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Word 2007 Essential Training

Changing orientation


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Word 2007 Essential Training

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  1. 40s
    1. Welcome
      40s
  2. 28m 24s
    1. Getting started with Word
      1m 21s
    2. Understanding the interface
      9m 23s
    3. Navigating the interface
      11m 24s
    4. Navigating documents
      6m 16s
  3. 18m 39s
    1. Creating new documents
      5m 25s
    2. Importing documents
      4m 35s
    3. Saving documents
      5m 41s
    4. Sending documents
      2m 58s
  4. 12m 35s
    1. Using Print Preview
      2m 45s
    2. Using Quick Print
      2m 31s
    3. Setting print options and printing
      7m 19s
  5. 23m 29s
    1. Selecting text
      3m 45s
    2. Formatting text
      5m 2s
    3. Using Find and Replace
      3m 35s
    4. Undo, Redo, and Repeat
      3m 26s
    5. Copying, pasting, and moving text
      4m 37s
    6. Showing formatting
      3m 4s
  6. 20m 30s
    1. Using indents
      3m 52s
    2. Setting justification
      3m 19s
    3. Changing line spacing
      4m 11s
    4. Setting tabs
      6m 10s
    5. Using the Highlighter
      2m 58s
  7. 38m 26s
    1. Changing margins
      5m 54s
    2. Changing orientation
      2m 29s
    3. Page numbering
      5m 41s
    4. Choosing paper size and source
      3m 59s
    5. Headers and footers
      7m 23s
    6. Applying a Page Background
      7m 56s
    7. Using Watermarks
      5m 4s
  8. 20m 10s
    1. Checking spelling and grammar
      4m 54s
    2. Finding synonyms
      3m 37s
    3. Looking up words and translations
      4m 55s
    4. Setting document proofing options
      6m 44s
  9. 23m 19s
    1. Modifying Environment settings
      7m 46s
    2. Modifying Display and Document settings
      6m 47s
    3. Modifying toolbars and keyboards
      8m 46s
  10. 15m 7s
    1. Creating a bulleted list
      7m 27s
    2. Creating a numbered list
      3m 36s
    3. Editing a list
      4m 4s
  11. 55m 28s
    1. Creating tables from scratch
      5m 29s
    2. Creating tables from text
      3m 25s
    3. Inserting an Excel spreadsheet
      5m 3s
    4. Modifying tables
      7m 44s
    5. Formatting tables
      7m 32s
    6. Making calculations in a table
      4m 13s
    7. Creating charts
      5m 44s
    8. Modifying chart data
      2m 8s
    9. Modifying chart appearance
      12m 29s
    10. Creating text from a table
      1m 41s
  12. 10m 18s
    1. Using Styles
      3m 3s
    2. Creating Styles
      3m 38s
    3. Editing and deleting Styles
      3m 37s
  13. 9m 21s
    1. Creating and using Building Blocks
      4m 27s
    2. Editing and organizing Building Blocks
      4m 54s
  14. 26m 23s
    1. Creating a Mail Merge
      13m 27s
    2. Creating a Data Source
      5m 21s
    3. Merging to create envelopes and labels
      7m 35s
  15. 8m 58s
    1. Sorting text
      4m 15s
    2. Sorting numbers
      2m 11s
    3. Sorting in tables
      2m 32s
  16. 10m 36s
    1. Creating Macros
      5m 40s
    2. Playing a Macro
      1m 46s
    3. Editing a Macro
      3m 10s
  17. 10m 13s
    1. Working with Newspaper Columns
      5m 31s
    2. Working with Parallel Columns
      4m 42s
  18. 24m 13s
    1. Working with Pictures and Clip Art
      10m 23s
    2. Working with Shapes
      5m 10s
    3. Working with SmartArt
      8m 40s
  19. 40m 40s
    1. Tracking changes
      7m 40s
    2. Reviewing changes
      3m 42s
    3. Sending and faxing documents
      3m 39s
    4. Password-protecting documents
      3m 4s
    5. Linking and embedding
      10m 7s
    6. Inspecting a document
      2m 43s
    7. Encrypting a document
      2m 45s
    8. Adding a digital signature
      7m 0s
  20. 30m 12s
    1. Creating cross-references
      3m 41s
    2. Creating a table of contents
      4m 8s
    3. Creating an index
      4m 43s
    4. Creating footnotes and endnotes
      7m 17s
    5. Using hyperlinks
      4m 24s
    6. Using bookmarks
      3m 26s
    7. Using a document map or thumbnails
      2m 33s
  21. 29s
    1. Goodbye
      29s

Video: Changing orientation

Orientation in Microsoft Word refers to which way your paper is situated when you print. Portrait orientation means the paper is longer than it is wide, like 8.5 x 11, where as the same size paper with a landscape orientation would be considered 11 X 8 1/2. This rule applies to any size paper, although I suppose with a square sheet of paper, this wouldn't matter. Let' stick to the default 8.5 x 11 sheet of paper. Changing orientation before or after you enter content is possible because sometimes you enter text and other content on a page and realize it might look better using a different orientation.

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Word 2007 Essential Training
7h 8m Beginner Jan 23, 2007

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From a new interface to timesaving content galleries, the latest version of Word brings a lot to the table. Instructor David Rivers explains each of its new features and attributes, from understanding and navigating its new interface, to using new formatting controls and extensive page layout techniques. Whether new to Word or wanting to learn about the new version, Rivers gives insight for increased productivity and professional documents with Word 2007. Exercise files accompany the tutorials.

Subjects:
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Software:
Word
Author:
David Rivers

Changing orientation

Orientation in Microsoft Word refers to which way your paper is situated when you print. Portrait orientation means the paper is longer than it is wide, like 8.5 x 11, where as the same size paper with a landscape orientation would be considered 11 X 8 1/2. This rule applies to any size paper, although I suppose with a square sheet of paper, this wouldn't matter. Let' stick to the default 8.5 x 11 sheet of paper. Changing orientation before or after you enter content is possible because sometimes you enter text and other content on a page and realize it might look better using a different orientation.

Let's try that scenario. We'll open up a different document so we'll go to the Office button and click Open. Make sure you're looking at the Lesson 6 folder of your exercise files because we're going to open up the job posting 9 right here. So give it a click, click the Open button, and here we go. So as we scroll down, you can see that part of my text is actually showing up on the next page and this is a landscape orientation it's actually wider than it is tall.

And we can adjust margins and indents and that kind of stuff if we wanted to make it fit. Or maybe it would just look better if we used a portrait orientation. Well we do that from the Page Layout tab so if you need to, click Page Layout up here on the ribbon and right below that you'll see Orientation. So I'm going to click the Orientation button and select Portrait. Right away, you can see the change. As I scroll down now, look at that, everything fits on one page within the same margins, but in a portrait orientation.

Now another way to change your orientation and it's really the same choices, but from a different location, is from the Page Setup dialog. So if we go up to the little drop down arrow over here next Page Setup and click it, i will open up the Page Setup dialog. So here's where we went to set up our custom margins before. So you can see that's still there, but then we've got orientation down below. You can see Portrait is selected. Here is where we'd select Landscape, we get a preview down below, and we can apply it to the entire document or just select pages if we wanted to by choosing from our cursor or this point forward.

So I'll leave it at Whole document. We'll set it back to Portrait and then you can just click Cancel or OK. Alright. That covers changing orientation. Next we'll explore automatic page numbering.

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