Word 2013 Bible

Book description

Top-to-bottom coverage of the top-selling Microsoft Office application

If you want to use Microsoft Word to create more than just simple documents, start with this ultimate Word guide. Packed with the in-depth content that is the hallmark of all Wiley Bibles, this book covers it all. You'll first find out what's new in Word 2013 on the features level - formatting, styles, tables, and more - before you dive into the big stuff that can help you become more efficient. From document design to creating master documents to applying security to collaborating in the Cloud, you'll learn not just how to do tasks, but the best ways to do them, and why.

  • Details everything you need to know to get the most out of Word 2013

  • Walks you through new or refreshed basics, such as formatting, styles, charts, and tables

  • Shows you how to use data sources, create envelopes and labels, and make forms

  • Takes your Word skills up a notch with coverage of keyboard customization, security, collaborating on the Cloud, comparing documents, and much more

  • Start creating documents at a new level and wow your colleagues, with Word 2013 Bible.

    Table of contents

    1. Cover Page
    2. Title Page
    3. Copyright
    4. Dedication
    5. About the Author
    6. Credits
    7. Acknowledgments
    8. Contents at a Glance
    9. Contents
    10. Introduction
      1. Who Should Read This Book
      2. How This Book Is Organized
      3. Windows Versions
      4. Where to Go from Here
    11. Part I: Welcome to a New Word
      1. CHAPTER 1: Taking Your First Steps with Word
        1. Starting Word
        2. The Office Look
        3. Your Interface to Faster Document Creation and Design
        4. Using the Word Start Screen
        5. Touring the Word Screen
        6. Exploring the File Tab
        7. Undoing and Redoing Actions
        8. Setting Word Options
        9. Switching Accounts
        10. Getting Help
        11. Exiting Word
        12. Summary
      2. CHAPTER 2: Diving Into Document Creation
        1. Creating a First Document
        2. Creating a Blank File
        3. Creating a File from a Template
        4. Opening an Existing File
        5. Saving and File Formats
        6. Compatibility with Previous Versions of Word
        7. Navigation and Selection Tips and Tricks
        8. Choosing the Right Word View for the Task at Hand
        9. Printing a Document
        10. Summary
      3. CHAPTER 3: Working Smarter, Not Harder, in Word
        1. Achieving Attractive Documents with Styles
        2. Constructing Documents Faster with Outlining
        3. Cleaning Up Content with AutoCorrect
        4. Adding and Reviewing Properties
        5. Power User Techniques
        6. Summary
      4. CHAPTER 4: Zapping Word's Top Annoyances
        1. Dealing with Graphics Annoyances
        2. Overcoming Editing Annoyances
        3. Tackling View Annoyances
        4. Dealing with Online versus Local Help Content
        5. Activation Blues
        6. Automatic Annoyances
        7. Summary
    12. Part II: Working with Document Style and Content
      1. CHAPTER 5: Font/Character Formatting
        1. Reviewing the Ways You Can Format Text in Word
        2. Formatting Characters Directly or with Styles
        3. Applying Character Formatting
        4. Summary
      2. CHAPTER 6: Paragraph Formatting
        1. Choosing Between Styles and Paragraph Formatting
        2. Finding Paragraph Formatting Tools
        3. Structuring Text with Paragraph Formatting
        4. Setting Off Text with Paragraph Decoration
        5. Summary
      3. CHAPTER 7: Using Styles to Create a Great Looking Document
        1. Using the Styles Group to Apply Styles
        2. Modifying and Creating Styles
        3. Changing the Whole Document via Style Sets
        4. Managing Styles
        5. Style Inspector
        6. Summary
      4. CHAPTER 8: Cutting, Copying, and Pasting Using the Clipboard
        1. Understanding the Office Clipboard
        2. Adding and Moving Document Content with Cut, Copy, and Paste
        3. Managing Pasting Options
        4. Using the Clipboard Pane
        5. Summary
      5. CHAPTER 9: Find, Replace, and Go To
        1. Searching with the Navigation Pane
        2. Starting an Advanced Find from the Ribbon
        3. Replacing Text via the Ribbon
        4. Using Search Codes
        5. Options for Special Find and Replace Actions
