Key Applications ModuleLesson 13 — Editing and Formatting Documents     Computer Literacy BASICS
Objectives        Delete and insert text using the Backspace         and Delete keys and Insert and Overtype         mode...
Objectives (cont.)        Format text with fonts, line spacing,         alignment, tabs and indents, page breaks,        ...
Vocabulary        Alignment               Hanging indent        Attributes              Hard page break        Clipbo...
Open an Existing Document        Start        Computer        Shared        CTE        Mrs. Robison        Word    ...
Deleting Characters    You can delete characters one character at a      time by        Using the Backspace key         –...
Inserting Characters        Word enters text in Insert mode by default.         –    When you type new text in front of e...
Undo, Redo, and Repeat        The Undo command on the Edit menu (or the         Undo button) can be used to reverse the l...
Undo and Redo Commands     The Undo and Redo buttons are on          Undo           Redo     the Standard toolbar.     To ...
Copying and Moving Text         Selected text can be copied or moved from          its location in the active document to...
Drag-and-Drop Editing         Drag-and-drop is very efficient when moving text          a short distance.         To use...
Cut, Copy, and Paste Commands         The Cut, Copy, and Paste commands can be          activated by clicking their respe...
Cut, Copy, and Paste Commands     (cont.)         Cut is used to remove selected text from the          document.       ...
Inserting Special Text         The Insert menu in Word offers options to          insert the current date, time, or speci...
The Date and Time Dialog Box         Options in the Date and          Time dialog box allow you          to enter the cur...
The Symbol Dialog Box                         Use the Symbol com-                          mand on the Insert            ...
Finding Text         Use Word’s Find command to search for one          or all occurrences of a word or phrase in your   ...
Replacing Text         Use the Replace feature to search for text and          replace it with new text. Select the Repla...
The Replace Tab in the     Find and Replace Dialog Box19                         Computer Literacy BASICS
Formatting Text         Formats are applied to text to manipulate the          appearance of the text.         You can c...
Character Formats: Fonts         A font is the design of a typeface.         Fonts come in many styles, and you can use ...
The Font Dialog Box22                         Computer Literacy BASICS
Character Formats: Attributes         The Font dialog box also lists font attributes          such as Regular, Italic, Bo...
Paragraph Formats: Line Spacing         The default line spacing in Word is single          spacing.          –    When t...
Paragraph Formats: Line Spacing     (cont.)         You can change line spacing by          –    Using the Line Spacing b...
    Home         Paragraph more          button26             Computer Literacy BASICS
Paragraph Formats: Alignment         Alignment refers to how text is positioned between          the margins.            ...
Displaying the Ruler         You will usually see a ruler at the top of the          document window in Word.          – ...
Paragraph Formats: Tabs         Tabs are used to indent text and to line up columns          of data.         Word’s def...
Paragraph Formats: Indents         An indent is a space between the          margin and where the text appears. First Lin...
Inserting Page Breaks         A soft page break is automatically inserted for you          when you fill a page with text...
Page Breaks and Section Breaks         In Normal view, a page break displays as a dotted          line.          –    In ...
Bullets and Numbers         Create lists using bullets and numbers.          –    Bullet lists are called unordered lists...
The Format Painter         To apply multiple character formats quickly to          text in several places in your documen...
Document Statistics Tools         The Word Count command on the Tools          menu opens the Word Count dialog box.     ...
The Word Count Toolbar36                        Computer Literacy BASICS
Checking Spelling and Grammar         Word has a spell checker that can be used to          search for misspelled words i...
Spelling and Grammar Options         To check the entire docu-          ment for spelling and/or          grammar errors,...
Page Orientation and Margins         Documents can be oriented two ways:          –    Portrait: The document is taller t...
Print Preview         To avoid wasteful printing, preview your          document and make adjustments before you         ...
Print Preview (cont.)         Preview mode shows you page orientation,          margins, and page breaks.         If you...
42   Computer Literacy BASICS
Selecting a Printer         The default printer for your computer system is          listed in the text box at the top of...
    To temporarily          change the printer,          click the down arrow          to the right of the          text ...
Fixing Common Printing Problems         Use TrueType fonts, which look the same on          the printed page as on the sc...
