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Here's the last word on Word, from the master of plain-English explanations!
It's a whole new Word, so jump right into this book and learn how to make the most of it! Here's what you need to know, from firing up Word, understanding how to use the spell checker, and turning off features that drive you crazy to formatting documents, using templates, adding images, and saving your stuff. You can even find special tips for the writer in you.
New to Word? — here's the stuff most books assume you already know, such as how to use the keyboard, mouse, and gizmos in the Word window
Watch your words — clean up errors, replace sections of text, use copy-and-paste, and work with text blocks
The grammar cop — make the most of the grammar and spell checkers
Make friends with formats — format characters, paragraphs, and pages to make your documents reader-friendly
Stylin' — create styles to give your documents character
The fancy stuff — work with borders, lines, and boxes; add tables; and build an index
Multitasking — manage multiple documents, convert documents from different versions of Word, or save documents in different file formats
Publish or perish — print your documents or prepare them for sharing electronically
Open the book and find:
What all the keys on the keyboard are for
How to use the Ribbon
Things to know about saving and naming files
How to recover a document you thought was lost
Tools for collaborating with others
Tips for taming mail merge
A whole chapter on Word's tools for writers
The ten commandments of Word
Work with all the newest Microsoft Word features
Create and edit documents quickly and easily
Share your work and collaborate with others
Use mail merge, create labels, and send e-mails in Word
Dan Gookin created the For Dummies format with the original book, DOS For Dummies, in 1991. With more than 11 million copies in print, his books have been translated into 32 languages. Recent titles include PCs For Dummies, Windows 7 Edition and Laptops For Dummies. Visit Dan at www.wambooli.com.