More than any other, this book offers systematic, real-world guidance for
experienced Word users, based upon the types of print and electronic documents
you actually create, and the productivity challenges you actually face. It goes
far beyond the basics, offering hundreds of advanced tips and techniques for
maximizing productivity, automating short and long documents, using Word's
powerful Web content creation capabilities, and much more. It also includes
practical coverage of Word's latest features for collaboration and XML-based
integration with other software and processes. Special Edition Using
Microsoft Office Word 2003 reflects the insights of one of the world's most
experienced and best-selling Word authors, offering objective guidance on both
troubleshooting and the feature "gotchas" that Microsoft doesn't publicize.
The accompanying CD includes a FREE copy of Woody¿s Office Power Pack (WOPR)
¿ the #1 enhancement to Office. This software sells for $49.99 but you get it
here for free with no obligations attached! Additional content and updates will
be available at the author's Web site, www.billcamarda.com.
Table of Contents：
Who Should Read This Book? How This Book Is
Organized. How This Book Is Designed. What's on the Companion Web Site.
Conventions Used in This Book.
I. WORD BASICS: GET PRODUCTIVE FAST.
1. What's New in Microsoft Office Word 2003.
Discovering Microsoft's Key Word 2003
Enhancements. Research Tools. Review and Collaboration Improvements. Document
Security with Information Rights Management (IRM). Productivity Improvements.
2. Navigating Word.
Quick Tour of the “Cockpit”. Using Find,
Replace, and Go To. Getting Help. Activating Word or Office. Troubleshooting.
3. Essential Document Creation and Management
Creating New Documents. Using the New Document
Task Pane. Basic Editing. Saving Your Documents. Using Word's Program and File
Recovery Features. Retrieving Your Documents. Finding the File You're Seeking.
Switching Among Files You've Opened. Troubleshooting.
4. Quick and Effective Formatting Techniques.
Understanding the Basics of Direct Formatting.
Introducing Font Formatting. Working with Paragraph Formatting. Controlling How
Paragraphs Break Between Pages. Using Bullets and Numbered Lists. Comparing,
Selecting, and Copying Formatted Text. Using On-the-Fly Format Checking.
5. Controlling Page Features.
Using Word's Page Setup Features. Using Headers
and Footers. Working with Multiple Columns. Using Borders and Shading.
6. Printing and Faxing in Word.
Printing the Entire Document. Specifying What to
Print. Other Useful Print Settings. Creating a Print File from Which You Can
Print Later. Printing Envelopes in Word. Using E-Postage with Word. Printing
Labels. Printing Many Files at the Same Time. Using Print Preview. Sending a Fax
from Word. Troubleshooting.
7. Using Word's Speech Control, Dictation,
and Handwriting Features.
Understanding Word's Speech Features. Preparing
for Speech Recognition. Training Word to Understand Speech. Issuing Voice
Commands to Word. Dictating to Word. Creating Multiple Speech Profiles. Using
Word's Handwriting Features. Using Additional Ink Features on the Tablet PC.
II. BUILDING SLICKER DOCUMENTS FASTER.
8. Making the Most of Word's Proofing and
Using Automatic Spelling and Grammar Checking.
Disabling or Hiding Automatic Spelling and Grammar Checking. Checking Spelling
Through the Spelling and Grammar Dialog Box. Controlling Spelling Settings.
Creating Custom Dictionaries for Custom Needs. Spell Checking Text in Foreign
Languages. A Closer Look at the Grammar Checker. Using the Word Thesaurus. Using
Word's Built-In Language Translation Tools. Working with Additional Research
Services. Counting a Document's Words, Pages, Lines, and Characters. Displaying
Readability Statistics. Controlling Hyphenation. Troubleshooting.
9. Automating Your Documents.
AutoCorrect: Smarter Than Ever. AutoText: The
Complete Boilerplate Resource. AutoFormatting: The Fastest Way to Format.
Working with AutoSummarize. Working with Smart Tags. Troubleshooting.
10. Streamlining Your Formatting with Styles.
Why Styles Are So Valuable. What Styles Are and
How They Work. Understanding and Using Word's Default Styles. Creating Styles.
Changing Styles. Managing Styles. Troubleshooting.
11. Templates, Wizards, and Add-Ins.
What Templates Are and How They Work. Using
Word's Built-In Template Library. Using Templates from Microsoft Office Online.
The Normal Template: Crucial to All Documents. Creating a New Template.
Understanding Global Templates. Understanding the Relationship Between Styles
and Templates. Attaching Templates to Documents and Email Messages. Linking CSS
Style Sheets to Web Pages. Using Themes to Change the Styles in Your Template.
