Word 2003 All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies

Word 2003 All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies

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Wouldn't it be a waste to own a Porsche convertible and just drive it to the grocery store at 40 mph? If you have Word 2003, you actually have a high-performance word processing program that can do almost anything you tell it to. Word 2003 All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies helps you put the pedal to the metal and your fingers to the keys and cover a lot of territory fast. It includes information on: The basics, such as editing, saving, and printing documentsTime-savers, including creating keyboard shortcuts, using styles, and moreJazzing up your documents with borders, shading, shapes, charts, drawings, and clip artHandy desktop publishing tricksWhipping out letters, envelopes, return-address labels, and more Written by Doug Lowe, author of more than 30 For Dummies books, Word 2003 All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies lets you go as far as you want. You can venture off and explore: Creating Web pages with Word, how to host a Web site, and moreUsing XML (eXtensible Markup Language) to store and exchange information in a standardized way that's accessible universallyOutlining, indexing, creating a table of contents, and moreUsing Word's Master Document to compile long documents such as your future bestseller, your unabridged collection of bad jokes, or whateverUsing Word's speech recognition so you can dictate text and issue menu commands by speakingCreating macros with VBA (Visual Basics for Applications) A comprehensive index helps you find the information you want fast. So what are you waiting for? With Word 2003 All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies as your navigator, take Word 2003 out for a spin and see what this baby can do.show more

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  • Electronic book text | 816 pages
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • United States
  • 0764577050
  • 9780764577055
  • 2,207,703

Table of contents

Introduction 1 Book I: Word Basics 7 Chapter 1: Getting to Know Word 9 Chapter 2: Managing Your Documents 21 Chapter 3: Working with Templates 39 Chapter 4: Printing Your Documents 89 Chapter 5: Help! 95 Book II: Formatting Text 103 Chapter 1: Basic Text Formatting 105 Chapter 2: The Border Patrol and Other Shady Characters 131 Chapter 3: Working with Styles 141 Chapter 4: Page Setup and Section Formatting 163 Chapter 5: Column Formatting 179 Chapter 6: Using Tables 187 Chapter 7: Creating Lists 209 Chapter 8: Working with Footnotes and Endnotes 223 Book III: Editing Techniques 229 Chapter 1: Getting Around 231 Chapter 2: Basic Document Editing Techniques 241 Chapter 3: Finding and Replacing 253 Chapter 4: All About AutoCorrect and Its Siblings 263 Chapter 5: Proofing and Research Tools 281 Chapter 6: Track Changes and Other Collaboration Features 301 Book IV: Getting Graphic 317 Chapter 1: Inserting Pictures and Clip Art 319 Chapter 2: Drawing on Your Documents 335 Chapter 3: Fill Effects, Ghosts, Shadows, and Other Effects 361 Chapter 4: Working Graphically with Text 371 Chapter 5: Charts and Diagrams 387 Chapter 6: A Pocket Full of Desktop Publishing Tricks 405 Chapter 7: Move Over, Einstein (Creating Equations) 415 Book V: Web Publishing 425 Chapter 1: Going Online with Word 427 Chapter 2: Creating Web Pages with Word 439 Chapter 3: Basic Web Formatting Features 449 Chapter 4: Using Themes and Cascading Style Sheets 463 Chapter 5: Working with Frames 469 Chapter 6: Word and XML 479 Book VI: Advanced Document Features 487 Chapter 1: Working with Fields 489 Chapter 2: Form Follows Function (Setting Up and Using Forms) 505 Chapter 3: More about Outlining 521 Chapter 4: Mystical Master Documents 535 Chapter 5: So You Want to Make an Index, Eh? 547 Chapter 6: Creating a Table of Contents or Table of Figures 557 Chapter 7: Objection, Your Honor (Creating a Table of Authorities) 567 Book VII: Letters, Envelopes, and Labels 573 Chapter 1: Creating Letters and Envelopes 575 Chapter 2: Faxing and E-Mailing Documents 587 Chapter 3: Using the Mail Merge Wizard 593 Chapter 4: More Mail Merge Tricks 607 Book VIII: Customizing Word 619 Chapter 1: Opting for Options 621 Chapter 2: Customizing Toolbars, Menus, and Keyboard Shortcuts 643 Chapter 3: Using Voice and Handwriting Features 661 Book IX: Programming Word with VBA 669 Chapter 1: Recording and Using Macros 671 Chapter 2: Programming with VBA 683 Chapter 3: Working with Word's Object Model 709 Chapter 4: Creating UserForms 731 Index 747show more

About Doug Lowe

Doug Lowe has written a whole bunch of computer books, including more than 30 For Dummies books, such as Networking For Dummies, 6th Edition, PowerPoint 2003 For Dummies, Internet Explorer 6 For Dummies, Networking All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies, and Microsoft Office 2002 For Dummies Quick Reference. He lives in that sunny All-American City, Fresno, California, where all the politicians are actors and all the actors think they're politicians. He's one of those obsessive-compulsive decorating nuts who creates computer-controlled Halloween decorations that rival Disney's Haunted Mansion and Christmas displays that can be seen from space. Maybe his next book should be Tacky Holiday Decorations For Dummies.show more