Introduction to Microsoft Word 2003
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Background, Borders & Margins

Fonts & Line Spacing

Cut, Copy & Paste

Insert Graphics/Pictures

Tables & Lists

Headers & Footers

Endnotes & Footnotes

Spelling, Grammar & Word Count

Previewing & Printing

Page Breaks & Section Breaks

Tracking Changes


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Welcome to 'Introduction to Microsoft Word 2003'. This tutorial was designed both for users who are new to Word or have a little experience using Word for creating documents. It assumes that you have at least some familiarity with operating Microsoft office applications, for example opening and closing documents and using toolbars. Most of the functionality covered in this tutorial is also applicable to earlier versions of Word.

Word has a vast number of functions and tools. This tutorial will focus on only those functions and tools which are necessary to completing tasks like writing academic papers and essays.

By using this tutorial you will learn how to:

  • Start using Word
  • Format your documents
  • Cut, Copy and Paste content from the same/other documents
  • Insert picures and Cliparts
  • Create Tables and Lists
  • Edit Headers and Footers
  • Check Spelling, Grammar & Word Count
  • Print Documents
  • Insert Page break and Section breaks
  • Track Changes
  • Use Versioning

This tutorial uses screenshots of Word 2003 on a Windows XP Platform and may look different for Word 2003 users on a Macintosh.

This is a screenshot of the top half of the Microsoft Word application.

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This is a screenshot of the bottom half of the Microsoft Word application.

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