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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

Immersive Reader

The Immersive Reader tool is primarily designed to help improve reading comprehension for people with learning differences and people who are reading a non-native language. I've found, though, that this tool is quite useful for anyone, especially adults who struggle to stay focused in busy or distracting environments, such as in open office spaces or while working at home with kids in the house. If I must read a document and I am having difficulty concentrating, I can just pop in some headphones, turn on Immersive Reader, and Word will read aloud my document to me while highlighting the words.

Using the Immersive Reader tool

You can use the Immersive Reader tool to read an entire document or just a small section of text. Simply tell Word where to begin:

  1. Move your insertion point to where you'd like Word to begin reading, or simply select the text you'd like to read.
  2. Click on the Review tab.
  3. In the Speech group, click on the Read...