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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

Chapter 1: There Is No One Word

Whether you've been using Microsoft Word every day for years or only occasionally, I can promise you that you haven't seen all that Word can do. Microsoft gives users a variety of choices in how to experience Microsoft Word from a variety of devices and operating systems. Often, with Word, your experience with the app will change based on which version you are using, the operating system, and the device. This chapter is meant to clarify the differences between the many possible options.

This chapter will cover the following main topics:

  • How to check your version
  • The different versions of Word
  • Word for different devices
  • Word on different operating systems
  • About this book

Before we start learning how to become more proficient in Microsoft Word, we need to figure out which version of Word we are using. There are several options available, and they are all slightly different from each other.