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• Create documents more efficiently using a new results-oriented interface

• Use formatting, editing, reviewing, and publishing tools to create documents in print and online

• Create great-looking documents faster using themes, styles, and templates

• Organize information and add impact with clip art, SmartArt diagrams, tables, and charts

• Create customized letters, labels, and envelopes

• Use the Full Reading view to comfortably read documents on screen

• Use the Outline and Draft views to develop ...

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Overview

See How To

• Create documents more efficiently using a new results-oriented interface

• Use formatting, editing, reviewing, and publishing tools to create documents in print and online

• Create great-looking documents faster using themes, styles, and templates

• Organize information and add impact with clip art, SmartArt diagrams, tables, and charts

• Create customized letters, labels, and envelopes

• Use the Full Reading view to comfortably read documents on screen

• Use the Outline and Draft views to develop your documents

• Use Groove and SharePoint Team Services to collaborate and share documents and information

• Prepare for the Microsoft Certified Applications Specialists exam

This book uses real-world examples to give you a context in which to use the task. This book also includes workshops to help you put together individual tasks into projects. The Word example files that you need for project tasks are available at www.perspection.com

Perspection has written and produced books on a variety of computer software–including Microsoft Office 2003 and XP, Microsoft Windows XP, Apple Mac OS X Panther, Adobe Photoshop CS2, Macromedia Flash 8, Macromedia Director MX, and Macromedia Fireworks–and Web publishing. In 1991, after working for Apple Computer and Microsoft, Steve Johnson founded Perspection, Inc. Perspection is committed to providing information and training to help people use software more effectively. Perspection has written more than 80 computer books, and sold more than 5 million copies.

This courseware meets the objectives for the Microsoft Certified Application Specialist (MCAS). Upon completion of this courseware, you may be prepared to take the exam for MCAS qualification. To learn more about becoming a Microsoft Certified Application Specialist, visit www.microsoft.com.

Introduction xvii

Chapter 1 Getting Started with Word

Chapter 2 Working with Simple Documents

Chapter 3 Formatting Documents

Chapter 4 Using Templates, Styles, and Themes

Chapter 5 Adding Graphics and Multimedia to Documents

Chapter 6 Adding Tables and Charts to Documents

Chapter 7 Creating Desktop Publishing Documents

Chapter 8 Working with Long Documents

Chapter 9 Working with Technical Documents

Chapter 10 Creating Mail Merge Documents

Chapter 11 Proofing and Printing Documents

Chapter 12 Publishing Documents on the Web

Chapter 13 Protecting and Securing Documents

Chapter 14 Reviewing and Sharing Documents

Chapter 15 Sharing Information Between Programs

Chapter 16 Customizing Word

Chapter 17 Expanding Word Functionality

Chapter 18 Working Together on Office Documents

W Workshops: Putting It All Together

New Features

Microsoft Certified Applications Specialist

Index

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780789736444
  • Publisher: Que
  • Publication date: 2/27/2007
  • Series: On Demand Series
  • Pages: 491
  • Product dimensions: 7.51 (w) x 9.16 (h) x 0.85 (d)

Meet the Author

Steve Johnson has written more than 35 books on a variety of computer software, including Microsoft Office 2007 and 2003, Microsoft Windows XP, Apple Mac OS X Panther, Macromedia Flash MX 2004 and 8, Macromedia Director MX 2004, Macromedia Fireworks, and Adobe Photoshop CS and CS2. In 1991, after working for Apple Computer and Microsoft, Steve founded Perspection, Inc., which writes and produces software training. When he is not staying up late writing, he enjoys playing golf, gardening, and spending time with his wife, Holly, and three children, JP, Brett, and Hannah. When time permits, he likes to travel to such places as New Hampshire in October, and Hawaii. Steve and his family live in Pleasanton, California, but can also be found visiting family all over the western United States.

