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Word 2007

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ISBN-10: 059652739X

ISBN-13: 9780596527396

Edition: 2006

Authors: Chris Grover, Chris Grover

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Microsoft Word has grown considerably in power, sophistication and capability over the past decade, but one thing that hasn't changed since the early '90s is its user interface. The simple toolbar in version 2.0 has been packed with so many features since then that few users know where to find them all. Consequently, more and more people are looking for "insider" tips that will allow them to use these advanced and often hidden features. Microsoft has addressed this problem in Word 2007 by radically redesigning the user interface with a tabbed toolbar that makes every feature easy to locate and use. Unfortunately, Microsoft's documentation is as scant as ever, so even though you will be able…    
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List price: $29.99
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/31/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 524
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.628
Language: English

Christopher Grover lives in Fairfax, California with his wife and two daughters. Chris received degrees in Creative Writing and Film from Emerson College in Boston, Massachusetts. He's worked as a technical writer, advertising copywriter and product publicist for more than 25 years. His freelance articles have been published in a variety of magazines from Fine Homebuilding to CD-ROM World. Chris's latest project is launching Bolinas Road Creative, an agency that helps small businesses promote their products and services. He's also the author of Word 2007: The Missing Manual and Word 2007 for Starters: The Missing Manual.

The Missing Credits
Word Basics for Simple Documents
Creating, Opening, and Saving Documents
Launching Word
Creating a New Document
Creating a New Blank Document
Creating a New Document from an Existing Document
Creating a New Document from a Template
Opening an Existing Document
Your Different Document Views
Document Views: Five Ways to Look at Your Manuscript
Show and Hide Window Tools
Zooming Your View In and Out
The Window Group: Doing the Splits
Saving and Closing Documents
The Many Ways to Save Documents
Entering and Editing Text
Typing in Word
Click and Type for Quick Formatting
Selecting Text
Selecting with the Mouse
Selecting with the Keyboard
Extending a Selection
Selecting Multiple Chunks of Text in Different Places
Moving Around Your Document
Keyboarding Around Your Document
Using the Scroll Bars
Browsing by Headings and Other Objects
Browsing by Bookmark
Cutting, Copying, and Pasting
Editing with the Ribbon
Editing with Keyboard Shortcuts
Editing with the Mouse
Moving Text Between Two Documents
Viewing and Pasting Clippings
Finding and Replacing Text
Saving Keystrokes with Quick Parts
Setting Up the Document: Margins, Page Breaks, and More
Choosing Paper Size and Layout
Changing Paper Size
Setting Paper Orientation
Setting Document Margins
Selecting Preset Margins
Setting Custom Margins
Setting Margins for Booklets
Adding Page Background Features
Adding Watermarks
Choosing a Page Color
Applying Page Borders
Adding Headers and Footers
Introducing the Header and Footer Tools
Inserting and Modifying a Header Building Block
Adding a Matching Footer Building Block
Creating Custom Headers and Footers
Removing Headers, Footers, and Page Numbers
Working with Multiple Columns
Customizing Columns
Line Numbers
Automatic Hyphenation
Manual Hyphenation
Removing Hyphenation from Your Document
Formatting Text, Paragraphs, and Headings
Formatting Basics
Formatting Characters
Formatting with the Ribbon or the Font Dialog Box
Formatting with the Mini Toolbar
Formatting with Keyboard Shortcuts
Changing Capitalization
Formatting Paragraphs
Aligning Text
Indenting Paragraphs
Spacing Between Paragraphs
Spacing Between Lines
Inserting Page Breaks and Line Breaks
Creating Bulleted and Numbered Lists
Setting Tabs
How Tab Stops Work
Viewing Tab Marks in Your Text
Deleting and Editing Tabs
Types of Tabs
Tab Leaders
Using Word's Rulers
Managing Tab Settings with the Ruler
Setting Margins with the Ruler
Adjusting Paragraph Indents with the Ruler
Fast Formatting with Format Painter
Formatting with Styles
Applying Quick Styles
Modifying Styles
Managing Style Sets
Creating Your Own Style Set
Themes and Templates
Choosing a Theme
Finding More Themes
Choosing a Template
Starting a Document from a Template
Using Installed Templates
Spelling, Grammar, and Reference Tools
Turning on Spelling and Grammar Checking
Checking Spelling
Checking Spelling As You Type
Checking Spelling Manually
Managing Custom Dictionaries
Checking Grammar and Style
Controlling AutoCorrect
How AutoCorrect Works
Fine-tuning AutoCorrect Options
Autocorrecting Math, Formatting, and Smart Tags
Exploring Word's Research Tools
Finding information with the Research Task Pane
Accessing Word's Thesaurus
Translating Text
Translation ScreenTips
Checking Your Word Count
Printing Word Documents
Quick and Easy Printing
Print Preview
Choosing a Printer
Setting Your Default Printer
Exploring Printer-Specific Properties
Printing to an Adobe PDF File
Faxing with Word
Changing Print Settings
Printing Part of Your Document
Printing and Collating Multiple Copies
Printing on Both Sides of the Page
Printing Envelopes
Printing Labels
Setting Print Options
Creating Longer and More Complex Documents
Planning with Outlines
Switching to Outline View
Promoting and Demoting Headings
Controlling Subheads During Promotion or Demotion
Moving Outline Items
Showing Parts of Your Outline
Expanding and Collapsing Levels
Showing and Hiding Text