Fixing Common Printing Problems     (cont.)         Open the Print dialog box to confirm that the          correct printe...
Summary         The Delete key and the Backspace key can be          used to delete characters.         When you add new...
Summary (cont.)         The Repeat command lets you repeat your          most recent action.         Selected text can b...
Summary (cont.)         When you use the Cut, Copy, and Paste          commands, Word stores the selected text in        ...
Summary (cont.)         Fonts are available in a variety of styles and          point sizes.         Attributes such as ...
Summary (cont.)         Formatting the paragraph alignment for left,          center, right, or justified positions the t...
Summary (cont.)         Word automatically adds a soft page break          when you fill a page, but you can add a hard  ...
Summary (cont.)         Document statistics provide information about          the number of words, pages, lines, paragra...
Summary (cont.)         To check all spelling and grammar at once,          use the Spelling and Grammar dialog box.     ...
Summary (cont.)         Print Preview shows a reduced view of the          layout of a document. You can also reduce     ...
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  1. 1. Key Applications ModuleLesson 13 — Editing and Formatting Documents Computer Literacy BASICS
  2. 2. Objectives   Delete and insert text using the Backspace and Delete keys and Insert and Overtype mode.   Use the Undo and Redo features.   Edit text using drag-and-drop editing and the cut, copy, and paste commands.   Find and replace text.2 Computer Literacy BASICS
  3. 3. Objectives (cont.)   Format text with fonts, line spacing, alignment, tabs and indents, page breaks, and bulleted and numbered lists.   Check and correct spelling and grammar.   Display document statistics, such as word count.   Use Print Preview and format a document for printing.3 Computer Literacy BASICS
  4. 4. Vocabulary   Alignment   Hanging indent   Attributes   Hard page break   Clipboard   Insert mode   Drag-and-drop   Landscape orientation   First line indent   Overtype mode   Font   Points   Format   Portrait orientation   Format Painter   Soft page break4 Computer Literacy BASICS
  5. 5. Open an Existing Document   Start   Computer   Shared   CTE   Mrs. Robison   Word   Computer Forensic document   Save a copy to your drive or thumb drive5 Computer Literacy BASICS
  6. 6. Deleting Characters You can delete characters one character at a time by   Using the Backspace key –  This deletes the character to the left of the insertion point each time the key is pressed.   Using the Delete key –  This deletes the character to the right of the insertion point each time the key is pressed.   Holding down either key will continue to delete characters until the key is released.6 Computer Literacy BASICS
  7. 7. Inserting Characters   Word enters text in Insert mode by default. –  When you type new text in front of existing text, the existing text shifts to the right to make room for the new text.7 Computer Literacy BASICS
  8. 8. Undo, Redo, and Repeat   The Undo command on the Edit menu (or the Undo button) can be used to reverse the last edit that you made to the text or document.   The Redo command on the Edit menu (or the Redo button) can be used to reverse an Undo action.   Shortcut keys for these commands are Ctrl + Z for Undo and Ctrl + Y for Redo or Repeat.8 Computer Literacy BASICS
  9. 9. Undo and Redo Commands The Undo and Redo buttons are on Undo Redo the Standard toolbar. To Undo and Redo multiple steps at one time, select an action in the Undo list, and that action and all actions Click the drop-down above it will be undone. arrow to the right of the Undo or Redo button on the Standard toolbar to display a command list box.9 Computer Literacy BASICS
  10. 10. Copying and Moving Text   Selected text can be copied or moved from its location in the active document to –  Some other location in the active document –  Some other Word document –  Some other application’s document   The most common methods of doing this are –  Drag-and-drop editing –  Cut, Copy, and Paste commands10 Computer Literacy BASICS
  11. 11. Drag-and-Drop Editing   Drag-and-drop is very efficient when moving text a short distance.   To use this method: –  Select the text to be moved. –  Press and hold down the mouse button. –  Drag the text to its new location. –  Release the mouse button.   You can also copy text in this way by holding down the Ctrl key as you drag.11 Computer Literacy BASICS
  12. 12. Cut, Copy, and Paste Commands   The Cut, Copy, and Paste commands can be activated by clicking their respective buttons on the toolbar. Cut Paste Copy   The commands can also be found on the Edit menu.   Shortcut keys for these commands are Ctrl + C for Copy, Ctrl + X for Cut, and Ctrl + V for Paste.12 Computer Literacy BASICS
