Special Edition Using Corel WordPerfect 10

Special Edition Using Corel WordPerfect 10

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Special Edition Using Corel WordPerfect 10 is a comprehensive reference for individuals who want to master the intermediate and advanced features of WordPerfect, in the shortest possible time. Nearly 500 expert tips, approximately 20 start-to-finish projects, and troubleshooting guidance in every chapter expand the learning experience beyond just the steps that are necessary to complete a task.
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  • Paperback | 816 pages
  • 193.04 x 228.6 x 45.72mm | 1,360.77g
  • Que Corporation,U.S.
  • United States
  • English
  • Special edition
  • Special
  • 0789726572
  • 9780789726575

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"Special Edition Using Corel WordPerfect 10" is a comprehensive reference for individuals who want to master the intermediate and advanced features of WordPerfect, in the shortest possible time. Nearly 500 expert tips, approximately 20 start-to-finish projects, and troubleshooting guidance in every chapter expand the learning experience beyond just the steps that are necessary to complete a task.
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Table of contents

(NOTE: Each chapter concludes with Troubleshooting and Project.)

Introduction.
I. LEARNING THE BASICS.

1. Getting Comfortable with WordPerfect.


Starting WordPerfect. Touring the WordPerfect Screen. Saving Time with Toolbars. Creating Documents. Previewing and Printing Documents. Closing Documents. Getting Help. Exiting WordPerfect.

2. Opening and Editing Documents.


Finding and Opening Documents. Getting Around in a Document. Working with Selected Text. Oops (Using Undo). Zooming In on Your Text. Working with Reveal Codes. Editing More Than One Document.

3. Basic Formatting.


Choosing the Right Font. Emphasizing Important Text. Changing Margins by UsingGuidelines. Justifying Text. Using QuickBullets. Inserting Special Characters.

4. Managing Your Files and Folders.


Organizing Files and Folders. Managing Files and Folders. Protecting Sensitive Files. Saving WordPerfect Files in a Different Format. Using Document Summaries. Finding Missing Files by Using QuickFinder.

5. Using the Writing Tools.


Spell Checking a Document. Checking the Grammar in aDocument. Looking Up Words in the Thesaurus. Using the Dictionary. Switching to a Different Language. Searching for Text by Using Find and Replace. Unleashing the Power ofQuickCorrect. Setting Up QuickWords. Using Variables.

6. Printing, Faxing, and E-Mailing.


The Basics of Printing. Using Print Options. Faxing Documents. Sending Documents via E-Mail.

II. FORMATTING DOCUMENTS.

7. Formatting Lines and Paragraphs.


Centered and Flush Right Text. Setting Tabs. Indenting Text. Adjusting the Spacing Between Lines and Paragraphs. Keeping Text Together. Inserting Line Numbers. Adding Borders, Drop Shadows,and Fills. Inserting Drop Caps.

8. Formatting the Page.


Changing Margins. Inserting Page Breaks. Adding Page Numbers. Choosing Different Paper Sizes. Subdividing Pages. Adding Headers and Footers. Suppressing and Delaying Codes. Setting Up Columns. Using Make It Fit. Adding Borders Around Pages.

9. Formatting with Styles.


A Quick Overview of Styles. Using QuickFormat to Create StylesOn-the-Fly. Understanding Styles. Using WordPerfect's Styles. Creating Custom Styles. Working with Styles from OtherFiles.

III. ORGANIZING INFORMATION.

10. Working with Tables.


Understanding Tables. Planning Tables. Creating Tables. Working with Tables. Editing Table Structure. Formatting Table Text. Changing Table Lines, Borders,and Fills.

11. Organizing Information with Lists and Outlines.


Understanding Outlines. Working with Bulleted and Numbered Lists. Working with Outlines. Creating Text Outline Headings.

IV. WORKING WITH GRAPHICS.

12. Adding Graphics to Documents.


Inserting Graphic Images. Using Lines and Borders. Inserting Shapes. Using Watermarks.

13. Customizing Graphic Shapesand Images.


Making WordPerfect Text Work with Graphic Objects. Adding Text Boxes As GraphicObjects. Customizing Graphic Images. Importing Graphics.

14. Adding Drawings and TextArt.


Adding Drawings by UsingPresentations. Creating TextArt.

V. INTEGRATING INFORMATION FROM OTHER SOURCES.

15. Importing Data and Working with Other Programs.


Moving Information in Windows. Working with Other Word Processing Documents. Importing and Using Database Data. Importing and Using SpreadsheetData.

