Teach Yourself VISUALLY Word 2016

Book description

Visually learn the latest version of Word

Are you a visual learner who prefers to see how Word works instead of hear a long-winded explanation?Teach Yourself Visually Word offers you a straightforward 'show me, don't tell me' approach to working with the newest version of the top-selling application in the Microsoft Office suite. Packed with visually rich tutorials and step-by-step instructions that will help you come to grips with all of Word's capabilities, this accessible resource will quickly and easily get you up and running on using the world's most widely used word processing program.

With Teach Yourself Visually Word, you'll learn how to perform dozens of tasks, including how to set up and format documents and text in Word; work with diagrams, charts, and pictures; use Mail Merge; post documents online; and much more. Covering the newest additions and changes to the latest version of Word, a series of easy-to-follow, full-color tutorials helps you to quickly get up and running with Word like a warrior!

  • Tutorials and step-by-step screenshots make lessons easy to follow and understand
  • Helps you grasp the basic functions of Word—and beyond
  • Walks you through Word's new features
  • Demonstrates how to set up, format, and edit Word documents

If you're new to the world of Word and want a highly visual roadmap to help you put it to use for you, Teach Yourself Visually Word has you covered.

Table of contents

    1. Cover
    2. Chapter 1: Getting Familiar with Word
      1. Open Word
      2. Explore the Word Window
      3. Work with Backstage View
      4. Change the Color Scheme
      5. Find a Ribbon Command
      6. Select Commands
      7. Using Word on a Tablet PC
      8. Work with the Mini Toolbar and Context Menus
      9. Enter Text
      10. Move Around in a Document
    3. Chapter 2: Managing Documents
      1. Save a Document
      2. Reopen an Unsaved Document
      3. Save a Document in Word 97-2003 Format
      4. Save a Document in PDF or XPS Format
      5. Set Options for Saving Documents
      6. Open a Word Document
      7. Open a Document of Another Format
      8. Start a New Document
      9. Switch Between Open Documents
      10. Compare Documents Side by Side
      11. Inspect a Document Before Sharing
      12. Work with Protected Documents
      13. Mark a Document as Final
      14. Convert Word Documents from Prior Versions to Word 2016
    4. Chapter 3: Editing Text
      1. Insert Text
      2. Delete Text
      3. Insert Blank Lines
      4. Undo Changes
      5. Select Text
      6. Mark and Find Your Place
      7. Move or Copy Text
      8. Share Text Between Documents
      9. Move or Copy Several Selections
      10. Take Advantage of Paste Options
      11. Switch Document Views
      12. Understanding Document Views
      13. Work with the Navigation Pane
      14. Insert a Symbol
      15. Work with Equations
      16. Zoom an Object
      17. Zoom In or Out
      18. Translate Text
      19. Set Options for Additional Actions
      20. Using Additional Actions
    5. Chapter 4: Proofreading
      1. Work in Read Mode View
      2. Search for Text
      3. Substitute Text
      4. Count Words in a Document
      5. Automatically Correct Mistakes
      6. Automatically Insert Frequently Used Text
      7. Check Spelling and Grammar
      8. Disable Grammar and Spell Checking
      9. Find a Synonym or Antonym with the Thesaurus
      10. Find a Definition
      11. Track Document Changes During Review
      12. Lock and Unlock Tracking
      13. Work with Comments
      14. Review Tracked Changes
      15. Combine Reviewers’ Comments
    6. Chapter 5: Formatting Text
      1. Change the Font
      2. Change Text Size
      3. Emphasize Information with Bold, Italic, or Underline
      4. Superscript or Subscript Text
      5. Change Text Case
      6. Change Text Color