Previewing New Templates with Style Gallery. Moving Elements Among Templates.
Managing Templates to Minimize Your Work. Using Workgroup Templates. Storing
Templates on a Web Server. Using Word Wizards. Understanding Word Add-Ins.
12. Structuring and Organizing Information
Understanding What Word Tables Can Do. Word's
Multiple Approaches to Creating a Table. Editing in a Table. Changing a Table's
Structure or Formatting. Adding Table Borders and Shading. Controlling Table
Breaks and Table Headers. Using Table Styles. Working with Table Properties.
Converting Text to Tables. Calculating with Tables. Sorting the Contents of
III. THE VISUAL WORD: MAKING DOCUMENTS LOOK GREAT.
13. Getting Images into Your Documents.
Opportunities to Use Graphics Effectively.
Inserting a Photo or Another Image You've Created. Finding and Inserting Images
Through the Clip Art Task Pane. Working with Microsoft Clip Organizer. Finding
Other Sources of Images. Editing Images to Serve Your Needs. Minimizing Graphics
File Size by Compressing Pictures. Adding Alternative Text to Your Image. Using
WordArt. Working with Microsoft Office Picture Manager. Troubleshooting.
14. Using Word's Quick and Easy Drawing
Understanding How Word Drawings Work. Drawing
Lines and Other Basic Shapes. AutoShapes: Word's Library of Predrawn Shapes.
Controlling Colors. Adding Depth to Your Graphics. Editing Objects in a Word
15. Visualizing Your Message with Graphs,
Diagrams, and Org Charts.
Understanding Graphs and Charts. Creating Data
to Be Graphed. Choosing Among Word's Extensive Selection of Charts. Working with
Chart Options. Formatting Chart Elements. Creating a Chart from Scratch.
Creating and Using Custom Chart Types. Using Trendlines. Using Error Bars.
Revising Charts Automatically. About Word's Organization Chart Feature. Changing
Organization Chart Layouts. About Word's Business Diagrams Capabilities.
16. Word Desktop Publishing.
Word 2003: Almost a Full-Fledged Desktop
Publishing Program. When to Use WordAnd When Not To. Planning Your Document.
Quick and Easy Brochures with the Brochure Template. Using Publication Layouts
from Microsoft Office Online. Using Drop Caps. Inserting Symbols and Special
Characters. Using Text Boxes. Troubleshooting.
IV. Industrial-STRENGTH DOCUMENT PRODUCTION TECHNIQUES.
17. Using Mail Merge Effectively.
An Overview of Word's Mail Merge. Starting a
Mail Merge with the Mail Merge Wizard Task Pane. Working with the Mail Merge
Toolbar. Selecting a Starting Document. Selecting Recipients. Preparing the
Content of Your Main Document. Printing or Delivering Your Merged Documents.
Customizing Merged Documents with Word Fields. Troubleshooting.
18. Outlining: Practical Techniques for
Organizing Any Document.
The Benefits of Outlining. The Role of Heading
Styles and Outline Levels in Outlining. Creating a New Outline. Understanding
Outline View. Controlling Your Outline View. Applying Outline Levels to Specific
Text. Printing Your Outline. Using Word's Automatic Outline Numbering. Using
List Styles. Troubleshooting.
19. Master Documents: Control and Share Even
the Largest Documents.
The Advantages of Master Documents. Creating
Master Documents and Subdocuments. Working with Master Document and Subdocument
Files. Style Behavior in Master Documents and Subdocuments. Reorganizing a
Master Document. Creating a Table of Contents, an Index, or Cross-References for
a Master Document. Printing Master Documents and Subdocuments. Working with
Others on the Same Master Document. Inserting Files Rather Than Using Master
Documents. Using Insert File to Insert Part of a Document. Troubleshooting.
20. Tables of Contents, Figures, Authorities,
Tables of Contents. Introducing Tables of
Figures and Captions. Introducing Citations. Troubleshooting.
21. Building More Effective Indexes.
How Word Indexes Work. Creating a New Index
Entry. Compiling Your Index. Building Indexes from Multiple Documents.
Automating Indexing with Index AutoMark Files. Placing More Than One Index in a
22. Using Footnotes, Bookmarks, and
Using Footnotes and Endnotes. Using Bookmarks.
Working with Cross-References. Troubleshooting.
23. Automating Your Documents with Field
Understanding Fields. Fields That Might Already
Be in Your Document. Viewing Fields. Inserting a Field Using the Field Dialog
Box. Placing Fields Directly into a Document. Updating Your Fields. Shortcuts
for Working with Fields. Finding and Replacing Field Contents. A Closer Look at
Field Instructions. A Closer Look at Field Formatting. Nesting Fields.
