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Help & Advice



Standard Toolbar:-




New Blank Document - Creates a new blank document

Open - Open a document

Save - Save a document

E-mail - Opens a blank New E-mail window

Print - Allows you to print your document

Print Preview - Enables you to see a preview of what your document will look like if it was printed

Spelling and Grammar - Enables you to check the spelling and grammar of your document

Dictionary Lookup - Enables you to look up the definition and spelling of words in a dictionary

Cut - Remove a selection to the clipboard

Copy - Copy selected objects to the clipboard

Paste - Paste the selection from the clipboard to a new place of your choice

Undo \ Redo - Allows you to undo an action or redo an action

Insert Hyperlink - Enables you to insert a link to another document or page on the Internet

Insert Table - After specifying on the grid the dimensions for your table it will then be inserted into your document

Insert Spreadsheet - Enables you to Insert a spreadsheet into your document

Insert Clip Art  - Enables you to insert Clip Art of your choice into your document

Insert Picture - Allows you to insert a picture of your choice into your document

New Painting - Opens Microsoft Paint to enable you to create a New Painting

Address Book - Opens up your e-mail address book

Zoom - This windows shows you at what percentage of the true size your are viewing the document at

Show All - Enables you to show or hide the formatting of your document e.g. tabs

Works Help - Enables you to get help on various aspects of the Word Processing program


Formatting Toolbar:-




Font - Drop down list shows the range of fonts installed on your computer, you can then select the font you wish to use

Font Size - Enables you to change the size of your fonts

Font Color - Enables you to choose the colour of your fonts

B - Used to make your text Bold

I - Used to make your text Italic

U - Used to Underline your text

Align Left - Highlight your text and click on this to align it left

Center - Highlight your text and click on this to centre it

Align Right - Highlight your text and click on this to align it right

Justify - Highlight your text and click on this to justify meaning the text meets both left and right margin on page

Numbering - Enables you to create numbered lists or paragraphs

Bullets - Enables you to insert bullet points into your document

Decrease \ Increase indent - Allows you to increase or decrease the indents of the paragraphs in your document

Format Gallery - Choose from predefined formats that you can apply to the entire document or specific text in your document

Task Pane - Show/hides task pane