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1 Word Processing An introduction to Microsoft Word Lecture 15

2 Application Software Programs that perform general-purpose tasks are called application software. Common examples include word processing, spreadsheets, database management systems, graphics programs, and communications programs.

3 Word Processors Word processors are used to create, edit, save and print documents (any kind of text material like letters, posters, term papers, reports or contracts).

4 Features of MS Word Display text in different font styles and sizes Display text as bold, underlined or italicized Display text/graphics aligned left, center or right Set tab stops and margin settings Correct spelling and grammar Insert bullets or borders Insert a header or footer Insert a table, graphical image or text box Insert WordArt A Wizard helps you step-by-step

5 Changing Fonts Select text (click and drag the mouse) Choose a font style (e.g., Arial) Choose a font size (e.g., 12 point)

6 click to select font style select text

7 select font size

8 font change is complete

9 Text Attributes Select text (click and drag the mouse) Click Bold, Italics and/or Underline buttons

10 select text

11 apply bold and italics to this text

12 Aligning Text Select text (click and drag the mouse) Click Left-Align, Right-Align, Center-Align or Full-Justification button

13 select text

14 center-align

15 right-align

16 Spell Checker Choose Spelling... from the Tools menu

17 spelling error

18 click to change

19 Setting Tabs Choose the type of tab stop Place a new tab by clicking on the ruler Types of Tab Stops 1) left-align 2) right-align 3) decimal-align 4) center-align Remove a tab by dragging it from the ruler

20 click here to place a tab stop choose a tab stop by clicking here, then...

21 Bullets & Numbering Choose Bullets and Numbering from the Format menu Select a bullet type

22 bullets Press SHIFT-ENTER Press ENTER

23 Headers and Footers Choose Header and Footer from the View menu



26 click here to enter a page number page number

27 Inserting Graphics from the Clipboard Copy a graphic image to the clipboard from Paint or Microsoft Imager Click the mouse where you want to insert graphic Paste the graphic image into the Word document

28 select image

29 choose Copy from Edit menu

30 click mouse where you want graphic image

31 choose Paste


33 select graphic by clicking it, then click to center

34 Inserting Tables Choose Insert Table... from the Table menu Enter the number of row and columns Click OK

35 2 rows and 2 columns

36 select table

37 selected table

38 add a border


40 border

41 cells can contain text or graphics

42 inserting a picture from a file 44



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