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Introduction to Word Processing and Word Processing Software


If you're new to word processing, this is the place to start. Learn how to choose a word processor that is right for you. Then familiarize yourself with the program and get up and running with basic tutorials.
  1. Choosing Software
  2. Word Alternatives
  3. The Word Window
  4. Formatting Documents
  1. Working With Images
  2. Working With Tables and Charts
  3. Printing Documents
  4. Working With Other Programs

Choosing Software

Microsoft Word isn't the only word processing program! There are numerous word processors on the market. Find out how to choose a program that will suit your needs.

Word Alternatives

Microsoft Word may be the most popular word processor on the market. But that doesn't mean it is the right program for you. If you're looking for an alternative to Word, you've come to the right place. Learn about free software that will do just what you need!

The Word Window

Your first step to conquering Microsoft Word is to understand the Word windows. But for new users, the Word window can be confusing. That's because there are a number of toolbars and commands are hidden away on menus and in dialog boxes. These tips will help you figure out Word's controls and find what you need.

Formatting Documents

Microsoft Word provides you with virtually limitless options for formatting your documents. To learn the finer points of formatting your documents, check out these tips!

Working With Images

Word gives you many options for creating compelling documents. At some point or other, you will want to explore these options. One of the best ways to add visual impact to your documents is through the use of images. These tips will help you add images to your documents and format them to suit your taste.

Working With Tables and Charts

Tables and charts are an essential part of many documents. They are a handy way to display data, making your document easier to understand. Fortunately, Word has many tools to help you create and edit charts and tables in your documents. Get started using tables and charts in Microsoft Word now!

Printing Documents

These days, it is common to share documents electronically. But you will still want to print your documents. For help specifying print options, read these tips.

Working With Other Programs

One of the advantages to using Microsoft Word is that it integrates with the rest of the Office suite. Together, the applications give you unprecedented control over managing and presenting your data. To learn more about using Word with other applications in the Office suite, read these tips.

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