Microsoft Office Word 2003 Inside Out

by Mary Millhollon, Katherine Murray
December 2003, 1024 pages

Hey, you know your way around documents-so now dig into Word 2003 and really put your word-processing skills to work! This supremely organized reference packs all the information you need to master every major tool, task, and enhancement in Word 2003-without the fluff.
Work smarter with core functions such as creating and formatting documents; creating visual effects; producing tables and charts; developing custom forms; and writing macros with Microsoft Visual Basic© for Applications (VBA). Quickly advance your expertise with XML capabilities in Word, support for the Tablet PC, new document workspaces, and more. You'll gain hundreds of timesaving solutions, troubleshooting tips, and handy workarounds in concise, fast-answer format. On the companion CD you get an eBook of Microsoft Office Word 2003 Inside Out. You also find additional documents from the authors, a reference of the more than 1,000 build-in commands in Word, a collection of Microsoft resources for learning about Word, a catalog of 3rd-party Word resources, and three additional e-books: the Microsoft Computer Dictionary, Fifth Edition, the Insider's Guide to Microsoft Office OneNote 2003, and the Tablet PC Quick Reference. With INSIDE OUT, you'll discover the best and fastest ways to perform everyday tasks-and challenge yourself to new levels of Word mastery!

About the Authors

Mary Millhollon is a certified Expert-level Microsoft Office Specialist in Word; a recognized Internet and Word expert, writer, and consultant; the co-owner of; and the instructional writer at in Portland, Oregon. She has more than a dozen years of professional publishing, design, and computer experience, including hands-on experience in the book, magazine, newspaper, courseware, multimedia, and Web publishing industries. Mary is a freelance writer, Web designer, editor, sometime instructor, Internet expert, and instructional writer. She works daily (and nightly) with desktop applications and online technologies. Mary's educational background is a blend of art, English, journalism, and computer science, which lends itself well to today's constantly morphing computer technology. Her most recent book and courseware publications include Microsoft Word Version 2002 Inside Out (Microsoft Press), Faster Smarter Web Page Creation (Microsoft Press), and a collection of other computer-related books about Microsoft Office applications, Internet browsers, HTML (beginner and advanced), online communities, Web graphics, online auctions, and other desktop, Internet, network, application, and design topics. You can contact Mary via e-mail at or visit

Katherine Murray has been using technology to write about technology since the early 1980s. With more than 40 computer books (and a number of parenting books) to her credit, Katherine enjoys working on projects that teach new skills, uncover hidden talents, or develop mastery and efficiency in a chosen area. From books on general computer use to more specialized books on presentation graphics, Internet use, and Web animation, Katherine gets most excited about the programs that help people communicate, through print, sound, electronic, or visual expression-on or off the Web. For the last 15 years, Katherine has owned and operated reVisions Plus, Inc., a writing and publishing services company that relies on Word as the program of choice. Katherine also publishes a weblog for Microsoft Office 2003 and Office XP users ( and is an occasional columnist for Microsoft Office Online. You can contact Katherine via e-mail at or visit her company on the Web at

Mark Dodge was still a professional musician in 1982 when he bought his first computer, a tiny Timex-Sinclair ZX-1000. Within two years, he was off the road and using a Compaq luggable an a daily basis to run spreadsheets in a corporate accounting office. He has since coauthored nine Microsoft Press books adout Microsoft Excel. He was the technical editor for a dozen other Microsoft Press titles, served as a senior technical writer for the Microsoft Office User Education group, and was honored with five awards from the Society for Technical Communication for writing and editing. Mark and his wife Vicki work out of their studios and offices overlooking beautiful Puget Sound, Washington.