2 The advantages of using a word processing program The typewriter did fair job of getting readable characters into paper. But once those character appeared on the paper, it was hard to get them off. Since you did not get a chance to see your words until they were on paper, therefore, by the time you realized you had made a mistake, it was too late. You had to erase the mistake or start the document over. This problem was solved when computer word processing programs give you a chance to review the pages of your document before they were printed out.Word processing refers to the use of a computer program to prepare and print documents. Through this software, a user enters the text with the help of input devices, views it on the monitor, changes it as necessary, saves the document on disk, and gets a hard copy of it from the printer.Other useful functions of word processing software are setting of margins, line spacing, automatically wrapping the text around the margins inserting, deleting, and searching the document for a particular sequence of characters, underline, boldface or italicized material. An important operation with word processing software is the ability to electricity “cut” or “copy” a document and “paste” it any number of times, somewhere else either in the same or some other document.
3 The advantage of MS Windows environment. Some advantages of using MS-Windows include these factors:● The ability to run more than one application at a time.● The ability to copy and move information among application.● The ability to link or embed objects from one application into another.● The ability to display on the screen what you will get from the printer.
4 Different levels of formatting a documents CHARACTER FORMATTINGSelection of typeface, font sizes and styles for text is called character formatting. The most common way to emphasize text is to apply bold face, italic or underline character-formatting style.PARAGRAPH FORMATTINGA paragraph varies in length from a single line to a full page, and may formatted independently from the rest of the document. Paragraph formatting includes text alignments: line spacing, indentations, tab settings and borders.SECTION FORMATTINGSection formatting specifies page number, headers and footers for different sections or chapters of a document.DOCUMENT FORMATINGDocument formatting specifies the overall page layout for printing. It includes choosing the paper size page orientation margins.
5 The keyboard shortcut keys Bold CTRL + BItalic CTRL + IUnder Line CTRL + ULeft CTRL +LCentre CTRL + EJustify CTRL + JCopy CTRL + CPaste CTRL + V
6 difference between the File, Save and File, Save as commands SAVE COMMANDFile: Save command is used to save a new file with a new name. it is also used to save an ld file with its default name.SAVE AS COMMANDFile: Save As Command is used to save and old file with a new name.
7 Different paragraph alignment options Aligning text to the left, right, or at the center of the page affects the outlook of your document. The way how the text is aligned with the margins of a document is called justification. MS Word provides four different types of justification or alignment.Left JustificationAligns text as the left margin.Center JustificationCenters the line or paragraph between the margins.Right JustificationAligns text at the right margin.Full JustificationSpreads the text entry between the left and right margins by automatically.
8 Some methods of moving the cursor around a documents? ● Use arrow keys to move in UP, DOWN, RIGHT and LEFT directions.● Use CTRL + HOME to move cursor to the beginning of file.● Use CTRL + END to move cursor to the end of file.● Use HOME key to go to the beginning of a line.● Use END key to go to the end of a line.
9 Tabs in Page set-up dialog box. The Page setup dialog box provides four tabs.● Margins● Paper Size● Paper Source● Layout
10 Preview a document before sending it to the printer? Click on the File Menu on the menu bar and then choose the Print Preview command to preview a document. Or Click on the Print Preview button on the Standard Toolbar. Or press CTRL + F2 using keyboard to preview a document.
11 Modes available in Print Preview Before the documents is passed for printing .It is better to look at the documents how it would appear when printed .Word provides the facility to preview documents in full-page display before sending them to the printer. There are two modes available in print preview.1. Zoom Mode2. Edit ModeSelect Zoom mode to view your document or edit mode to modify and format your document without leaving print preview.