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Microsoft Word 2011
Microsoft Office for Mac: Ribbon Tabs Home – houses the most frequently used tools (font and paragraph formatting) Layout – houses the next most frequently used tools (page setup, margins, text layout, and page background) Document elements Tables – adding and formatting tables Charts – adding and formatting charts SmartArt – adding and formatting all of the SmartArt graphics Review – Track Changes and all of the reviewing tools. Add your own customizations to the Ribbon and get exactly what you want, where you want it.
Full Screen View Full Screen View allows for a distraction free experience with two modes. Write Mode – commands are hidden until you reveal them. Read Mode – read a document as you would a book, with page curl animations and minimal menu distractions.
Styles Creating a Styles Guide allows you to quickly change all of the associated content in the entire document. Add text to a style so that it can easily be changed in the future. Remove style formatting with the Clear Formatting command.
Searching your Document A search box is now located in the upper right-hand corner of Word Search box is a live search, in that it will highlight the words in your document that match your search criteria while you are still typing your search term. Open the Word Sidebar to see a full list of all of the search results in the entire document. The sidebar can be used to search and replace text as well as special characters such as paragraph marks.
Layouts Made Easy Publishing layout view – transforms Word for Mac into an easy to use publishing tool. Reorder Objects tool – move and reorder objects on the page by dragging the layer.
Create Beautiful Publications Applying Ligatures – decorative or joined characters are available for certain characters in some fonts. Stylistic sets – quickly change selected text into a variety of different styles Context Alternative characters Font-based kerning Number Forms and Spacing
Professional Quality Documents Word Document Gallery – Templates that make it easy to produce great looking documents. Templates are customizable – add your own colors, iPhoto pictures and themes to the templates to make them your own. Includes templates for resumes, business cards, calendars, and more.
Media Browser Add pictures, music or a movie to your document. Provides instant access to your photos, music, movies and images such as shapes, clip art, and symbols. Displays photos from iPhoto and Photo Booth libraries Music from iTunes playlists Movies from iMovie, Photo Booth and iTunes.
Equations in Word 2011 For the first time a robust equation tool set within Word. Equation Tools – located on their own tab in the Ribbon for Word A vast gallery of equations are available.
Work Efficiently with Macros Visual Basic is available for Word for Mac Create macros to automate tasks that you perform often. Create macros that add customization (menus, dialogs, and so on) to your Word documents. Focus on being productive and creative by programming the repetitious tasks into Macros.
Training Resources Microsoft Office 2011 for Mac website - SHSU’s Newton Gresham Library’s Safari Techbooks Online books - ect/computerscience.html ect/computerscience.html Service Desk – Instructor led Training (available throughout the fall 2011 semester) –