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1 Tanzania Public Service College Subject: Introduction to Computer Application Instructor: Mr. Michael John 1

2 2 Basics of Microsoft Word-2007 (Word Processor)

3 Turning the Computer ON & OFF 3

4 Turning on the computer 1.Switch on switch socket (Power source) 2.Switch on UPS 3.Switch on both System switch and Monitor switch 4.Wait until Booting process complete its task then you can start to use computer. 4

5 Turning Off the computer 1.Click on start button 2.Click shut down 3.Wait the computer until the monitor will show black screen 5

6 Word Processor A word Processor is an application software that helps in the production of a document. It is a text editor that allows us to type, edit and save text. 6

7 Example of Word Processor Software Microsoft Word Word Star WordPerfect Lotus Notes Perfect Writer Professional Write MultiMate Word Pad 7

8 Microsoft Word (Ms-Word) Microsoft Word is an example of a word processor. It is a powerful Application with special capabilities to manipulate text. 8

9 9 What is Microsoft Word?  Microsoft Word- Is a word processing application software that allows to type, edit, save and format text documents. Basically it deals with Production of a document such as letter, Memo, Report, Proposal etc  Is an electronic program used on processing document electronically.

10 Note Microsoft word can prepare a document in a graphical word of “WYSIWYG” (What You See Is What You Get) This means that your able to see on the screen exactly what the page will look like when it is printed out. 10

11 11 Microsoft word versions There are several versions of Microsoft Office, the following are some of them: Examples: Microsoft Word 95 Microsoft Word 97 Microsoft Word 2000 Microsoft Word XP or 2002 Microsoft Word 2003 Microsoft Word 2007 Microsoft Word 2010

12 Advantages of the Microsoft Word 1.MS Word is used to produce textual documents such as CVs, memos, Proposals, newsletters, questionnaires, Report, Calendar, Letters messages, Tables, Prepare tests and Examinations, etc. 2.It can be used to add graphics and pictures in a document. 3.Ms Word used for creating tables for easy and quick to understand documents in summary. 4.Presenting a document in columns makes it easier to read and draw comparison. 5.Ms Word provides automatic spell checking of word and grammar, finding and replacing text etc are some of the features that make documents formal. 12

13 13 Opening/Starting Microsoft Word There are several ways which you can use to launch Ms word 1 st Option Click Start Button Go to All Programs Go to Microsoft Office Click Microsoft Office Word 2007

14 14 Cont… 2 nd Option Using the short cut Icon on the Desktop Double Click it OR Point on the Icon Right Click it Click Open ORClick the Icon Once Press the Enter Key

15 15 Opening Microsoft Word cont… 3 rd Option Using the Run Command Click Start Button Click Run, the Run dialog box will appear Click OK Button or press the enter key Type the Program file name e.g. winword for MS Word

16 To Create a New Document from the Start Menu Clicks start  Programs  Microsoft Office  Microsoft Word To Create a Document from Existing Document Click the Office Button  New  Create, or press +. You will see the MS-Word screen appears. It is just a blank document page is ready for you to start typing. 16

17 Microsoft Word Screen or Window 17

18 Elements of MS-Word 2007 Screen/ window Office button-It Provides access to menu commands in Word. Here is where you will find commonly known features such as New, Open, Save, Print and Recent Documents. Quick Access- It provides easy access to command you use most frequently. The save, Undo, Redo/Repeat and quick print button appears on Quick Access toolbar by default. Ribbon tabs- These tabs each contain a different set of options relevant to the tab name. There are three basic components to the Ribbon: 1. Commands 2. Command Sets/Groups 3.Command Tabs 18

19 Cont… Title Bar: This is a bar at the top of Microsoft Word screen that displays the program Name and the current File Name e.g. – Microsoft Word Document1 Help icon -Click the question mark to see the Help screen. Rulers- To help you line up text and objects, Microsoft Office Word have a vertical and a horizontal ruler. (If you can’t see the rulers, use the View ribbon to enable them.) Scroll Bars- Scroll Bars- These are the bars along the right side and bottom of a document window used to display hidden parts of the document. Status bar- This bar at the bottom of your screen displays number of pages and words, spelling & grammar check 19

