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Word 97 Tutorial

Lesson One: Getting Familiar with Microsoft Word

Microsoft Word is a word processing software package. You can use it to type letters, reports, and other documents. This lesson introduces you to the Word window. You use the Word window to interact with Microsoft Word.

Lesson Two: Things You Need to Know

Before you get started with Word, there are a few concepts with which you need to be familiar. This lesson explains those concepts.

Lesson Three: Microsoft Word Basic Features

You are now ready to learn how to create a Word document. This lesson covers typing, using the Backspace key, using the Delete key, inserting text, bolding, underlining, and italicizing.

Lesson Four: More Basic Features

The features in Word can make your work easier, make your documents more attractive, and/or enable you to work more efficiently. This Microsoft Word lesson teaches you how to open a file, cut, copy, paste, use AutoText, use spell check, use Find and Replace, and work with fonts. All of these features either make your work easier or make your document more attractive.

Lesson Five: Working with Paragraphs

When you type information into Microsoft Word, each time you press the Enter key Word creates a new paragraph. You can format paragraphs. For example, you can indent the first line of a paragraph, you can set the amount of space that separates paragraphs, and you can align a paragraph left, right, center, or flush with both margins. In this lesson, you will learn about the various formats you can apply to a paragraph.

Lesson Six: Tab Key, Bulleting, Numbering, Undo, Redo, Printing, and Help

If you have lists of data, you may want to bullet or number them. When using Microsoft Word, bulleting and numbering are easy. The first part of this lesson teaches you to bullet and number. After you have completed your document, you may want to share it with others. One way to share your document is to print and distribute it. In this lesson you will learn how to print your documents.

Lesson Seven: Tables

By using a table, you can organize your data into rows and columns. In this lesson you learn how to work with tables.


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