Microsoft Word Tutorial - Computer Science Department

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Microsoft Word Tutorial

Albert Kalim

Topics You Should Know About             Start MS Word Open a document Enter text Change margins - top, bottom, left, right Change fonts Change font sizes Spell check and grammar check Include clip art in a document Resize clip art and center it Center text Right justify text (called right-align in Word) Fully justify text (called justification in Word)

Topics You Should Know About         Move text Copy text Save a new document and Save one As another name Make text bold or underlined or italic Wordwrap versus hard returns Undo an action Select text How to use print preview - in landscape mode - in portrait mode

Topics You Should Know About             Enter a footnote Count words Find and replace text - once or multiple times Find a synonym or antonym of a word and replace the word with it Enter text in a header or footer Insert a page number in a header or footer Handle page breaks - insert and delete them Cut and paste from one document to another Create a table Create a bulleted list Insert a special symbol into a document Save a document as a Web page and publish it in your lockerspace

Viewing the Toolbars 1 Select View >> Toolbars >> Standard. The standard toolbar will appear at the top of the screen.

2 Repeat step #1 to open the Formatting and Drawing toolbars.

Page Setup 1 Select File >> Page Setup… The Page Setup pop-up window will appear.

On the Margins tab, use the up and down arrows to adjust the Top, Bottom, Left & Right margins.

Changing the Page Orientation 1 Under orientation, click Landscape.

Notice the changes in the preview window.

2 Click Cancel.

Insert and Format your Picture 1 Place your cursor at the beginning of the 1st paragraph.

2 Insert the headshot you created for the Photoshop project.

3 Right click on the image. 4 Select Format Picture from the pop-up menu.

Text Wrapping 1 Click on the Layout tab.

2 Select Tight wrapping style.

3 Click OK.

4 Now you can move or resize the picture to make it fit better.

Creating Newspaper Columns 1 Highlight the 1st paragraph, from The to friends.

2 Select Format >> Columns.

3 Select Two.

4 Click OK.

Adjusting Column Widths On the ruler, click on the gray area in the center and drag left or right.

1 Practice with Outlines Press the [Tab] key to move down a level in the outline. This will change the 2) to an a).

2 Type Geography and press the [Enter] key to add a new item to the list. A b) will appear.

3 Press [Tab] to move down another level.

The b) will change to an i).

Practice with Outlines 1 Type Landforms and press [Enter].

2 Press [Shift]+[Tab] to move up a level in the outline.

3 Type Language Arts add a new item.

and press [Enter] to

Finish the Outline Remember: • [Enter] to create a new item.

• [Tab] to move down a level.

• [Shift]+[Tab] to move up a level.

Inserting a Text Box 1 On the Drawing toolbar, click on the text box icon. 2 Click and drag to create a text box about as big as the outline.

There should be a cursor blinking inside the box.

1 Creating a Table Select Table >> Insert >> Table 2 3 4 Change the number of columns to 2.

Change the number of rows to 11.

Click OK.

Formatting the Text Box 1 Double-click on the border of the text box.

The Format Text Box pop-up window will appear.

2 3 4 5 Click on the Colors and Lines tab.

Click the arrow next to the Line Color box.

Select No Line.

Click OK.

Using Tables • Click, press [Tab], or use the arrow keys to move from cell to cell. • To resize the columns or rows, move your mouse over the gridlines, then click and drag.

An example:

1 3 Ways to Format the Table Use the Tables and Borders toolbar. 2 Right-click in any cell.

3 Use the Tables pull-down menu.

Page Breaks • Page breaks start a new page in your document. • When you fill a page with text or graphics, Word inserts an automatic page break. • To force a page break at a specific location, you can insert a manual page break.

1 Inserting a Page Break Place your cursor at the point in the document where a new page should start.

2 Select Insert >> Break.

3 Select Page break.

4 Click OK.

Deleting a Page Break 1 Select View >> Normal.

2 Double click on the Page Break to select it.

3 Press the [Delete] key.

Printing your Document Select File >> Print Select a different printer to print from.

Select the # of copies to print.

Select the page range to print.

1 2 3 4 5 Saving your Work Select File >> Save As… Navigate to the Word folder on your zip disk and double-click on it.

In the File Name box, type: Practice Click the Save button.

Close MS Word.