Microsoft© Office Word 2007 Step by Step

by Joyce Cox, Joan Preppernau
January 2007, 448 pages

Microsoft Office Word 2007 is a sophisticated word processing program that helps you quickly and efficiently author and format all the business and personal documents you are ever likely to need.
You can use Word to:
* Create professional-looking documents that incorporate impressive graphics such as charts and diagrams.
* Give documents a consistent look by applying styles and themes that control the font, size, color, and effects of text and the page background.
* Store and reuse ready-made content and formatted elements such as cover pages and sidebars.
* Create personalized e-mail messages and mailings to multiple recipients without repetitive typing.
* Make information in long documents accessible by compiling tables of contents, indexes, and bibliographies.
* Safeguard your documents by controlling who can make changes and the types of changes that may be made, removing personal information, and applying a digital signature.

The smart way to learn Office Word 2007one step at a time! Work at your own pace through the easy numbered steps, practice files on CD, helpful hints, and troubleshooting help to master the fundamentals of working with the latest version of Word, including how to navigate the new user interface. You will discover how to use features in Word to help create, edit, and proofread documents. Youll also learn how to modify the appearance of text, organize information with tables and columns, collaborate with others, and publish documents on the Webplus more. With Step by Step, you can take just the lessons you need or work from cover to cover. Either way, you drive the instruction!

* Learn how to use Office Word 2007 by taking just the lessons you need or by working from cover to cover--you set the pace
* Includes coverage of all the fundamentals, including editing a document's appearance, working with document layout features, and using collaboration features
* Features easy-to-follow lessons and hands-on skill-building exercises
* Includes a companion CD with practice files and other resources

Authors Information:

Joyce Cox has 25 years' experience in the development of training materials about technical subjects for non-technical audiences, and is the author of dozens of books about Office and Windows technologies. She is the Vice President of Online Training Solutions, Inc. (OTSI). She was President of and principal author for Online Press, where she developed the Quick Course series of computer training books for beginning and intermediate adult learners. She was also the first managing editor of Microsoft Press, an editor for Sybex, and an editor for the University of California. Joyce and her husband Ted live in downtown Bellevue, Washington, and escape as often as they can to their tiny, offline cabin in the Cascade foothills.

Joan Preppernau is the author of more than a dozen books about Windows and Office, including the popular Microsoft Windows XP Step by Step. Having learned about computers literally at her father's knee, Joan's wide-ranging experiences in various facets of the computer industry contribute to her enthusiasm for producing interesting, useful, and reader-friendly training materials. Joan is the President of Online Training Solutions, Inc. (OTSI) and an avid telecommuter. The power of the Internet and an obsession with technology have made it possible for Joan to live and work in New Zealand, Sweden, Denmark, and various locations in the U.S. during the past 15 years. Having finally discovered the delights of a daily dose of sunshine, Joan has recently settled in San Diego, California, with her husband Barry and their daughter Trinity.