16. Inserting Charts.


Creating Data Charts. Creating Organization Charts.

VI. PUBLISHING DOCUMENTS.

17. Collaborating on Documents.


Inserting Document Comments. Using the Highlight Tool. Reviewing Documents. Comparing Documents. Signing a Document with a Digital Signature.

18. Working with Large or Multipart Documents.


Inserting Bookmarks. Adding Footnotes and Endnotes. Simplifying a Complex Document with Cross-References. Working with Master Documents and Subdocuments.

19. Generating Tables, Indexes,and Lists.


Creating a Table of Contents. Creating a Table of Authorities or a Bibliography. Creating Indexes. Assembling Lists.

20. Interactive and MultimediaDocuments.


Rethinking the Concept ofDocuments. Creating Hypertext Links. Creating Links to the Internet. Embedding Sounds in Documents. Embedding Video in Documents. Publishing Interactive and Multimedia Documents. Creating Accessible Documents.

21. Publishing Documents on the World Wide Web.


Understanding Web Documents. Preparing Documents for the Web. Publishing to HTML. Publishing to PDF.

VII. AUTOMATING EVERYDAY TASKS.

22. Building Documents with Templates.


Using WordPerfect's Templates. Customizing WordPerfect'sTemplates. Creating New Templates. Working with Projects andCategories. Copying Objects from OtherTemplates. Using Prompt Builder. Customizing the WorkingEnvironment. Using Templates from Earlier Versions of WordPerfect.

23. Assembling Documents with Merge.


Getting Familiar with Merge Terminology. Working with Data Files. Creating Form Files. Merging a Form Document with a Data File. Sorting and Selecting Records. Creating Fill-in-the-Blanks Forms. Working with the Address Book.

24. Experts and Macros.


Using the PerfectExpert. Using Macros to Automate Repetitive Tasks. Visual Basic-Do You Need It?
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About Read Gilgen

Laura Acklen obtained her B.B.A. at Southwest Texas State University in 1985. After learning WordPerfect 4.2 in early 1988, she developed custom courseware and trained law offices that were converting from Wang systems to Novell LANs. In 1990, she began teaching classes for the international training company, Productivity Point International (PPI), and progressed into courseware development for its corporate headquarters. Her student and instructor manuals were distributed internationally and used in all PPI training centers. In 1993, Laura wrote her first book for Que with Michael Miller called Oops! What to Do When Things Go Wrong with WordPerfect. Her second book, WordPerfect 6.0 SureSteps, was written that same year. Since that time, she has authored or co-authored seven other books for Que, including QueOs First Look at Windows 95 and four editions of the Special Edition Using WordPerfect books (for versions 6, 6.1, 7, and 9).

Laura was a contributing editor for the WordPerfect for Windows Magazine for almost four years. She wrote the monthly "Basics" column for the first year before switching over to the "Troubleshooting" column, which also appeared in every issue.

Most recently, she has been writing academic courseware for DDC Publishing (www.ddcpub.com). She wrote the Internet Business Binder II and the Careers Binder, which teach high school and college students how to use the Internet as a research tool. She is currently writing articles for CorelOs OfficeCommunity.com site.

Laura enjoys scuba diving, cooking, reading, swimming, and biking. She lives in Austin, Texas with her husband, Jeff, and their three children. The WPWriter.com Web site was created after the release of Special Edition Using WordPerfect 9 and now boasts the largest collection of WordPerfect tips on the Web. There are also articles, links to other WP resources, and a page containing updates and patches for virtually every version of WordPerfect.

Read Gilgen completed his B.A. at Brigham Young University, and his M.A. and Ph.D.in Latin American Literature and Linguistics at the University of California, Irvine. He taught Spanish at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill and at the University of Wisconsin before becoming director of UWOs L&S Learning Support Services (the language labs) in 1981.

His professional interests include instructional technology in higher education, especially in foreign language education. He recently concluded a term as president of the International Association for Language Learning Technology. He has taught and written extensively on DOS, Windows, and WordPerfect since the early 1980s. He is author of QueOs WordPerfect for Windows Hot Tips, contributing author toseveral Que books including the Special Editions of Using WordPerfect (both DOS and Windows 5.1, 5.2, 6.0, 6.1, 7), co-author of Using Corel WordPerfect Suite 8, and co-author of Special Edition Using WordPerfect 9. Most of his spare time is spent with family (especially his grandkids) and church leadership, but when he can find the time he also enjoys singing and acting.
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