Special Edition: Using WordPerfect 12

Overview

New owners of Hewlett-Packard, Dell and Sony computers, you may find a surprise program on your hard drive. Corel's WordPerfect 12 is now coming pre-installed on all models of HP, Dell and Sony computers. This program is quickly becoming one of the most popular word processing applications, already used by over 18 million people worldwide, so it is worth learning! Special Edition Using WordPerfect 12 is the most comprehensive and up-to-date book on the subject and is backed and promoted by WordPerfect Universe ...

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Overview

New owners of Hewlett-Packard, Dell and Sony computers, you may find a surprise program on your hard drive. Corel's WordPerfect 12 is now coming pre-installed on all models of HP, Dell and Sony computers. This program is quickly becoming one of the most popular word processing applications, already used by over 18 million people worldwide, so it is worth learning! Special Edition Using WordPerfect 12 is the most comprehensive and up-to-date book on the subject and is backed and promoted by WordPerfect Universe and wpwriter.com. You will be able to learn and grow with this book, as it provides you with reference material that will help you at all stages as you move towards software proficiency on both WordPerfect 12 and WordPerfect 11. Use this book to first learn the program's basic functions and then how to speed up your work using the writing tools, increase your accuracy, automate document production through the use of templates and generate mass mailings using the mail merge function. This is all you need to learn and master WordPerfect 12 and 11!

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780789732439
  • Publisher: Que
  • Publication date: 8/5/2004
  • Series: Special Edition Using Series
  • Edition description: Covers Versions 11 & 12
  • Pages: 912
  • Product dimensions: 7.34 (w) x 9.16 (h) x 1.83 (d)

Meet the Author

Laura Acklen has been writing books about WordPerfect since 1993 when she wrote her first book, Oops! What To Do When Things Go Wrong with WordPerfect. She contributed to three versions of Que's Special Edition Using WordPerfect (6, 6.1, and 7) and co-authored Que's Special Edition Using Corel WordPerfect 9, Special Edition Using Corel WordPerfect 10 and pecial Edition Using WordPerfect 11/12 books with Read Gilgen. She also wrote the Absolute Beginner's Guide to Corel WordPerfect 10 and the Absolute Beginner's Guide to WordPerfect 11. Laura writes articles for Corel's www.wordperfect.com website and their monthly e-newsletter, &#147The WordPerfect Expert&#148. She is a moderator at WordPerfect Universe and maintains a presence on the Corel newsgroups. She is also the webmistress of www.wpwriter.com, a website devoted to WordPerfect.

Read Gilgen completed his B.A. at Brigham Young University and his M.A. and Ph.D. in Latin American Literature and Linguistics at the University of California, Irvine. He taught Spanish at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill and at the University of Wisconsin before becoming director of UW's L&S Learning Support Services (the language labs) in 1981. He has taught and written extensively on DOS, Windows and WordPerfect since the early 1980s. He is author of Que's WordPerfect for Windows Hot Tips, contributing author to several Que books including the Special Editions of Using WordPerfect (both DOS and Windows 5.1, 5.2, 6.0, 6.1, 7), co-author of Using Corel WordPerfect Suite 8 and co-author of Special Edition Using WordPerfect 9. He also recently wrote Absolute Beginner's Guide to Microsoft PowerPoint 2003 for Que.

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Table of Contents

Introduction.

I. Learning the Basics.

1. Getting Comfortable with WordPerfect.

2. Opening and Editing Documents.

3. Understanding the Basics of Formatting.

4. Managing Your Files and Folders.

5. Using the Writing Tools.

6. Printing, Faxing, and E-Mailing.

II. FORMATTING DOCUMENTS.

7. Formatting Lines and Paragraphs.

8. Formatting the Page.

9. Formatting with Styles.

III. ORGANIZING INFORMATION.

10. Working with Tables.

11. Organizing Information with Lists and Outlines.

IV. Working with Graphics.

12. Adding Graphics to Documents.

13. Customizing Graphic Shapes and Images.

14. Adding Drawings and TextArt.

V. Integrating Information from Other Sources.

15. Importing Data and Working with Other Programs.

16. Inserting Charts.

VI. PUBLISHING DOCUMENTS.

17. Collaborating on Documents.

18. Working with Large or Multipart Documents.

19. Generating Tables, Indexes, and Lists.

20. Interactive and Multimedia Documents.

21. Publishing Documents on the World Wide Web.

22. Working with XML Documents.

VII. AUTOMATING EVERYDAY TASKS.

23. Building Documents with Templates.

24. Assembling Documents with Merge.

25. Working with Address Books.

26. Using Experts and Macros.

Index.

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