Word 2013 for Dummies

Word 2013 for Dummies

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This bestselling guide to Microsoft Word is the first and last word on Word 2013 It's a whole new Word, so jump right into this book and learn how to make the most of it. Bestselling "For Dummies" author Dan Gookin puts his usual fun and friendly candor back to work to show you how to navigate the new features of Word 2013. Completely in tune with the needs of the beginning user, Gookin explains how to use Word 2013 quickly and efficiently so that you can spend more time working on your projects and less time trying to figure it all out. Walks you through the capabilities of Word 2013 without weighing you down with unnecessary technical jargon Deciphers the user interface and shows you how to take advantage of the file formats Covers editing documents, working with text, using grammar and spelling tools, formatting, adding images and other design elements, and more Get the word on the latest Word with "Word 2013 For Dummies"!show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 408 pages
  • 185.42 x 233.68 x 30.48mm | 589.67g
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • ill
  • 1118491238
  • 9781118491232
  • 183,420

About Dan Gookin

Dan Gookin wrote the original "For Dummies" book, "DOS For Dummies, " in 1991 and launched a phenomenon. Since then, his list of bestsellers continues to grow. There are more than 12 million copies of his books in print, translated into 32 languages. Dan welcomes visitors at his website, www.wambooli.com.show more

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Learn to: Create, customize, edit, and publish documents Share documents and collaborate with other users Add graphics and a creative format Take advantage of the latest features in Word 2013 This book makes Word 2013 easy to use and (almost) painless to master -- you have Dan's word on it Whether you've used other versions of this popular program or never processed a single word, this friendly guide will get you going with Word 2013. You'll quickly get up to speed and begin editing, formatting, proofing, and dressing up your documents in no time. No matter what you need to do, Dan Gookin has the first and last word on Word 2013! Start smart -- learn where to start with Word, explore the screen, and see how Word works on a tablet Editing ecstasy -- tinker with text, delete or move text blocks, split paragraphs, and replace incorrect words Secrets of spell checker -- discover what it does and doesn't know, create a custom dictionary, and fix persistent typos Such characters -- customize font, size, and color for documents with character More formatting fun -- format multiple page elements, develop styles, and build distinctive templates Grab 'em with graphics -- add some creative flair to your documents with images and tables Team up -- use Word's collaboration tools to review, mark, and accept changes on another person's document Mail merge magic -- create personalized letters, e-mails, envelopes, labels, and directories Open the book and find: Secrets of saving your stuff A word processor's seven basic tasks How (and when) to use mail merge Little-known keyboard shortcuts Why you can't always trust spell checker Tips for incorporating art into your documents How to make sense out of tabs and tab stops Ten unusual things to watch for in Wordshow more

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