Word for Power Users, Michael Maardt

(2002) Free download of this manual/tutorial

Describes mainly Word 95, but can be used for all Word versions. Advanced: Why is Word 95 better than Word 97 and 2000? Get the answer in this text.

Power Users: styles, templates and how to customize (the part Microsoft skipped in Word 97 and Word 2000, and this is why I still use Word 95)

  • Options - Options, View - Style Area Width - Storing your documents - Options, Edit - Use Smart Cut and Paste - TAB or BACKSPACE sets indentation. - Drag and Drop text editing - Automatic word selection - Use the INS key for paste. - Overtype Mode - Typing replaces Selection. - It changes what I write! - AutoCorrect - Options, Save - Options, General - Background repagination - Mouse or keyboard? - Keyboard techniques - Options, Compatibility - Print Colors as black on noncolor printers. - Don’t balance columns for Continious section starts - Font Substitution
  • Editing - Keyboard movements - Go to ... - View, Outline - Your previous three edits - Find and replace
  • Selecting text - Selecting by clicking - Selecting by dragging - Selecting with Shift+mouse - Extended selection with F8
  • Cut, paste, move and copy - Cut - Paste - Copy - Delete words - Cancel
  • Formatting - Characters - Underline - Spacing - Position - Kerning
  • Paragraph - First line indented - Hanging indent - Ruler - What is a paragraph? - Format paragraph - Tabulator stops - Right-aligned tab - Decimal tabs - Borders
  • Formatting shortcuts - Copying formats
  • Styles - Creating styles - Help - Creating a style: Trial and error method. - Deleting styles - Creating a Style using a dialog box - Styles and shortcut keys. - Creating the style - Using a style - Editing a Style - Trial-and-error method - Dialog box method - Why Styles? - Mixing formatting - Summing up: Styles and direct formatting
  • Page Layout - Section - Margins - Text columns - Inserting a section break - Editing a section break - Copying a section format - Headers and footers - Page Numbers - View headers and footers - Deleting a header - Two kinds of page numbers - Criticising page numbers!
  • Templates - Creating a new template - Save NORMAL.DOT? - Changing a template
  • Template elements: Macro - Recording a macro - Macros linked to toolbar buttons - Macros linked to shortcut keys - Recording - Describing a macro - Deleting a macro - Repeating a macro - Macro on a toolbar - Macro on the menu
  • Toolbar - Show/hide a toolbar - Moving a toolbar - Taking buttons off a toolbar - Moving toolbar buttons - Extra toolbars
  • Menus - Creating a menu - Removing a menu - Renaming a menu - Adding a menu function - Draft - Context menus
  • Customize - Adding toolbar buttons - Find a good command - What’s the command? - Changing a button icon
  • Templates again - Copying to templates/documents - Organizer - Styles are special  
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