Microsoft Word For Publishing Professionals

Microsoft Word For Publishing Professionals

by Jack M Lyon


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Still working the hard way? Make your life easier with this compilation of articles from Editorium Update, a nitty-gritty electronic newsletter for publishing professionals. Here's the scoop on Microsoft Word's macros, styles, templates, wildcards, customization features, and much, much more. Full of specific, step-by-step examples that will take you far beyond the basics, this is a rich and detailed guide for anyone who wants to master Microsoft Word.

"Some of the sharpest, most useful tidbits about Microsoft Word I've ever seen. Jack Lyon does a superb job of presenting expert-level instruction at a level almost any Word user can manage." -Dan A. Wilson, The Editor's Desktop

"This is not your usual 'Ctrl+B will make characters bold' stuff. This is serious information for people who regularly use Word to edit serious material." -Tom Anderson, "Word Help for Professional Editors," Sacra Blue.

"Jack Lyon is quite simply the Microsoft Word Jedi Master: Obi-Jack. He automates tasks in Word that would be hard to do 'by hand'-and in some cases, just flat out wouldn't be possible to do. If you use Word to do your job, like me, and have wished that Word 'could only do this or only do that' . . . check it out." -Doug Clapp, PocketPCPress

Jack M. Lyon is a book editor who got tired of working the hard way and started creating programs to automate editing tasks in Microsoft Word. He's been working in publishing since 1978 and editing on the computer since 1985. In 1996 he founded the Editorium (, which provides Microsoft Word add-ins for publishing professionals. Formerly managing editor at Deseret Book Company, he now owns and operates Waking Lion Press ( He is also the coauthor of a business book, Managing the Obvious, and a contributor to Word Hacks from O'Reilly.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781434102362
Publisher: The Editorium
Publication date: 07/19/2008
Pages: 632
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.27(d)

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