Word 2007 Overview
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What is Word?
Word 2007 is an authoring application that can be used to createa range of documents, from simple letters and faxes to complexreports.
Documents can include:
Fonts, text sizes and styles such as bold, italics andunderlining
Alignment, indentation, borders, shading and otherparagraph formatting
Tables of text and numbers
ClipArt, images and diagrams
Table of contents, indexes and cross references for more advanced reports
Word 2007 promotes consistency across documents, allowing you to re-use formatting, text and otherinformation in all documents to create a coherent look and feel. Features that assist with this include:
Styles and themes to keep all formatting the same within a document and across similardocuments
Templates to allow you to create many documents with the same format and similar content
Building blocks to insert standard content into your documents as required
Word 2007 also makes it easier for you to share your documents and collaborate with colleagues.You can track all changes made to a document by other users, and can create different versions to ensureno vital information is lost. Finally, you can save your document into PDF format so that you can distributethe document in a standard format that cannot be tampered with.You can exchange information between Word, Excel and PowerPoint as required. You can copy text,images and even entire slides from PowerPoint into a Word document, or can copy any worksheet range orchart from Excel into Word.
Once you have logged onto Windows, you are ready to launch Word 2007 and startcreating and editing documents.If you have a Word 2007 icon on your desktop, double-click on this to launch Word.If you don't have an icon on your desktop, you can launch Word 2007 via the Start menu.
Click on the
- new menu will be displayed
from the Programs menu
Microsoft Office Word 2007