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Microsoft Word Secrets

The Why and How of Getting Word to Do What You Want

Authors: Morgado, Flavio

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  • The first book that gets straight to the root of common problems encountered when using Microsoft Word
  • Teaches key expert tricks that will improve your Word processing life quickly and immediately
  • Written by Flavio Morgado, experienced teacher and author of 30+ technical books
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eBook $29.99
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  • ISBN 978-1-4842-3078-7
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Softcover $39.99
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  • ISBN 978-1-4842-3077-0
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About this book

Get hints, useful tricks, and solutions to those annoying problems that plague users of Microsoft’s ever-popular word processing software. This book goes beyond a how-to guide. You will understand where some of Word’s odd behavior comes from, how underlying inheritance rules can affect your formatting, and how to understand and make use of the many hidden characters that Word uses to control the text. By the end of the book, you’ll be able to fly through your Word processing without the usual headaches.
What You'll Learn

  • Understand why you should care about hidden characters, and how they can save you time and headaches
  • Use templates effectively, and produce your own templates
  • Employ fast desktop publishing techniques to produce a polished final document
  • Generate a table of contents and index
  • Fix those pesky tables forever!
Who This Book Is For

Everyone who uses Microsoft Word and has encountered difficulties and felt frustrated and slowed down

About the authors

Flavio Morgado is a Food Engineer with an MSc. degree in Food Science and Technology. He is also a VBA Professional developer, a technical writer, an English to Brazilian Portuguese technical translator, and a professor of Epidemiology, Statistics, and Medical Informatics at UNIFESO, a health sciences university in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Flavio has written more than 30 books, including Programming Excel with VBA (Apress), and has translated an equal number. He also loves animals and the exquisite nature of the surrounding rain forest, and when he is not teaching, writing, or developing, he can be found running or riding his mountain bike through the Teresopolis Mountains, followed by his 11 dogs, or spending time on the stunningly beautiful beaches of Cabo Frio in Rio de Janeiro.

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  • Brief Introduction to Word and File Extensions

    Morgado, Flavio

    Pages 1-5

  • Hidden Characters, Inheritance, and Paragraph Formatting

    Morgado, Flavio

    Pages 7-94

  • Character Attributes

    Morgado, Flavio

    Pages 95-148

  • Select, Find, and Replace Text Characters

    Morgado, Flavio

    Pages 149-185

  • Quick Document Formatting with Styles

    Morgado, Flavio

    Pages 187-242

Buy this book

eBook $29.99
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-4842-3078-7
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $39.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4842-3077-0
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Microsoft Word Secrets
Book Subtitle
The Why and How of Getting Word to Do What You Want
Authors
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
Flavio Morgado
eBook ISBN
978-1-4842-3078-7
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4842-3078-7
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4842-3077-0
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXVI, 731
Number of Illustrations
22 b/w illustrations, 498 illustrations in colour
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