Estate planning is a document-intensive business, and you might use Microsoft® Word® to produce those documents. Have you ever been frustrated while formatting them? You can no doubt use all the tips you can get.
Plus, there are probably a lot more things you can do with Word than you realized. The book, Style is Everything in Microsoft® Word®, can help you save time and frustration while preparing professional-looking documents.
For example, do you have trouble getting rid of an unwanted font? Is switching from Roman to Arabic page numbers a challenge? Are paragraph numbers difficult to control? Are tables of contents time-consuming to create? If so, this book is for you.
Style is Everything in Microsoft® Word® shows how styles hold formatting together, combining text and paragraph formats so they can be applied in one action. With styles, you can format documents quickly, consistently and flexibly. Even paragraph numbers become…Bulletproof.
Did you know styles are linked to automation? You can use them to set up a table of contents in seconds and update it with a single keystroke.
This landscape-oriented workbook provides step-by-step instructions, paired with illustrations and examples on facing pages. In addition to formatting and automation features, it offers a potpourri of useful suggestions for your daily work. You’ll see assorted ways to cleanly paste material from other documents and websites, learn to create shortcuts, troubleshoot document formats, clean up badly-behaved documents and standardize document designs within an office.
Author Mary McArthur, The Software Lady, has used her extensive experience using, teaching, programming and supporting word processors to compile this handbook of time-saving techniques. She has developed macros, shortcuts and templates for clients to facilitate document formatting, text entry, letterheads, signature lines, multilevel paragraph numbering and file saving.
She has designed dialog boxes for users to select choices of text from a wide variety of options in wills, trusts, interrogatories, jury instructions, objections and bankruptcy documents. That’s the fun stuff for Mary—making people’s everyday word processing easier, quicker, consistent and well-formatted.
Style is Everything in Microsoft® Word® can save you and your staff time, money and hassles.
Gail Rubin, Certified Thanatologist and The Doyenne of Death®, is a pioneering death educator. She uses humor, funny film clips, and outside-the-box activities to teach about planning ahead for end-of-life. She coordinates the award-winning Before I Die New Mexico Festival, and Albuquerque Business First recognized her with their 2019 Women of Influence Award. She’s also the author of three books on end-of-life issues and a Certified Funeral Celebrant. Her website is www.AGoodGoodbye.com.
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