Skip to content

Absolute Beginner's Guide to WordPerfect 12

Spend $50 to get a free DVD!

ISBN-10: 0789732424

ISBN-13: 9780789732422

Edition: 2005

Authors: Laura Acklen

List price: $18.95
Blue ribbon 30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee!
Out of stock
what's this?
Rush Rewards U
Members Receive:
Carrot Coin icon
XP icon
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!


Maybe you just bought a brand new Dell, Sony or HP computer and are curious about the WordPerfect software that came with it. Or maybe you just took a new job in an office where they use WordPerfect 12 for word processing. Whatever the case may be, if you are new to Word Perfect 12, the Absolute Beginner's Guide to WordPerfect 12can help you figure it all out. Endorsed by Corel, the makers of WordPerfect, this is the best beginning level guide on the market. Organized in an easy-to-follow, progressive format, you will learn how to navigate the program and build complex documents. By the time you're done, you will know how to use WordPerfect 12 from beginning to end!
Customers also bought

Book details

List price: $18.95
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Pearson Education
Publication date: 7/29/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 432
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.584

Learning the Basics
Getting Started and Finding Help
What Is WordPerfect?
Getting WordPerfect Up and Running
Exploring the WordPerfect Screen
Working with the Property Bar and Toolbars
Using the Menus
Getting Help
Creating, Saving, and Printing Documents
Creating Documents
Moving Around in a Document
Printing a Document
Saving Documents
Finding and Opening Documents
Getting Familiar with the Open File Dialog Box
Navigating Through Drives and Folders
Searching for a File
Converting Documents on Open
Organizing Files in Folders
Revising Documents
Selecting Text
Moving and Copying Text
Using Undo to Fix Your Mistakes
Using the Zoom Feature
Switching to 5.1 Classic Mode
Working with More Than One Document
Previewing and Printing Documents
Learning Basic Formatting
Emphasizing Important Text
Choosing the Right Font
Changing Margins
Creating an Envelope
Inserting Symbols
Working in Reveal Codes
Using the Writing Tools
Recognizing WordPerfect's Automatic Proofreading Features
Spell Checking a Document
Checking for Grammatical Errors
Looking Up Words in the Thesaurus
Using the Dictionary
Switching to a Different Language
Searching and Replacing Text and Codes
Discovering the Power of QuickCorrect
Making It Look Nice
Working with Paragraphs
Aligning Text
Setting Tabs
Indenting Text
Adjusting the Spacing Between Lines and Paragraphs
Keeping Text Together
Working with Pages
Inserting a Page Break
Changing Paper Size and Orientation
Subdividing Pages
Adding Page Numbers
Adding a Header or Footer
Suppressing and Delaying Formatting
Adding Borders Around Pages
Using the Make It Fit Feature
Using Styles for Consistency
Understanding Styles
Using QuickStyle to Create Your Own Styles
Using WordPerfect's Existing Heading Styles
Building Your Own Styles
Editing Styles
Using QuickFormat
Organizing Information
Creating and Formatting Tables
Creating Tables
Working with Tables
Formatting Tables, Columns, and Cells
Changing Lines, Fills, and Borders
Using WordPerfect Tables for Calculations
Converting Text to a Table, or a Table to Text
Creating Lists and Outlines
Working with Lists
Working with Outlines
Adding Visuals
Working with Graphics
Working with Graphic Lines
Inserting Graphic Images
Creating Text Boxes
Setting Border, Wrap, and Fill Options
Adding Watermarks
Inserting Shapes
Layering Graphics
Sharing Data
Copying Data from Other Programs
Using Corel's Clipbook
Using OLE to Link and Embed Data from Other Programs
Opening (or Importing) Files from Other Programs
Publishing Documents to PDF
Publishing Documents to XML
Automating Your Work
Using the Merge Feature
Working with Data Files
Creating Form Files
Merging the Data and Form Files Together
Creating Fill-in-the-Blank Forms
Using the Address Book
The Address Book
Working with Address Book Entries
Customizing the Address Book Window
Integrating with Outlook
Using Address Books with Merge
Importing and Exporting Address Books
Working with Templates
Using WordPerfect's Templates
Customizing WordPerfect's Templates
Downloading and Installing Templates
Converting an Existing Document to a Template
Working with WordPerfect OfficeReady Browser
Creating and Playing Macros
What Is a Macro?
Playing Macros
Running WordPerfect's Shipping Macros
Creating Macros
Editing Macros
Recording Several Sample Macros
Using WordPerfect's Legal Tools
Creating a Table of Contents
Creating a Table of Authorities
Using Document Map to Navigate Long Documents
Reviewing Documents
Comparing Documents
Creating Pleading Documents
Learning Quattro Pro Basics
The Quattro Pro Screen
Entering Data
Working with Cells
Saving Your Work
Importing and Exporting Data
Getting Expert Assistance
Working with Formulas and Functions in Quattro Pro
Understanding Formulas
Editing Formulas
Copying Formulas
Using QuickSum
Understanding Functions
Using the Formula Composer
Entering Spreadsheet Functions Manually
Formatting Your Spreadsheets
Inserting, Clearing, and Deleting Cells, Rows, and Columns
Adjusting Column Width and Row Height
Formatting Values
Aligning Entries in Cells
Adding Emphasis to Cells
Protecting Cells
Joining Cells
Naming Cells
Using SpeedFormat
Understanding the WordPerfect Product Family
WordPerfect Office 12
WordPerfect Productivity Pack
Places to Go for Help