Fun with the Insert Tab
In This Chapter
Typing nonbreaking spaces and hyphens
Inserting foreign language characters
Getting at special symbol characters
Breaking up text with a text box
Creating dynamic text with fields
Inserting the date and time into your text
If inserting weird and wonderful things into a document weren’t a vital part of using Word, the program wouldn’t sport the Insert tab on the Ribbon. Further, the Insert tab is the second tab over, next to the preeminent Home tab. The Insert tab isn’t over at the far-right end, down there with the oddball Review and View tabs. Verily, inserting stuff into your document is a worthwhile endeavor.
Characters Fun and Funky
The computer’s keyboard lets you type all 26 letters of the alphabet — plus, numbers 1 through 9 and 0, a smattering of symbols, and punctuation thingies. That’s a lot to type, and some authors spend ...