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E4 ms word a1

  1. 1. Microsoft Word - Intro A Module of the CYC Course – Microsoft Office Suite Training 10-6-2010
  2. 2. The Basics of the Word Window
  3. 3. Changing your Document View <ul><li>Click  View  on the  menu bar . </li></ul><ul><li>Select the view of your choice.   </li></ul><ul><li>Click  one of the five buttons at the bottom left  of your Word window </li></ul>
  4. 4. Normal  view is best used for typing, editing, formatting and proofreading. It provides a maximum amount of space without rulers or page numbers cluttering your view.   Web Layout  view shows you what your text will look like on a web page.   Reading Layout  view is best for documents that you do not need to edit. The goal of this view is to increase legibility so that the user can read the document easily.   Print Layout  view shows you what your document will look like when it is printed. Under Print Layout view you can see all elements of the page. Print Preview shows you this as well.   Outline  view is used to create and edit outlines. Outline view only shows the headings in a document. This view is particularly handy when making notes.   Full Screen  view displays  ONLY  the document that you are working on. All the other pieces of the Word window are removed except for one button that allows you to Close View Screen. Changing your Document View
  5. 5. Pull-Down Menus <ul><li>Click on a  menu name  on the  menu bar . </li></ul><ul><li>View the  commands  listed under the  ”File” menu . </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>With the menu open, drag the mouse pointer to a command and click on it to select the command. (As you drag your mouse pointer over the commands, each command is highlighted in blue.) </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>If there is a small black triangle next to a command, hover the mouse pointer over the command with the triangle and a cascading menu with additional options will appear. Point and click to make a selection from the cascading menu </li></ul>
  7. 7. Challenge! <ul><li>Open MS Word and create a new document. The program will usually do this automatically. </li></ul><ul><li>Change the view to  Normal View . </li></ul><ul><li>Type your name and today's date at the beginning of the document. </li></ul><ul><li>Practice using the pull-down menus on the menu bar. </li></ul><ul><li>Save the document by selecting  File  >>  Save  from the main menu. </li></ul><ul><li>Close the document </li></ul>
  8. 8. Creative Commons License <ul><li>This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License. To view a copy of this license, visit http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0 </li></ul>15