Microsoft Office Word 2007 - Lesson 1


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Lesson 1 of Microsoft Office Word 2007 at the Willmar Public Library.

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Microsoft Office Word 2007 - Lesson 1

  1. 1. An Overview Samantha TerBeest Willmar Public Library Microsoft Office Word 2007 for Beginners
  2. 2. Lesson Plan for Today  Getting Started  The Ribbon  The Office Button  Opening a Document  Viewing a Document  Moving Around in a Document  Help
  3. 3. Getting Started  Open Microsoft Office Word from the Desktop  Double-Click this Icon:  This Will Open Microsoft Office Word
  4. 4. Getting Started Continued…  The Title Bar Displays the Name of the Document  When You Open Word the Document will Always be Called “Document1”  The Office Button is at the Top Left  We Will talk about this button later  The Top Right Buttons are: Minimize, Maximize, and Close Buttons  Ribbon – Next from Top  Contains Important Groups Divided into Tabs
  5. 5. What it All Looks Like… Close Title BarOffice Button Minimize Minimize Ribbon
  6. 6. The Ribbon  What is it?  Displays commonly used commands  On the top of the ribbon are 7 basic Tabs/Activity Areas  Home  Insert  Page Layout  Reference  Mailings  Review  View  Within the tabs are little boxes called Groups  Some have Galleries when this appears:  Each Group has a Dialog Box Launcher which offers even more options
  7. 7. The Home Tab  The most commonly used commands for formatting and manipulating text The Home Tab Group Dialog Box Launcher A Gallery Activity Area
  8. 8. The Insert Tab  Commands for doing all the various types of inserting such as pictures, tables, date and time, symbols & many other options
  9. 9. Page Layout Tab  The options for arranging the overall appearance of the document
  10. 10. The Reference Tab  The cross-referencing, indexing and controlling various references is done here.
  11. 11. The Mailings Tab  Contains the mail merge and the printing of envelopes and labels commands.
  12. 12. The Review Tab  Spelling and grammar checking are at home here and some other powerful controls for commenting, tracking, and comparing documents.
  13. 13. The View Tab  Controls how the document is displayed on the screen.
  14. 14. The Office Button
  15. 15. The Office Button  Located in the upper left-hand corner  Has Several Commands  New  Used for starting a new document  Can choose a template for the different types of documents  Open  Used to Open a Document  Or to load one into Word  Save  Used to store the document on the hard drive of the computer
  16. 16. The Office Button, Cont.  Commands, Cont.  Save As  Allow you to save a document by a specified name or in a specified folder  Print  Sends documents to the printer  Prepare, Send, and Publish  Powerful Commands that offer various options  Not Covered in this course  Close  Another Way to Close your document
  17. 17. Opening a Document  There are Two ways of Opening a Document  Using “Open” Under the Office Button  Clicking “Open” in the upper left-hand pane  You must know where the file is located and what the file is called.
  18. 18. Opening a Document
  19. 19. Viewing a Document  There are Four Ways to View a Document:  Dragging the Borders  Makes Screen Larger or Smaller  Using the Zoom Controls  Makes page bigger or smaller  Using the “Page Up”/ “Page Down” Keyboard buttons  Moves Page to the next “screen’s worth” of text  Using the “Next Page”/ “Previous Page” Buttons  Moves to the next page or the previous page
  20. 20. Viewing a Document
  21. 21. Moving Around in a Document
  22. 22. Help  Use the Help Button when you need assistance or advice  Type in a keyword/words
  23. 23. The End  Created with the Help of:  Senior Academy. (2008). Word 2007 Basics: An Introduction to Microsoft Office Word 2007. Ludwig Keck.  View these Slides Online: 