Presentation on theme: "How to use Microsoft Word. Where can I find Microsoft Word? How to select, copy and paste information Go to the document from which you wish to copy the."— Presentation transcript:
Where can I find Microsoft Word? How to select, copy and paste information Go to the document from which you wish to copy the information. Highlight the information by holding down the left button and dragging the mouse. If you require all of the information on a page you may also use the Select All function from the edit menu. From the edit menu select copy. Open the target word document. This is where you want to put the copied information. If it is a new page, select new from the file menu. Select paste from the edit menu. All types of data can be copied in this way including text, tables, graphs, pictures and word-art. Simply highlight this frame containing the data and follow the procedure above.
Adding word-art Word-art is just a way of putting fancy headings onto your page. It allows you full choice of fonts plus a stack of other features such as writing text in different directions. To add word-art to a document, access the insert menu on the main toolbar. Then click on pictures and then on word-art. Look for the word-art icon below. Word-art icon Alternatively, you can add word-art as a toolbar icon. This may be achieved by choosing the tools menu on the main toolbar. Then choose customize. On the pop-up menu which appears select the toolbars tab and tick the box marked word-art. A word-art menu should now be on your screen. Access it at any time by clicking on the word-art icon. Once you have accessed word-art simply follow the instructions given.
Adding hyperlinks to a document A hyperlink is a way of connecting to other documents, website addresses and e-mail addresses. Hyperlinks use Hyper Text Markup Language (HTML) to link to another address. The address is like a person's home address. It tells you where to find them. HTML is the language of the web, it's what all the websites you see on the internet use. Microsoft Word allows the user to add a hyperlink. Simply select insert from the main toolbar, then choose hyperlink from the drop down menu. Complete the pop-up menu to create your hyperlink. You can also add a link by selecting the hyperlink icon from the main menu. Hyperlink icon A hyperlink can be directed to a webpage's address, a page on another document or to an e-mail address.
Saving a Word document as a web page * Any page created on Microsoft Word can be saved as a web page. This means that all the necessary HTML is automatically created for you. It is quite easy to do, simply select save as a web page from the file menu. When two or more pages are saved in this manner they can be linked using hyperlinks as described above. Equation editor By far the most useful tool for a mathematician is the equation editor. This lets you add mathematical symbols and notations to a document. This is a very necessary tool when typing out exams. To access equation editor, start by selecting insert on the main toolbar, then select object. A pop-up menu will appear giving you a list of add-in's to choose from. Choose Equation Editor. Finally, remember that all software programs usually come with their own in-built help pages.