10 Minute Guide to Microsoft Word 2002

10 Minute Guide to Microsoft Word 2002

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Because most people don't have the luxury of sitting down uninterrupted for hours at a time to learn Word, this 10-Minute Guide focuses on the most often used features, covering them in lessons designed to take 10 minutes or less to complete. In addition, this guide teaches the user how to use Word without relying on technical jargon. By providing straightforward, easy-to-follow explanations and lists of numbered steps that tell the user which keys to press and which options to select.
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  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 136 x 208 x 14mm | 258.55g
  • Que Corporation,U.S.
  • Indianapolis, IN, United States
  • English
  • 078972636X
  • 9780789726360
  • 2,328,150

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Because most people don't have the luxury of sitting down uninterrupted for hours at a time to learn Word, this "10-Minute Guide" focuses on the most often used features, covering them in lessons designed to take 10 minutes or less to complete. In addition, this guide teaches the user how to use Word without relying on technical jargon. By providing straightforward, easy-to-follow explanations and lists of numbered steps that tell the user which keys to press and which options to select.
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About Joe Habraken

Joe Habraken is an information technology professional with a master's degree from American University and more than 15 years experience as an author, consultant and instructor. Joe is a Microsoft (R) Certified Professional and Cisco Certified Network Associate. Joe currently serves as a technical director for ReviewNet Corporation and also is an instructor at the University of New England in Portland, Maine, where he teaches IT Certification courses. Joe is a bestselling author whose publications include The Complete Idiot's Guide to Microsoft (R) Access 2000, The Complete Idiot's Guide to Microsoft (R) Windows 2000, Microsoft (R) Office 10 8-In-1, and Practical Cisco Routers.
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Table of contents

1. What's New in Word 2002? Getting the Most Out of Word 2002. New Features in Word 2002. Introducing Task Panes. Smart Tags Provide Quick Options. Introducing Voice Dictation and Voice Commands.2. Working in Word. Starting Word. Understanding the Word Environment. Using Menus and Toolbars. Exiting Word.3. Working with Documents. Starting a New Document. Entering Text. Using Document Templates. Using Word Wizards. Saving a Document. Closing a Document. Opening a Document.4. Editing Documents. Adding or Replacing Text and Moving in the Document. Selecting Text. Deleting, Copying, and Moving Text. Copying and Moving Text Between Documents.5. Getting Help in Microsoft Word. Help: What's Available? Using the Ask a Question Box. Using the Office Assistant. Using the Help Window. Getting Help with Screen Elements.6. Using Proofreading Tools. Proofing As You Type. Using the Spelling and Grammar Checker. Finding Synonyms Using the Thesaurus. Working with AutoCorrect.7. Changing How Text Looks. Understanding Fonts. Changing Font Attributes. Working in the Font Dialog Box. Aligning Text. Aligning Text with Click and Type. Automatically Detecting Formatting Inconsistencies.8. Using Borders and Colors. Adding Borders to Text. Placing a Border Around a Page. Adding Shading to the Paragraph. Changing Font Colors.9. Working with Tabs and Indents. Aligning Text with Tabs. Setting Tabs on the Ruler. Working with Indents. Setting Indents on the Ruler. Creating Hanging Indents.10. Examining Your Documents in Different Views. Changing the Document Display. Using the Full Screen View. Zooming In and Out on Your Document. Working with the Document Map. Splitting the Document Window.11. Working with Margins, Pages, and Line Spacing. Setting Margins. Controlling Paper Types and Orientation. Inserting Page Breaks. Changing Line Spacing.12. Working with Styles. Understanding Styles. Creating Text Styles. Creating Paragraph Styles. Editing Styles. Using the Style Organizer.13. Using AutoFormatting to Change Text Attributes. Understanding AutoFormatting. Formatting As You Type. Applying AutoFormat to a Document. Changing AutoFormat Options.14. Adding Document Text with AutoText and Using Special Characters. Understanding AutoText. Creating AutoText Entries. Inserting AutoText Entries. Deleting AutoText Entries. Using Special Characters and Symbols.15. Adding Headers, Footers, and Page Numbers. Understanding Headers and Footers. Adding Headers and Footers. Using Odd- and Even-Numbered Page Headers and Footers. Adding Page Numbering to a Document.16. Printing Documents. Sending Your Document to the Printer. Changing Print Settings. Selecting Paper Trays, Draft Quality, and Other Options.17. Creating Numbered and Bulleted Lists. Understanding Numbered and Bulleted Lists. Creating a Numbered or a Bulleted List. Adding Items to the List. Creating a Numbered or a Bulleted List from Existing Text. Creating Multilevel Lists.18. Using Word Tables. Understanding Tables and Cells. Inserting a Table. Drawing a Table. Entering Text and Navigating in a Table. Inserting and Deleting Rows and Columns. Formatting a Table.19. Creating Columns in a Document Understanding Word Columns. Creating Columns. Editing Column Settings.20. Adding Graphics to a Document. Inserting a Graphic. Using the Word Clip Art. Modifying Graphics. Using the Word Drawing Toolbar. Inserting Images from Scanners and Other Sources.21. Working with Larger Documents. Adding Sections to Documents. Creating a Table of Contents.Index.
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