Who doesn't use Microsoft Word? The word-processing software is one of the most popular and well-known programs worldwide, having been with us in some incarnation since It's used in office workplaces, grade schools, universities, hospitals, and homes. Such a widespread tool should be easy to master, you'd think.
There are some quirky things that Microsoft Word does that frustrate people the world over daily. And there are other things that you want Word to do that seem impossible.
With its release, Microsoft Word is better than ever. Get acquainted with the Word screen and learn the layout of the Ribbon interface. Also see a host of. Description. Dan Gookin gets you up to speed so you can get down to work with all the new features of Word ! Bestselling and quintessential For Dummies.
Countless hours can quickly swirl down the drain if you get stuck trying to figure how to describe the problem so you can search for an answer, let alone actually solve it. In this article, we've collected 15 essential tricks for beginners using Microsoft Word. It just means you haven't yet had finesse your documents, with landscape and portrait pages in the same file, for example, or adjust your default page number.
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Word Formatting Styles Chapter Fun with Themes and Template Formatting Chapter Sundry Formatting Part IV: Spruce Up a Dull Document Chapter Lines and Colors Chapter Able Tables Chapter Columns of Text Chapter Lots of Lists Chapter Here Come the Graphics Chapter Even More Word Chapter Word for Writers Chapter Mail Merge Mania Chapter Labels of Love Chapter The Part of Tens Chapter Just bumbling your way along using Word 10 is much easier than using this book because there is way too much verbiage on every topic before you get to the meat of your question. It's gathering dust on my bookshelf, with tons of dog-eared pages I wish I hadn't wasted my time reading.
There's a good tip on each dog-eared page, but no good way of organizing the tips. Word For Dummies is loaded with an incredible amount of information and guidance for beginners, on up.
Step by step instructions are given for all Word applications and will help solve most issues when using Word processing. I did find some discrepancies with a few of the instructions and illustrations, but that may be due to the fact that I am only using the version that comes with Windows 7 and not the full Microsoft Word that must be purchased extra.
As with most of the other "Dummies" books, this one is no different and is sure to be a great help to those of us less educated in the world of word processing.
One person found this helpful. After Word went through the interface transition and I turned on my new computer, if I hadn't ordered this volume in advance, I would have been totally lost. It made everything so easy.
I was back up and running in a weekend. The author has a sense of humor that was entertaining along the way. But it's also great if you are just starting out. Everything is taught as if you just learned how to turn on the computer. It goes way past the basics if you want into macros Kindle Edition Verified Purchase.
I have used the Dummies for Word book since the mid's as I not only needed to use the Word programs, but trained new employees in its use. Having started my word processing using the original Word; then Word for Windows; then Word 95, 98, 03, 03 and Word , all I can say is if your office productivity relies on a great word processing program, keep your old Word program. The book is great and very factual, but the Word program is not an up-grade. It's one complicated mess. This is a very comprehensive manual for using MS Word.
Such works are most useful as a resource to use when you need it. Unfortunately, like most of its kin, it lacks a really comprehensive index. The more comprehensive a reference is, the more important is the index.
To be most useful, I would like to see almost 10 index references for every page of text. See all reviews. Most recent customer reviews. Published 2 months ago.
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