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IntroductionIntroductionHow You'll Learn

  • How This Book Works
  • What's New
  • Keyboard Shortcuts
  • Step-by-Step Instructions
  • Real World Examples
  • Workshop
  • Microsoft Certified Applications Specialist
  • Get More on the Web

Welcome to Microsoft Office Word 2007 On Demand, a visual quick reference book that shows you how to work efficiently with Microsoft Office Word. This book provides complete coverage of basic to advanced Word skills.

How This Book Works

You don't have to read this book in any particular order. We've designed the book so that you can jump in, get the information you need, and jump out. However, the book does follow a logical progression from simple tasks to more complex ones. Each task is presented on no more than two facing pages, which lets you focus on a single task without having to turn the page. To find the information that you need, just look up the task in the table of contents or index, and turn to the page listed. Read the task introduction, follow the step-by-step instructions in the left column along with screen illustrations in the right column, and you're done.

What's New

If you're searching for what's new in Word 2007, just look for the icon: New!. The new icon appears in the table of contents and through out this book so you can quickly and easily identify a new or improved feature in Word 2007. A complete description of each new feature appears in the New Features guide in the back of this book.

Keyboard Shortcuts

Most menu commands have a keyboard equivalent, such as Ctrl+P, as a quicker alternative to using the mouse. A complete list of keyboard shortcuts is available on the Web at http://www.perspection.com.

Step-by-Step Instructions

This book provides concise step-by-step instructions that show you "how" to accomplish a task. Each set of instructions include illustrations that directly correspond to the easy-to-read steps. Also included in the text are timesavers, tables, and sidebars to help you work more efficiently or to teach you more in-depth information. A "Did You Know?" provides tips and techniques to help you work smarter, while a "See Also" leads you to other parts of the book containing related information about the task.

Real World Examples

This book uses real world examples files to give you a context in which to use the task. By using the example files, you won't waste time looking for or creating sample files. You get a start file and a result file, so you can compare your work. Not every topic needs an example file, such as changing options, so we provide a complete list of the example files used through out the book. The example files that you need for project tasks along with a complete file list are available on the Web at http://www.perspection.com.

Workshop

This book shows you how to put together the individual step-by-step tasks into indepth projects with the Workshop. You start each project with a sample file, work through the steps, and then compare your results with project results file at the end. The Workshop projects and associated files are available on the Web at http://www.perspection.com.

Microsoft Certified Applications Specialist

This book prepares you for the Microsoft Certified Applications Specialist (MCAS) exam for Microsoft Office Word 2007. Each MCAS certification exam has a set of objectives, which are organized into broader skill sets. To prepare for the certification exam, you should review and perform each task identified with a MCAS objective to confirm that you can meet the requirements for the exam. Throughout this book, content that pertains to an objective is identified with the following MCAS logo and objective number next to it.

Get More on the Web

In addition to the information in this book, you can also get more information on the Web to help you get up to speed faster with Word 2007. Some of the information includes:

Transition Helpers

  • Only New Features. Download and print the new feature tasks as a quick and easy guide.
Productivity Tools
  • Keyboard Shortcuts. Download a list of keyboard shortcuts to learn faster ways to get the job done.
More Content
  • Photographs. Download photographs and other graphics to use in your Office documents.
  • More Content. Download new content developed after publication. For example, you can download a complete chapter on Office SharePoint Server 2007.

You can access these additional resources on the Web at http://www.perspection.com.

© Copyright Pearson Education. All rights reserved.