        6. Finding and Replacing Formatting
        7. Jumping to a Document Location with Go To (Ctrl+G)
        8. Summary
    13. Part III: Improving Document Content and Consistency
      1. CHAPTER 10: Reviewing a Document with Language Tools
        1. Choosing a Language
        2. Checking Spelling and Grammar
        3. Finding Definitions
        4. Choosing a Better Word with the Thesaurus
        5. Using the Research Pane
        6. Translating Text
        7. Taking a Word Count
        8. Summary
      2. CHAPTER 11: Cleaning Up with AutoCorrect and AutoFormat
        1. Revisiting AutoCorrect
        2. Using Math AutoCorrect
        3. AutoFormat versus AutoFormat As You Type
        4. Handling Hyphenation
        5. Summary
      3. CHAPTER 12: Getting Smart with Text: Building Blocks, Quick Parts, Actions (Tags), and More
        1. Using Quick Parts and Building Blocks
        2. Using AutoComplete with AutoText Gallery Entries
        3. Clearing Building Block Formatting
        4. Building Blocks: Need to Know
        5. Using Building Blocks with the AutoText Field
        6. Inserting a Cover Page
        7. Understanding Actions
        8. Inserting Objects and Files
        9. Inserting Text from Files
        10. Pasting, Dragging, and Dropping Content into a Document
        11. Printing Envelopes and Labels Automatically
        12. Printing an Envelope
        13. Creating Labels
        14. Summary
    14. Part IV: Illustrating Your Story with Graphics
      1. CHAPTER 13: Building Tables, Charts, and SmartArt to Show Data and Process
        1. Getting a Quick Start with Quick Tables
        2. Table Basics
        3. Working with Table Layout and Design
        4. Inserting SmartArt
        5. Chart Basics
        6. Using the Selection Pane
        7. Summary
      2. CHAPTER 14: Adding Pictures and WordArt to Highlight Information
        1. Inserting a Pictures from a File
        2. Adding an Online Picture
        3. Pasting or Snapping a Picture
        4. Manipulating Inserted Pictures (and Other Graphics)
        5. Adding Online Video
        6. Creating WordArt
        7. Arranging Pictures and Other Objects
        8. Summary
      3. CHAPTER 15: Adding Drop Caps, Text Boxes, Shapes, Symbols, and Equations
        1. Adding a Drop Cap for Drama
        2. Why Use Text Boxes?
        3. Inserting a Text Box
        4. Inserting a Shape
        5. Adding a Basic Symbol
        6. Inserting a Symbol from the Symbol Dialog Box
        7. Adding an Equation to Your Document
        8. Summary
    15. Part V: Improving Document Setup and Look
      1. CHAPTER 16: Setting Up the Document with Sections, Headers/Footers, and Columns
        1. Changing Basic Page Setup
        2. Section Formatting
        3. Headers and Footers Overview
        4. Header and Footer Navigation and Design
        5. Adding Header and Footer Material
        6. Considering the Need for Columns
        7. Changing the Number of Columns
        8. Special Column Formatting
        9. Summary
      2. CHAPTER 17: Changing Other Page Features
        1. Adding and Removing Page Borders
        2. Formatting the Page Background
        3. Applying Page Background Colors, Patterns, Textures, or Pictures
        4. Adding a Watermark
        5. Removing Watermarks and Page Backgrounds
        6. Summary
      3. CHAPTER 18: Saving Time with Templates, Themes, and Master Documents
        1. Creating Your Own Templates
        2. Using the Organizer
        3. Modifying Templates
        4. Working More Effectively with Themes
        5. Building on an Existing Foundation with Master Documents
        6. Creating a Master Document
        7. Working with Master Documents
        8. Summary
    16. Part VI: Enhancing Documents with Reference Features
      1. CHAPTER 19: Enhancing Navigation with Bookmarks, Hyperlinks, and Cross-References
        1. Working with Bookmarks
        2. Hyperlinks
        3. Inserting Cross-References
        4. Summary
      2. CHAPTER 20: Identifying the Contents and Terms in Your Document: TOCs, Captions, and Indexing
        1. Automating Table of Contents Creation
        2. Working with TOC Styles
        3. Manually Creating a Table of Contents
        4. Updating or Deleting a Table of Contents
        5. Converting a Table of Contents into Text
        6. The TOC Field Code
        7. Captions and Tables of Captioned Items
        8. Indexing a Document
