Become an expert in Microsoft Word

Learn the best ways to get things done

Store and share documents in the cloud

Create dazzling docs and wow colleagues

Whether you're putting together complex manuscripts, updating your resume, editing reports, or adding graphics to a short story, chances are you're using Microsoft Word. Word is so dominant, it's probably a prerequisite for ...

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Word 2013 Bible

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Become an expert in Microsoft Word

Learn the best ways to get things done

Store and share documents in the cloud

Create dazzling docs and wow colleagues

Whether you're putting together complex manuscripts, updating your resume, editing reports, or adding graphics to a short story, chances are you're using Microsoft Word. Word is so dominant, it's probably a prerequisite for most jobs. And with Windows 8 and enhanced online integration, Word continues to evolve. For all the ways you need to use Word, first turn to this indispensable Microsoft Word 2013 Bible. It will show you how.

  • Review old and new basics—formatting, cutting/pasting, styles, templates, charts, and tables
  • Discover cool new features, like resuming reading and zooming objects in Read Mode
  • Use mail merge to create custom letters and envelopes or labels, and make forms
  • Publish files as PDF, XPS, or HTML—and use Word to blog
  • Enhance your docs with pictures, WordArt, bookmarks, or hyperlinks
  • Create indexes, TOCs, master documents, and other professional manuscript components
  • Save time with macros and keyboard customization
  • Store and sync with the cloud using SkyDrive for Windows and SkyDrive Pro

Navigate Word 2013's Read Mode

Add SmartArt and graphics to enhance a document

Use styles and outlining to both organize and format your doc

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118684368
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 4/8/2013
  • Series: Bible
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 1056
  • Sales rank: 619,050
  • File size: 37 MB
  • Note: This product may take a few minutes to download.

Meet the Author

Lisa A. Bucki has been teaching and writing about Microsoft Office, computers, and software for more than 18 years. She coauthored the Office 2010 Bible from Wiley.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments xi

Introduction xli

Part I: Welcome to a New Word 1

Chapter 1: Taking Your First Steps with Word 3

Chapter 2: Diving Into Document Creation 41

Chapter 3: Working Smarter, Not Harder, in Word 93

Chapter 4: Zapping Word’s Top Annoyances 123

Part II: Working with Document Style and Content 143

Chapter 5: Font/Character Formatting 145

Chapter 6: Paragraph Formatting 171

Chapter 7: Using Styles to Create a Great Looking Document 197

Chapter 8: Cutting, Copying, and Pasting Using the Clipboard 221

Chapter 9: Find, Replace, and Go To 241

PART III: Improving Document Content and Consistency 273

Chapter 10: Reviewing a Document with Language Tools 275

Chapter 11: Cleaning Up with AutoCorrect and AutoFormat 303

Chapter 12: Getting Smart with Text: Building Blocks, Quick Parts, Actions (Tags), and More 327

Part IV: Illustrating Your Story with Graphics 367

Chapter 13: Building Tables, Charts, and SmartArt to Show Data and Process 369

Chapter 14: Adding Pictures and WordArt to Highlight Information 423

Chapter 15: Adding Drop Caps, Text Boxes, Shapes, Symbols, and Equations 461

Part V: Improving Document Setup and Look 493

Chapter 16: Setting Up the Document with Sections, Headers/Footers, and Columns 495

Chapter 17: Changing Other Page Features 531

Chapter 18: Saving Time with Templates, Themes, and Master Documents 549

Part VI: Enhancing Documents with Reference Features 577

Chapter 19: Enhancing Navigation with Bookmarks, Hyperlinks, and Cross-References 579

Chapter 20: Identifying the Contents and Terms in Your Document: TOCs, Captions, and Indexing 603

Chapter 21: Documenting Your Sources 637

Part VII: Making Documents Work for You 669

Chapter 22: Data Documents and Mail Merge 671

Chapter 23: Automating Document Content with Fields 713

Chapter 24: Creating Custom Forms 741

Part VIII: Publishing, Collaboration, and the Cloud 769

Chapter 25: Sharing and Publishing Documents 771

Chapter 26: Managing Document Security, Comments, and Tracked Changes 795

Chapter 27: Collaborating in the Cloud with SkyDrive 827

Chapter 28: Integration with Other Office Applications 845

Part IX: Power and Customization 863

Chapter 29: Keyboard Customization865

Chapter 30: Customizing the Quick Access Toolbar and Ribbon 879

Chapter 31: Word Options and Settings 899

Chapter 32: Macros: Recording, Editing, and Using Them 947

Appendix: Command-Line Switches for Controlling Word Startup 971

Index 975

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