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Word 2019 For Dummies

Dan Gookin



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John Wiley & Sons Inc
04 December 2018
The bestselling beginner's guide to Microsoft Word Whether you've used older versions of this popular program or have never processed a single word, this hands-on guide gets you going with the latest version of Microsoft Word. In no time, you'll begin editing, formatting, proofing, and dressing up your Word documents like a pro.

In this leading book about the world's number one word processing application, Dan Gookin talks about using Microsoft Word in friendly, easy-to-follow terms. Focusing on the needs of the beginning Word user, it provides everything you need to know about Word-without any painful jargon.

Covers the new and improved features found in the latest version of Word Create your own templates Explains why you can't always trust the spell checker Offers little-known keyboard shortcuts If you're new to Word and want to spend more time on your actual work rather than figuring out how to make it work for you, this new edition of Word X For Dummies has you covered.
By:   Dan Gookin
Imprint:   John Wiley & Sons Inc
Country of Publication:   United States
Dimensions:   Height: 236mm,  Width: 191mm,  Spine: 22mm
Weight:   736g
ISBN:   9781119514060
ISBN 10:   1119514061
Pages:   400
Publication Date:   04 December 2018
Audience:   Professional and scholarly ,  Undergraduate
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Introduction 1 About This Book 1 How to Use This Book 2 Foolish Assumptions 3 What's Not Here 3 Icons Used in This Book 4 Where to Go from Here 4 Part 1: Your Introduction to Word 5 Chapter 1: Hello, Word! 7 Start Your Word Day 7 Behold the Word Program 9 End Your Word Day 16 Chapter 2: The Typing Chapter 21 Input Devices Galore 21 Keyboard Do's and Don'ts 24 Stuff That Happens While You Type 26 Part 2: Your Basic Word 31 Chapter 3: To and Fro in a Document 33 Document Scrolling 33 Move the Insertion Pointer 36 Return to the Previous Edit 38 Go to Wherever with the Go To Command 39 Chapter 4: Text Editing 41 Remove Text You Don't Want 41 Split and Join Paragraphs 45 Soft and Hard Returns 46 Undo Mistakes with Undo Haste 47 Chapter 5: Search for This, Replace It with That 49 Text Happily Found 49 Replace Found Text 56 Chapter 6: Blocks o' Text 59 Meet Mr. Block 59 Mark a Block of Text 61 Manipulate a Block of Text 65 Chapter 7: Spell It Write 71 Check Your Spelling 71 AutoCorrect in Action 74 Grammar Be Good 77 All-at-Once Document Proofing 78 Document Proofing Settings 80 Chapter 8: Documents New, Saved, and Opened 83 Some Terms to Get Out of the Way 83 Behold! A New Document 84 Save Your Stuff! 85 Open a Document 90 Recover a Draft 94 Chapter 9: Publish Your Document 95 Your Document on Paper 95 Electronically Publishing Your Document 104 Part 3: Fun with Formatting 107 Chapter 10: Character Formatting 109 Text-Formatting Techniques 109 Basic Text Formats 110 Text Transcending Teensy to Titanic 114 More Colorful Text 115 Change Text Case 117 Clear Character Formatting 118 Behold the Font Dialog Box 118 Chapter 11: Paragraph Formatting 121 Paragraph-Formatting Rules and Regulations 121 Justification and Alignment 124 Make Room Before, After, or Inside Paragraphs 126 Paragraph Indentation Madness 128 Chapter 12: Tab Formatting 133 Once Upon a Tab 133 The Standard Left Tab Stop 138 The Center Tab Stop 141 The Right Tab Stop 142 The Decimal Tab 145 The Bar Tab 146 Fearless Leader Tabs 147 Tab Stop, Be Gone! 148 Chapter 13: Page Formatting 149 Describe That Page 149 Page Numbering 155 New Pages from Nowhere 158 Page Background Froufrou 160 Chapter 14: More Page Formatting 163 Slice Your Document into Sections 163 That First Page 167 Headers and Footers 169 Chapter 15: Style Formatting 177 The Big Style Overview 177 Make Your Own Styles 181 Style Tips and Tricks 187 Chapter 16: Template and Themes Formatting 191 Instant Documents with Templates 191 Templates of Your Own 195 The Theme of Things 197 Chapter 17: Random Drawer Formatting 201 Weird and Fun Text Effects 201 Steal This Format! 