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Teach Yourself VISUALLY Word 2016

ISBN: 978-1-119-07458-8
352 pages
October 2015
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Visually learn the latest version of Word

Are you a visual learner who prefers to see how Word works instead of hear a long-winded explanation?Teach Yourself Visually Word offers you a straightforward 'show me, don't tell me' approach to working with the newest version of the top-selling application in the Microsoft Office suite. Packed with visually rich tutorials and step-by-step instructions that will help you come to grips with all of Word's capabilities, this accessible resource will quickly and easily get you up and running on using the world's most widely used word processing program.

With Teach Yourself Visually Word, you'll learn how to perform dozens of tasks, including how to set up and format documents and text in Word; work with diagrams, charts, and pictures; use Mail Merge; post documents online; and much more. Covering the newest additions and changes to the latest version of Word, a series of easy-to-follow, full-color tutorials helps you to quickly get up and running with Word like a warrior!

  • Tutorials and step-by-step screenshots make lessons easy to follow and understand
  • Helps you grasp the basic functions of Word—and beyond
  • Walks you through Word's new features
  • Demonstrates how to set up, format, and edit Word documents

If you're new to the world of Word and want a highly visual roadmap to help you put it to use for you, Teach Yourself Visually Word has you covered.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Getting Familiar with Word

Open Word 4

Explore the Word Window 6

Work with Backstage View 7

Change the Color Scheme 8

Find a Ribbon Command 10

Select Commands 12

Using Word on a Tablet PC 14

Work with the Mini Toolbar and Context Menus 16

Enter Text 18

Move Around in a Document 20

Chapter 2 Managing Documents

Save a Document 24

Reopen an Unsaved Document 26

Save a Document in Word 97‐2003 Format 28

Save a Document in PDF or XPS Format 29

Set Options for Saving Documents 30

Open a Word Document 32

Open a Document of Another Format 34

Start a New Document 36

Switch Between Open Documents 38

Compare Documents Side by Side 40

Inspect a Document Before Sharing 42

Work with Protected Documents 44

Mark a Document as Final 46

Convert Word Documents from Prior Versions to Word 2016 48

Chapter 3 Editing Text

Insert Text 52

Delete Text 54

Insert Blank Lines 56

Undo Changes 57

Select Text 58

Mark and Find Your Place 60

Move or Copy Text 62

Share Text Between Documents 64

Move or Copy Several Selections 66

Take Advantage of Paste Options 68

Switch Document Views 70

Understanding Document Views 71

Work with the Navigation Pane 72

Insert a Symbol 74

Work with Equations 76

Zoom an Object 78

Zoom In or Out 80

Translate Text 81

Set Options for Additional Actions 82

Using Additional Actions 83

Chapter 4 Proofreading

Work in Read Mode View 86

Search for Text 90

Substitute Text 92

Count Words in a Document 94

Automatically Correct Mistakes 96

Automatically Insert Frequently Used Text 98

Check Spelling and Grammar 100

Disable Grammar and Spell Checking 102

Find a Synonym or Antonym with the Thesaurus 104

Find a Definition 106

Track Document Changes During Review 107

Lock and Unlock Tracking 108

Work with Comments 110

Review Tracked Changes 112

Combine Reviewers’ Comments 114

Chapter 5 Formatting Text

Change the Font 118

Change Text Size 119

Emphasize Information with Bold,

Italic, or Underline 120

Superscript or Subscript Text 121

Change Text Case 122

Change Text Color 123

Apply Text Effects 124

Apply a Font Style Set 125

Apply Highlighting to Text 126

Apply Strikethrough to Text 127

Copy Text Formatting 128

Remove Text Formatting 129

Set the Default Font for All New Documents 130

Chapter 6 Formatting Paragraphs

Change Text Alignment 134

Set Line Spacing Within a Paragraph 135

Set Line Spacing Between Paragraphs 136

Create a Bulleted or Numbered List 138

Display Formatting Marks 140

Hide or Display the Ruler 141

Indent Paragraphs 142

Set Tabs 144

Add a Paragraph Border 148

Review and Change Formatting 150

Compare Formatting 152

Apply Formatting Using Styles 154

Switch Styles 156

Save Formatting in a Style 158

Expand or Collapse Document Content 160

Modify a Style 162

Add Paragraph Shading 163

Chapter 7 Formatting Pages

Adjust Margins 166

Insert a Page Break 168

Control Text Flow and Pagination 170

Align Text Vertically on the Page 172

Change Page Orientation 173

Insert a Section Break 174

Add Page Numbers to a Document 176

Add Line Numbers to a Document 178

Using the Building Blocks Organizer 180

Add a Header or Footer 182

Using Different Headers or Footers

Within a Document 184

Add a Footnote 186

Add an Endnote 187

Find, Edit, or Delete Footnotes or Endnotes 188

Convert Footnotes to Endnotes 190

Generate a Table of Contents 192

Add a Watermark 194

Add a Page Border 196

Apply Document Formatting 198

Create Newspaper Columns 200

Chapter 8 Printing Documents

Preview and Print a Document 204

Print on Different Paper Sizes 206

Print an Envelope 208

Set Up Labels to Print 210

Chapter 9 Working with Tables and Charts

Create a Table 214

Change the Row Height or Column Width 216

Move a Table 218

Resize a Table 219

Add or Delete a Row 220

Add or Delete a Column 222

Set Cell Margins 224

Add Space Between Cells 225

Combine Cells 226

Split Cells 227

Split a Table 228

Add a Formula to a Table 229

Align Text in Cells 230

Add Shading to Cells 231

Change Cell Borders 232

Format a Table 234

Add a Chart 236

Chart Concepts 238

Chapter 10 Working with Graphics

Add WordArt 242

Add a Picture 244

Insert an Online Picture 246

Insert an Online Video 248

Add a Screenshot 250

Add a Shape 252

Add a Text Box 254

Move or Resize a Graphic 256

Understanding Graphics Modification Techniques 258

Understanding Text Wrapping and Graphics 260

Wrap Text Around a Graphic 261

Work with Diagrams 262

Chapter 11 Customizing Word

Control the Display of Formatting Marks 268

Customize the Status Bar 269

Hide or Display Ribbon Buttons 270

Add a Predefined Group to a Ribbon Tab 272

Create Your Own Ribbon Group 274

Create Your Own Ribbon Tab 278

Work with the Quick Access Toolbar 282

Add Keyboard Shortcuts 286

Create a Macro 288

Run a Macro 290

Chapter 12 Working with Mass Mailing Tools

Create Letters to Mass Mail 294

Create Labels for a Mass Mailing 300

Chapter 13 Word and the World Beyond Your Desktop

Email a Document 308

Create a Hyperlink 310

Post to Your Blog 312

Office and the Cloud 314

Sign In to Office 365 316

Open a Cloud Document 318

Save a Document to the Cloud 320

Share a Document from Word 322

Download Apps from the Office Store 324

Using the Word Online App in OneDrive 326

Index 328

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