Mini Course

Secrets of MS-Word

© Morris Firebaugh


Introduction

A. background & Survey

B. Personal Background in Word Processing/Publishing

C. Exercise 1: Personal Letter + Embedded Graphic

D. Exercise 2: Intermediate Word Processing - Typography, Tables, Type setting Equations, + Drawing Tools

E. Exercise 3: Book Publishing - Camera-ready Copy

F. Exercise 4: Publishing WWW Pages (time permitting)





A. Background & Survey





B. Personal Background in Word Processing/Publishing

Began with an Apple II Plus with Magic Window (1980)


In 1984, the Macintosh was introduced with the first WIMP system


In 1988, I published "ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE - A Knowledge-Based Approach", © PWS-Kent


In 1993, I published "COMPUTER GRAPHICS - Tools for Visualization" , © Wm. C. Brown/McGraw-Hill




C. Exercise 1: Personal Letter + Embedded Graphic

Let's review operating system fundamentals and word processing fundamentals in Tutorial 1

Using these fundamentals, let's do Exercise 1.




D. Exercise 2: Intermediate Word Processing - Typography, Tables, Type setting Equations, + Drawing Tools

Let's review typography and introduce tables, equations and drawing tools in Tutorial 2

Using these concepts, let's do Exercise 2.



E. Exercise 3: Book Publishing - Camera-ready Copy

In this Exercise, we learn about

These are all essential functions which greatly assist in book publishing, particularly in the production of camera-ready copy.

To practice using these publishing tools, we turn to Exercise 3.





F. Exercise 4: Publishing WWW Pages (time permitting)

Not only does MS-Word produce beautiful camera-ready copy, but you can also request the output in the form of HTML code for publication on the Internet.

Consider the exercise in designing a web page given in Internet Basics & Web Page Design





Updated February 10, 2005