203 Automatic Formatting 204 Center a Page, Top to Bottom 208 Part 4: Spruce Up a Dull Document 211 Chapter 18: They're Called Borders 213 The Basics of Borders 214 The Borders and Shading Dialog Box 216 Stick a thick line between paragraphs 220 Chapter 19: Able Tables 221 Put a Table in Your Document 221 Text in Tables 227 Table Modification 229 Chapter 20: Columns of Text 233 All about Columns 233 Column Termination 237 Chapter 21: Lots of Lists 241 Lists with Bullets and Numbers 241 Document Content Lists 245 Footnotes and Endnotes 248 Chapter 22: Here Come the Graphics 251 Graphical Goobers in the Text 251 Image Layout 256 Image Editing 258 Image Arrangement 261 Chapter 23: Insert Tab Insanity 265 Characters Foreign and Funky 265 Spice Up a Document with a Text Box 268 Fun with Fields 269 The Date and Time 273 Part 5: The Rest of Word 275 Chapter 24: Multiple Documents, Windows, and File Formats 277 Multiple Document Mania 277 Many, Many Document Types 281 Chapter 25: Word for Writers 285 Organize Your Thoughts 285 Large Documents 291 Dan's Writing Tips 294 Chapter 26: Let's Work This Out 297 Comments on Your Text 297 The Yellow Highlighter 301 Look What They've Done to My Text, Ma 302 Collaborate on the Internet 305 Chapter 27: Mail Merge Mania 307 About Mail Merge 307 The Main Document 310 The Recipient List 313 Fold in the Fields 320 Preview the Merged Documents 320 Mail Merge, Ho! 321 Chapter 28: Labels and Envelopes 325 Labels Everywhere 325 Instant Envelope 329 Chapter 29: A More Custom Word 333 A Better Status Bar 333 The Quick Access Toolbar 335 Customize the Ribbon 338 Part 6: The Part of Tens 339 Chapter 30: The Ten Commandments of Word 341 Thou Shalt Remember to Save Thy Work 342 Thou Shalt Not Use Spaces Unnecessarily 342 Thou Shalt Not Abuse the Enter Key 342 Thou Shalt Not Neglect Keyboard Shortcuts 342 Thou Shalt Not Manually Number Thy Pages 343 Thou Shalt Not Force a New Page 343 Thou Shalt Not Forget Thy Undo Command 343 Honor Thy Printer 344 Thou Shalt Have Multiple Document Windows Before Thee 344 Neglecteth Not Windows 344 Chapter 31: Ten Cool Tricks 345 Side-to-Side Page Movement 345 Automatic Save with AutoRecover 346 Accelerate the Ribbon 347 Ancient Word Keyboard Shortcuts 348 Build Your Own Fractions 348 Electronic Bookmarks 349 Lock Your Document 350 The Drop Cap 350 Map Your Document 351 Sort Your Text 352 Chapter 32: Ten Bizarre Things 355 Equations 355 Video in Your Document 356 Hidden Text 356 The Developer Tab 357 Hyphenation 357 Document Properties 358 Document Version History 358 Collect-and-Paste 358 Click-and-Type 359 Translations 359 Chapter 33: Ten Automatic Features Worthy of Deactivation 361 Bye-Bye, Start Screen 362 Restore the Traditional Open and Save Dialog Boxes 362 Turn Off the Mini Toolbar 363 Select Text by Letter 363 Disable Click-and-Type 364 Paste Plain Text Only 364 Disable AutoFormat Features (x4) 365 Index 367

Dan Gookin wrote the first- ever For Dummies book, DOS For Dummies. The author of several bestsellers, including Word 2016 Professionals For Dummies, Dan has written books that have been translated into 32 languages with more than 11 million copies in print.

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