Chapter 1. Introducing Word 2007

In this chapter

It’s a Whole New Word 8

Working with Views 19

Using the Help System 23

Troubleshooting 25

It’s a Whole New Word

Word 2007 is an amazing, powerful program that can meet all your word processing needs, from 1000+ page dissertations to family newsletters. But at first glance, it might seem a bit intimidating.

If you’re an upgrader from an earlier version of Word, there’s a lot to like in this new version—but also a lot to get used to. Word 2007 is not like any other word processing program you’ve probably seen before, and it represents a huge departure from earlier versions in its user interface (UI). There’s definitely a learning curve in getting up to speed with it. But once you’ve mastered Word ...

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