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• Create documents more efficiently using the improved Ribbon interface

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

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Overview

Need answers quickly? Word 2013 on Demand provides those answers in a visual step-by-step format. We will show you exactly what to do through lots of full color illustrations and easy-to-follow instructions.

 

Inside the Book

 

• Create documents more efficiently using the improved Ribbon interface

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

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

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

• Create customized letters, labels, and envelopes

• Use Read Mode view to comfortably read documents on screen

• Use SkyDrive and SharePoint to collaborate and share documents

• Use the Word Web App to view and edit documents in a browser

• Prepare for the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) exam

 

Illustrations with matching steps

Tasks are presented on one or two pages

Numbered Steps guide you through each task

Did You Know? alerts you to tips and techniques

See Also points you to related information in the book

 

 

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780133353129
  • Publisher: Pearson Education
  • Publication date: 3/31/2013
  • Series: On Demand
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 560
  • Sales rank: 752,759
  • File size: 179 MB
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Meet the Author

Steve Johnson has written more than 80 books on a variety of computer software, including Adobe Edge Animate, Adobe Photoshop CS6, Adobe Dreamweaver CS6, Adobe InDesign CS6, Adobe Illustrator CS6, Adobe Flash Professional CS5, Microsoft Windows 8, Microsoft Office 2013 and 2010, Microsoft Office 2008 for the Macintosh, and Apple OS X Mountain Lion. 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 coaching baseball, playing golf, gardening, and spending time with his wife, Holly, and three children, JP, Brett, and Hannah. Steve and his family live in Northern California, but can also be found visiting family all over the western United States.

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Table of Contents

Introduction    xvii

1  Getting Started with Word    1

Starting Word    2  New!

Viewing the Word Window    3

Using the Ribbon    4  New!

Choosing Commands    5  New!

Working with the Ribbon and Toolbars    6

Choosing Dialog Box Options    8

Using the Status Bar    9

Using Task and Window Panes    10  New!

Opening an Existing Document    12  New!

Opening Files of Different Types    14  New!

Converting an Existing Document    15  New!

Changing Document Views    16  New!

Reading a Document    18  New!

Getting Help While You Work    20  New!

Saving a Document    22  New!

Saving a Document with Different Formats    24  New!

Saving a Workbook to Online Services    26  New!

Working with Accounts    27  New!

Checking Compatibility    28

Checking Accessibility    29  New!

Documenting Properties    30

Zooming the View In and Out    31

Recovering a Document    32

Closing a Document and Exiting Word    34  New!

2  Working with Simple Documents    35

Creating a Blank Document    36  New!

Creating a Document Using a Template    37  New!

Creating a New Document From an Existing One    38  New!

Creating a Letter or Memo    39  New!

Opening and Editing PDF Documents    40  New!

Setting Up the Page    42

Moving and Resizing Document Windows    44  New!

Working with Multiple Documents    46

Navigating a Document    48

Selecting Text    50

Editing Text    52

Copying and Moving Text    54

Finding and Replacing Text    56

Inserting Hyphens    58

Inserting Information the Smart Way    60

Correcting Text Automatically    62

Undoing and Redoing an Action    64

3  Formatting Documents    65

Formatting Text    66  New!

Formatting Text for Emphasis    68  New!

Selecting Text with Similar Formatting    70

Setting Formatting Options    71

Finding and Replacing Formatting    72

Finding and Replacing Custom Formatting    74

Changing Paragraph Alignment    76

Changing Line Spacing    77

Changing Character Spacing    78  New!

Displaying Rulers    80

Setting Paragraph Tabs    81

Setting Paragraph Indents    82

Creating Bulleted and Numbered Lists    84

Applying Borders and Shading    86

Hiding Text    88

4  Using Styles,Themes, and Templates    89

Applying a Quick Style    90  New!

Creating and Modifying Styles    92

Managing Styles    94

Revealing Formatting Styles    96

Applying or Creating a Style Set    98  New!

Using a Format Painter    100

Adding Custom Colors    101

Understanding Themes    102

Viewing and Applying a Theme    103

Creating Theme Colors    104

Choosing Theme Fonts    106

Choosing Theme Effects    108

Creating a Custom Theme    109

Choosing a Custom Theme    110

Setting Up for Personal Templates    111  New!

Creating a Personal Template    112  New!

Opening a Template    113  New!

Changing a Template    114  New!

5  Adding Graphics and Multimedia to Documents    115

Locating and Inserting Online Pictures    116  New!

Inserting Pictures from an Online Service    118  New!

Inserting Pictures from a SkyDrive or SharePoint    120  New!

Inserting a Picture from a File    121

Inserting a Picture Screen Shot    122

Adding an Artistic Style to a Picture    123

Adding a Quick Style to a Picture    124

Applying a Shape to a Picture    125

Applying a Border to a Picture    126

Applying Picture Effects    127  New!

