Touch Typing in Ten Hours

How to Use the Essentials of Microsoft Word 2007

Dobson, Ann

Book - 2009
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
Touch Typing in Ten Hours
f you use a keyboard you need this book. Most of us use computers - many of us all the time - but how many of us can type properly? 'When you've learned how to touch type a 3000 word report will take you less than 1 hour to type!' With this book you can learn to 'touch type' in ten hours at a fraction of the cost of a course. it will also take you less time than the average course and, best of all, you can learn in your own home or office. Just think how much time you will save in your working day - and you will be able to concentrate on the content rather than finding the correct letters. Touch Type in Ten Hours contains easy-to-use lessons divided into manageable one hour blocks, And there are plenty of exercises to consolidate what you have learned. There is also a reference guide giving useful 'tips of the trade'. This new edition goes on to show you how to use Microsoft Word 2007 to best advantage. Most of us want to learn all the basics as quickly as possible and in no time at all you should be able to do everything from simple word processing tasks such as moving blocks of text, To more complex tasks such as mail merge, graphics and creating newspaper style columns. Spend a few hours now and reap the benefits for a lifetime, whether you are using a keyboard at work or at home. REVIEWS: "'It has a really simple layout full of 1 hour lessons to type up with a reference guide at the back of the book which is very helpful. Worth the money!' 'This book really delivers on its promises. it cannot help you learn to touch type if you put in no effort, but if you do the basis is there for marked improvement. I couldn't touch type at all when I started using this book and now my technique is almost perfect.'" AUTHOR BIOG: ANN DOBSON has run her own computer training school for 20 years, using this method successfully with her students. CONTENTS: Preface Introduction Getting started Part 1 - Drills, Hour 1 - the Home Keys a, s, d, f, j, k, l, and Consolidation Hour 2 - e and i, g and h Consolidation Hour 3 - o and n, shift keys and t 20 Consolidation Hour 4 - Extra practice, full stop and y Consolidation Hour 5 - Comma and w, r and b Consolidation Hour 6 - m and u, p and c Consolidation Hour 7 - v and x, q and z Consolidation Hour 8 - Sentence drills Hour 9 - Figures Consolidation Hour 10 - Alphabetical paragraphs Part 2 - Additional Touch Typing Practice Material - Sentence practice Paragraph practice Longer practice pieces Tasks 1-10 Part 3 - Microsoft Word Theory - AN INTRODUCTION TO WORD 2007 Running Word The Opening Screen Selecting Commands Standard Toolbar Formatting Toolbar THE BASICS OF USING MICROSOFT WORD Preparing, Saving and Printing a Document Files and Folders Getting Help Selecting Text Using Bold, Italic and Underline Changing the Case of Text Centreing Text Moving or Copying Text Indenting Paragraphs Inserting Symbols Line Spacing Changing the Alignment of Text Centring Text on a Page Changing the Paper Size Using Print Preview Using Tabs Page Numbering Inserting a Page Break Changing Margins MORE ADVANCED FEATURES IN WORD Tables Mail Merge Mail Merge to Include Labels Graphics Using Bullets and Numbering Columns Part 4 - Reference Guide - Important symbols and general rules More general rules Line spacing Fonts Margins Paper sizes Manuscript correction signs Abbreviations and their correct spellings Putting together sentences and paragraphs The business letter Memos Emails Reports Illustrations - Correct sitting position Hand chart.

Publisher: Oxford : How To Books, c2009
Edition: Rev. and updated 3rd ed
ISBN: 9781845283407
Branch Call Number: 652.3 D635t 2009
Characteristics: viii, 126 p. :,ill. ;,25 cm


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