  13. 13. Cut, Copy, and Paste Commands (cont.)   Cut is used to remove selected text from the document.   Copy is used to copy selected text.   Cut and copied text is placed on the Clipboard, a temporary storage area.   Paste is used to insert text from the Clipboard back into the document at the location of the insertion point.13 Computer Literacy BASICS
  14. 14. Inserting Special Text   The Insert menu in Word offers options to insert the current date, time, or special symbols in your document.   The text will be inserted at the place in the document where the insertion point is positioned, so be sure you have the insertion point in the place where you want the special text to appear or you will have to cut and move the inserted text.14 Computer Literacy BASICS
  15. 15. The Date and Time Dialog Box   Options in the Date and Time dialog box allow you to enter the current date and time as text. So, if you open the document the next day, the previous day’s date will appear.   You also can insert a field that will always show the current date or time by selecting the Field option from the Insert menu.15 Computer Literacy BASICS
  16. 16. The Symbol Dialog Box   Use the Symbol com- mand on the Insert menu to open the Symbol dialog box.   The Special Characters tab in the Symbol dia- log box allows you to insert dashes, copyright and trademark sym- bols, and nonbreaking spaces.16 Computer Literacy BASICS
  17. 17. Finding Text   Use Word’s Find command to search for one or all occurrences of a word or phrase in your document. Select the Find command on the Edit menu to open the Find and Replace dialog box.   Enter the word or phrase to find in the text box and then click the Find Next button.   Each time you click Find Next, Word will search for another occurrence.17 Computer Literacy BASICS
  18. 18. Replacing Text   Use the Replace feature to search for text and replace it with new text. Select the Replace command on the Edit menu to open the Replace tab in the Find and Replace dialog box.   Enter the Find criteria, enter the Replace with criteria, and click the Find Next button.   Click Replace and Find Next or just Find Next to selectively replace text, or click Replace All to replace all occurrences.18 Computer Literacy BASICS
  19. 19. The Replace Tab in the Find and Replace Dialog Box19 Computer Literacy BASICS
  20. 20. Formatting Text   Formats are applied to text to manipulate the appearance of the text.   You can change the size, font, attributes, indents, or list styles when you add a format to text.   There are three categories of formats in Word: –  Character formats, such as text color and underline –  Paragraph formats, such as line spacing and alignment –  Document formats, such as paper orientation and margins20 Computer Literacy BASICS
  21. 21. Character Formats: Fonts   A font is the design of a typeface.   Fonts come in many styles, and you can use more than one font in a document.   The size of the type is measured in points (the larger the point size, the bigger the text).   Use the Formatting toolbar to change the font, attribute, or size for selected text.21 Computer Literacy BASICS
  22. 22. The Font Dialog Box22 Computer Literacy BASICS
  23. 23. Character Formats: Attributes   The Font dialog box also lists font attributes such as Regular, Italic, Bold, and Bold italic.   You can change many more attributes such as color, outline, and shadow.   The Formatting toolbar also provides buttons to quickly change the attributes of text and drop-down list boxes to change the font and size of the text without opening a dialog box.23 Computer Literacy BASICS
  24. 24. Paragraph Formats: Line Spacing   The default line spacing in Word is single spacing. –  When text is double-spaced, there is a blank line between text lines. –  The blank line between text lines is half the space for 1½-line spacing.24 Computer Literacy BASICS
  25. 25. Paragraph Formats: Line Spacing (cont.)   You can change line spacing by –  Using the Line Spacing button on the Formatting toolbar. –  Clicking the Format menu, clicking Paragraph, and then changing the spacing option in the Paragraph dialog box.   You can also adjust the spacing before and after paragraphs in the Paragraph dialog box.25 Computer Literacy BASICS
  26. 26.   Home   Paragraph more button26 Computer Literacy BASICS
  27. 27. Paragraph Formats: Alignment   Alignment refers to how text is positioned between the margins. Line   You can select from four alignments: Spacing –  Left –  Center Alignment –  Right options –  Justified   You can quickly set any of these options by selecting the text and using the buttons (shown above) on the Formatting toolbar.27 Computer Literacy BASICS
  28. 28. Displaying the Ruler   You will usually see a ruler at the top of the document window in Word. –  If you do not see it, make sure that Ruler is selected in the View menu.   The Ruler is a handy reference to see the “true” size of your text and document.   It can also be used to quickly set tabs, indents, and margins in your document.28 Computer Literacy BASICS