Modifying Picture Size    128  New!

Compressing a Picture    130

Correcting a Picture    131  New!

Recoloring a Picture    132

Cropping and Rotating a Picture    134

Removing a Picture Background    136

Creating WordArt Text    137

Formatting WordArt Text    138

Applying WordArt Text Effects    140

Modifying WordArt Text Position    141  New!

Creating SmartArt Graphics    142

Using the Text Pane with SmartArt Graphics    144

Formatting a SmartArt Graphic    146

Modifying a SmartArt Graphic    148

Resizing a SmartArt Graphic    150  New!

Adding Pictures to a SmartArt Graphic    151

Creating an Organization Chart    152

Modifying an Organization Chart    153

Inserting or Embedding Online Video    154  New!

6  Adding Tables and Charts to Documents    155

Creating a Table    156

Entering Text in a Table    158

Sorting Table Contents or Lists    159

Modifying a Table    160  New!

Adjusting Table Cells    162

Aligning Table Cells    164

Adding a Quick Style to a Table    166

Formatting a Table    168  New!

Changing Table Style Options    170

Summing Table Rows and Columns    171

Calculating a Value in a Table    172

Inserting and Creating a Chart    173  New!

Working with Chart Data    174  New!

Changing a Chart Type    176  New!

Changing a Chart Layout and Style    177  New!

Formatting Chart Elements    178  New!

Changing Chart Elements    179  New!

Changing Chart Titles    180  New!

Changing Chart Labels    181  New!

Formatting Line and Bar Charts    182  New!

Editing Chart Data    183

Filtering Chart Data    184  New!

Saving a Chart Template    185  New!

Managing Chart Template    186

7  Creating Desktop Publishing Documents    187

Adding Desktop Publishing Effects    188

Adding a Watermark    190

Adding Page Backgrounds    192

Arranging Text in Columns    194

Wrapping Text Around an Object    196  New!

Working with Text Boxes    198

Drawing and Resizing Shapes    200  New!

Adding Text to a Shape    202

Creating and Editing Freeforms    203

Adding a Quick Style to a Shape    204

Adding Formatting to Shape Text    205

Applying Color Fills    206  New!

Applying Picture or Texture Fills    208  New!

Applying Gradient Fills    209  New!

Applying Shape Effects    210  New!

Aligning and Distributing Objects    212

Aligning Objects to Grids and Guides    214  New!

Changing Stacking Order    216

Rotating and Flipping Objects    217

Grouping and Ungrouping Objects    218

Selecting Objects Using the Selection Pane    220

8  Working with Long Documents    221

Creating an Outline    222

Creating a Multiple-Author Document    224

Creating Documents Using Automatic Formatting    226

Creating Headers and Footers    228

Inserting Page Numbers and the Date and Time    230

Inserting Cross References    232

Preparing for a Bound Document    233

Finding Topics in a Long Document    234

Inserting a Table of Contents    236

Creating an Index    238

Determining Word Count Statistics    240

Adding a Cover Page    241

9  Working with Technical Documents    243

Inserting Building Blocks Using Quick Parts    244

Inserting and Creating AutoText    246

Inserting Research Material    248

Creating Footnotes or Endnotes    250

Modifying Footnotes or Endnotes    251

Formatting Footnotes or Endnotes    252

Creating a Bibliography    254

Creating a Bookmark    256

Creating Captions    258

Creating a Table of Figures    259

Numbering Lines    260

Creating an Equation    262

Inserting Symbols    264

Inserting and Using Field Codes    266

10  Creating Mail Merge Documents    267

Starting the Mail Merge    268

Importing Data from a Database    269

Importing Data from Outlook    270

Creating a Data Document    271

Editing the Data Source    272

Sorting and Filtering Data    273

Creating a Form Letter    274

Previewing the Mail Merge    276

Completing the Mail Merge    277

Merging to E-mail    278

Creating Merged Mailing Labels    280

Creating Merged Envelopes    282

Addressing Envelopes and Labels    284

11  Proofing and Printing Documents    285

Checking for Inconsistent Formatting    286

Checking Spelling and Grammar    288  New!

Using Custom Dictionaries    290

Changing Proofing Options    292

Setting Languages for Proofing    294

Translating Text to Another Language    296

Using Multiple Languages    298

Finding the Right Words    300  New!

Getting Word Definitions    301  New!

Setting Up Page Margins    302

Adjusting Paper Settings    304

Controlling the Way Pages Break    305

Inserting New Pages and Sections    306  New!