      7. Apply Text Effects
      8. Apply a Font Style Set
      9. Apply Highlighting to Text
      10. Apply Strikethrough to Text
      11. Copy Text Formatting
      12. Remove Text Formatting
      13. Set the Default Font for All New Documents
    7. Chapter 6: Formatting Paragraphs
      1. Change Text Alignment
      2. Set Line Spacing Within a Paragraph
      3. Set Line Spacing Between Paragraphs
      4. Create a Bulleted or Numbered List
      5. Display Formatting Marks
      6. Hide or Display the Ruler
      7. Indent Paragraphs
      8. Set Tabs
      9. Add a Paragraph Border
      10. Review and Change Formatting
      11. Compare Formatting
      12. Apply Formatting Using Styles
      13. Switch Styles
      14. Save Formatting in a Style
      15. Expand or Collapse Document Content
      16. Modify a Style
      17. Add Paragraph Shading
    8. Chapter 7: Formatting Pages
      1. Adjust Margins
      2. Insert a Page Break
      3. Control Text Flow and Pagination
      4. Align Text Vertically on the Page
      5. Change Page Orientation
      6. Insert a Section Break
      7. Add Page Numbers to a Document
      8. Add Line Numbers to a Document
      9. Using the Building Blocks Organizer
      10. Add a Header or Footer
      11. Using Different Headers or Footers Within a Document
      12. Add a Footnote
      13. Add an Endnote
      14. Find, Edit, or Delete Footnotes or Endnotes
      15. Convert Footnotes to Endnotes
      16. Generate a Table of Contents
      17. Add a Watermark
      18. Add a Page Border
      19. Apply Document Formatting
      20. Create Newspaper Columns
    9. Chapter 8: Printing Documents
      1. Preview and Print a Document
      2. Print on Different Paper Sizes
      3. Print an Envelope
      4. Set Up Labels to Print
    10. Chapter 9: Working with Tables and Charts
      1. Create a Table
      2. Change the Row Height or Column Width
      3. Move a Table
      4. Resize a Table
      5. Add or Delete a Row
      6. Add or Delete a Column
      7. Set Cell Margins
      8. Add Space Between Cells
      9. Combine Cells
      10. Split Cells
      11. Split a Table
      12. Add a Formula to a Table
      13. Align Text in Cells
      14. Add Shading to Cells
      15. Change Cell Borders
      16. Format a Table
      17. Add a Chart
      18. Chart Concepts
    11. Chapter 10: Working with Graphics
      1. Add WordArt
      2. Add a Picture
      3. Insert an Online Picture
      4. Insert an Online Video
      5. Add a Screenshot
      6. Add a Shape
      7. Add a Text Box
      8. Move or Resize a Graphic
      9. Understanding Graphics Modification Techniques
      10. Understanding Text Wrapping and Graphics
      11. Wrap Text Around a Graphic
      12. Work with Diagrams
    12. Chapter 11: Customizing Word
      1. Control the Display of Formatting Marks
      2. Customize the Status Bar
      3. Hide or Display Ribbon Buttons
      4. Add a Predefined Group to a Ribbon Tab
      5. Create Your Own Ribbon Group
      6. Create Your Own Ribbon Tab
      7. Work with the Quick Access Toolbar
      8. Add Keyboard Shortcuts
      9. Create a Macro
      10. Run a Macro
    13. Chapter 12: Working with Mass Mailing Tools
      1. Create Letters to Mass Mail
      2. Create Labels for a Mass Mailing
    14. Chapter 13: Word and the World Beyond Your Desktop
      1. Email a Document
      2. Create a Hyperlink
      3. Post to Your Blog
      4. Office and the Cloud
      5. Sign In to Office 365
      6. Open a Cloud Document
      7. Save a Document to the Cloud
      8. Share a Document from Word
      9. Download Apps from the Office Store
      10. Using the Word Online App in OneDrive
    15. End User License Agreement

Product information

  • Title: Teach Yourself VISUALLY Word 2016
  • Author(s): Elaine Marmel
  • Release date: November 2015
  • Publisher(s): Visual
  • ISBN: 9781119074663