Word 2013 In Depth

Book description

Do more in less time!

Are you ready to harness the full power of Word 2013 to create professional documents? Then, you’re ready for Word 2013 In Depth. In this comprehensive guide to Word, you’ll learn the skills and techniques for efficiently building the documents you need for both your professional and your personal life. Faithe Wempen delivers step-by-step instructions, troubleshooting advice, and insider tips to help you improve your written image in business, academic, organizational, and personal settings.

•   Accelerate formatting by creating and applying themes and styles

•   Incorporate graphical content such as clip art, photos, SmartArt, and charts

•   Save your work in a variety of formats, including backward-compatible Word files, PDF and XPS page layouts, graphics, HTML, and more

•   Perform mail and data merges to generate catalogs, form letters, labels, and envelopes

•   Learn about the fields that drive many of Word’s most powerful features, and how to look behind the scenes to customize field behaviors

•   Use indexing, tables of contents, and master documents to organize book-length works

•   Cite sources and document references in a variety of formats, including APA and MLA

•   Collaborate with other people, managing each person’s comments and changes

•   Create complex math formulas without leaving Word

•   Write and edit macros that automate repeated tasks

•   Work with your Word documents anywhere via SkyDrive and the Office Web Apps

•   Create user-interactive forms that include a variety of field types

All In Depth books offer

•   Comprehensive coverage with detailed solutions

•   Troubleshooting help for tough problems you can’t fix on your own

•   Outstanding authors recognized worldwide for their expertise and teaching style

Learning, reference, problem-solving...the only Word 2013 book you need!

