Dummies 101: WordPerfect 7 for Windows 95 (with CD-ROM)


Whether you need to learn WordPerfect 7 for Windows 95 for work. school, or home, Dummies 101™ : WordPerfect® For Windows® 95 gently guides you through all the ins and outs so that you can create letters, memos, reports, and other documents with ease. Follow the step-by-step instructions in this book and use the practice files on the enclosed CD at your own pace -- you'll learn everything you need to know to make WordPerfect work for you! Then you'll take quizzes at the end of ...
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Whether you need to learn WordPerfect 7 for Windows 95 for work. school, or home, Dummies 101™ : WordPerfect® For Windows® 95 gently guides you through all the ins and outs so that you can create letters, memos, reports, and other documents with ease. Follow the step-by-step instructions in this book and use the practice files on the enclosed CD at your own pace -- you'll learn everything you need to know to make WordPerfect work for you! Then you'll take quizzes at the end of each unit and check your progress.

Inside, Get the Information You Need Now:

  • Use individual units or exercises to brush up on skills such as selecting and formatting text, changing fonts, adding headers or footers to your document, and more
  • Practice what you learn by working through the supplemental exercises on the enclosed CD-ROM
  • Grasp how to use the menu bar, the Toolbar, and the ruler bar to give WordPerfect commands
  • Create dazzling documents by learning formatting functions -- including how to add or change font styles or sizes, center and indent text, create bulleted lists, and more
  • Find out how to replace whole words, word forms, and phrases to swap terms within your document
  • Make text flow smoothly and avoid bad page breaks
  • Discover WordPerfect's new feature, Spell-As-You-Go, which helps you avoid the embarrassment of misspelled words
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781568846330
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 7/1/1996
  • Series: Dummies 101 Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 288
  • Product dimensions: 8.35 (w) x 10.86 (h) x 0.92 (d)

