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Creating Research and Scientific Documents Using Microsoft Word

Creating Research and Scientific Documents Using Microsoft Word

Research fuels innovation—and with this focused guide to Microsoft Word, you can help increase your team’s collaborative power and effectiveness, and bring new research to life. Writing proposals, reports, journal articles, theses, and other technical documents as a team poses unique challenges, not the least of which is consistent presentation and voice. You must also manage the formatting and accuracy of figures, equations, and citations, and comply with the style rules of external publications. In this book you’ll learn from the authors’ extensive experience managing the authoring and publication of technical content, and gain specific practices and templates you can apply right away.

Microsoft Word 2016

Microsoft Word 2016

Microsoft Word 2016 is a very popular word processing program that can be used for both personal and business purposes. While already feature rich and critical for productivity, Microsoft continues to improve and enhance their software with each new release like the latest Microsoft Word 2016. In this course, you will learn to navigate the interface, create documents that stand out and how to extend the use of Microsoft word beyond its traditional uses. This course will cover simple document creation, complex long documents and all aspects of the word processor. This online training course will cover three main areas including Basic Word, Intermediate Word and Advanced Word.

Microsoft Word In 30 Minutes

Microsoft Word In 30 Minutes

How good are your Microsoft Word skills? In 30 minutes, author Angela Rose will show you how to become a power user of Word 2016 for Windows and macOS. Even if you have used MS Word in the past, this guide will demonstrate tools and time-saving tips that will help you make a bigger impact when writing letters, reports, essays, resumes, manuscripts, and other documents. Microsoft Word In 30 Minutes also covers Word Online, Microsoft’s free (but limited) online alternative. There are lots of examples, screenshots, and offbeat anecdotes. Whether you are new to Microsoft Word, or want to familiarize yourself with the new features and interface of Word 2016 compared to older versions (Word 2013, Word 2010, Word 2007, Word 2003, etc.), Microsoft Word In 30 Minutes can help you become an MS Word power user.

Word Hacks

Word Hacks

Many users, if not most, of them barely skim the surface of what is possible with Microsoft Word. Seduced by the application's supposed simplicity, they settle for just what's obvious--even if it doesn't satisfy their wants and needs. They may curse the wretched Bullets and Numbering buttons multiple times a day or take hours to change the font size of every heading in a lengthy report, yet they're reluctant to dig deeper to take advantage of Word's immense capabilities and limitless customization tools.Let Word Hacks be your shovel. Let it carve your way into Word and make this most popular and powerful application do precisely what you want it to do. Filled with insider tips, tools, tricks, and hacks, this book will turn you into the power user you always wanted to be.

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