Word 2000 in a Nutshell is a clear, concise, and complete reference to the world's most popular word-processing program. This book is the first choice of the Word power user who needs help completing a specific task or understanding a command. It's also an invaluable resource that uncovers Word 2000's undocumented features and shares powerful time-saving tips. The book's organization offers several ways to find information quickly. Part One is a thorough overview of the Word interface that serves as a roadmap for the rest of the book. This section also empowers users with an under-the-hood perspective on Word and shows how customizable Word really is. Part Two is a detailed reference to every command in Word's menu bar, from the File menu right across to the Help menu. Each entry is illuminated with straightforward explanations, clear instructions, and tips on making the most of Word's features. Part Three takes up some of Word's advanced features, with chapters on collaborating, creating a template, using VBA, and more.
Specific topics covered in the book include: Understanding Word's global architecture Customizing toolbars, menus, shortcuts, and context menus Creating and using templates Mastering fields and forms Making the most of Word's HTML capability Discovering the power of master documents Getting started with Word macros
Walter Glenn has been working in the computer industry for nearly fifteen years, beginning as a PC and Macintosh technician and trainer. He has since formed his own business providing networking solutions for small and medium-sized compaines. Recently, he has authored and co-authored several computer and networking related books, including Windows 98 in a Nuthsell with Troy Mott and Tim O'Reilly from O'Reilly & Associates.
Preface Part 1. The Big Picture Chapter 1. Word Overview The Word Interface Installing Word Starting a Document Major Word Sections and Task Lists Chapter 2. How Word Works Word's Global Architecture Word Files The Word Document Chapter 3. Customizing Word Saving and Moving Customizations Configuring Word with Tools > Options Customizing the Word Interface Part 2. Menu Reference Chapter 4. File File > New File > Open File > Close File > Save File > Save As File > Save as Web Page File > Versions File > Web Page Preview File > Page Setup File > Print Preview File > Print File > Send To File > Properties File > 1-4 File > Exit Chapter 5. Edit Edit > Undo Edit > Repeat (Redo) Edit > Cut Edit > Copy Edit > Paste Edit > Paste Special Edit > Paste as Hyperlink Edit > Clear Edit > Select All Edit > Find Edit > Replace Edit > Go To Edit > Links Edit > Object Chapter 6. View View > Normal View > Web Layout View > Print Layout View > Outline View > Toolbars View > Ruler View > Document Map View > Header and Footer View > Footnotes View > Comments View > Full Screen View > Zoom Chapter 7. Insert Insert > Break Insert > Page Numbers Insert > Date and Time Insert > AutoText Insert > Field Insert > Symbol Insert > Comment Insert > Footnote Insert > Caption Insert > Cross-Reference Insert > Index and Tables Insert > Picture > ClipArt Insert > Picture > From File Insert > Picture > AutoShapes Insert > Picture > WordArt Insert > Picture > From Scanner or Camera Insert > Picture > Chart Insert > Text Box Insert > Object Insert > Bookmark Insert > Hyperlink Chapter 8. Format Format > Font Format > Paragraph Format > Bullets and Numbering Format > Borders and Shading Format > Columns Format > Tabs Format > Drop Cap Format > Text Direction Format > Change Case Format > Background Format > Theme Format > Frames Format > AutoFormat Format > Style Format > Object Chapter 9. Tools Tools > Spelling and Grammar Tools > Language Tools > Language > Set Language Tools > Language > Thesaurus Tools > Language > Hyphenation Tools > Word Count Tools > AutoSummarize Tools > AutoCorrect Tools > Track Changes Tools > Merge Documents Tools > Protect Document Tools > Online Collaboration Tools > Mail Merge Tools > Envelopes and Labels Tools > Letter Wizard Tools > Macro Tools > Templates and Add-Ins Tools > Customize Tools > Options Chapter 10. Table Table > Draw Table Table > Insert Table Table > Insert > Columns to the Left Table > Insert > Columns to the Right Table > Insert > Rows Above Table > Insert > Rows Below Table > Insert > Cells Table > Delete > Table Table > Delete > Columns Table > Delete > Rows Table > Delete > Cells Table > Select Table > Merge Cells Table > Split Cells Table > Split Table Table > Table AutoFormat Table > AutoFit > AutoFit to Contents Table > AutoFit > AutoFit to Window Table > AutoFit > Fixed Column Width Table > AutoFit > Distribute Rows Evenly Table > AutoFit > Distribute Columns Evenly Table > Heading Rows Repeat Table > Convert > Text to Table Table > Convert > Table to Text Table > Sort Table > Formula Table > Hide/Show Gridlines Table > Table Properties Chapter 11. Window Window > New Window Window > Arrange All Window > Split Window > <1-9> Window > More Windows Chapter 12. Help Help > Microsoft Word Help Help > Hide/Show the Office Assistant Help > What's This? Help > Office on the Web Help > WordPerfect Help Help > Detect and Repair Help > About Microsoft Word Part 3. Beyond the Basics Chapter 13. Collaborating Tracking Changes Using Comments Merging Changes and Comments Working with Network Documents NetMeeting Web Discussions Chapter 14. Creating a Template Creating the Template File Creating the Page Layout Document-Level Settings Setting Options Creating Styles Creating Boilerplate Text Customizing the Word Interface Saving the Template Using the Template Chapter 15. Fields and Forms What Is a Field? Using Forms Chapter 16. Creating a Web Page Creating a New Web Page Working with a Page Saving Pages Word's HTML Chapter 17. Using Master Documents Creating a Master Document Creating a New Subdocument Using an Existing File as a Subdocument Saving Documents Working in the Master Document Formatting Documents Printing Master Documents Chapter 18. Working with VBA Extending Word Word Macros What Is VBA? A VBA Language Primer The Word Object Model The VBA Editor in Word UserForms Part 4. Appendixes Appendix A. Keyboard Shortcuts Appendix B. Registry Keys Appendix C. Converters and Filters Appendix D. Tip Reference Index