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Word 2013 Setting Document Properties YouTube Video
Word 2013 Outlines YouTube Video
Short intro to Résumé Word 2013 YouTube Video
Word 2013 Résumé YouTube Video
Word 2013 Bibliography/Footnote YouTube Video
Refer to this web site for more info on items mentioned in the video.

Word Tables to Excel Tables (pdf)
Using Word and Excel for basic Database functions (pdf)

Note Use [Control]+[F] to Find/Search on this page     To Term Paper items

OVERVIEW  (note: this site uses pop-ups to open related web pages)

If you are new to Word
Ribbon vs Menu
Your mouse and the Ribbon
2007 vs 2010, Office Button vs. File Tab

About arrows, triangles, chevrons, and ... (the ellipsis)

Starting Word, Getting Help

Customizing the Quick Access tool bar

Using a Word Processor, the basics
Create
   Line breaks vs. Paragraph, why is adding extra space?
   Controlling paragraphs, real double spacing, etc.
Edit (Cut, copy or paste text)
Format (font face, font size, font color)
   Selecting text      Practice file for edit and format

Using a Word Processor, the basics (review)

Using a Word Processor, a little deeper

How to:

Add a table
-Using formulas

Add images
Add lists
Add special characters, such as é
      See also How to spell résumé

More on Spell Check/Grammar Check

Save as docx, doc, rtf, web page
-Where will the file be saved
-File name
-File Type (docx, doc, rtf, web page)

The Word Basics, Getting around Word
Using Word, the Office Button (2007)/ the File Tab (2010)
Using Word, the Home Tab (your icons may differ slightly)
Using Word, the Insert Tab (your icons may differ slightly)
Using Word, the Page Layout Tab (your icons may differ slightly)
Using Word 2013, the Design Tab (your icons may differ slightly)
Using Word, the References Tab (your icons may differ slightly)
Using Word, the Review Tab (your icons may differ slightly)
Using Word, the View Tab (only need to do this once)

Using Templates
Using a template to create Résumés (YouTube)
     How to spell résumé or use special characters

Glossary, terms used in Word

Word for writing a term paper:
Insert a cover page
Set margins
Set font size
Set single space or double space

Add a header with page numbers

Keep track of references
Add a footnote for a quote
Add a citation
Add a works cited/Bibliography

YouTube Video on References

Count words               (Tips on how to write term papers)

The old reference, Word 2003/2007
Skill upgrade, Microsoft 2003 to 2007 command guide

YouTube video on Outlines

Related info: About Fonts and Graphics

A few neat tricks
Share a chart with other documents
Comments and Review
Add items to AutoCorrect

Options if you don't have Word