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Special Edition Using Microsoft® Word 2000 by Bill Camarda

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Using Document Properties to Simplify Document Management

In Chapter 1, "Word: Take the Controls," you learned about Word's powerful capabilities for finding files, which are accessible by choosing Tools, Find from within the Open dialog box. You may recall that one of the ways Word can search for files is by document property. This section takes a closer look at document properties and shows you how to use them to your advantage—whether you're responsible for one desktop or many.

To work with document roperties, choose File, Properties. The Properties dialog box opens (see Figure 30.16). It contains five tabs:

  • General. This tab includes information Word automatically stores about every document, including when it was created, how large it is, ...

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