        9. Marking Index Entries
        10. Compiling and Inserting an Index
        11. Creating Multiple Indexes
        12. Summary
      3. CHAPTER 21: Documenting Your Sources
        1. Footnotes and Endnotes Basics
        2. Working with Footnote and Endnote Styling
        3. Separators and Continuation
        4. Making a Bibliography
        5. Identifying the Sources for Your Bibliography
        6. Editing Citations
        7. Compiling the Citations into a Bibliography
        8. Understanding a Table of Authorities
        9. Creating Citations for a Table of Authorities
        10. Inserting the Table of Authorities
        11. Summary
    17. Part VII: Making Documents Work for You
      1. CHAPTER 22: Data Documents and Mail Merge
        1. Previewing the Mail Merge Process
        2. Data Considerations
        3. Reviewing Data File Formats
        4. Choosing the Data Document Type
        5. Attaching a Data Source
        6. Assembling a Merge Document
        7. Mail Merge Pane/Wizard
        8. Summary
      2. CHAPTER 23: Automating Document Content with Fields
        1. And Field Codes Are … ?
        2. Mastering Field Basics
        3. Using the Field Dialog Box to Insert a Field
        4. Using Switches to Customize a Field
        5. Categories
        6. Summary
      3. CHAPTER 24: Creating Custom Forms
        1. Forms Basics
        2. Creating a Fill-In Form Using Legacy Tools
        3. Using Content Controls
        4. Importing a Word Form into InfoPath
        5. Summary
    18. Part VIII: Publishing, Collaboration, and the Cloud
      1. CHAPTER 25: Sharing and Publishing Documents
        1. Working with PDF Files in Word
        2. Understanding and Viewing XPS Files
        3. Deciding Which Format to Use for Output
        4. Creating PDF or XPS Output
        5. Emailing a Document
        6. Presenting a Document to an Online Audience
        7. HTML Overview
        8. Blogging
        9. Summary
      2. CHAPTER 26: Managing Document Security, Comments, and Tracked Changes
        1. Protection Types
        2. Comments and Tracked Changes
        3. Accepting and Rejecting Changes
        4. Combining Collaborative Documents
        5. Comparing Documents
        6. Combining Documents That Contain Tracked Changes
        7. Summary
      3. CHAPTER 27: Collaborating in the Cloud with SkyDrive
        1. Understanding SkyDrive Pro and SkyDrive for Windows
        2. Saving to the Cloud with SkyDrive
        3. SkyDrive for Windows Application versus SkyDrive in Office
        4. Accessing Your SkyDrive Pro Library on Office 365
        5. Summary
      4. CHAPTER 28: Integration with Other Office Applications
        1. Excel
        2. PowerPoint
        3. Outlook
        4. Summary
    19. Part IX: Power and Customization
      1. CHAPTER 29: Keyboard Customization
        1. Understanding Customization Boundaries
        2. Viewing and Assigning Keyboard Shortcuts with the Cloverleaf Method
        3. Choosing the Storage Location for Keyboard Shortcuts
        4. Multi-Stroke Key Assignment
        5. Customizing Keystrokes through Word Options
        6. Other Methods for Assigning Keyboard Shortcuts
        7. Summary
      2. CHAPTER 30: Customizing the Quick Access Toolbar and Ribbon
        1. The QAT?
        2. Changing the Buttons on the Quick Access Toolbar
        3. The Customize Quick Access Toolbar Dialog Box
        4. Making Changes to the Ribbon
        5. Importing and Exporting Ribbon Customizations
        6. Summary
      3. CHAPTER 31: Word Options and Settings
        1. Opening Word Options
        2. General
        3. Display (and Printing)
        4. Proofing
        5. Save
        6. Language
        7. Advanced
        8. Customize Ribbon
        9. Quick Access Toolbar
        10. Add-Ins
        11. Trust Center
        12. Summary
      4. CHAPTER 32: Macros: Recording, Editing, and Using Them
        1. Displaying Macro Tools and Creating a Macro
        2. Managing Macros
        3. Understanding More about Macro Security
        4. Macro Storage
        5. Automatic Macros
        6. Visual Basic for Applications: Quick and Dirty Answers
        7. Summary
    20. APPENDIX: Command-Line Switches for Controlling Word Startup
    21. Index

    Product information

    • Title: Word 2013 Bible
    • Author(s):
    • Release date: April 2013
    • Publisher(s): Wiley
    • ISBN: 9781118488126