FREE Microsoft Word 2010 Quick Reference Guide from Exclaim

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exclaim! marketing, print and web is proud to present this step-by-step reference guide for Microsoft Word 2010.

Microsoft Word 2010 offers the best of all worlds: enhanced features to create professional-quality documents, easier ways to work together with people, and almost-anywhere access to your files.

Designed to give you the finest document-formatting tools, Microsoft Word 2010 also helps you easily organize and write your documents more efficiently, and stay within reach so you can capture your best ideas whenever and wherever they occur.

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FREE Microsoft Word 2010 Quick Reference Guide from Exclaim

  1. 1. quick reference guide series Contact exclaim today for ALL your marketing, web and print communication needs. marketing, print and web exclaim! Word 2010 quick reference guide Microsoft Word 2010 offers the best of all worlds: enhanced features to create professional-quality documents, easier ways to work together with people, and almost-anywhere access to your files. Designed to give you the finest document-formatting tools, Microsoft Word 2010 also helps you easily organize and write your documents more efficiently, and stay within reach so you can capture your best ideas whenever and wherever they occur. contact exclaim today Alex Stojkovic Marketing Evangelist alex@exclaimit.ca @stojkovic_alex http://linkd.in/16WOj0V Visit us online at From outside the Toronto area www.exclaimit.ca (416) 889-8345
  2. 2. quick reference guide series Microsoft Word 2010 main screen and layout marketing, print and web Your Microsoft Word 2000 main screen and layout breakdown File tab Displays the Backstage View which allows you to save, open and create documents. Quick Access Toolbar A location to place your most commonly used commands. Horizontal ruler Used to gauge the horizontal positioning of elements and a place used to set Title bar Located at the top of the Word 2010 screen, this displays the name of the document. Styles Gallery Close document Located at the top of the Word 2010 screen, this displays the name of the document. Click this to close and exit your current Microsoft 2010 Word document. Ruler toggle Click this to toggle on/off display rulers. The Ribbon Located across the top of your window and below the title bar, this customizable interface contains a set of commands for working in a document. Vertical scroll bar Gives easy vertical navigation through your documents. Vertical ruler Used to gauge the vertical positioning of elements. Browse object Status Bar This customizeable area displays various items about your current document. Horizontal scroll bar Gives easy horizontal navigation through your documents. View buttons Allows you to switch between Word’s various document views. Zoom control Allows the zooming in or out of your document. enables you to jump to different areas or features of a document. . contact exclaim! today Further reference guides available at www.exclaim it.ca From the Toronto area, call (416) 889-8345 From outside the Toronto area, 1(866) 645-7088
  3. 3. quick reference guide series Microsoft Word 2010 new document creation marketing, print and web Creating a new document in Microsoft Word 2010 Keyboard Shortcuts General P1 STE P3 STE P2 STE Open a document Ctrl + O Create a new document Ctrl + N Save a document Ctrl + S Print a document Ctrl + P Close a document Ctrl + W Help F1 Navigation Up one screen Down one screen Beginning of Line End of Line Beginning of document End of Document Open Go To dialog box PAGE UP PAGE DOWN HOME END Ctrl + HOME Ctrl + END F5 Editing Cut Copy Paste Undo Redo or Repeat Ctrl + X Ctrl + C Ctrl + P Ctrl + Z Ctrl + Y Formatting Creating a new document in Microsoft Word 2010 is very easy and one is bound to find many other potentially useful documents while using the New option. To create a new document, do the following: 1. Click on the File tab located at the top left corner 2. Click on the New option located on the left side 3. Next, a menu will open up containing iconic previews of various document types click and open the document template you’re looking to use. Bold Italics Underline Align Left Center Align Right Justify Ctrl + B Ctrl + I Ctrl + U Ctrl + L Ctrl + E Ctrl + R Ctrl + J contact exclaim! today Further reference guides available at www.exclaim it.ca From the Toronto area, call (416) 889-8345 From outside the Toronto area, 1(866) 645-7088
  4. 4. quick reference guide series Microsoft Word 2010 page layout and margin options marketing, print and web Adjusting your document margins Adjusting your document size 1. Click on the Page Layout tab located at the top of your word document. 1. Click on the Page Layout tab located at the top of your word document. 2. Next, click the Margins button and a drop down menu will appear displaying many predefined margin layouts. 2. Next, click the Size button and a drop down menu will appear displaying many predefined size layouts. 3. Lastly, click on a predefined margin layout or create your own custom margin layout located at the bottom of the drop down menu. 3. Lastly, click on a on a predefined document size or create your own custom page size. Adjusting your document orientation 1. Click on the Page Layout tab located at the top of your word document. 2. Next, a click the Orientation button and a drop down menu will appear displaying two document layouts; horizontal layout and a vertical layout. 3. Lastly, click on one of two document Orientations and your Microsoft Word 2010 document will change accordingly. To create a custom document size simply click on the More Paper Sizes option located at the bottom of the drop down menu. A Page Setup menu will next open where you can input your sizing particulars. contact exclaim! today Further reference guides available at www.exclaim it.ca From the Toronto area, call (416) 889-8345 From outside the Toronto area, 1(866) 645-7088
