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This book will help you build solid skills to create the documents you need right now, and expert-level guidance for leveraging Word's most advanced features whenever you need them. If you buy only one book on Word 2007, Special Edition Using Microsoft Office Word 2007 is the book you need. Come up to speed quickly with the new Word 2007 Ribbon interface Streamline document formatting with styles, templates, and themes Collaborate with others using comments and tracked changes Master mail merges, master ...
This book will help you build solid skills to create the documents you need right now, and expert-level guidance for leveraging Word's most advanced features whenever you need them. If you buy only one book on Word 2007, Special Edition Using Microsoft Office Word 2007 is the book you need. Come up to speed quickly with the new Word 2007 Ribbon interface Streamline document formatting with styles, templates, and themes Collaborate with others using comments and tracked changes Master mail merges, master documents, and other advanced features Manage large documents with indexes, TOCs, and automatically numbered references Use fields and forms to collect and manage information Illustrate key concepts with SmartArt diagrams Create and apply custom themes that control fonts, color schemes, and effects Manage academic research citations and generate bibliographies in any popular documentation format
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Part I Working with Text Documents
Chapter 1 Introducing Word 2007 7
Chapter 2 Creating and Saving Documents 27
Chapter 3 Typing and Editing Text 59
Chapter 4 Using Spelling, Grammar, and Research Tools 95
Chapter 5 Printing and Faxing Documents 133
Part II Formatting a Document
Chapter 6 Applying Character Formatting 155
Chapter 7 Formatting Paragraphs and Lists 191
Chapter 8 Creating and Applying Styles and Themes 227
Chapter 9 Formatting Documents and Sections 263
Chapter 10 Using and Creating Project Templates 297
Chapter 11 Working with Nonstandard Document Layouts 319
Part III Tables and Graphics
Chapter 12 Creating and Formatting Tables 353
Chapter 13 Working with Photos 395
Chapter 14 Working with Clip Art and the Clip Organizer 425
Chapter 15 Working with Drawings and WordArt 455
Chapter 16 Working with Charts 491
Chapter 17 Working with SmartArt and Math Formulas 533
Part IV Collecting and Managing Data
Chapter 18 Performing Mail and Data Merges 563
Chapter 19 Copying, Linking, and Embedding Data 601
Chapter 20 Working with Fields 631
Chapter 21 Creating Forms 655
Part V Long Documents
Chapter 22 Outlining and Summarizing Documents 681
Chapter 23 Using Master Documents 703
Chapter 24 Citing Sources and References 719
Chapter 25 Creating Tables of Contents and Other Listings 747
Chapter 26 Building Effective Indexes 765
Part VI Collaboration and Online Sharing
Chapter 27 Collaborating with Others 783
Chapter 28 Protecting and Securing Documents 805
Chapter 29 Online Collaboration with Office Live and SharePoint Team Services 823
Chapter 30 Working with Blogs and Email 847
Chapter 31 Developing Web Content 857
Chapter 32 Using Word to Develop XML Content 875
Part VII Customizing and Extending Word
Chapter 33 Macros and Add-Ins 905
Chapter 34 Customizing the Word Interface 935
Chapter 35 Customizing Word 2007’s Ribbon with RibbonX 945
Part VIII Appendixes
Appendix A Recovering Files and Repairing Word 975
Appendix B Converting from Other Word Processing Systems 985
Appendix C Accessibility Tips and Techniques 991
Appendix D Command Reference: Word 2003 to Word 2007 999
Appendix E Setting Up and Modifying Office 2007 1017
Welcome to Special Edition Using Microsoft Office Word 2007! This book is designed to be your one-stop reference for Microsoft Word 2007, from the basics of Ribbon usage to the intricacies of forms, fields, and customization tools. Whether you're just getting started, are upgrading, or are already a Word whiz, this book can help you move up to the next level in expertise.How This Book Is Organized
Special Edition Using Microsoft Office Word 2007 is organized into these parts.Part I: Working with Text Documents
This part starts by touring the new Word 2007 interface and explaining the new features such as the Ribbon, tabs, and galleries. You'll learn how to create and save documents, type and edit text, check your spelling and grammar, and print and fax documents. These basic skills will pave the way to more extensive editing later in the book.Part II: Formatting a Document
In this part, you'll learn how to format documents on several levels: character, paragraph, and document-wide. You'll learn how to automate formatting with styles and themes, how to set up sections that enable different margin, column, and header/footer information in different parts of a document, and how to use and create project templates that streamline the process of formatting documents that you frequently re-create. You'll also learn how to create some nonstandard documents, such as banners, envelopes, and greeting cards.Part III: Tables and Graphics
This part explains how to create and format data in tabular format, and howto insert and format a variety of special-purpose graphical elements including clip art, drawings, charts, SmartArt, and mathematical equations. Most of these graphic types have formatting controls in common, so after you've learned how to format one type of object, the other types become much easier.Part IV: Collecting and Managing Data
In this part, you'll learn how to use Word to collect data, and to use data to automate tasks. You'll learn how to mail-merge labels, letters, envelopes, and catalogs, and how to use fields and data entry forms to display and collect information.Part V: Long Documents
This part covers the many tools Word provides for managing lengthy manuscripts such as research papers and books. You'll learn how to outline and summarize documents, how to create master documents that combine several files into a single unit, and how to generate tables of contents and other listings. This part also includes information about the new citation management features in Word 2007, and explains how to create effective indexes.Part VI: Collaboration and Online Sharing
In this part, you'll learn about the tools that Word 2007 provides for sharing your work with others, both while it is in the development stages and when it is finalized. You'll find out how to collaborate on documents with a team, how to protect and secure your files, and how to use Office Live and SharePoint Team Services. This part also covers blogging and emailing via Word, and generating web and XML content.Part VII: Customizing and Extending Word
This part explains how you can make Word easier to use by adding features such as macros and add-ins, and by customizing the Word interface. You'll even learn about the XML-based RibbonX utility for customizing the Ribbon.Part Viii: Appendixes
The appendices for this book provide an assortment of reference guides, including help for recovering and repairing problems, converting from other word processing systems, creating documents that are accessible to people with disabilities, and setting up and modifying Word. You'll also find a command reference here that maps the commands from Word 2003 to Word 2007.Conventions Used in This Book
Here's a quick look at a few structural features designed to help you get the most out of this book. To begin with, you'll find the following features:
Tip - Tips are designed to point out especially quick ways to get the job done, good ideas, or techniques you might not discover on your own.
Note - Notes offer even more insight into features or issues that may be of special interest, without distracting you from the meat-and-potatoes answers you're looking for.
Caution - Cautions, as you'd expect, warn you away from potential pitfalls and problems, and point out fixes for common issues.
Often, when a subject is covered in greater detail, you'll find a marker like this, which points you to the location where the topic can be found:
Each chapter concludes with a Troubleshooting section that addresses several of the most common issues people have with Word 2007's features. In these Troubleshooting sections, you'll learn how to work around program limitations, interpret error messages, and more.
Que's Special Edition conventions are designed to be completely predictable. It's easy to understand what you're reading and what you're supposed to do.
For example, whenever you should press multiple keys together, in this book they are written separated by a plus sign, like this: Ctrl+B. That means hold down the Ctrl key, press the B key, and then release both keys.
Terms introduced and defined for the first time are formatted in italic.
Text that you are supposed to type in is formatted in bold type, as in the following example:
Run Setup using a command such as setup.exe /q1 /b1.
That's all you need to know to get the most out of this book. Now fire up your copy of Word 2007 and let's have a go at it.
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