  29. 29. Paragraph Formats: Tabs   Tabs are used to indent text and to line up columns of data.   Word’s default tabs are set at half-inch intervals.   You can set custom tabs using tab markers and the Ruler.   You can set left, center, right, and decimal tabs. Change tab The Ruler displays at the Right Tab symbols here top of a Word document. Left Tab Center Tab Decimal Tab29 Computer Literacy BASICS
  30. 30. Paragraph Formats: Indents   An indent is a space between the margin and where the text appears. First Line Indent   Text can be indented from the left or marker right margin, or from both. Hanging Indent   You can create first line indents. marker   You can create hanging indents. Left Indent   Indents are set by dragging indent marker markers (at right) along the ruler.30 Computer Literacy BASICS
  31. 31. Inserting Page Breaks   A soft page break is automatically inserted for you when you fill a page with text or graphics.   You can also break pages manually by inserting a hard page break, which forces a page break at a specific location. –  To insert a hard page break, select Break from the Insert menu and then select the Page break option in the Break dialog box. –  Or you can use the shortcut key combination for inserting a hard page break, Ctrl + Enter.31 Computer Literacy BASICS
  32. 32. Page Breaks and Section Breaks   In Normal view, a page break displays as a dotted line. –  In Page Layout and Reading Layout views, the pages actually look like separate sheets of paper. –  You may not see any indication of page breaks in Web Layout and Outline views.   In addition to page breaks, you can also insert section breaks in your documents.   A section break allows you to vary the layout of a document within a page or between pages.32 Computer Literacy BASICS
  33. 33. Bullets and Numbers   Create lists using bullets and numbers. –  Bullet lists are called unordered lists since the order does not matter. –  Numbered lists are called ordered lists since they have a sequence number.   Select the text and click the Bullets or Numbering button on the Formatting toolbar to create the list. –  Both lists are automatically formatted with a hanging indent. –  You can change the bullet or number style in the Bullets and Number dialog box on the Format menu.33 Computer Literacy BASICS
  34. 34. The Format Painter   To apply multiple character formats quickly to text in several places in your document, use the Format Painter button to copy all formatting to other text. –  Select the text with the formatting you want to Format copy. Painter button –  Double-click the Format Painter button on the Standard toolbar. When the pointer changes to a paintbrush, click the text where you want to apply the formatting.   To apply formatting to a group of words, drag the pointer across the words to select them.34 Computer Literacy BASICS
  35. 35. Document Statistics Tools   The Word Count command on the Tools menu opens the Word Count dialog box.   This dialog box provides statistics about a document including the number of words, pages, sentences, lines, and characters.   You can see all the options for available statistics in the drop-down list in the Word Count dialog box.35 Computer Literacy BASICS
  36. 36. The Word Count Toolbar36 Computer Literacy BASICS
  37. 37. Checking Spelling and Grammar   Word has a spell checker that can be used to search for misspelled words in your document. –  Misspelled words are indicated in text with a red wavy underline.   It also has a grammar checker to look for common grammar mistakes. –  Grammar mistakes are underlined in the document with a green wavy line.   Right-click an underline to view suggestions for changes to correct an error.37 Computer Literacy BASICS
  38. 38. Spelling and Grammar Options   To check the entire docu- ment for spelling and/or grammar errors, open the Spelling and Grammar dialog box by clicking the Spelling and Grammar option on the Tools menu. Click the Options button in the Spelling and Grammar dialog box to access the Options dialog box (at right) to change the settings for the spelling and grammar checking tools.38 Computer Literacy BASICS
  39. 39. Page Orientation and Margins   Documents can be oriented two ways: –  Portrait: The document is taller than it is wide. –  Landscape: The document is wider than it is tall. –  Set either option by selecting the Page Setup option on the File menu.   Margins are the blank space around the edges of the document. –  The default margins are 1 inch for top and bottom margins and 1.25 inches for left and right margins. –  Margins can also be set in the Page Setup dialog box.39 Computer Literacy BASICS
