Tips and Tricks for Word 2010

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Tips & Tricks for Microsoft Word 2010
Word 2007 Upgrade Scenario
Before You Begin
* Copy Contoso Business Plan (2007).docx from the Original folder to the Demo folder, then open the new file. * Click FileOptionsSave.
* Make sure the auto-save/auto-recovery options are checked. You may want to reduce the auto-save time to 5 minutes. * Open Co-authoring & Web App Demo (2007).pptx; minimize it. * Open Excel Chart.xlsx; do not minimize.

* Open the MVC Music Store Tutorial.pdf and scroll down to PDF page 5 (Overview); do not minimize. Introduction
If you are one of the millions of Office 2007 users who rely on Microsoft® Word to create documents for business, school, or personal projects, you might have some expectations for what you’ll find in this new version. Whether you want faster, more convenient ways to accomplish everyday tasks or new technologies that help take your results to a new level, Microsoft Word 2010 has the tools you need. * Create better documents that help your important content shine. * Work more quickly and easily when working with others on documents. * Access and edit your documents when it’s convenient for you—online or on the road—rather than being tied to your computer. New and improved tools for formatting and managing documents make it easier than ever to create incredible content. Working with others on documents no longer means waiting your turn. And, you can access and work on your files where and when your best ideas occur. Welcome to Word 2010—our most powerful, intuitive, and customizable release yet.

Getting Started
Feature| What You Say| Where You Click|
Introduction| The improved, customizable Ribbon, available in all Office 2010 applications, replaces traditional menus and toolbars to give you a more personalized work experience. It’s designed to help you more easily find and use the full range of features that Word provides—so that you can get more done in less time.| The Ribbon| As in Word 2007, the standard tabs that you see on the Ribbon are organized to display commands relevant to a given task, so that you can find what you need more quickly.| * Point out the familiar Ribbon interface, including the tabs and Quick Access toolbar| Backstage View| On the left edge of the Ribbon you see the File tab. Click the File tab to access the new Backstage view, a single location for all of your document management tasks. When you first open Backstage view, you’re on the Info tab. From this one location, you can manage document protection options, view and edit file properties, and much more.The New tab displays available document templates.The Print tab provides a new, integrated print experience with a full page Print Preview right alongside all of the print options you need.| * Click the File tab * Point out the Info tab * Click the New tab * Click the Print tab| Create a Custom Ribbon Tab/Group| Use customizations in Options to personalize the ribbon the way that you want it. For example, you can create custom tabs and custom groups to contain your frequently used commands.Please note: You can rename and change the order of the default tabs and groups that are built-into Microsoft Office 2010. However, you cannot rename the default commands, change the icons associated with these default commands, or change the order of these commands.| * Click Options * Click Customize Ribbon * Click New Tab * Click the new New Tab (Custom) in the Main Tabs list * Click Rename * Change the display name to My Tab * Click OK * Click New Group (Custom) * Click Rename * Change the display name to Favorite Commands * Click the icon of the person in a suit/tie * Click OK| Add Commands to a Custom Tab/Group| You can only add commands to a custom group that is under a custom or default tab. You cannot add commands to a default group. Only commands added to custom groups can be renamed.| * In the left...
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