Microsoft word has been is used for over a decade and with each new release . it continues to add to its reputation as the world’s leading word processing software.
what word can do
the futures contained in word make it one of the most flexible word processing programs available . word can be used to write anything from shopping lists to large publication that contain, in addition to the main text illustration and graphics , charts tables and graphs , caption , heardes , cross -references , footnotes , indexes and glossaries , all of which are easily managed by word.
word can check spellings and grammar , text readability , search and replace text,import data , short data, perform calculation , and provide tamplates for many types of documents from memos t Web page . The comprehensive and versatile design , formatting and layout option in word , make it ideal for desktop publishing on almost any scales .
A Word document is a sequence of characters that exits in a computer’s memory . Using word a document can be edited , enhanced to a given variety of layouts. once the document has been created , there are a large number of action that can be carried out , such as saving , printing or sending a document as an e-mail .
word launches just like any other programs running in windows . with the windows desktop screen , you can launch word as the only program running , or you can run word alongside other software to exchange data with other application .
Launching word using the start menu
place the mouse curser over the start button on the Taskbar and click with the left mouse button .
move the curser up the pop -up menu until All programs is highlighted . A submenu of programs appears to the right move the cursor down the menu to Microsoft word and press left click again . the Microsoft word window will open .
Launching word using a shortcut
you may already have a word icon on your screen , which is a double click on the icon .
the Microsoft word window will open .
The word window
At first ,word’s document windows may look like the computer display on a space shuttle . How ever,you’ll soon discover that similar commands and actions have been neatly group together . this way you quickly understand where you should be looking on the window for whatever you want . click and play while you read this.
Toolbar layout ->
If word doesn’t show the formatting toolbar below the standard toolbar ,first place the cursor over the formatting toolbar “handle “. when the four headed arrow appears , hold down the mouse button and drag the toolbar into position …….
The world window
1: file tab
2: quick access toolbar
4: title bar
7: status bar
8: document area
9: view button
10: zoom controll