V. WORD, THE INTERNET, AND XML.
24. Using Word to Develop Web Content.
Web Page Development: Word's Strengths and
Weaknesses. Creating and Saving a Web Page in Word. Viewing HTML Source Code.
Adding Content to Web Pages in Word. Building Multi-Column Layouts with Tables.
Using Frames. Using Nonstandard Fonts. Using Web Scripting. Troubleshooting.
25. Using Word to Develop XML Content and Use
An Overview of XML. Scenarios and Applications
for Using XML in Word. Working with XML Schemas. Setting XML Options. Using the
XML Structure Task Pane. Saving to XML. Working with XML Solutions. Publishing
Content to the Web via XSLT Transformations. The Limits of Word's XML Support.
VI. THE CORPORATE WORD.
26. Managing Document Collaboration and
A Overview of Word's Team Writing Tools.
Introducing Word's Reviewing Interface. Working with Comments. Working with
Track Changes. Limiting the Changes Reviewers Can Make in Your Document.
Printing Documents with Markup. Keeping Track of Changes Among Multiple
Documents. Resolving Proposed Changes. Using Word's Versioning Feature.
Streamlining the Review Process with Microsoft Outlook. Troubleshooting.
27. Online Document Collaboration Using
SharePoint Team Services.
What Is SharePoint? Creating a SharePoint Team
Site. Using the Shared Workspace Task Pane to Work with Your Site. Creating and
Saving Documents for a SharePoint Team Site. Sharing Documents Using SharePoint
Team Services. Searching and Categorizing Documents Using SharePoint Portal
Server. Subscribing to Discussions and Documents. Troubleshooting.
28. Creating Forms.
Word's Forms Capabilities: An Overview.
Understanding the Workflow Associated with Building and Distributing Word Forms.
Building the Skeleton of Your Form. Adding Interactivity with Form Fields.
Advanced Form Field Features. Converting Electronic Forms to Printed Forms.
Protecting an Entire Form with Editing Restrictions. Filling In Online Forms.
Saving Only the Data in a Form. Printing Only the Data in Forms.
29. Leveraging Microsoft Office 2003's Power
Word and Office: Tightly Integrated into a
Single System. Integrating Excel and Word. Working with Access and Word. Using
PowerPoint with Word. Using Outlook with Word. Using Microsoft Equation Editor
3.1. Using Microsoft Office Document Imaging. Troubleshooting.
30. Using Word as an Email Editor.
Creating Email Using Microsoft Word.
Establishing Settings for Your Message. Creating File Attachments. Controlling
Message Priority and Other Options. Sending Your Message. Setting Formatting
Defaults for All Your Mail Messages. Troubleshooting.
31. Customizing Word.
Deciding Which Word Features to Customize.
Controlling How Word Starts. Customizing Toolbars and Menus. Organizing Entire
Toolbars or Menus. Changing the Appearance of Toolbar Buttons and Menu Items.
Creating Toolbar Buttons or Menu Items That Insert Pictures or Hyperlinks.
Adding, Renaming, and Deleting Custom Toolbars and Menu Bars. Restoring Default
Settings to a Menu Bar or Toolbar. Adding a Keyboard Shortcut to a Menu Item.
Creating New Keyboard Shortcuts. Controlling Word's Customization Options.
Changing Word Options. Troubleshooting.
32. Recording and Running Visual Basic
Macros: The Basics. Creating Macros That Run
Automatically. Running Your Macro. Moving Project Items Among Templates and
Documents. Running Word Commands: Word's 400+ Built-In, One-Step Macros.
33. Word Document Privacy and Security
Understanding and Using Word 2003's Privacy and
Security Features. Using Permissions to Restrict Who May Use Your Documents.
Preventing and Controlling Word Viruses. Other Methods for Securing Documents.
34. Managing Word More Effectively.
The Word 2003 File Format. Converting from
WordPerfect. Displaying Word 2003 Files on Computers Without Any Version of
Word. Batch File Conversions. Using Document Properties to Simplify Document
35. Using Word's Multilingual and
An Overview of Language Support in Word, Office,
and Windows. Setting Up Windows for International Environments. Word and Office
Multilingual Features. Entering Asian Text with Input Method Editors. Changing
Proofing Languages During a Spell Check. Microsoft Office Multilingual User
Interface Pack. Changing Language Settings After You've Installed the Office
2003 MUI Pack. Using Foreign Dates and Times in Your Documents. Language File
Organization in Microsoft Office. Unicode and International Font Support in
Appendix A. What's on Que's WOPR CD.
What Is WOPR?