Showing Only the First Line
Showing Text Formatting
Working with Long Documents
Navigating a Large Document
Understanding Sections
Inserting Section Breaks
Creating a Table of Contents
Updating Your Table of Contents
Manually Adding a Table of Contents Entry
Formatting Your Table of Contents
Deleting a Table of Contents
Creating an Index
Marking an Index Entry
Building an Index
Using AutoMark with a Concordance File
Updating an Index
Deleting an Index
Deleting an Index Entry
Navigating with Hyperlinks
Inserting Bookmarks
Cross-Referencing Your Document
Cross-Referencing Figures
Making a Table of Figures
Creating Footnotes and Endnotes
Inserting Footnotes and Endnotes
Formatting Footnotes and Endnotes
Inserting Citations and Creating a Bibliography
Adding a Citation
Adding a Bibliography
Working with a Master Document
Creating a Master Document
Working with Subdocuments
Formatting Your Master Document
Printing Your Master Document
Organizing Your Information with Tables
Creating Tables
Creating a Table from the Ribbon
Using the Insert Table Box
Drawing a Table
Choosing Quick Tables
Moving Around a Table
Selecting Parts of a Table
Merging and Splitting Cells
Adjusting Column Width and Row Height
Inserting Columns and Rows
Deleting Cells, Columns, Rows, and Tables
Formatting Tables
Using Table Styles
Aligning Text, Numbers, and Data
Applying Shading and Borders
Doing Math in Tables
Adding Graphics, Video, and Sound to Your Documents
Drop Caps, Text Boxes, and WordArt
Adding a Drop Cap to a Paragraph
Inserting a Text Box
Bending Words with WordArt
Working with Pictures and Clip Art
Inserting Pictures into Your Document
Finding and Using Clip Art
Working with SmartArt
Choosing a SmartArt Graphic
Inserting SmartArt into Your Document
Modifying SmartArt
Working with Shapes
Inserting Charts and Graphs
Inserting Sound, Video, and Other Objects
Adding Captions and Figure Numbers to Graphics
Mass Mailing with Mail Merge
Understanding Mail Merge Basics
Common Types of Merge Documents
Mail Merge Recipient Lists
The Six Phases of a Mail Merge
Running the Mail Merge Wizard
Select Document Type
Select Your Recipients
Write Your Letter
Preview Your Letter
Complete the Merge
Merging to E-Mail
Editing Your Recipient List
Editing Your Recipient Lists
Sorting Your Recipient List
Filtering Your Recipient List
Find Duplicates
Find Recipient
Applying Merge Rules
Sharing Documents and Collaborating with Other People
Creating Web Pages and Blogs
Saving Word Documents As Web Pages
Creating a Web Page from Scratch
Creating the Web Page Document
Create a Table for Your Page's Layout
Add a Navigation Bar
Create a Copyright Line
Save Your Page as a Template
Add Text and Images to Your Web Page
Web Page Design Tips
Blogging from Word
Managing Blog Accounts
Posting to Your Blog
Setting Web Options
Creating Forms with Word
Creating a Paper Form
Using a Table to Design Your Form
Creating a Computer Form
Understanding Content Controls
Displaying the Developer Tab
Adding Content Controls to Your Form
Protecting Your Computer-based Form
Setting Properties for Content Controls
Testing Your Form
Testing Your Printed Form
Testing Your Computer-Based Form
Word's XML Connection
What's XML and Why Should I Care?
How XML Works
The Advantages of XML
XML and Word's New File Format
Reading XML Tags
The Files That Make XML Work
Tagging Information with Content Controls
Attaching an XML Schema to Your Document
Collaborating with Other People
Adding Comments
Adding Voice Comments
Deleting Comments
Highlighting Text
Tracking Changes While Editing
Tracking and Viewing Changes
Modifying Your Markup View
Printing Edits and Markup
Accepting and Rejecting Changes
Removing All Comments and Tracked Changes
Combining and Comparing Documents
Comparing Two Documents
Protecting Your Document from Changes
Applying Formatting Restrictions
Allowing Changes in Parts of a Document
Customizing Word with Macros and Other Tools
Customizing Your Workspace
Customizing the Quick Access Toolbar
Adding Commands to the Quick Access Toolbar
Creating Keyboard Shortcuts
Personalizing Word Options
Changing Word's Display
The Popular Display Settings
Changing Display Settings
Advanced Display Options
Customizing the Save Documents Settings
Save Document Options
Offline Editing Options
Embedded Font Options
Changing Editing Options
Editing Options
Cut, Copy, and Paste Options
Changing Your Security Settings
Using Digital Signatures
Creating Your Own Digital Signature
Signing a Document with Your Digital Signature
Adding a Microsoft Office Signature Line
Removing a Digital Signature
Getting a Third-Party Digital Signature
Checking a Digital Signature
Customizing Trust Center Settings
Protecting Yourself from Malicious Macros
Choosing Trusted Publishers
Creating a Trusted Location
Setting Add-in Behaviors
Setting ActiveX Control Behaviors
Setting Macro Behaviors
Showing Warnings
Removing Personal Information
Introducing Macros and Visual Basic
Showing the Developer Tab
Recording Macros
Testing Your Macro
Running Macros
Adding a Macro to the Quick Access Toolbar
Running a Macro from the Macros Box
Reading Visual Basic Code
Getting Help for Visual Basic
Making Simple Changes to Visual Basic Code
Using Digital Signatures
Applying Your Digital Certificate to a Macro
Creating Your Own Themes and Templates
Designing Your Own Themes
Defining Theme Colors
Defining Theme Fonts
Defining Theme Effects
Modifying and Saving Themes
Designing Document Templates
Saving a Word Document as a Template
Setting Up the Template Document
Adding Boilerplate Text
Adding Content Controls
Adding a Header
Adding an AutoText Entry
Finishing and Saving Your Template
Test Driving the Memo Template
Using Global Templates
Creating a Global Template
Loading a Global Template
Word Help and Beyond