Previewing a Document    308

Printing a Document    309

Printing Specialized Documents    310

Printing Document Properties    312

12  Publishing Documents on the Web    313

Opening a Web Page    314

Previewing a Web Page    316

Creating Hyperlinks    318

Creating a Hyperlink Between Frames    320

Using and Removing Hyperlinks    322

Saving a Web Page    324

Changing Web Page Options    326

Transferring Files Over the Web    327

Creating a Blog Posting on the Web    328

Opening an Existing Blog Posting    330

Viewing a Blog Posting on the Web    331

Managing Blog Accounts    332

13  Protecting and Securing Documents    333

Inspecting Documents    334  New!

Adding Security Encryption to a Document    336

Adding Password Protection to a Document    338

Restricting Formatting and Editing    340

Adding a Digital Signature    342

Adding a Signature Line    344

Avoiding Harmful Attacks    346

Using the Trust Center    348  New!

Selecting Trusted Publishers and Locations    349

Setting Document Related Security Options    350

Setting App Catalog Security Options    352  New!

Setting Add-in Security Options    353

Setting ActiveX Security Options    354

Setting Macro Security Options    355

Changing Message Bar Security Options    356

Setting Privacy Options    357

Working with Office Safe Modes    358

Marking a Document as Read-Only    360

14  Reviewing and Sharing Documents    361

Preparing for Comments and Track Changes    362  New!

Inserting Comments    364  New!

Reading and Editing Comments    366  New!

Using Track Changes    368  New!

Comparing and Merging Documents    370

Sharing Templates    372

Sending a Document Using E-mail    374

Sending a Document by Internet Fax    376  New!

Sending a Document by Instant Message    377  New!

15  Sharing Information Between Programs    379

Sharing Information Between Programs    380

Exporting and Importing Data    382

Linking and Embedding Files    384

Working with XML Data    386

Creating a Word Document with Excel Data    388

Creating a Presentation with Word Text    390

Using an Access Database to Create Word Documents    392

Creating a Word Outline from a Presentation    394

Creating and Opening OneNotes    395

Working with OneNote    396  New!

Presenting a Document Online    398  New!

Presenting a Document at an Online Meeting    400  New!

Communicating Online with Lync    402  New!

Creating a PDF Document    404

Creating an XPS Document    405

16  Customizing Word    407

Setting Start Up Options    408  New!

Setting Office Options    409  New!

Setting General Options    410  New!

Setting Page Display Options    411

Setting Display Options    412  New!

Setting Recent Documents Options    414  New!

Setting Print Options    416

Setting Editing Options    418  New!

Changing Default Text and Page Settings    420

Changing Default File Locations    422  New!

Setting Advanced Save Options    424

Setting Advanced General Options    426

Setting Compatibility Options    427

Changing Advanced Document Properties    428

Working with Touch Screens    429  New!

Accessing Commands Not in the Ribbon    430

Customizing the Way You Create Objects    431

Working with Office Tools    432  New!

Maintaining and Repairing Office    434

17  Expanding Word Functionality    435

Adding Apps for Office    436  New!

Inserting Apps for Office    438  New!

Managing Apps for Office    439  New!

Viewing and Managing Add-ins    440

Loading and Unloading Add-ins    442

Enhancing a Document with VBA    444

Viewing the Visual Basic Editor    446

Setting Developer Options    447

Understanding How Macros Automate Your Work    448

Recording a Macro    449

Creating a Macro    450

Running a Macro    451

Controlling a Macro    452

Adding a Digital Signature to a Macro Project    454

Assigning a Macro to a Toolbar    455

Saving a Document with Macros    456

Opening a Document with Macros    457

Using Content Controls to Create Documents    458

Inserting ActiveX Controls    460

Using ActiveX Controls    462

Setting ActiveX Control Properties    463

Adding VBA Code to an Active Control    464

Playing a Movie Using an ActiveX Control    465

Changing the Document Information Panel    466

18  Working Online with Office Documents    467

Working Online with SharePoint and SkyDrive    468  New!

Signing in to SharePoint or SkyDrive    470  New!

Saving and Opening on SharePoint or SkyDrive    472  New!

Accessing Documents on SharePoint    474  New!

Syncing Documents on SharePoint    476  New!

Sharing Documents on SkyDrive    478  New!

Accessing Documents on SkyDrive    480  New!

Managing Documents on SkyDrive    482  New!

Downloading or Uploading Documents on SkyDrive    484

Creating Office Documents on SkyDrive    485

Sending Links to Documents on SkyDrive    486  New!

Comparing the Office Desktop App to the Web App    488

Working with Office Web Apps    490  New!

Saving or Printing in Office Web Apps    492

Co-authoring Documents with Office Web Apps    494  New!

Blocking Co-authoring Documents    496

New Features    497  New!

Microsoft Office Specialist    503

Index    511

 

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