Corel WordPerfect 8 For Windows For Dummies

Overview

Whether you're a longtime WordPerfect user or you're new to this venerable, feature-packed word processing program, Corel WordPerfect 8 For Windows For Dummies has what you need. Authors and computing pros Margaret Levine Young, David Kay, and Jordan Young get you up and running quickly with a primer on WordPerfect in general (and WordPerfect 8 in particular). Then, to ensure that you always get professional results without any hassles, they offer practical, easy-to-understand coverage of all the WordPerfect 8 ...

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Overview

Whether you're a longtime WordPerfect user or you're new to this venerable, feature-packed word processing program, Corel WordPerfect 8 For Windows For Dummies has what you need. Authors and computing pros Margaret Levine Young, David Kay, and Jordan Young get you up and running quickly with a primer on WordPerfect in general (and WordPerfect 8 in particular). Then, to ensure that you always get professional results without any hassles, they offer practical, easy-to-understand coverage of all the WordPerfect 8 program's important features. You'll discover how to
* Format documents and stylize text
* Cut and paste blocks of text
* Keep the WordPerfect secret codes under control
* Get documents to print the way they look on screen
* Manage multiple documents on screen at the same time
* Use the Toolbar and Ruler
* Enhance documents by adding images and clip art
* Use fonts effectively and tastefully
* Create form letters and mailing lists
* Transform documents into ready-to-publish Web pages

Plus, Corel WordPerfect 8 For Windows For Dummies includes a cheat sheet for you to tear out and keep handy for those times when you can't remember which keyboard shortcut does what.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780764501869
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 8/28/1997
  • Series: For Dummies Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 412
  • Sales rank: 788,967
  • Product dimensions: 7.44 (w) x 9.24 (h) x 1.06 (d)

Meet the Author

About the Authors Margaret Levine Young is the coauthor of over a dozen IDG Books Worldwide's .For Dummies® books on WordPerfect, Access, UNIX, and the Internet, including Dummies 101: WordPerfect 7 For Windows and the bestselling The Internet For Dummies®, 4th Edition. David C. Kay is the coauthor of IDG Books Worldwide's Microsoft Works 3 For Windows For Dummies®, 2nd Edition, WordPerfect 6.1 For Windows For Dummies®, 2nd Edition, and VRML & 3D On The Web For Dummies®, 2nd Edition. Jordan M. Young has been a personal computer consultant since there first were computers. He teaches about computers in both Spanish and English.

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Table of Contents

Introduction.

PART I: INTRODUCING WORDPERFECT 8 FOR WINDOWS.

Chapter 1: WordPerfect Basics.

Chapter 2: Using the Mouse and Keyboard.

Chapter 3: Cruising the Document.

Chapter 4: Fooling with Blocks of Text.

Chapter 5: Text Improvements.

PART II: PRETTYING UP YOUR TEXT.

Chapter 6: Charming Characters.

Chapter 7: Sensational Sentences and Pretty Paragraphs.

Chapter 8: Perfect Pages and Dashing Documents.

Chapter 9: The WordPerfect Secret Decoder Ring.

Chapter 10: Documents with Style.

PART III: THINGS YOU CAN DO WITH DOCUMENTS.

Chapter 11: On Paper at Last: Printing Stuff.

Chapter 12: Juggling Documents on Your Screen.

Chapter 13: Juggling Files on Your Disk.

Part IV: Creating Documents That Don't Just Sit There.

Chapter 14: Chasing Your Words Around on the Page.

Chapter 15: Say It with Pictures.

Chapter 16: Creating Your Own Junk Mail.

Chapter 17: Recipes and Templates for Popular Documents.

Chapter 18: Spinning Web Pages.

PART V: HELP ME, RHONDA!

Chapter 19: Training WordPerfect to Act Your Way.

Chapter 20: Don't Panic! Read This Chapter!

PART VI: THE PART OF TENS.

Chapter 21: The Ten Not-to-Be-Broken Rules of WordPerfect.

Chapter 22: Ten Awesome Tricks.

Index.

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