Table of contents

  1. Title Page
  2. Copyright Page
  3. Contents at a Glance
  4. Contents
  5. About the Author
  6. Dedication
  7. Acknowledgments
  8. Tell Us What you Think!
  9. Reader Services
  10. Introduction
    1. How This Book Is Organized
    2. Conventions Used in This Book
  11. I. Working with Text
    1. 1. Creating and Saving Documents
      1. Understanding the Word 2013 Interface
      2. Working with Views
      3. Using the Help System
      4. Starting a New Document
      5. Saving a Document
      6. Opening a Document
      7. Working with File Properties
      8. Setting File-Handling Preferences
    2. 2. Typing and Editing Text
      1. Text Entry and Editing Basics
      2. Moving Around in a Document
      3. Selecting Text and Other Objects
      4. Moving and Copying Text and Objects
      5. Locating Specific Content
      6. Evaluating Readability
      7. Viewing Word Count
      8. Controlling Hyphenation
      9. Inserting Dummy Text
      10. Working with Building Blocks
    3. 3. Correcting and Printing Documents
      1. Correcting Spelling and Grammatical Errors
      2. Customizing Spelling and Grammar Options
      3. Automating Corrections with AutoCorrect
      4. Working with Actions
      5. Using Research Tools
      6. Printing a Document
      7. Printing Iron-On Transfers
      8. Managing a Print Queue
      9. Faxing Documents
  12. II. Formatting a Document
    1. 4. Applying Character Formatting
      1. Understanding How Fonts Are Applied
      2. Changing the Font and Size
      3. Setting the Default Font
      4. Specifying a Fixed Default Font
      5. Setting Different Default Theme Fonts
      6. More About Font Types
      7. Adding More Fonts to Your System
      8. Embedding and Substituting Fonts
      9. Changing Font Color
      10. Bold and Italic: Applying Font Styles
      11. Underlining Text
      12. Applying Font Effects and Text Effects
      13. Changing Text Case
      14. Highlighting Text
      15. Adjusting Character Spacing and Typography
      16. Creating a Drop Cap
      17. Clearing Formatting
      18. Copying Formatting with Format Painter
      19. Revealing and Comparing Formatting
      20. Using AutoFormat
    2. 5. Formatting Paragraphs and Lists
      1. Setting Line Spacing
      2. Indenting Paragraphs
      3. Working with Tab Stops
      4. Setting Paragraph Alignment
      5. Creating Numbered and Bulleted Lists
      6. Applying Paragraph Borders
      7. Applying Paragraph Shading
      8. Preventing Paragraphs from Breaking
    3. 6. Creating and Applying Styles and Themes
      1. Understanding Styles
      2. Working with the Style Gallery
      3. Changing the Style Set
      4. Using the Styles Pane
      5. Using the Apply Styles Pane
      6. Customizing the Styles Pane
      7. Clearing Styles and Formatting
      8. Viewing the Style Area
      9. Creating and Deleting Styles
      10. Modifying Styles
      11. Sorting the Styles List
      12. Filtering the Styles List
      13. Copying Styles Between Documents
      14. Working with Themes
    4. 7. Formatting Documents and Sections
      1. Working with Section Breaks
      2. Changing Page Margins
      3. Setting Page Orientation
      4. Setting Paper Size
      5. Setting Vertical Alignment
      6. Using Line Numbering
      7. Inserting Page Breaks
      8. Inserting Cover Pages
      9. Creating Headers and Footers
      10. Repeating Elements on Every Page
      11. Applying a Page Watermark
      12. Working with Multiple Columns
      13. Applying a Page Background
      14. Using Page Borders
    5. 8. Working with Templates and NonStandard Layouts
      1. About Templates
      2. Starting a New Document Based on a Template
      3. Modifying Templates
      4. Creating Your Own Templates
      5. Changing a Document’s Template
      6. Creating Text Box Layouts
      7. Working with Frames
      8. Creating Banners
      9. Addressing Envelopes
      10. Creating Labels
      11. Creating Folded Note Cards
  13. III. Tables and Graphics
    1. 9. Creating and Formatting Tables
      1. Creating a Table
      2. Entering Data in a Table
      3. Editing a Table
      4. Sizing a Table
      5. Formatting a Table
      6. Orienting the Table on the Page
      7. Creating a Table Caption
      8. Sorting Tabular Data
      9. Performing Math Calculations in a Table
      10. Getting Data Into or Out of Tabular Format
    2. 10. Working with Pictures and Videos
      1. Understanding Digital Photography
      2. Understanding Clip Art
      3. Inserting Pictures
      4. Setting Text Wrap
      5. Setting Picture Position
      6. Resizing Pictures
      7. Cropping Pictures
      8. Compressing Pictures
      9. Setting the Brightness, Contrast, and Color Mode
      10. Applying Picture Styles and Effects
      11. Using Figure Captions
      12. Adding Alt Text Descriptions
      13. Inserting Videos and Interactive Content
    3. 11. Working with Drawings, WordArt, and Clip Art
      1. Understanding Vector Graphics
      2. Drawing Lines and Shapes
      3. Adding Text to a Shape
      4. Modifying Drawn Objects
      5. Sizing and Positioning Objects
      6. Formatting Drawn Objects
      7. Creating and Modifying WordArt
      8. Working with Clip Art
      9. Setting Text Wrap Properties for Clip Art
      10. Modifying a Clip Art Image
      11. Editing Clip Art
    4. 12. Working with Charts
      1. Understanding the Parts of a Chart
      2. Creating a New Chart
      3. Working with Chart Templates
      4. Modifying Chart Data
      5. Controlling How the Chart and Document Interact
      6. Changing the Chart Type
      7. Creating a Combination Chart
      8. Working with Chart Elements
      9. Applying Chart Styles and Colors
      10. Formatting Individual Chart Elements
      11. Formatting Chart Text
