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Word 2013 For Dummies

Word 2013 For Dummies

Dan Gookin

ISBN: 978-1-118-49130-0

Feb 2013

408 pages



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!

Introduction 1

Part I: Getting Started with Word 2013 7

Chapter 1: Hello, Word! 9

Chapter 2: The Typing Chapter 21

Part II: Your Basic Word 31

Chapter 3: To and Fro in a Document 33

Chapter 4: Text Editing 41

Chapter 5: Search for This, Replace It with That 49

Chapter 6: Blocks o’ Text 61

Chapter 7: Spell It Write 73

Chapter 8: Document Calisthenics: New, Open, Save, and Close 83

Chapter 9: Publish Your Document 95

Part III: Fun with Formatting 107

Chapter 10: Character Formatting 109

Chapter 11: Paragraph Formatting 121

Chapter 12: Tab Formatting 133

Chapter 13: Page Formatting 149

Chapter 14: Document Formatting 161

Chapter 15: Style Formatting 173

Chapter 16: Template and Themes Formatting 185

Chapter 17: Sundry Formatting 195

Part IV: Spruce Up a Dull Document 205

Chapter 18: Lines and Shading 207

Chapter 19: Able Tables 215

Chapter 20: Columns of Text 227

Chapter 21: Lots of Lists 233

Chapter 22: Here Come the Graphics 241

Chapter 23: Fun with the Insert Tab 255

Part V: The Rest of Word 265

Chapter 24: Multiple Documents, Windows, and File Formats 267

Chapter 25: Word for Writers 275

Chapter 26: Let’s Work This Out 289

Chapter 27: Mail Merge Mania 299

Chapter 28: Labels of Love 315

Chapter 29: A More Custom Word 323

Part VI: The Part of Tens 331

Chapter 30: The Ten Commandments of Word 333

Chapter 31: Ten Cool Tricks 337

Chapter 32: Ten Bizarre Things 345

Chapter 33: Ten Avuncular Suggestions 351

Index 355

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