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Teach Yourself VISUALLY Word 2013



Teach Yourself VISUALLY Word 2013

Elaine Marmel

ISBN: 978-1-118-53928-6 March 2013 352 Pages

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Get up to speed on the newest version of Word with visual instruction

Microsoft Word is the standard for word processing programs, and the newest version offers additional functionality you'll want to use. Get up to speed quickly and easily with the step-by-step instructions and full-color screen shots in this popular guide! You'll see how to perform dozens of tasks, including how to set up and format documents and text; work with diagrams, charts, and pictures; use Mail Merge; post documents online; and much more. Easy-to-follow, two-page lessons make learning a snap.

  • Full-color, step-by-step instructions show you how to perform all the essential tasks of Microsoft Word 2013
  • Explains how to set up and format documents, edit them, add images and charts, post documents online for sharing and reviewing, and take advantage of all the newest features of Word
  • Previous editions have sold more than 220,000 copies
  • The Visual learning system makes it easy to learn more while reading less

Teach Yourself VISUALLY Word 2013 helps you master the most popular word processing program quickly, easily, and visually.

Chapter 1 Getting Familiar with Word

Open Word 4

Explore the Word Window 6

Work with Backstage View 7

Select Commands 8

Using Word on a Tablet PC 10

Work with the Mini Toolbar and Context Menus 12

Enter Text 14

Move around in a Document 16

Chapter 2 Managing Documents

Save a Document to Your Computer 20

Reopen an Unsaved Document 22

Save a Document to Your Computer in Word 97-2003 Format 24

Save a Document to Your Computer in PDF or XPS Format 25

Set Options for Saving Documents 26

Open a Word Document 28

Open a Document of Another Format 30

Start a New Document 32

Switch between Open Documents 34

Compare Documents Side by Side 36

Work with Document Properties 38

Close a Document 39

Inspect a Document before Sharing 40

Work with Protected Documents 42

Mark a Document as Final 44

Convert Word Documents from Prior Versions to Word 2013 46

Chapter 3 Editing Text

Insert Text 50

Delete Text 52

Insert Blank Lines 54

Undo Changes 55

Select Text 56

Mark and Find Your Place 58

Move or Copy Text 60

Share Text between Documents 62

Move or Copy Several Selections 64

Take Advantage of Paste Options 66

Switch Document Views 68

Understanding Document Views 69

Work with the Navigation Pane 70

Insert Symbols 72

Work with Equations 74

Zoom an Object 76

Zoom In or Out 78

Translate Text 79

Set Options for Additional Actions 80

Using Additional Actions 81

Chapter 4 Proofreading

Work in Read Mode View 84

Search for Text 88

Substitute Text 90

Count Words in a Document 92

Automatically Correct Mistakes 94

Automatically Insert Frequently Used Text 96

Check Spelling and Grammar 98

Disable Grammar and Spell Checking 100

Find a Synonym or Antonym with the Thesaurus 102

Find a Definition 104

Track Document Changes During Review 105

Lock and Unlock Tracking 106

Work with Comments 108

Review Tracked Changes 110

Combine Reviewers’ Comments 112

Chapter 5 Formatting Text

Change the Font 116

Change Text Size 117

Emphasize Information with Bold, Italic, or Underline 118

Superscript or Subscript Text 119

Change Text Case 120

Change Text Color 121

Apply Text Effects 122

Apply a Font Style Set 123

Apply Highlighting to Text 124

Apply Strikethrough to Text 125

Copy Text Formatting 126

Remove Text Formatting 127

Set the Default Font for All New Documents 128

Chapter 6 Formatting Paragraphs

Change Text Alignment 132

Set Line Spacing within a Paragraph 133

Set Line Spacing between Paragraphs 134

Create a Bulleted or Numbered List 136

Display Formatting Marks 138

Hide or Display the Ruler 139

Indent Paragraphs 140

Set Tabs 142

Add a Paragraph Border 146

Review and Change Formatting 148

Compare Formatting 150

Apply Formatting Using Styles ..152

Switch Styles.154

Save Formatting in a Style 156

Expand or Collapse Document Content 158

Modify a Style 160

Add Paragraph Shading 161

Chapter 7 Formatting Pages

Adjust Margins 164

Insert a Page Break 166

Control Text Flow and Pagination 168

Align Text Vertically on the Page 170

Change Page Orientation 171

Insert a Section Break 172

Add Page Numbers to a Document 174

Add Line Numbers to a Document 176

Using the Building Blocks Organizer 178

Add a Header or Footer 180

Using Different Headers or Footers within a Document 182

Add a Footnote 184

Add an Endnote 185

Find, Edit, or Delete Footnotes or Endnotes 186

Convert Footnotes to Endnotes 188

Generate a Table of Contents 190

Add a Watermark 192

Add a Page Border 194

Apply Document Formatting 196

Create Newspaper Columns 198

Chapter 8 Printing Documents

Preview and Print a Document 202

Print on Different Paper Sizes 204

Print an Envelope 206

Set Up Labels to Print 208

Chapter 9 Working with Tables and Charts

Create a Table 212

Change the Row Height or Column Width 214

Move a Table 216

Resize a Table 217

Add or Delete a Row 218

Add or Delete a Column 220

Set Cell Margins 222

Add Space between Cells 223

Combine Cells 224

Split Cells 225

Split a Table 226

Add a Formula to a Table 227

Align Text in Cells 228

Add Shading to Cells 229

Change Cell Borders 230

Format a Table 232

Add a Chart 234

Chart Concepts 236

Chapter 10 Working with Graphics

Add WordArt 240

Add a Picture 242

Insert an Online Picture 244

Insert an Online Video 246

Add a Screenshot 248

Add a Shape 250

Add a Text Box 252

Move or Resize a Graphic 254

Understanding Graphics Modification Techniques 256

Understanding Text Wrapping and Graphics 258

Wrap Text around a Graphic 259

Work with Diagrams 260

Chapter 11 Customizing Word

Control the Display of Formatting Marks 266

Customize the Status Bar 267

Hide or Display Ribbon Buttons 268

Add a Predefined Group to a Ribbon Tab 270

Create Your Own Ribbon Group 272

Create Your Own Ribbon Tab 276

Work with the Quick Access Toolbar 280

Add Keyboard Shortcuts 284

Create a Macro 286

Run a Macro 288

Chapter 12 Working with Mass Mailing Tools

Create Letters to Mass Mail 292

Create Labels for a Mass Mailing 298

Chapter 13 Word and the World beyond Your Desktop

E-Mail a Document 306

Create a Hyperlink 308

Post to Your Blog 310

Word and the Cloud 312

Sign In to Office Online 314

Open a Cloud Document 316

Save a Document to the Cloud 318

Share a Document from Word 320

Download Apps from the Office Store 322

Using the Word Web App in SkyDrive 326

Index 328