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Taming Microsoft Word 2002 – Contents

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Setting up Word to work your way
Controlling the Office Assistant
Disabling personalized menus
Choosing save options and default format
Displaying paragraph marks, tabs, text boundaries, and other items
Choosing editing options
Choosing printing options
Choosing general options
Preparing for spelling and grammar checking
    Choose the spelling and grammar options
    Set the spelling checker to the correct version of English
    Create and use a custom dictionary
    Create and use an exclude dictionary
Ensuring your user information is correct
Controlling Word’s AutoCorrect functions
Sharing documents with people using a different version of Word
Installing more than one version of Word on the same computer
Advanced tips

Chapter 2 Editing and reviewing documents
Checking spelling and grammar
    Ignore some text while checking spelling and grammar
    Recheck spelling in a document
    Check index entries and other hidden text
Finding and replacing text and formatting
    Replace manual formatting
    Find and replace paragraph marks, page breaks, and other items
    Find items such as bookmarks or comments
    Plan a multiple-pass find and replace
    Use wildcards
Marking and tracking changes
    Prepare a document for editing
    Edit (review) the document
    Use balloons or not
Inserting comments and questions
Accepting or rejecting editorial changes and comments
    Incorporate reviewers’ insertions and deletions
    Incorporate reviewers’ suggestions made with comments
    Review changes by using the toolbar
Changing the font and text size in balloons and the Reviewing pane
Exchanging files with other versions of Word: some incompatibilities
Undoing edits
Selecting a vertical block of text
Selecting items that are not next to each other: new in Word 2002
Changing document properties
Counting the number of words
Automating your editing

Chapter 3 Controlling page layout
Changing page layouts
    Create a new section
    Change page margins
Editing headers and footers
Changing page numbers between sections of a document
Using tables, text boxes, and frames for page layout
    Use a table for page layout
    Use text boxes for page layout
    Use frames for page layout
    Some tips for taming tables
    Insert a borderless table
    Use AutoText for consistent table formats
    Repeat a table heading when the table is on more than one page
    Insert tabs, rows, and columns, and select text in a table
    Control page breaks within tables
    Rotate text in a table cell
    Break up rows or cells into smaller units
    Restore the old Cell Height and Width dialog
    Change tabbed text into a table
    Avoid using some features
    Putting portrait headers on landscape pages
Keeping a caption with a table or figure
    Define the figure or caption style to include keep with next
Choose keep with next for individual captions
Editing facing pages
Controlling tabs

Chapter 4 Using templates and styles effectively
Working with templates and add-ins
    Determine what templates are attached to a document
    Find where your custom templates are stored
    Store new custom templates
    Create a new template
    Change the information in an existing template
    Copy information between templates
    Apply a different template
    Share templates with others in your workgroup
Working with character, paragraph, table, and list styles
    Apply a style to text
    Print a style sheet
    Change a style definition
    Define a new style Assign styles to keyboard shortcuts
    Remove unwanted and unused styles from a document
    Remove unwanted character styles from selected text
    Find out what formatting is applied to text

Chapter 5 Getting the most from fields
Using document properties to hold information that changes
    Define a custom document property
    Insert a document property field
Using AutoText fields to hold information that changes
    Create a new AutoText entry
    Insert an AutoText entry into an AutoText field
    Edit an AutoText entry
    Print AutoText entries
Fixing or avoiding list numbering problems
Using SEQ fields to solve numbering problems
    Define AutoCorrect entries to use in SEQ fields for list numbering
    Define a new style for numbered lists
    Use a tab to line up double- and single-digit numbers in lists
    Use the AutoCorrect fields to number a list
Numbering chapters and appendixes separately
    Set up the chapter numbering sequence
    Set the first chapter number in each file
    Set up the appendix numbering sequence
    Set the first appendix number in each file
    Use a SEQ field when you don’t want the number to be visible
Including the chapter number in other number sequences
Using ListNum to solve numbering problems
Using fields in headers and footers
Updating fields in headers and footers
Toggling the display of fields
Locking and unlocking fields
Converting fields into text

Chapter 6 Working with large or complex documents
Strategies for working with large or complex documents
Using section breaks to control complex documents
Using automatic cross-references
Using bookmarks for cross referencing
    Prepare for cross-referencing to a page number in another file
Cross referencing to material in another file
    Method 1. Insert includetext fields
    Method 2. Insert and edit hyperlink fields
Creating captions for figures and tables
    Start caption numbering at 2 or more
Numbering chapters and appendixes separately
    Set up appendix numbering
Creating a table of contents
    Define the format and styles to be included
    Modify what the table of contents displays
    Generate the table of contents
Editing a table of contents
    Regenerate the corrected table of contents
Creating an index
    Insert the index entries
    Define the format of the index
    Generate the index
    Include index headings (group separators) in a custom index
Editing an index
    Edit an index entry
    Regenerate and check the corrected index
Creating a table of contents and an index from multiple files
Inserting or linking to other files

Chapter 7 Working with graphics
Creating graphics to use with Word
Creating graphics in another program
Embedding or linking graphics
Working with screen captures
Controlling Word’s drawing objects with the drawing canvas
Wrapping text around graphics
Editing graphics
Cropping graphics
Creating diagrams
Using the drawing grid
Working with floating or inline graphics
Using watermarks

Chapter 8 Miscellaneous tips and tricks
Customizing toolbars and menus
    Add a toolbar button for a different view of the style list
Using the Work menu
Using the Office XP clipboard
Working with document links
Navigating through a document
Creating equations
Inserting symbols and international characters
Using smart tags-or not
Removing personal and hidden information from documents
Automating your work with macros
Backing up your AutoCorrect entries

Appendix A For more information

Appendix B Glossary


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Last updated 31 July 2004