Formatting Documents - Formatting Documents Using MS Word...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–9. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Formatting Documents – Using MS Word 2003 Business 4099 K. Hartviksen
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
NOTE Microsoft Word 7 was demonstrated thoroughly in class. This slide set addresses an earlier version of MS Word - Microsoft Word 2003 Remember, every word processor has similar capabilities. It just takes time to learn to navigate your program.
Background image of page 2
Basic Document Creation Skills Page Set up Saving your file Viewing and Modifying tool bars Section Breaks Styles – first, second and third level subheadings Headers & Footers Electronic page numbers MS Equation (inserting an object) Inserting an Excel Spreadsheet Footnotes (avoiding plagarism) References Use of text boxes Viewing and Using the ruler Use of tab Drawing Sequential labeling of figures, tables and graphs Express values in formulas and answers appropriately Rounding of answers (how many significant digits is appropriate?) Use a few brief statements to explain to the reader what the purpose of the question and analysis is Identify answer and its meaning/ relevance
Background image of page 3

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Page Setup Explanation This function allows you to control the basic default settings for whole (or specific sections of) the document such as: Margins (top, bottom, right and left – page orientation; landscape or portrait) Paper (paper size; paper source) Layout (you can choose a page border; vertical alignment) How To Use Drop down menu “File” Select “Page Setup…” You can apply your choices to a particular “section” of your report, or apply them to the whole document.
Background image of page 4
Page Setup This is what the page setup drop down menu item looks like.
Background image of page 5

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Saving Files Explanation Use a logical name that uniquely identifies the file In this course follow the file naming convention in the course outline. Save it as a Word 2003 file (with file extension .doc) How To Use Drop down menu “File” and choose “save as” Smith Assignment 1.doc
Background image of page 6
Viewing Tool Bars Explanation You can add or remove different tool bars from your workspace, depending on what your needs are. How To Add or Remove Tool Bars Use the ‘View’ pull down menu Select ‘Tool bars’ You may wish to select: Standard Formatting Drawing
Background image of page 7

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Modifying Tool Bars Explanation If the standard tool bar doesn’t provide you with tools that you commonly use, you can: Add and remove tools (override default selections) Reorder the tools to group them in ways that are more intuitive for yourself How To Add Commands Put your cursor over the tool bar at the top of the page Right click on your mouse Go down the menu to the bottom of the list and hit “customize” Select a “category” and Drag your “commands” selections up into the tool bar.
Background image of page 8
Image of page 9
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This document was uploaded on 03/14/2011.

Page1 / 60

Formatting Documents - Formatting Documents Using MS Word...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 9. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online