Find and open Word
Look on your desktop for & click on it :
Click on START, look for and click on it:
Click on START
Making sense of Word
TEXT AREA: LOOK FOR
Menu & Toolbars
MENU: File, Edit, View, Insert, Format, Tools, Table, Windows, Help
TOOLBARS: Rows of icons (small buttons with a symbol)
SCROLL BARS: Vertical and Horizontal – move page up/down and left/right
How the text area may look like? PRINT
-Print Layout LAYOUT
To set layout: LAYOUT
View (click) open pull-down list
choose PRINT LAYOUT (click)
Text Area: Print Layout
Horizontal/ vertical rulers:
- Margins: File (click) pull-down
menu Page Setup (click) pop-
up window select OK
Text Area: Writing
Exercise: Let’s Write!
We are now learning about Microsoft Word. Microsoft Word is a
program that allows us to write using the computer.
Word makes it easier to write your resume.
You can use Word to write letters.
But most importantly, Word is used in almost all office-related
Text Area: Writing
Exercise: Let’s Write! – Please insert the following paragraph
after the sentence: “We are now learning about Microsoft Word.”
To open the program, you have to click on START and look for the
Word icon. Once you see it, you have to click on the icon.
Text Area: Fixing mistakes (Undo)
Exercise 2: Please select all the text on your screen and delete
it. Then type three sentences about yourself (your name, your
occupation and your favorite color).
Please select your favorite color and delete it (use backspace).
Then write instead the color you dislike most.
Please select your name and delete it (use backspace). Then
write instead the name “Anna”.
Let’s save the document
you have created, using
FILE (click) pull-down
menu Save As (click)
pop-up screen give a
name location SAVE
Close document (File/
Exercise: HELP Function
HELP (click) Microsoft
Word Help (click) pop-
You can: type a word/
Or you can look at
Contents and select
Or you can look at index
Let’s change the color of
your font, the font style and
Highlight the first sentence.
Format (click) Font
pop-up window select
Font: Comic Sans MS
select Font style: Bold Italic
select size 14 00
select color: Green OK
sentence with your favorite
color and change it to Arial,
20, italic, blue.
- Click on the white page button – what happened?
- Click on the percentage list and select 25% - what happened?
- Click on the yellow, semi-open folder – what happened?
- Position your cursor on each icon and wait a few seconds.
What do you see?
- Select the first sentence. Change the Font
to Arial Black, size 20.
-Select your profession. Change it to
-Select the entire text. Change its alignment
-Select the entire text. Click on this icon.
-Select the entire text. Click on the next
icon. What happened?