Chapter 25

Word for Writers

In This Chapter

arrow Creating an outline in Word

arrow Adding topics, subtopics, and text topics

arrow Demoting and promoting topics

arrow Rearranging topics in an outline

arrow Printing an outline

arrow Making a master document

arrow Using the thesaurus

arrow Pulling a word count

The word processor is the best tool for writers since the ghostwriter. Seriously, I don’t need to explain to anyone the horrors of using a typewriter. The mere dawn of the word processor, back in the primitive, steam-powered era of computing, was a welcome relief. Heck, I remember being overjoyed at being able to backspace and erase text, ecstatic at the concept of word wrap, and floored by the miracle of on-the-fly spell checking. ...

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