Table of Contents

Who Are You?
Listen Up, Class!
How This Book Is Organized
Part I: Getting Comfortable with WordPerfect 7
Part II: Editing and Organizing Your Documents
Part III: Adding Pizzazz
Icons Used in This Book
Using the CD-ROM
After installing the files
Accessing the CD-ROM files
Removing the CD-ROM files
Send Us E-mail
Part I: Getting Comfortable with WordPerfect 7
Unit 1: Once Around the Block
Running WordPerfect for Windows
Typing a Letter
Typing in WordPerfect
Correcting mistakse
Saving a Document
Saving your letter
Printing a Document
Exiting WordPerfect
Closing the WordPerfect window
Closing Windows itself
Unit 1 Quiz
Unit 1 Exercise
Unit 2: Opening, Closing, and Moving Around in Your Documents
What's on the Screen?
Using windows
Using your keyboard
Using Menu Commands to Open and Close Documents
Opening an existing document
Closing a document without closing WordPerfect
Using Dialog Boxes to Open or Create Documents
Using the Open and Save As dialog boxes to create a new document from an old one
Saving a document to a diskette
Moving Around in Your Document Using Keys
Moving around using your keyboard
Moving Around in Long Documents by Using Scroll Bars
Moving up and down in the document using the vertical scroll bar
Looking at the left and right edges of your document
Unit 2 Quiz
Unit 2 Exercise
Unit 3: Cool Word-Processing Moves
Starting New Paragraphs and New Pages
Starting a new paragraph
Combining two paragraphs
Starting a new page
Inserting New Characters versus Typing Over What's There
Introducing the status bar
Changing typing mode
Undeleting and Undoing
Undeleting text
Undoing and redoing
Controlling What's on the Screen
Displaying the ruler bar
Opening More Than One Document
Opening another document
Arranging documents on the screen
Getting Help
Using F1 to get help
Unit 3 Quiz
Unit 3 Exercise
Unit 4: Printing Your Document
Seeing How Your Printed Document Will Look
Using the Page/Zoom Full button
Previewing a printed document using Two Page view
Previewing a printed document using Zoom
Printing Just What You Want
Printing one page
Printing selected pages
Printing More Than One Copy
Canceling a Print Job
Printing an Envelope
Creating an envelope for a letter
Faxing Using a Fax Modem
Unit 4 Quiz
Unit 4 Exercise
Part I Review
Unit 1 Summary
Unit 2 Summary
Unit 3 Summary
Unit 4 Summary
Part I Test
Part II: Editing and Organizing Your Documents
Unit 5: Selecting, Moving, Copying, and Deleting Text
Selecting and Deleting Some Text
Blowing text away
Selecting text by using the mouse
Selecting text by doing lots of clicking
Oops! Getting deleted text back
Copying Text
Copying a selection
Moving Text
Cutting and pasting
Unit 5 Quiz
Unit 5 Exercise
Unit 6: Finding and Replacing Text
Searching for Words or Phrases
Refining Your Search
Nothing extraneous, please
Replacing What You've Found
Unit 6 Quiz
Unit 6 Exercise
Unit 7: Writing Tools to Improve Your Spelling, Grammar, and Word Choice
Checking Your Spelling
Taking advantage of Spell-As-You-Go
Using the WordPerfect Spell Checker
Correcting Mistakes Automagically
QuickCorrect at work
Making QuickCorrect work for you
Finding Just the Right Word
Checking Your Grammar with Grammatik
Using Grammatik
Unit 7 Quiz
Unit 7 Exercise
Unit 8: Managing Documents
Creating Folders for Your Documents
Looking at folders using the Open dialog box
Moving around inside your computer
Creating a folder
Creating a subfolder
Opening and Saving Files in Other Folders
Saving a document to another folder
Copying, Moving, Renaming, and Deleting Documents
Making a copy or moving a document
Changing the name of a document
Deleting a document that you never want to see again
Using the Favorites Folder to Find Files Quickly
Adding a folder to Favorites
Using Favorite folders and files
Unit 8 Quiz
Unit 8 Exercise
Part II Review
Unit 5 Summary
Unit 6 Summary
Unit 7 Summary
Unit 8 Summary
Part II Test
Part II Lab Assignment
Step 1: Write the first draft
Step 2: Change the subject of the document
Step 3: Switch the order of the topics
Step 4: Check your spelling
Part III: Adding Pizzazz
Unit 9: Formatting Fancy Characters
Basic Formatting: Bold, Italics, and Underline
Formatting text you've already typed
Formatting as you type
Choosing Fonts and Font Sizes
Seeing what fonts you have
Changing the font and size of selected text
Choosing a font for the whole document
Changing Capitalization
Making a title all caps
Changing capitalization to initial caps
Copying Character Formatting Using QuickFormat
Changing the format of QuickFormatted text
Unit 9 Quiz
Unit 9 Exercise
Unit 10: Secrets of Formatting: Using WordPerfect Codes
Seeing the Codes in Your Document
Revealing codes
WordPerfect's most popular codes
Looking at formatting codes
Deleting Codes
Altering Codes
Changing a Margin code
Unit 10 Quiz
Unit 10 Exercise
Unit 11: Formatting Lines and Paragraphs
Setting Spacing between Lines and Paragraphs
Changing line spacing with the Power Bar
Using the Line Spacing dialog box
Setting the format for your paragraphs
Setting Margins
Changing margins by using guidelines
Using the Margins dialog box
Indenting paragraphs
Centering and Right-Aligning Text
Centering a heading
Changing the justification of paragraphs
Setting Tab Stops
Clearing tabs
Setting tabs
Moving and deleting tab stops
Changing how tab stops work
Fixing column titles
Unit 11 Quiz
Unit 11 Exercise
Unit 12: Formatting Pages
Controlling Your Top and Bottom Margins
Centering text vertically on the page
Numbering Pages
Putting numbers on your pages
Using Roman page numbers
Fixing page numbers - number and format
Adding Headers and Footers
Creating a header or footer
Suppressing headers and footers on the first page
Avoiding Bad Page Breaks
Preventing widows and orphans
Keeping text together
Keeping heads with bodies
Unit 12 Quiz
Unit 12 Exercise
Part III Review
Unit 9 Summary
Unit 10 Summary
Unit 11 Summary
Unit 12 Summary
Part III Test
Part III Lab Assignment
Step 1: Create the text
Step 2: Edit and format
Step 3: Save the document
Appendix: Answers
Part I Test Answers
Part II Test Answers
Part III Test Answers

License Agreement
Dummies 101 Disk Installation Instructions
Reader Response Card
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