Category Archives: Word

Word 2010: Add text to a table of contents

Select some of the text that you want to add. On the Home tab, in the Styles group, click the More button and then click Save Selection as a New Quick Style. Give your new style a name–for example, TOCBody. Now, on the References tab, click Table of Contents, and then click Insert Table of Contents. […]

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Word 2010: Using Mail Merge – Lesson 24

Mail merge is a useful tool that will allow you to easily produce multiple letters, labels, envelopes, name tags and more using information stored in a list, database, or spreadsheet. In this lesson, you will learn how to use the mail merge wizard to create a data source and a form letter, and explore other wizard features.

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Word 2010: Using a Template – Lesson 23

A template is a pre-designed document that you can use to create documents quickly without having to think about formatting. With a template, many of the big document design decisions such as margin size, font style and size, and spacing are predetermined. In this lesson, you will learn how to create a new document with a template and insert text into it.

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Word 2010: SmartArt Graphics – Lesson 22

SmartArt allows you to visually communicate information rather than simply using text. Illustrations can really enhance your document, and SmartArt makes using graphics especially easy. In this lesson, you will learn how to insert a SmartArt graphic, modify the color and effects, and change the organizationof the graphic.

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Word 2010: Working with Tables – Lesson 21

A table is a grid of cells arranged in rows and columns. Tables can be customized and are useful for various tasks such as presenting text information and numerical data. In this lesson, you will learn how to convert text to a table, apply table styles,format tables, and create blank tables.

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Word 2010: Reviewing Documents – Lesson 20

Suppose someone asks you to proofread a report for them. If you have a hard copy of the report, you might use a red pen to cross out sentences, mark misspellings, or add comments in the margins. However, you could also do all of these things in Word using the Track Changes and Comments features. When you’ve finished reviewing […]

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Word 2010: Working with Headers and Footers – Lesson 19

You can make your document look professional and polished by utilizing the header and footer sections. The header is a section of the document that appears in the top margin, while the footer is a section of the document that appears in the bottom margin. Headers and footers generally contain information such as page number, date, document name, etc. In this lesson, you […]

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Word 2010: Styles and Themes – Lesson 18

Styles and themes are powerful tools in Word that can help you easily create professional looking documents. A style is a predefined combination of font style, color, and size of text that can be applied to selected text. A theme is a set of formatting choices that can be applied to an entire document and includes theme colors, fonts, and effects. In […]

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Word 2010: Formatting Pictures – Lesson 17

Once you’ve added pictures to your documents, you can format them in various ways. The picture tools in Word 2010 make it easy to incorporate images into your documents and modify those images in interesting ways. In this lesson, you will learn how to change the picture style and shape, add aborder, crop and compress pictures, add artistic effects, and more.

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Word 2010: Inserting Clip Art and Pictures – Lesson 16

Images are a great way to liven up a document, and Word offers a couple of ways of inserting images. There are built-in Clip Art images for just about every topic, so you may be able to find a perfect Clip Art image for your document. If you have a more specific image in mind, you can insert […]

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