Word 2013 for Dummies

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2/25/2013
  • Publisher: For Dummies

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What the book covers: In this leading book about the world's number-one word processing software, Dan Gookin talks about using Microsoft Word in friendly, human--and often irreverent--terms. He focuses on the needs of the beginning Word user. The book provides everything the beginning user needs to know about Word without painful jargon. What's new in this edition: Word "X" For Dummies covers all the new and improved features found in the upcoming release of Microsoft Office Word "X".

Author Biography

Dan Gookin wrote the original For Dummies book, DOS For Dummies, in 1991 and launched a phenomenon. Since then, his list of bestsellers continues to grow. There are more than 12 million copies of his books in print, translated into 32 languages. Dan welcomes visitors at his website, www.wambooli.com.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Part I: Getting Started with Word 2013 7

Chapter 1: Hello, Word! 9

Chapter 2: The Typing Chapter 21

Part II: Your Basic Word 31

Chapter 3: To and Fro in a Document 33

Chapter 4: Text Editing 41

Chapter 5: Search for This, Replace It with That 49

Chapter 6: Blocks o’ Text 61

Chapter 7: Spell It Write 73

Chapter 8: Document Calisthenics: New, Open, Save, and Close 83

Chapter 9: Publish Your Document 95

Part III: Fun with Formatting 107

Chapter 10: Character Formatting 109

Chapter 11: Paragraph Formatting 121

Chapter 12: Tab Formatting 133

Chapter 13: Page Formatting 149

Chapter 14: Document Formatting 161

Chapter 15: Style Formatting 173

Chapter 16: Template and Themes Formatting 185

Chapter 17: Sundry Formatting 195

Part IV: Spruce Up a Dull Document 205

Chapter 18: Lines and Shading 207

Chapter 19: Able Tables 215

Chapter 20: Columns of Text 227

Chapter 21: Lots of Lists 233

Chapter 22: Here Come the Graphics 241

Chapter 23: Fun with the Insert Tab 255

Part V: The Rest of Word 265

Chapter 24: Multiple Documents, Windows, and File Formats 267

Chapter 25: Word for Writers 275

Chapter 26: Let’s Work This Out 289

Chapter 27: Mail Merge Mania 299

Chapter 28: Labels of Love 315

Chapter 29: A More Custom Word 323

Part VI: The Part of Tens 331

Chapter 30: The Ten Commandments of Word 333

Chapter 31: Ten Cool Tricks 337

Chapter 32: Ten Bizarre Things 345

Chapter 33: Ten Avuncular Suggestions 351

Index 355

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