20 Cont… Zooms slider -Move the zoom slider left or right to decrease or increase the size of the document The Text Area- Is a working area where you can type and edit text, insert pictures, graphics, tables e. t. c Minimize Button-A button located to the left of the Maximize/Restore button in the top right corner of the window, which reduces the window to an icon at the bottom of the screen. Maximize/ Restore Button- A button located to the left of the Close button in the top right corner of the window, which controls the size of the application and document windows. Close Button- A button located to the right of the Maximize/Restore button in the top right corner of the window, which displays an X. It is used to close the current window. 20

21 Document Views Icon Layout Views Icon These are 5 buttons at the bottom left of a document window. Click any of the document view icon to change the document view. OR Click View menu Select View layout to display Types of Layout views 1. Print layout View 2. Full Screen reading View 3. Web layout View 4. Outline View 5. Draft View. 21

22 Opening an Existing Document Click the Microsoft Office Button  Open, or Press CTRL+O (Depress the CTRL key while pressing the “O”) on the keyboard 22

23 To Save a Document  To Save a Document: Click the Save button on the Quick Access Toolbar, or press +. Note: Save – Using this button normally presume that you had already saved your button and it does not change your file folder or name. It just Save the current changes done to your word document. 23

24 To Save a Document with a Different Name/ Save As Select the Office Button>Save As. You may change the file format, but it’s best to save the file as Word Document In the File Name field, type the name of the document and then Click Save Note: Save As command will enable you to save your document in a new location, and also to rename the word document. 24

25 To Close a Document 1) Click the Microsoft Office Button, and then click Close 2) If a Microsoft Office Word dialogue box appears displaying a “Do you want to save…?” message: Click Yes to save, No to discard, or Cancel to close the dialogue box. 25

26 Previewing and Printing a Document Click the Microsoft Office Button, point to print and select one of the following options: Print - Allows you to select a printer, number of copies, and other printing options before printing. Quick Print- Allows you to send the document directly to the default printer without making changes. Preview- Allows you to preview and make changes to pages before printing. 26

27 Cut, Copy and Paste Often times you will need to move text from one location in a document to another, or to a different application. In this case you will perform a Cut and Paste. To reproduce a specific part of a document and place it elsewhere, you will perform a Copy and Paste. 27

28 To Cut Text Cut - Remove a text permanently from one location to another through pasting. Select the text you want to move Click on the Cut icon located on the Home tab in the Clipboard group 28

29 To Copy Text Copy – Carry text or graphic to another location through paste. 1) Select the text you want to copy 2) Click on the Copy icon located on the Home tab in the Clipboard group Right click on selected text, and then Click “COPY” 29

30 To Paste Text Paste - allow you to duplicate content from another file to a different section of the Word Document; you can either paste text or graphics by cutting and pasting 1) Click in the area of the document where you want to paste your text 2) Click on the Paste icon located on the Home tab in the Clipboard group. Or Press CTRL+V (Paste Key) Right Click on new location, and then Click “PASTE 30

31 FONT GROUP TABGROUP COMMANDCOMMAND’S NAME DESCRIPTIONS HOMEFONTFont listclick pull-down arrow to choose font face HOMEFONT Font sizepick size from list or type a size HOMEFONT Grow fontincreases font size HOMEFONT Shrink fontdecreases font size 31

32 Cont… HOMEFONTClear Formatting removes all style elements to selected text HOMEFONT BoldBold, makes the text to become much thick in size and visible HOMEFONTItalicmakes your text italics HOMEFONT UnderlineClick on it to underline your text HOMEFONT Strikethroughdraws a line through selected text HOMEFONT Subscript lets you type text as a subscript to main text, like a footnote reference HOMEFONT Superscriptlets you type text as a superscript to main text, like an exponential number 32

