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Chapter 06

6.1 Introduction to Word Processors

prepare letters, resumes, reports, newsletter, mailing labels 

Advantages over traditional typewriter:
- more formatting features
- save, modified, reuse of documents
- more advanced functions: Grammar checker, thesaurus, mail merge (Practical 2)

Practical 2:
Prepare a Certificate
Prepare Data (Spreadsheet, database, Table of MS-Word)
Preform mail merge

Basic operation:
Creating, saving, printing of documents
Insert text with keyboard, image scanner with OCR (Optical character recognition) software

Comparison with different file type: Refer to P.166 of Textbook

To save environment, use print preview before printing.
Word wrap

6.2 Basic editing
- Insertion and overtype
- cut, copy, paste (Paste special)
- Finding and replace

Practical 3: Finding and replace

6.3 Formatting features
- Page setup: Page layout, margin, paper size, orientation (portrait, landscape)
- Apply to whole documents or sections (Demonstration of Junior form notes)
- paragraph properties : line spacing, justification (right/centered/left aligned , full justified), indent.
- Text attributes: bold, Italics, underline, font size, font color etc.
- Insert and manipulate graphics, word art.
- organizing graphics and text with frames.
- Tables (row, column, merge cells
- columns

6.4 advanced word processing features
- Table of contents. (Generate table of contents) - use heading to define the TOC.
- Index
- footnotes
- Insert hyperlink, bookmark
- Auto Correct
- Automation and predefined formatting

Homework: Self-assessment corner. (P.205)

Subpages (1): Self assessment