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1 WORKING WITH 2007 WORD Part 1 Developed October 2007 with lots of help from
2 Word Basics In this section, youll learn how to: Create a new document Create a folder for your document Save the document Cut, copy and paste Format words Apply text effects Format paragraphs Apply borders
3 Create a new document 1.Start Microsoft Word 2007. You should see a screen that looks like this:
4 In the blank document, type: Fax Cover Sheet at the top of the page. Press the ENTER key on your keyboard.
5 The document should look like this: TIP: Pressing the ENTER key should add two blank lines between the words Fax Cover Sheet and the blinking cursor.
7 Press the ENTER key on your keyboard. Type: From: Melissa Jones then press ENTER. Type: Fax number: 888-555-1874 then press ENTER. Type: Date: January 1, 2008 then press ENTER. Type: Total number of pages: 5
28 The text should look like this: 4.Click in white space on the page to unhighlight the text.
29 Using fonts Fonts, or letter shapes, fall into two main categories: Serif and Sans Serif. Serif fonts have little "feet" at the bottom of letters, like Times New Roman: Sans Serif fonts, like Arial, don't have "feet" at the bottom of letters: For the main text of a document, you may want to use a serif font. Their "feet" lead your eye across the page, and make long passages easier to read. You may want to use a sans serif font for headings. This makes a nice contrast: Sans Serif Heading The heading of this descriptive paragraph is in a sans serif font. See how it draws attention to this paragraph below it?
30 Change font size 1.Highlight the words Fax Cover Sheet again. Then click the drop-down arrow next to the Font Size list.
31 2.When the Font Size list appears, click 16.
32 3.Click in white space on the page to deselect the text. The words Fax Cover Sheet should now be larger: 4.Save the document.
33 Change font style 1.Highlight the words Fax Cover Sheet, then click the icon. The text should now be bold. 2.Click the icon again to un-bold the text. The text should return to normal.
41 4.Save the document. It should now look like this:
42 Format paragraphs Change paragraph alignment 1.Highlight the words FAX COVER SHEET, then click the icon.
43 2. Press ENTER twice to start a new line and create a little space below the last line of text. 3. Type the phrase: Here is the travel information you requested. Please contact me if you have any additional questions.
44 4. Click the icon. The text FAX COVER SHEET should shift to the center of the page. The document should now look like this:
45 5.Click the icon again. The text should indent further:
46 6. Click the icon. The text should go back to its previous indent: 7. Save the document.
47 Change line spacing 1.Make sure the cursor is still in the paragraph that begins Here is the travel... Then on the Menu, click the icon.