XP Brief

Report
Microsoft Word
Project 2
Objectives
• Describe the MLA documentation style
for a research paper
• Change the margin settings in a
document
• Adjust line spacing in a document
• Use a header to number pages of a
document
• Enter text using Click and Type
• Apply formatting using shortcut keys
Objectives cont…
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Indent paragraphs
Use Word’s AutoCorrect feature
Add a footnote to a research paper
Modify a style
Count the words in a document
Insert a manual page break
Create a hanging indent
Insert a symbol automatically
Create a hyperlink
Objectives cont…
• Sort selected paragraphs
• Go to a specific location in a
document
• Move text
• Find and replace text
• Use the Paste Options button
• Understand how smart tags work
Objectives cont…
• Find a synonym for a word
• Check spelling and grammar at
once
• Display the Web page associated
with a hyperlink
• E-mail a copy of a document
Introduction
• Always need to write reports
• 2 documentation styles for research
papers
• MLA (Modern Language Association
of America)
• APA (American Psychological
Association)
Project Two – E-Retailing
Research Paper
• MLA Documentation Style
MLA Documentation
Style
MLA Documentation
Style
MLA Documentation
Style
Project Two – E-Retailing
Research Paper
• Starting Word
• Click Start button on Windows
taskbar, point to Programs on the Start
Menu and then click Microsoft Word
on the Programs submenu.
Project Two – E-Retailing
Research Paper
• Resetting Menus and Toolbars
• Use steps outlined in Appendix D
• Displaying Formatting Marks
• If the Show/Hide ¶ button on the
Standard tool bar is not already
selected, click it
Changing the Margins
• Word is preset to use standard 8.5
by 11 inch paper with 1.25 inch left
and right margins and 1 inch top
and bottom margins
• To change settings:
Changing the Margins
• Zooming Page Width
• Click the Zoom box arrow on the
Standard toolbar
• Click Page Width in the Zoom list
Adjusting Line Spacing
• Selecting Different Line Spacing
Using a Header to
Number Pages
• Headers and Footers
Using a Header to
Number Pages
• Entering Text Using Click and Type
Using a Header to
Number Pages
• Entering a Page Number into the
Header
Typing the Body of the
Research Paper
• Applying Formatting Using
Shortcut Keys
Typing the Body of the
Research Paper
• Saving the Research Paper
• Insert a floppy disk into drive A
• Click the Save button on the Standard
toolbar
• Type E-Retailing Paper in the file name text
box
• Click the Save in box arrow and then click 3
½ Floppy (A:)
• Click the Save button in the Save As dialog
box
Typing the Body of the
Research Paper
• Indenting Paragraphs
Typing the Body of the
Research Paper
• Using Word’s AutoCorrect Feature
• Auto Correct as you type or click the
AutoCorrect Options button
Typing the Body of the
Research Paper
• Adding Footnotes
Typing the Body of the
Research Paper
• Modifying a Style
• Style
• Normal style
Typing the Body of the
Research Paper
• Using Word Count
Typing the Body of the
Research Paper
• Automatic Page Breaks
• Soft page breaks
• Performed between keystrokes
Typing the Body of the
Research Paper
• Recounting Words in a Document
Creating an Alphabetical
Works Cited Page
• Manual Page Breaks
• CTRL + ENTER
Creating an Alphabetical
Works Cited Page
• Centering the Title of the Works Cited
Page
• Drag the First Line Indent marker to the 0”
mark on the ruler
• Click the Center button on the Formatting
toolbar
• Type Works Cited as the title
• Press Enter
• Press CTRL+L to left-align the paragraph
mark
Creating an Alphabetical
Works Cited Page
• Creating a Hanging Indent
Creating an Alphabetical
Works Cited Page
• Inserting Arrows, Faces, and Other
Symbols Automatically
Creating an Alphabetical
Works Cited Page
• Creating a Hyperlink
Creating an Alphabetical
Works Cited Page
• Sorting Paragraphs
Proofing and Revising
the Research Paper
• Going to a Specific Location in a
Document
Proofing and Revising
the Research Paper
• Moving Text
Proofing and Revising
the Research Paper
• Smart Tags
• Appear on screen when Word
performs a certain action
• Smart tag indicator
• Clicking button displays menu that
contains commands relative to the
action performed at the location of the
smart tag
Proofing and Revising
the Research Paper
• Finding and Replacing Text
Proofing and Revising
the Research Paper
• Finding Text
• Click the Select Browse Object button on the
vertical scroll bar and then click Find on the
Select Browse Object menu
• Type the text to locate in the Find what text
box and then click Find Next
• To edit the text, click the Cancel button; to
find the the next occurrence of the text, click
the Find Next button
Proofing and Revising
the Research Paper
• Finding a Synonym
• Synonym
• Thesaurus
Proofing and Revising
the Research Paper
• Checking Spelling and Grammar at
Once
Proofing and Revising
the Research Paper
• Saving Again and Printing the
Document
Navigating to a
Hyperlink
• Activating Hyperlinks
E-Mailing a Copy of the
Research Paper
• Sending Paper to Professor

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