  40. 40. Print Preview   To avoid wasteful printing, preview your document and make adjustments before you print it.   Print Preview is an on-screen, reduced view of the layout of a completed page or pages.   Click the Print Preview button on the Standard toolbar to see how your document will look when printed.40 Computer Literacy BASICS
  41. 41. Print Preview (cont.)   Preview mode shows you page orientation, margins, and page breaks.   If you notice any errors, you can edit the document in Print Preview or return to Normal view to correct the errors.   At the top of the Print Preview window, you will see the toolbar shown below with tools you can use in preview mode.41 Computer Literacy BASICS
  42. 42. 42 Computer Literacy BASICS
  43. 43. Selecting a Printer   The default printer for your computer system is listed in the text box at the top of the Print dialog box.   Selecting a different printer from the list gives you the flexibility to use any printer available to your system to print a job.43 Computer Literacy BASICS
  44. 44.   To temporarily change the printer, click the down arrow to the right of the text box and then click the name of another printer.44 Computer Literacy BASICS
  45. 45. Fixing Common Printing Problems   Use TrueType fonts, which look the same on the printed page as on the screen.   Check that you are using valid print settings, such as margins that are within the print area of your printer.   Make sure your printer is online and is correctly connected to your computer.45 Computer Literacy BASICS
  46. 46. Fixing Common Printing Problems (cont.)   Open the Print dialog box to confirm that the correct printer is selected in the Printer Name text box.   Use Windows’ Printing Troubleshooter (in Help and Support) to determine whether your printer setup is correct.46 Computer Literacy BASICS
  47. 47. Summary   The Delete key and the Backspace key can be used to delete characters.   When you add new text in Insert mode, the new characters are inserted between existing text. When text is entered in Overtype mode, the new text replaces existing text.   The Undo and Redo commands make editing easy when you make mistakes or change your mind.47 Computer Literacy BASICS
  48. 48. Summary (cont.)   The Repeat command lets you repeat your most recent action.   Selected text can be copied or moved from one location in a Word document to a new location in the same document, to a different Word document, or to another application. Drag-and-drop editing is especially helpful when you are moving or copying text short distances.48 Computer Literacy BASICS
  49. 49. Summary (cont.)   When you use the Cut, Copy, and Paste commands, Word stores the selected text in the Clipboard. The Clipboard stores up to 24 items.   The Find command makes searching for text and/or formats easy. The Replace command replaces multiple occurrences of text automatically.49 Computer Literacy BASICS
  50. 50. Summary (cont.)   Fonts are available in a variety of styles and point sizes.   Attributes such as bold, italic, underline, small caps, and color can be added to text, and more than one attribute can be applied to the same text.   You can adjust the line spacing in a paragraph to create more or less white space between the lines of text.50 Computer Literacy BASICS
  51. 51. Summary (cont.)   Formatting the paragraph alignment for left, center, right, or justified positions the text appropriately between the left and right margins.   Custom tabs can be set by clicking on the Ruler.   Options for indenting text include left indents, right indents, first line indents, and hanging indents.51 Computer Literacy BASICS
  52. 52. Summary (cont.)   Word automatically adds a soft page break when you fill a page, but you can add a hard page break to force a new page to start at any point in a document.   The Bullets and Numbering feature automatically adds and formats bullets and numbers in lists.52 Computer Literacy BASICS
  53. 53. Summary (cont.)   Document statistics provide information about the number of words, pages, lines, paragraphs, and sentences in the Word Count dialog box.   Word checks spelling and grammar as you key text. Misspelled words are marked with red wavy lines and possible grammar errors are marked with green wavy lines. Spelling and grammar errors can be corrected as you enter text by using a shortcut menu.53 Computer Literacy BASICS
  54. 54. Summary (cont.)   To check all spelling and grammar at once, use the Spelling and Grammar dialog box.   The page orientation determines how the document will print on the page. Adjusting the margins affects the white space around the edges of the page.54 Computer Literacy BASICS
  55. 55. Summary (cont.)   Print Preview shows a reduced view of the layout of a document. You can also reduce the view of a document by changing the zoom. Print Preview can help eliminate wasteful printing.55 Computer Literacy BASICS

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