    5. 13. Working with SmartArt and Math Formulas
      1. Types of SmartArt
      2. Inserting a SmartArt Diagram
      3. Changing the Diagram’s Layout
      4. Working with Diagram Text
      5. Formatting a Diagram
      6. Controlling Diagram Size and Positioning
      7. Creating Math Formulas with the Equation Editor
  14. IV. Collecting and Managing Data
    1. 14. Performing Mail and Data Merges
      1. Understanding Mail Merges
      2. Performing a Letter Merge with the Mail Merge Wizard
      3. Selecting a Main Document Type
      4. Selecting a Data Source
      5. Preparing the Main Document
      6. Inserting Merge Fields
      7. Filtering and Sorting the Data
      8. Previewing and Printing the Merge
      9. Creating Custom Merges with Word Fields
    2. 15. Copying, Linking, and Embedding Data
      1. Working with Hyperlinks
      2. Working with Bookmarks
      3. Embedding Data
      4. Linking to Data in Other Files
      5. Inserting Content with {IncludeText} and {IncludePicture}
    3. 16. Working with Fields and Forms
      1. How Word Uses Fields
      2. Inserting Fields
      3. Selecting the Right Field
      4. Updating and Editing Fields
      5. Formatting Fields
      6. Understanding Forms
      7. Creating a Form with Content Controls
      8. Creating a Form with Legacy Form Fields
      9. Protecting a Form
      10. Filling Out a Form
      11. Saving and Printing a Form
  15. V. Working with Long Documents
    1. 17. Outlining and Combining Documents
      1. Outline Basics
      2. Viewing and Organizing the Outline
      3. Numbering Outline Items
      4. Printing or Copying an Outline
      5. Understanding Master Documents
      6. Creating a Master Document
      7. Viewing and Collapsing Subdocuments
      8. Editing Subdocuments
      9. Modifying the Master Document’s Structure
      10. Paginating and Printing a Master Document
    2. 18. Citing Sources and References
      1. Understanding Sources and Citations
      2. Selecting a Citation Style
      3. Entering Sources
      4. Inserting Inline References to Sources
      5. Generating a Bibliography
      6. Working with Footnotes and Endnotes
      7. Creating Cross-References
    3. 19. Creating Tables of Contents and Indexes
      1. Creating a Table of Contents
      2. Working with Multiple TOCs
      3. Creating a Table of Figures
      4. Creating Citations and Tables of Authorities
      5. Creating an Index
      6. Generating the Index
      7. Formatting the Index
      8. Indexing Across Multiple Documents
      9. Creating Multiple Indexes in a Single Document
  16. VI. Collaboration and Online Sharing
    1. 20. Collaborating with Others
      1. Configuring Revision Tracking Options
      2. Using Revision Tracking
      3. Working with Comments
      4. Comparing Documents
      5. Working in Read Mode
      6. Collaborating on a Shared Document
      7. Working with PDF and XPS Files
    2. 21. Protecting and Securing Documents
      1. Restricting Access to a Document
      2. Restricting What Users Can Do to a Document
      3. Marking a Document as Final
      4. Preventing Macro-Based Attacks
      5. Configuring Protected View and File Blocking
      6. Protecting Your Privacy
      7. Adding a Digital Signature
    3. 22. Developing Online-Delivered Content
      1. Web Page Development: Word’s Strengths and Weaknesses
      2. Creating and Saving a Web Page in Word
      3. Options for Web Page Saving
      4. Creating Hyperlinks
      5. Building Multicolumn Layouts with Tables
      6. Creating Your Own Web Page Templates
      7. Attaching a Cascading Style Sheet
      8. Blogging with Word
      9. Sending Email from Word
    4. 23. Using SkyDrive and the Word Web App
      1. Understanding SkyDrive
      2. Managing Files on Your SkyDrive
      3. Using the Word Web App
  17. VII. Customizing and Extending Word
    1. 24. Macros and Add-Ins
      1. Understanding Macro Basics
      2. Recording a Macro
      3. Running a Macro
      4. Dealing with Macro Error Messages
      5. Making Additional Macros Available
      6. Assigning a Keyboard Shortcut to an Existing Macro
      7. Creating a Quick Access Toolbar Button for an Existing Macro
      8. Editing Macro Code in VBA
      9. Working with Macro Security
      10. Working with Add-Ins
    2. 25. Customizing the Word Interface
      1. Customizing the Quick Access Toolbar
      2. Customizing the Ribbon
      3. Creating or Deleting a Tab or a Custom Group
      4. Adding or Removing Commands
      5. Exporting and Importing Customization Settings
      6. Defining Shortcut Keys
      7. Changing Viewing Options
      8. Setting General Options
      9. Other Customization Options
  18. VIII. Appendixes
    1. A. Recovering Files and Repairing Word
      1. Recovering Document Files
      2. Creating Automatic Backup Copies
      3. Dealing with Word Crashes
    2. B. Converting from Other Word Processing Systems
      1. Converting from Previous Word Versions
      2. Converting from Microsoft Works
      3. Converting from WordPerfect
      4. Converting from an Unsupported File Format
      5. Confirming File Conversions
      6. Sharing Word Documents with Other Programs
      7. Setting a Default Save Format
      8. Displaying Word Files on Computers Without Any Version of Word
    3. C. Setting Up and Modifying Office 2013
      1. Installing Office 2013
      2. Modifying or Repairing Your Office Installation
      3. Optional Tools and Shared Features
    4. D. Accessibility Issues and Word
      1. Types of Adaptive Technology
      2. File Format and Accessibility
      3. Creating Accessible Word Documents
  19. Index
  20. Ad Pages
  21. InsideFrontCover
  22. InsideBackCover

Product information

  • Title: Word 2013 In Depth
  • Author(s):
  • Release date: March 2013
  • Publisher(s): Que
  • ISBN: 9780133383010