  5. 5. quick reference guide series Microsoft Word 2010 formatting your word document marketing, print and web Character and paragraph formatting One of the most simple of Microsoft Word 2010 elements is the ability to change a documents letters, numbers and characters typed. You have varied controls like formatting text to bold, underline, italicized,change type size or colour. Microsoft Word 2010 has some of the most common text-formatting commands on the Home ribbon in the font group. The command buttons in the format group contain some of the most basic formatting options. Format method #1 Format method #2 1. Highlight the characters or paragraph you wish to change the formatting of. 2. Next, right click your mouse button to open up a formatting pop-up menu. 3. Next, make the changes to fonts, font size, text colours, paragraph, styles etc. 1. Highlight the characters or paragraph you wish to change the formatting of. 2. Next, click on the Home tab ribbon located at the top of your document window. 3. On the Home tab ribbon, in the font group, click the down arrow to display your collection of fonts. Depending on the number of fonts installed on your computer this list may be long. 4. Listed in alphabetical order, scroll through your list down to the font you want to next use. P1 STE STEP 2 - Right mouse click P2 STE P3 STE STE P1 Right click pop-up menu Listed are the most common formatting options for Microsoft Word 2010. contact exclaim! today Further reference guides available at www.exclaim it.ca From the Toronto area, call (416) 889-8345 From outside the Toronto area, 1(866) 645-7088
  6. 6. quick reference guide series Microsoft Word 2010 proofing tools - spell check marketing, print and web Spell check an entire document t tex ped r ty You 1. Click on the Review tab located across the top of your Microsoft Word 2010 window. Correcting a misspelled word t tex ped r ty You 1. Locate words in your document that have a distinct red zigzag underneath them. 2. Next, right click over the red zigzagged word. A mini toolbar will pop open. 2. Next, open up the Spelling Grammar pop-up menu by clicking on the Spelling Grammar button. 3. Select from the minipop-up toolbar the word you intended to originally type to correct. 4. the word is spelt If correctly but doesn’t appear in Microsoft Word’s user dictionary you have 3 additional options: Ignore, Ignore All or Add to Dictionary. 3. Select from the Spelling and Grammar pop-up menu the correct spelling of mispelt words in your document. The pop-up menu will highlight in red, words it suspects are spelt incorrectly and suggest the right one underneath. al guides ownload addition it.ca D laim from www.exc 4. Click the Change button if the highlighted below suggested word is correct. If the suggested word is spelt correctly but doesn’t appear in Word’s user dictionary you have 3 additional options: Ignore, Ignore All or Add to Dictionary. contact exclaim! today Further reference guides available at www.exclaim it.ca From the Toronto area, call (416) 889-8345 From outside the Toronto area, 1(866) 645-7088
  7. 7. quick reference guide series Microsoft Word 2010 importing illustrations, pictures and shapes marketing, print and web Inserting a picture into your document Inserting Shapes into your document 1. Click on the Insert tab located at the top of your word document. 1. Click on the Insert tab located at the top of your word document. 2. Next, click on the Picture button from the Illustratration group. 2. Next, click on the Shapes button from the Illustration group. 3. An Insert Picture dialog box will next pop open. Use the insert dialog box to locate to the image you want. 3. A Shapes drop box will open up revealing a collection of lines, rectangles, basic shapes, equation shapes, flowcharts,arrows, stars and banners and conversation call outs. 4. Lastly, select the image and click the insert button. Inserting clip art into your document 3. Select the shape you wish to use and next move your mouse onto your document. Clicking the left mouse button, drag and create your shape. 1. Click on the Insert tab located at the top of your word document. 2. Next, click on the Clip Art button from the Illustratration group. 3. In the Search for: box type in a brief description of what you’re looking for. Next click the Go button to start a search of your image. 4. Lastly, click on the clip art/image you want inserted into your Microsoft Word 2010 document. contact exclaim! today Further reference guides available at www.exclaim it.ca From the Toronto area, call (416) 889-8345 From outside the Toronto area, 1(866) 645-7088

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