GO! with Microsoft Word 2013 Introductory

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Spiral Bound
  • Copyright: 2013-06-03
  • Publisher: Pearson

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For use in the Office Applications course. This book is also suitable for students and individuals seeking an introduction to Microsoft Word 2013.

The primary goal of the GO! Series, aside from teaching computer applications, is ease of implementation, with an approach that is based on clearly defined projects.


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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Creating Documents with Microsoft Word 2013

Project 1A: Flyer

Objective 1 Create a New Document and Insert Text

Activity 1.01 Starting a New Word Document

Activity 1.02 Inserting Text from Another Document

Objective 2 Insert and Format Graphics

Activity 1.03 Formatting Text by Using Text Effects

Activity 1.04 Inserting Pictures

Activity 1.05 Resizing Pictures and Using Live Layout

Activity 1.06 Wrapping Text Around a Picture by Using Layout Options

Activity 1.07 Moving a Picture

Activity 1.08 Applying Picture Styles

Activity 1.09 Applying Artistic Effects

Activity 1.10 Adding a Page Border

Objective 3 Insert and Modify Text Boxes and Shapes

Activity 1.11 Inserting, Sizing, and Positioning a Shape

Activity 1.12 Typing Text in a Shape, Increasing Font Size, and Formatting a Shape

Activity 1.13 Inserting a Text Box

Activity 1.14 Sizing and Positioning a Text Box and Formatting a Text Box by Using Shape Styles

