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Microsoft 365 Word Tips and Tricks

By : Heather Ackmann, Bill Kulterman
Book Image

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


Microsoft Word has been around since 1983 and has been growing, changing, and adapting ever since. Word is now available on multiple platforms and devices, allowing you to access your documents on the go from any device, regardless of connectivity.

If you are a Microsoft 365 subscriber, you can be assured that you will be one of the first to get the latest updates and features that Word has to offer. If this is not important to you, or your Word usage is minimal, perhaps the perpetual, classic, non-subscription-based option is better for you. Whichever version you choose and use, you will find that Microsoft Word will be a useful tool to learn and have.

In this chapter, we have given you a look at the many versions of Word to help you understand how the version you have will work for you. In future chapters, we will explore how to make the newest features of Word help solve some common everyday productivity problems.