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Microsoft 365 Word Tips and Tricks

By : Heather Ackmann, Bill Kulterman
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Microsoft 365 Word Tips and Tricks

By: Heather Ackmann, Bill Kulterman

Overview of this book

If you’re proud of yourself for finally learning how to use keyboard shortcuts and the search function, but still skip a beat when asked to generate a table of contents, then this book is for you. Written by two experts who’ve been teaching the world about Word for decades, Microsoft 365 Word Tips and Tricks is a powerhouse of demystifying advice that will take you from Word user to Word master. This book takes you on a step-by-step journey through Word essentials with plenty of practical examples. With it, you'll explore different versions of Microsoft Word, its full functionality, and understand how these versions impact collaboration with others. Each chapter focuses on a different aspect of working with the legendary text editor, including a whole chapter dedicated to concentrating better with the help of Word. Expert advice will fill your knowledge gaps and teach you how to work more productively and efficiently with text, images, styles, and even macros. By the end of this book, you will be able to make better documents faster and troubleshoot any Word-related problem that comes your way. And because of its clear and cohesive structure, you can easily come back to refresh your knowledge whenever you need it.
Table of Contents (20 chapters)
Section 1: Working More Efficiently, Together or Alone with Word
Section 2: Making Sense of Formatting Short and Long Documents
Section 3: Help! Word Is Being Strange! Troubleshooting Common Problems

Designing for document accessibility

Despite even the best intentions, document accessibility in some businesses is sometimes an afterthought—a step or series of checks performed at the end of writing or document design to meet the minimum legal obligations. This is the wrong way to approach document accessibility.

At its core, document accessibility is about ensuring that your message reaches the largest, most diverse audience possible. As with most core aspects of design, designing for accessibility should happen in the earliest design and writing stages, alongside discussions of your document's target audience and rhetorical purpose, rather than a simple "check" when you are finished.

Therefore, the requirements for document accessibility need to be built in at these early stages, when designers are thinking about images and layouts and building Word's templates, themes, and tables, and when writers are planning the scope, target audience, examples...