Objective 4 Preview and Print a Document

Activity 1.15 Adding a File Name to the Footer

Activity 1.16 Adding Document Properties and Previewing and Printing a Document


Web Apps 1A: Create a Flyer in Word Web App

Project 1B: Information Handout

Objective 5 Change Document and Paragraph Layout

Activity 1.17 Setting Margins

Activity 1.18 Aligning Text

Activity 1.19 Changing Line Spacing

Activity 1.20 Indenting Text

Activity 1.21 Adding Space Before and After Paragraphs

Objective 6 Create and Modify Lists

Activity 1.22 Creating a Bulleted List

Activity 1.23 Creating a Numbered List

Activity 1.24 Customizing Bullets

Objective 7 Set and Modify Tab Stops

Activity 1.25 Setting Tab Stops

Activity 1.26 Modifying Tab Stops

Objective 8 Insert a SmartArt Graphic and an Online Video

Activity 1.27 Inserting a SmartArt Graphic

Activity 1.28 Sizing and Formatting a SmartArt Graphic

Activity 1.29 Inserting an Online Video

Web Apps 1B: Create a Handout in the Word Web App


Chapter 2: Using Tables and Templates to Create Resumes and Cover Letters

Project 2A: Resume

Objective 1 Create a Table

Activity 2.01 Creating a Table

Activity 2.02 Adding Text to a Table

Activity 2.03 Inserting Existing Text into a Table Cell

Activity 2.04 Creating Bulleted Lists in a Table

Objective 2 Format a Table

Activity 2.05 Changing the Width of Table Columns

Activity 2.06 Adding Rows to a Table

Activity 2.07 Merging Table Cells

Activity 2.08 Formatting Text in Cells

Objective 3 Modify Table Layout

Activity 2.09 Changing Table Borders

Web Apps 2A: Edit a Resume in Word Web App


Project 2B: Cover Letter and Templates

Objective 4 Create a New Document from an Existing Document

Activity 2.10 Creating a Letterhead Template

Activity 2.11 Creating a Document from an Existing Document

Objective 5 Change and Reorganize Text

Activity 2.12 Recording AutoCorrect Entries

Activity 2.13 Creating a Cover Letter and Inserting the Current Date

Activity 2.14 Finding and Replacing Text

Activity 2.15 Selecting and Moving Text to a New Location

Activity 2.16 Inserting a Table in a Document

Activity 2.17 Applying a Table Style

Objective 6 Use the Proofing Options

Activity 2.18 Checking Spelling and Grammar Errors

Activity 2.19 Using the Thesaurus

Objective 7 Create a Fax Cover Sheet by Using a Template

Activity 2.20 Locating and Opening a Template

Activity 2.21 Replacing Template Placeholder Text

Activity 2.22 Addressing and Printing and Envelope

Web Apps 2B: Create a Cover Letter in Word Web App


Chapter 3: Creating Research Papers, Newsletters, and Merged Mailing Labels

Project 3A: Research Paper

Objective 1 Create a Research Paper

Activity 3.01 Formatting Text and Page Numbers in a Research Paper

Activity 3.02 Using PDF Reflow for a Research Paper

Activity 3.03 Inserting a Symbol

Activity 3.04 Adding the File Name and the Current Date to the Footer

Objective 2 Insert Footnotes in a Research Paper

Activity 3.05 Inserting Footnotes

Activity 3.06 Modifying a Footnote Style

Objective 3 Create Citations and a Bibliography in a Research Paper

Activity 3.07 Creating Citations for a Book

Activity 3.08 Creating Citations for a Website

Activity 3.09 Inserting Page Breaks

Activity 3.10 Creating a Reference Page

Activity 3.11 Modifying a Source by Using Source Manager

Activity 3.12 Managing Document Properties

Objective 4 Use Read Mode

Activity 3.13 Using Read Mode to Scroll Page by Page

Activity 3.14 Using Read Mode to Go to a Page

Web Apps 3A: Create a Research Paper in Word Web App


Project 3B: Newsletter with Mailing Labels

Objective 5 Format a Multiple Column Newsletter

Activity 3.15 Changing One Column of Text to Two Columns

Activity 3.16 Formatting Multiple Columns

Activity 3.17 Inserting a Column Break

Activity 3.18 Inserting and Formatting Images

Activity 3.19 Inserting a Screenshot

Activity 3.20 Scaling and Rotating an Image

Activity 3.21 Recoloring an Image

Activity 3.22 Setting Transparent Color

Activity 3.23 Adjusting Brightness and Contrast

Activity 3.24 Applying a Border to an Image

Objective 6 Use Special Character and Paragraph Formatting

Activity 3.25 Applying the Small Caps Font Effect

Activity 3.26 Adding a Border and Shading to a Paragraph

Objective 7 Create Mailing Labels Using Mail Merge

Activity 3.27 Opening the Mail Merge Wizard Template

Activity 3.28 Completing the Mail Merge Wizard

Activity 3.29 Previewing and Printing the Mail Merge Document

Web Apps 3B: Create a Newsletter in Word Web App


Chapter 4: Using Styles and Creating Multilevel Lists and Charts

Project 4A Customer Handout

Objective 1 Apply and Modify Styles

Activity 4.01 Applying Styles to Text

Activity 4.02 — Modifying Existing Style Attributes

Activity 4.03 — Changing the Document Theme

Objective 2 — Create New Styles

Activity 4.04 — Creating Custom Styles and Assigning Shortcut Keys

Objective 3 Manage Styles

Activity 4.05 — Customizing Settings for Existing Styles

Activity 4.06 — Viewing Style Formats

Activity 4.07 — Clearing Existing Formats

Activity 4.08 — Removing a Style

Objective 4 Create a Multilevel List

Activity 4.09 — Creating a Multilevel List with Bullets and Modifying List Indentation

