There are two basic types of graphics that you can use to enhance your Microsoft Word documents: drawing objects and pictures. Drawing objects and picture, curves, lines and WordArt drawing objects. These objects are part of your Word document. Use the Drawing toolbar to change and enhance these objects with color, patterns, borders and other effects.
Pictures are graphics that were created from another file. They include bitmaps, scanned pictures, and photographs and clip art. We can change and enhance pictures by using the option on the Drawing toolbar. In some cases, we must ungroup and convert a picture to a drawing object before we can use the Drawing toolbar options.
Microsoft Word offers many powerful drawing tools to let you control fill color, line color, line style, shadows, 3D effects, grouping, ordering and more. The easiest way to access these feature is through shapes option in the illustration ribbon.
Fig: Format of Shap
You can make simple lines, arrows, rectangles, and ovals with buttons shown under the shapes option.
This feature lets you to quickly create personalize correspondence and other documents by combining information from two different files with another file to produce a number of personalizing from letters. Steps to create the main document:
If you have not completed the main document i.e the letter, complete it and save it. Step to create new data source:
Repeat step 2 and 3 until all the merge fields are inserted.
We will get the new merged document with a number of pages or the document goes to a printer as per your instruction.
Documentation collaboration means several author work on a document or collection of documents together. They could be simultaneously co-authoring, which is a subset of a specification as part of a structured workflow. Document co-authoring, which is a subset of document collaboration which means working on a document simultaneously with one or more other users. There are several different methods of document collaboration and co-authoring that gradually involve more structure and control the document collaboration and collaboration experience. A good way to help you have to decide which document collaboration method and product are right for you is to envision your option along with a spectrum of choice.
Semiformal Co-Authoring: Multiple authors edit simultaneously in a controlled way of saving content when ready to be revealed. Example include business plans, newsletter and legal briefs for Word: and marketing and conference presentations for PowerPoint.
Command and Review: A primary author solicits edits and comment (which can be threaded discussion) by routing the document in a workflow, but controls final document publishing. Examples include the online map, white papers, and specifications.
Document Sets: Multiple authors are assigned separate documents as part of a workflow, and then one master document set is published. Examples include new product literature and a sale pitch books.
You can use the outline view in Microsoft Word to create an outline of a document. This is a great way to structure your document or create a document that will later be turned into a PowerPoint presentation.
Choose the “View” menu and click “Outline’ toolbar at the top of your Word document.
The following list describes what formatting appears in outline vines and what formatting changes you can make.
The following list describes what formatting appears in outline view, and what formatting change you can make.
We can use WordArt to add special text to your document. For example, you can stretch a title, skew text, make the text fit a preset shape, or apply a gradient fill. This WordArt becomes an object that you can move or position in your document to add decoration or emphasis. You can modify or add the text in an existing WordArt object whenever you want
One special feature in Microsoft Word allows a user to create document visual aids such as graphs or charts. These visual aids break up boring “gray” text and can add color to a re-post or brochure. Word borrow Excel’s charting capabilities, which gives plenty of power to create attractive and convincing charts.
To add a chart to the active document, follow these steps:
Word displays the following Insert Chart dialog box:
NOTE: Without Excel 2007, Word defaults to Microsoft Graph, mostly unchanged from previous versions.
You can change the chart’s type and an appearance by an option of the Chart Tools section of the Ribbon.
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