Contributor: Nichole Brooker. Lesson ID: 10992
Ooops! Better get the eraser and make my paper look messy! With MS Word, you don't need an eraser! Mr. Control-Z comes to the rescue! Learn to change margins, orient your paper, and other simple tasks
On an average work day, a typist's fingers travel about 12.6 miles! Think about your little fingers walking that far! Most people don't walk that far on their legs on a daily basis! Get typing if you want to challenge those typists! Exploring and understanding Microsoft Word will get you there!
In the Related Lessons of this series (right-hand sidebar), you explored formatting and changing the way the words look on your Microsoft Word document.
You learned some other fun things, like adding shapes and headings, and how to center your text, change the line spacing, and make a bulleted list.
In this lesson, you will explore margins, page orientation, printing your document, different templates, and the command "Control-Z."
Check out the Prezi video, Microsoft Word Essentials Part 3 (below):
As you can see, changing some of the options in Word can change the look of your document to use your space wisely.
You are going to change some formatting options in your acrostic poem document, but first you might want to work on your typing skills. You may want to return to these free typing websites to help build your skills:
Now that you have had a chance to practice your typing and have seen what Microsoft Word is and how it works, it is your turn to explore some other cool features!
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