Word 2007 Essential Training
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Using bookmarks


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Word 2007 Essential Training

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If you think of a real-life bookmark, it's some kind of marker that you'd use to remember your place in the book that you might be reading. Imagine how long it would take for you to find your place if you didn't have it. Well a bookmark in Microsoft Word is similar except you may want to use many bookmarks in one document to help you find many spots and you can. Imagine a document that needed some editing and maybe 8 different spots throughout the document. You could bookmark those spot, so when you come back to the document, you simply move from one bookmark to another, making your changes.
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  1. 40s
    1. Welcome
      40s
  2. 28m 22s
    1. Getting started with Word
      1m 20s
    2. Understanding the interface
      9m 22s
    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 33s
    1. Using Print Preview
      2m 44s
    2. Using Quick Print
      2m 30s
    3. Setting print options and printing
      7m 19s
  5. 23m 27s
    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 36s
    6. Showing formatting
      3m 3s
  6. 20m 27s
    1. Using indents
      3m 51s
    2. Setting justification
      3m 19s
    3. Changing line spacing
      4m 10s
    4. Setting tabs
      6m 9s
    5. Using the Highlighter
      2m 58s
  7. 38m 23s
    1. Changing margins
      5m 53s
    2. Changing orientation
      2m 29s
    3. Page numbering
      5m 41s
    4. Choosing paper size and source
      3m 58s
    5. Headers and footers
      7m 23s
    6. Applying a Page Background
      7m 56s
    7. Using Watermarks
      5m 3s
  8. 20m 9s
    1. Checking spelling and grammar
      4m 54s
    2. Finding synonyms
      3m 36s
    3. Looking up words and translations
      4m 55s
    4. Setting document proofing options
      6m 44s
  9. 23m 18s
    1. Modifying Environment settings
      7m 45s
    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 25s
    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 43s
    8. Modifying chart data
      2m 7s
    9. Modifying chart appearance
      12m 28s
    10. Creating text from a table
      1m 41s
  12. 10m 17s
    1. Using Styles
      3m 3s
    2. Creating Styles
      3m 37s
    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 55s
    1. Sorting text
      4m 14s
    2. Sorting numbers
      2m 10s
    3. Sorting in tables
      2m 31s
  16. 10m 35s
    1. Creating Macros
      5m 40s
    2. Playing a Macro
      1m 46s
    3. Editing a Macro
      3m 9s
  17. 10m 12s
    1. Working with Newspaper Columns
      5m 31s
    2. Working with Parallel Columns
      4m 41s
  18. 24m 12s
    1. Working with Pictures and Clip Art
      10m 23s
    2. Working with Shapes
      5m 10s
    3. Working with SmartArt
      8m 39s
  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 9s
    1. Creating cross-references
      3m 40s
    2. Creating a table of contents
      4m 8s
    3. Creating an index
      4m 42s
    4. Creating footnotes and endnotes
      7m 17s
    5. Using hyperlinks
      4m 24s
    6. Using bookmarks
      3m 25s
    7. Using a document map or thumbnails
      2m 33s
  21. 29s
    1. Goodbye
      29s

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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:
Business Education + Elearning
Software:
Word
Author:
David Rivers

Using bookmarks

If you think of a real-life bookmark, it's some kind of marker that you'd use to remember your place in the book that you might be reading. Imagine how long it would take for you to find your place if you didn't have it. Well a bookmark in Microsoft Word is similar except you may want to use many bookmarks in one document to help you find many spots and you can. Imagine a document that needed some editing and maybe 8 different spots throughout the document. You could bookmark those spot, so when you come back to the document, you simply move from one bookmark to another, making your changes.

Let's create a couple and try this out. First we need to open up the document, so we'll go to the Office button, click Open. Navigate to the lesson 19 folder, that's where to find recipes 19F. Give that one a click and then Open. Right, so we've seen this recipe book before, this document. We're just going to scroll quickly now down to page 5. Right up here under ingredients, you can see we've got some editing to do. We've got X cups of sugar, we've got to figure out how many cups sugar going here. So let's highlight the X, we'll just click and drag over it so it's selected and now we'll go up to our Insert tab here, and this would be a good place to insert the bookmark.

So we go over here to the Links group and click Bookmark. We give our bookmark a name, so let's call it Edit 1, so this will be our first edit. And notice when I hit a space, my Add button went away. Bookmarks can't use spaces, so we're going to put in an edit and the number one, just like that. I'll add that and it gets added to my list and I don't see anything on my actual document, but I'll use my Bookmark button to move around in a bit. Right now though, let's add another one. So we'll scroll down a couple of pages and we're going to come down here to page 7, where it says "garnish with." You can see we've got some more editing to do.

But we're not to select any text here, we're just going to insert the bookmark right there. So we click the Bookmark button, going to call this one Edit2, our second place to go and edit some text, and we'll click Add. All right, there we go. So it's been added. Now for moving around our bookmarks. We click the Bookmark button, we see a list of our bookmarks that can be sorted by name or by location. I'll click on Edit1 and I'll click the Go To button and it will take me right there. Notice that my text is selected, so I'm going to close this up, and I'll type right over that, the number.

So I found that, it's actually 2 cups of sugar, so I type 2, it disappears. Now when I go to Bookmark, check this out. Edit1 is gone and that's because I typed over the selected text. Perfect. I didn't need it anymore anyway. Let's go to Edit2. We'll click the Go To button to take us there. Close this up. And let's just type in what we're going to garnish this with, so I'll just type in a little bit of text here. "Crushed pecans" and a period. Perfect.

Now if I go up to the Bookmark button, you'll notice Edit2 is still there. It's still there because we didn't actually type over any text. So if we no longer need it, we just click the Delete button. And it's gone/ We click Close to close this up and our documents been edited. So you can imagine, if you had many, many bookmarks, how much time you can save. And it's good to know that you can also sort them by either location or by name. Next we're going to explore the advantages of using thumbnails or a document map.

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