33 HOMEFONT Change case Change all selected to UPPERCASE, lowercase or other common capitalizations HOMEFONT Highlightinghighlights the selected text. Click the pull-down arrow to see a number of different highlight colors HOMEFONT Text ColorClick the pull-down arrow to choose from a number of different text colors 33

34 Font face To change the text to a different font, follow this quick method: Select the text by clicking the left mouse button and dragging until the text is selected. Click on the Font Face box, which is located at the top-left corner of the font section. Once clicked, the box will open and reveal a long list of fonts. Click on the desired font. 34

35 To change the font size Offers three options after selecting the text like before. 1. Click on the arrow on the Font Size box (located to the right of the Font Face box), and click on the desired size. 2. Click on the number inside the Font Size box, type in the number with the keyboard and press ENTER. 3. Click on the Grow Font to increases font size or Shrink decreases font size Font buttons to the right of the Font Size box. 35

36 Bold Select the text Click the Bold icon on the Ribbon. Note: To turn off bold, highlight the text and press the Bold icon again. Click anywhere in the Text area to remove the highlighting 36

37 Italicize Select the text Click the Italic icon on the Ribbon. Note: To turn off italics, highlight the text and press the Italic icon again. Click anywhere in the Text area to remove the highlighting. 37

38 Underline Select text Click on the arrow to the right of the Underline icon on the Ribbon. Note: To turn off underlining, press the Underline icon again. Click anywhere in the Text area to remove the highlighting 38

39 Font color Font Color – this enables you to change the font color of your text to your own choice, black, blue or red, this according to what you are writing Select the text that you'd like to change the font color. Select the Home tab in the toolbar at the top of the screen. click on the arrow to the right of the Font Color button 39

40 Change Case Changes your sentences case either lower case, Upper Case Select the text you want to change it case Click on the Icon Select what case you want for your text. 40

41 Text Highlight Color Select the text that you want to highlight. On the Home tab, in the Font group, click the arrow next to Text Highlight Color. Click the color that you want. 41

42 Subscript and Superscript Subscript appears smaller and below the baseline (Ex. H 2 O or X 2 ) while a superscript appears smaller and above the baseline (Ex. X 3 ) select the character that you would like to change Click the Superscript or Subscript symbol from the ribbon under the home tab 42

43 PARAGRAPH GROUP TABGROUPCOMMAND Name of commandDescriptions HOMEPARAGRAPHBulletsClick the arrow to choose different bullets styles HOMEPARAGRAPHNumberingClick the arrow to choose different numbering formats HOMEPARAGRAPHMultilevel List Click the arrow to choose different Multilevel List styles HOMEPARAGRAPHDecrease Indent Decrease Indent level of the paragraph HOMEPARAGRAPHIncrease Indent Increase Indent level of the paragraph 43

44 Cont… TABGROUPCOMMAND Name of commandDescriptions HOMEPARAGRAPHLeft alignmentAlign text to the left HOMEPARAGRAPHCenter alignment Center text HOMEPARAGRAPHRight alignmentAlign text to the right HOMEPARAGRAPH Justify This create a clean look along the left and right side of the page HOMEPARAGRAPHLine SpacingChange the spacing between lines of the text HOMEPARAGRAPHShadingColor the back ground behind the selected text or paragraph. HOMEPARAGRAPHBorderCustomize the borders of selected text or cells 44

45 ALIGNMENT Alignment: to align means to place your text within the desire section of the page, you can choose to align left Select the text you want to use in the left alignment, and then use the left alignment command to choose left alignment. 45

46 Left alignment 46

47 Centre alignment All text will be place on the middle of your page and will look like this Select the text you want to use in the center, and then use the center alignment command to choose center alignment. 47

48 Right Alignment To align right means all text will have an a uniformity ending at the right side of your page, Select the text you want to use in the right alignment, and then use the right alignment command to choose right alignment. 48

49 Justify Justify – This will make you document have uniformity both at the left and right margin of the page Select the text you want to use in the justify, and then use the justify alignment command to choose justify alignment 49


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