Activity 4.10 Modifying the Numbering and Formatting in a Multilevel List Style

Activity 4.11 —Applying the Current List Style and Changing the List Levels


Project 4B — Planning Memo with a Chart

Objective 5 — Change the Style Set of a Document and Apply a Template

Activity 4.12 — Formatting a Memo

Activity 4.13 — Changing the Style Set of a Document

Activity 4.14 — Changing the Paragraph Spacing of a Document

Activity 4.15 — Attaching a Template to a Document

Objective 6 — Insert a Chart and Enter Data into a Chart

Activity 4.16 — Selecting a Chart Type

Activity 4.17 — Entering Chart Data

Activity 4.18 — Editing Data

Objective 7 Change a Chart Type

Activity 4.19 — Changing the Chart Type

Activity 4.20 — Adding Chart Elements

Objective 8 — Format a Chart and Save a Chart as a Template

Activity 4.21 — Changing the Chart Style and Formatting Chart Elements

Activity 4.22 — Resizing and Positioning a Chart

Activity 4.23 — Saving a Chart as a Template


Chapter 5: Using Advanced Table Features

Project 5A Product Summary

Objective 1 — Create and Apply a Custom Table Style

Activity 5.01 — Using the Organizer to Manage Styles

Activity 5.02 Creating a Table Style and Splitting a Table

Activity 5.03 — Applying and Modifying a Table Style

Objective 2 — Format Cells

Activity 5.04 — Merging and Splitting Cells

Activity 5.05 — Positioning Text within Cells

Objective 3 — Use Advanced Table Features

Activity 5.06 — Sorting Tables by Category

Activity 5.07 — Converting Text to a Table and Modifying Fonts within a Table

Activity 5.08 — Defining the Dimensions of a Table and Setting AutoFit Options

Activity 5.09 — Using Formulas in Tables and Creating Custom Field Formats

Activity 5.10 — Updating Formula Fields in Tables

Activity 5.11 Adding Captions, Excluding Labels from Captions, and Setting Caption Positions

Objective 4 — Modify Table Properties

Activity 5.12 — Wrapping Text around Tables and Changing Caption Formats


Project 5B — Expense Form

Objective 5 — Draw a Freeform Table

Activity 5.13 — Drawing a Freeform Table

Activity 5.14 — Adding and Removing Columns and Rows

Activity 5.15 — Inserting Text and Graphics

Activity 5.16 — Changing Text Direction

Activity 5.17 — Distributing Rows and Columns

Activity 5.18 — Formatting a Table

Objective 6 — Use Nested Tables

Activity 5.19 — Changing Cell Margins and Cell Spacing and Using the Border Painter

Activity 5.20 — Inserting a Nested Table and Setting a Table Title by Adding Alternative Text

Objective 7 — Insert an Excel Spreadsheet

Activity 5.21 — Inserting an Excel Spreadsheet

Activity 5.22 — Modifying the Dimensions of a Table


Chapter 6: Building Documents from Reusable Content and Using Markup Tools

Project 6A Newsletter with Reusable Content and Custom Theme

Objective 1 — Create Custom Building Blocks

Activity 6.01 — Inserting a Text Box and Creating a Custom Building Block

Activity 6.02 — Using the Building Blocks Organizer to View, Edit, and Move Building Blocks

Activity 6.03 — Saving a Custom Building Block as a Quick Table

Activity 6.04 — Saving a Picture and an AutoText Entry as Quick Parts

Objective 2 — Create and Save a Theme Template

Activity 6.05 —Creating Custom Theme Colors and Theme Fonts

Activity 6.06 —Creating a Custom Theme Template

Objective 3 — Create a Document by Using Building Blocks

Activity 6.07 — Formatting Text in Columns

Activity 6.08 — Inserting Quick Parts, Customizing Building Blocks, and Manually Hyphenating a


Activity 6.09 —Deleting Custom Building Blocks, Theme Colors, and Theme Fonts


Project 6B — Events Schedule with Tracked Changes

Objective 4 — Use Comments in a Document

Activity 6.10 — Inserting Comments

Activity 6.11 — Editing and Deleting Comments

Objective 5 — Track Changes in a Document

Activity 6.12 — Viewing All Changes in a Document

Activity 6.13 — Setting Tracking and Markup Options

Activity 6.14 — Using the Reviewing Pane

Activity 6.15 — Tracking Changes and Locking Tracking to Restrict Editing

Activity 6.16 — Accepting or Rejecting Changes in a Document

Objective 6 — View Side by Side, Compare, and Combine Documents

Activity 6.17 — Using View Side by Side

Activity 6.18 — Combining Documents and Resolving Multi Document Style Conflicts

Activity 6.19 — Restoring Default Settings

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