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Table of Contents

Introduction xvii

Chapter 1 Getting Started with Word 1

Chapter 2 Working with Simple Documents 35

Chapter 3 Formatting Documents 61

Chapter 4 Using Templates, Styles, and Themes 83

Chapter 5 Adding Graphics and Multimedia to Documents 107

Chapter 6 Adding Tables and Charts to Documents 135

Chapter 7 Creating Desktop Publishing Documents 161

Chapter 8 Working with Long Documents 195

Chapter 9 Working with Technical Documents 217

Chapter 10 Creating Mail Merge Documents 241

Chapter 11 Proofing and Printing Documents 259

Chapter 12 Publishing Documents on the Web 283

Chapter 13 Protecting and Securing Documents 303

Chapter 14 Reviewing and Sharing Documents 331

Chapter 15 Sharing Information Between Programs 347

Chapter 16 Customizing Word 367

Chapter 17 Expanding Word Functionality 391

Chapter 18 Working Together on Office Documents 419

W Workshops: Putting It All Together 445

New Features 451

Microsoft Certified Applications Specialist 457

Index 465

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Preface

Introduction

How You'll Learn

  • How This Book Works
  • What's New
  • Keyboard Shortcuts
  • Step-by-Step Instructions
  • Real World Examples
  • Workshop
  • Microsoft Certified Applications Specialist
  • Get More on the Web

Welcome to Microsoft Office Word 2007 On Demand, a visual quick reference book that shows you how to work efficiently with Microsoft Office Word. This book provides complete coverage of basic to advanced Word skills.

How This Book Works

You don't have to read this book in any particular order. We've designed the book so that you can jump in, get the information you need, and jump out. However, the book does follow a logical progression from simple tasks to more complex ones. Each task is presented on no more than two facing pages, which lets you focus on a single task without having to turn the page. To find the information that you need, just look up the task in the table of contents or index, and turn to the page listed. Read the task introduction, follow the step-by-step instructions in the left column along with screen illustrations in the right column, and you're done.

What's New

If you're searching for what's new in Word 2007, just look for the icon: New!. The new icon appears in the table of contents and through out this book so you can quickly and easily identify a new or improved feature in Word 2007. A complete description of each new feature appears in the New Features guide in the back of this book.

Keyboard Shortcuts

Most menu commands have a keyboard equivalent, such as Ctrl+P, as a quicker alternative to using the mouse. A complete list of keyboard shortcuts is available on the Web at http://www.perspection.com.

Step-by-Step Instructions

This book provides concise step-by-step instructions that show you "how" to accomplish a task. Each set of instructions include illustrations that directly correspond to the easy-to-read steps. Also included in the text are timesavers, tables, and sidebars to help you work more efficiently or to teach you more in-depth information. A "Did You Know?" provides tips and techniques to help you work smarter, while a "See Also" leads you to other parts of the book containing related information about the task.

Real World Examples

This book uses real world examples files to give you a context in which to use the task. By using the example files, you won't waste time looking for or creating sample files. You get a start file and a result file, so you can compare your work. Not every topic needs an example file, such as changing options, so we provide a complete list of the example files used through out the book. The example files that you need for project tasks along with a complete file list are available on the Web at http://www.perspection.com .

Workshop

This book shows you how to put together the individual step-by-step tasks into indepth projects with the Workshop. You start each project with a sample file, work through the steps, and then compare your results with project results file at the end. The Workshop projects and associated files are available on the Web at http://www.perspection.com .

Microsoft Certified Applications Specialist

This book prepares you for the Microsoft Certified Applications Specialist (MCAS) exam for Microsoft Office Word 2007. Each MCAS certification exam has a set of objectives, which are organized into broader skill sets. To prepare for the certification exam, you should review and perform each task identified with a MCAS objective to confirm that you can meet the requirements for the exam. Throughout this book, content that pertains to an objective is identified with the following MCAS logo and objective number next to it.

Get More on the Web

In addition to the information in this book, you can also get more information on the Web to help you get up to speed faster with Word 2007. Some of the information includes:

Transition Helpers

  • Only New Features. Download and print the new feature tasks as a quick and easy guide.

Productivity Tools

  • Keyboard Shortcuts. Download a list of keyboard shortcuts to learn faster ways to get the job done.

More Content

  • Photographs. Download photographs and other graphics to use in your Office documents.
  • More Content. Download new content developed after publication. For example, you can download a complete chapter on Office SharePoint Server 2007.

You can access these additional resources on the Web at http://www.perspection.com .

© Copyright Pearson Education. All rights reserved.

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