Word 2010 For Dummies

Word 2010 For Dummies

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By (author) Dan Gookin

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  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Ltd
  • Format: Paperback | 408 pages
  • Dimensions: 188mm x 234mm x 25mm | 703g
  • Publication date: 11 May 2010
  • Publication City/Country: Chichester
  • ISBN 10: 0470487720
  • ISBN 13: 9780470487723
  • Illustrations note: Illustrations
  • Sales rank: 88,869

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Dan Gookin gets you up to speed so you can get down to work with all the new features of Word 2010! Bestselling and quintessential For Dummies author Dan Gookin employs his usual fun and friendly candor while walking you through the spectrum of new features of Word 2010. Completely in tune with the needs of the beginning Word user, Gookin shows you how to use Word quickly and efficiently so that you can spend more time working on your projects and less time trying to figure out how to make Word perform the tasks you need it to do. This newest edition of Word For Dummies explains how to navigate the user interface and take advantages of file formats, and skips the unnecessary jargon. Unparalleled author Dan Gookin applies his beloved For Dummies writing style to introduce you to all the features and functions of Word 2010 Escorts you through the capabilities of Word 2010 without weighing you down with unnecessary technical jargon Deciphers the user interface and shows you how to take advantage of the file formats The word on the street is that Word 2010 For Dummies is a must-read!

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Dan Gookin created the For Dummies format with the original book, DOS For Dummies, in 1991. With more than 11 million copies in print, his books have been translated into 32 languages. Recent titles include PCs For Dummies , Windows 7 Edition and Laptops For Dummies . Visit Dan at www.wambooli.com.

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Here's the last word on Word, from the master of plain-English explanations!It's a whole new Word, so jump right into this book and learn how to make the most of it! Here's what you need to know, from firing up Word, understanding how to use the spell checker, and turning off features that drive you crazy to formatting documents, using templates, adding images, and saving your stuff. You can even find special tips for the writer in you.New to Word? -- here's the stuff most books assume you already know, such as how to use the keyboard, mouse, and gizmos in the Word windowWatch your words -- clean up errors, replace sections of text, use copy-and-paste, and work with text blocksThe grammar cop -- make the most of the grammar and spell checkersMake friends with formats -- format characters, paragraphs, and pages to make your documents reader-friendlyStylin' -- create styles to give your documents characterThe fancy stuff -- work with borders, lines, and boxes; add tables; and build an indexMultitasking -- manage multiple documents, convert documents from different versions of Word, or save documents in different file formatsPublish or perish -- print your documents or prepare them for sharing electronicallyOpen the book and find: What all the keys on the keyboard are forHow to use the RibbonThings to know about saving and naming filesHow to recover a document you thought was lostTools for collaborating with othersTips for taming mail mergeA whole chapter on Word's tools for writersThe ten commandments of WordLearn to: Work with all the newest Microsoft Word featuresCreate and edit documents quickly and easilyShare your work and collaborate with othersUse mail merge, create labels, and send e-mails in Word

Table of contents

Introduction 1 Part I: Your Introduction to Word 7 Chapter 1: Hello, Word! 9 Chapter 2: The Typing Chapter 21 Part II: Your Basic Word 31 Chapter 3: To and Fro in a Document 33 Chapter 4: Text Editing 41 Chapter 5: Search for This, Replace It with That 49 Chapter 6: Blocks o' Text 63 Chapter 7: Spell It Write 77 Chapter 8: Documents and Such 89 Chapter 9: Publish Your Document 103 Part III: Formatting 117 Chapter 10: Character Formatting 119 Chapter 11: Paragraph Formatting 131 Chapter 12: Tab Formatting 145 Chapter 13: Page Formatting 161 Chapter 14: Document Formatting 173 Chapter 15: Word Formatting Styles 185 Chapter 16: Fun with Themes and Template Formatting 199 Chapter 17: Sundry Formatting 209 Part IV: Spruce Up a Dull Document 219 Chapter 18: Lines and Colors 221 Chapter 19: Able Tables 229 Chapter 20: Columns of Text 241 Chapter 21: Lots of Lists 249 Chapter 22: Here Come the Graphics 257 Chapter 23: Even More Things to Insert in Your Document 271 Part V: Even More Word 281 Chapter 24: Multiple Documents, Windows, and File Formats 283 Chapter 25: Word for Writers 291 Chapter 26: Let's Work This Out 305 Chapter 27: Mail Merge Mania 315 Chapter 28: Labels of Love 331 Chapter 29: A More Custom Word 339 Part VI: The Part of Tens 347 Chapter 30: The Ten Commandments of Word 349 Chapter 31: Ten Cool Tricks 353 Chapter 32: Ten Bizarre Things 361 Chapter 33: Ten Avuncular Suggestions 367 Index 371