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Introduction to Microsoft
What is Word A computer program created by Microsoft as part of the Office Suite. (Including Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Access) A Word Processing program. Easier to store documents, edit and make corrections than the typewriter.
What you can do with Word Type papers, resumes, books and other documents. Create Newsletters Add pictures and drawings Create labels Print envelopes
Word Basics MS Word creates files called Word Documents or just Documents Files created in Word 2007 have the extension.docx by default(Previous versions used.doc) Example: The file name of my resume could be DanResume09.docx These files can be printed or ed to another person who can open it only if they also have MS Word.
Opening Word Find and click the program in the Start Menu -OR- Double Click on a shortcut to the program -OR- Double Click on a Word Document.
Getting Started Office Button Quick Access toolbar
Window Size Minimize Close Maximize/ Restore
Formatting Text Type your Text Highlight text (click on the 1 st letter, hold your mouse button and drag to the end)
Changing Font Font Type: change the font for the whole paper, or just one word Font Size: change the size of the font
Page Setup Margins Paper Orientation Paper Size
Margins/Orientation less then 0.5 test your printer change the direction of the paper