of Contents

  1. Copyright
  2. Acknowledgments
  3. About the Author
  4. Introduction
  5. Just the Basics
    1. Getting Started with Word
      1. Opening Word
      2. Exploring the Word Window
      3. Working with Files
      4. Previewing with Live Preview
    2. Creating a Word Document
      1. Moving Around the Screen
      2. Editing Text
      3. Moving and Copying Text
      4. Using Undo and Repeat
      5. Displaying Non-Printing Symbols
    3. Making a Word Document Look Good
      1. Selecting Text Attributes
      2. Formatting Paragraphs
      3. Copying Formatting
      4. Working with Lists
      5. Working with Themes
      6. Working with Styles
    4. Managing Word Page Layouts
      1. Creating Page Breaks
      2. Using Section Breaks
      3. Managing Page Layouts
      4. Adding Headers and Footers
    5. Understanding Security and Printing
      1. Keeping Documents Secure
      2. Making Backups
      3. Printing and Sharing
  6. Longer Documents
    1. Working with Document Views
      1. Viewing a Document
      2. Using the Zoom Feature
      3. Working with Split Windows
      4. Comparing Documents Side by Side
      5. Using the Navigation Pane
    2. Adding Supplementary Elements
      1. Working with Pages
      2. Creating Footnotes and Endnotes
      3. Creating a Table of Contents
      4. Figure Captions
      5. Adding a Table of Figures
      6. Creating a Bibliography
      7. Adding a Table of Authorities
      8. Generating Cross References
      9. Indexing Content
    3. Working with Outlines
      1. Creating a Standard Outline
      2. Working with Master Documents
      3. Creating a Multilevel List
    4. Creating Form Letters with Mail Merge
      1. Creating the Main Document
      2. Specifying Data for Your Mail Merge
      3. Inserting Merge Fields
      4. Finishing the Merge
    5. Printing Envelopes and Labels
      1. Generating a Single Envelope
      2. Creating Labels
  7. Word Columns, Tables, and Graphics
    1. Working with Columns
      1. Adding Columns
      2. Typing in Columns
      3. Creating Custom Columns
      4. Changing Column Size
      5. Changing Space Between Columns
      6. Inserting Lines Between Columns
      7. Adding and Deleting Column Breaks
      8. Deleting Columns
    2. Working with Tables
      1. Creating a Simple Table
      2. Entering Text
      3. Converting Tables
      4. Creating a Quick Table
      5. Working with Table Layout
      6. Using Table Design
      7. Creating Table Formulas
      8. Adding an Excel Table to a Word Document
    3. Working with Graphics
      1. Working with Pictures
      2. Inserting Clip Art
      3. Using Shapes
      4. Adding Screen Shots
      5. Managing Objects
      6. Symbolizing with SmartArt
  8. Word Tools
    1. Employing Tools for Quality
      1. Correcting Errors
      2. Finding Elusive Words with the Thesaurus
      3. Using Find and Replace
    2. Applying Tools for Speed
      1. Creating Bookmarks
      2. Specifying Hyperlinks
      3. Generating Text with Building Blocks
      4. Adding Automatic Fields
      5. Using Office Applications
    3. Collaborating with Others
      1. Tracking Changes
      2. Working with Comments
      3. Comparing Documents
    4. Customizing Word
      1. Creating and Using Templates
      2. Determining Word Options
      3. Adding to the Quick Access Toolbar
      4. Customizing the Ribbon
  9. Index