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What the book covers: In this leading book about the world's number-one word processing software, Dan Gookin talks about using Microsoft Word in friendly, human-and often irreverent-terms. Based on his own experience, he focuses on the needs of the Word Power User by offering deep coverage of the topics professionals want more information about so they can be more productive and efficient. 


Dan Gookin has been writing about technology for over 150 titles years. He's written more than 130 books, including the original For Dummies book, DOS For Dummies, which soon became the world's fastest-selling computer book. Other top sellers include PCs For Dummies, Laptops For Dummies, and Android Phones For Dummies. Visit Dan at www.wambooli.com.


  • In-depth coverage for professional Word users
  • Go beyond the basics to create complex documents
  • Share documents and collaborate with others

All you need to get more out of Word

Hiding beneath Word 2016's unassuming exterior is a workshop of power tools that enable professionals to be even more productive. Go beyond basic word processing, and get the most out of Word by learning to work with graphics, create complexly-formatted documents, add automation features to templates, collaborate with others, and share documents. Take the guesswork out of Microsoft Word with this comprehensive guide packed with information to help you work smarter and faster.


  • Writing long documents
  • Adding references to manuscripts
  • Create and manage templates
  • Creating an eBook
  • Working with large tables
  • Integrating Excel
  • Automating tasks by using macros

The most comprehensive guide to Microsoft Word 2016

If you're a professional who uses Word, but aren't aware of its many features or get confused about how they work best, Word 2016 For Professionals For Dummies answers all your burning questions about the world's number-one word processing software. Offering in-depth coverage of topics you won't find in Word 2016 For Dummies, this guide focuses on the professional's needs, giving you all you need to know not only do your job well, but to do it even better.

As Microsoft continues to hone Word with each new release, new features are added beyond basic word processing. From using Word to create blog posts to importing data from Excel to expertly flowing text around objects, it covers the gamut of Word's more advanced capabilitiesincluding those you probably don't know exist. Whether you're looking to use Word to build a master document, collaborate and share, publish an ebook, or anything in between, the thorough, step-by-step guidance in Word 2016 For Professionals For Dummies makes it easier.

  • Discover neat Word editing tips and tricks to create complex documents
  • Share documents and collaborate with others
  • Format text, paragraphs, and pages like never before
  • Add Excel charts and graphics to Word documents
  • Create an ebook

Essential reading for the Word power user who wants to be more productive and efficient at work, this handy guide gives you the boost to take your skills to the next level.



About This Book 1

How to Use This Book 2

Foolish Assumptions 3

Icons Used in This Book 4

Beyond the Book 5

Where to Go from Here 5


CHAPTER 1: Font Fun 9

A Knowledge of Fonts 9

Describing text 10

Understanding text attributes 12

Selecting the proper typeface 14

Font Control 15

Exploring the Font group 15

Using the Font dialog box 16

Choosing fonts with a theme 17

Changing the default font 18

Typography Control 19

Changing text scale 19

Setting character spacing 20

Adding kerning and ligatures 21

Adjusting text position 22

Text Effects Strange and Wonderful 23

Accessing the Format Text Effects pane 24

Changing text fill 25

Setting a text outline 26

Adding a text shadow 28

Configuring text reflection and glow 29

Creating hidden text 29

Find and Replace Text Formatting 31

CHAPTER 2: Paragraph Layout 35

A Typical Paragraph 35

Understanding paragraph formatting 36

Finding paragraph control in Word 38

Working with the Ruler 39

Pure Paragraph Formatting 40

Using justification 41

Working with paragraph indents 42

Setting a first-line indent 43

Creating a hanging indent 44

Increasing space before or after a paragraph 45

Adjusting line spacing 46

Adding some shade 48

Hyphenation 49

Adding a manual hyphen 50

Automatically hyphenating text 51

Inserting an unbreakable hyphen 52

Of Widows and Orphans 52

CHAPTER 3: Tabs and Lists 55

The Whole Tab Thing 56

Understanding tab stops 56

Setting tab stops on the Ruler 58

Using the Tabs dialog box 60

Viewing tab characters 62

Tab Cookbook 62

Building a hanging-indent list 63

Building a double-tab hanging-indent list 64

Creating a tabbed list 65

Setting a Center tab stop 66

Building a left-justified, right-justified list 66

Building a back-to-back list 68

Lining up values with a decimal tab 69

Creating a leader tab list 70

Adding a leader tab to an existing tab stop 72

Building fill-in-the-blanks underlines 72

Finding an excuse to use the Bar tab 74

Numbered Lists 75

Numbering paragraphs 75

Adjusting numbering indents 76

Skipping paragraph numbers 77

Restarting numbered paragraphs 78

Numbering paragraphs starting at a specific value 79

Creating custom paragraph numbers 79

Bulleted Lists 80

The Multilevel List 81

CHAPTER 4: Custom Tables 85

Let's Build a Table 85

Creating a table the original way 86

Inserting a fresh, new table 88

Converting tabs to a table 89

Drawing a table 90

Adding a quick table 91

Table Editing 92

Filling the table 92

Selecting stuff in a table 93

Inserting rows or columns 94

Merging and splitting cells 95

Setting the table size 97

Adjusting row and column size 97

Make the Table Less Obnoxious 99

Adding a table heading 99

Aligning text 99

Setting text direction 100

Setting gridlines 101

Applying instant table formats 101

Some Table Tricks 102

Sorting a table 102

Splitting a table between two pages 104

Applying table math 105

Adios, Table 106

Removing a cell 106

Deleting rows or columns 107

Converting a table to text 107

Deleting a table's text 108

Deleting a table 108

CHAPTER 5: Custom Columns 109

The Columns Philosophy 109

Understanding columns 110

Setting columns in Word 110

More than One Column 113

Creating 2-column text 113

Applying full justification 113

Adjusting the column gutter 114

Using a column break 115

Applying columns to part of a document 116

Triple Columns and More! 117

Building a triple-column page 117

Setting four or more columns 118

CHAPTER 6: Page Control 119

All about Page Formatting 119

Finding the page formatting commands 120

Choosing the paper size 121

Creating envelopes 123

Adding more than one page per sheet 124

Changing orientation 126

Setting the page margins 126

Behold! A New Page! 127

Adding a hard page break 128

Inserting a blank page 128

The Big Deal with Sections 130

Understanding sections 130

Creating a section break 131

Removing a section break 132

CHAPTER 7: Headers and Footers 133

Headers, Headings, Footers, Footings 134

Quick-Slap a Header or Footer 135

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Titel: Word 2016 For Professionals For Dummies
EAN: 9781119286066
ISBN: 978-1-119-28606-6
Digitaler Kopierschutz: Adobe-DRM
Format: E-Book (pdf)
Herausgeber: For Dummies
Genre: Anwendungs-Software
Anzahl Seiten: 648
Veröffentlichung: 28.07.2016
Jahr: 2016
Untertitel: Englisch
Dateigrösse: 18.1 MB