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Word Lesson 9 Enhancing Documents. Microsoft Office 2010 Advanced. Cable / Morrison. Objectives. Modify the document background color and effects. Apply shading and borders to text, paragraphs, and pages. Create a watermark. Format drop caps . 2. 2. Objectives (continued).

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Word lesson 9 enhancing documents

Word Lesson 9Enhancing Documents

Microsoft Office 2010 Advanced

Cable / Morrison


Objectives

Objectives

  • Modify the document background color and effects.

  • Apply shading and borders to text, paragraphs, and pages.

  • Create a watermark.

  • Format drop caps.

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Objectives continued

Objectives (continued)

  • Create a sidebar and a pull quote using text boxes.

  • Repeat text box contents on multiple pages.

  • Change the orientation of text in text boxes.

  • Modify and create document themes.


Vocabulary

Vocabulary

  • chain

  • drop cap

  • gradient fill

  • pull quote

  • sans serif fonts

  • serif fonts

  • serifs

  • sidebar

  • story

  • watermark

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Formatting document backgrounds

Formatting Document Backgrounds

  • Modifying the page background can make documents more interesting in appearance.

  • The formats applied will depend on how the document will be distributed.

    • Online or color printout: color highlights and shading are most effective

    • Black and white printout: light colors and shading patterns are best


Formatting document backgrounds continued

Formatting Document Backgrounds (continued)

  • Modifying the Document Background Color and Effects:

  • Several formats are available, including gradients, textures, and patterns.

  • A gradient fillis a gradual blending together of two or more fill colors.

  • Pictures can also be used for the page background.


Formatting document backgrounds continued1

Formatting Document Backgrounds (continued)

  • Modifying the Document Background Color and Effects(cont):

  • Fill Effects dialog box


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Formatting Document Backgrounds (continued)

  • Applying Shading and Borders to Text, Paragraphs, and Pages:

  • You can set apart sections of a document by applying shading and borders.

  • You can add shading and borders to:

    • An entire page

    • A paragraph or group of paragraphs

    • A letter, word, or group of words


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Formatting Document Backgrounds (continued)

  • Applying Shading and Borders to Text, Paragraphs, and Pages(cont):

  • Borders tab in the Borders and Shading dialog box


Formatting document backgrounds continued4

Formatting Document Backgrounds (continued)

  • Applying Shading and Borders to Text, Paragraphs, and Pages (cont):

  • Page Border tab in the Borders and Shading dialog box


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Formatting Document Backgrounds (continued)

  • Creating a Watermark:

  • A watermarkis a ghost image that appears behind the content of a document.

  • Word offers several options for creating watermarks in documents.

  • To see a watermark on screen, you must view the document in:

    • Print Preview

    • Print Layout or Full Screen Reading view


Formatting document backgrounds continued6

Formatting Document Backgrounds (continued)

  • Creating a Watermark(cont):

  • You can create either a text or picture watermark.

  • The formats for the text or image of a watermark are stored within the header and footer panes.

Printed Watermark dialog box


Formatting drop caps

Formatting Drop Caps

  • A drop capis a letter or word at the beginning of a paragraph that is larger than the rest of the text.

  • Drop caps are used to draw attention to the content.

Drop Cap dialog box


Formatting text boxes

Formatting Text Boxes

  • Many types of documents include special sections of text that are formatted differently.

  • Text boxes can be used to position the special sections of text and to apply various formats.

  • You can adjust the text box size, and change the alignment of text inside the text box.


Formatting text boxes continued

Formatting Text Boxes (continued)

  • Creating a Sidebar:

  • A sidebaris distinct, supplemental text added to a document such as a magazine or newspaper article to highlight the main text.

  • The text contained within a text box is called a story.

  • A chain is a series of links that lets the story flow from one text box to the next.


Formatting text boxes continued1

Formatting Text Boxes (continued)

  • Creating a Sidebar(cont):

  • Sidebars are formatted in text boxes.

  • The Text Box gallery in Word’s Building Blocks Organizer provides several preformatted text boxes.

Building Blocks Organizer dialog box


Formatting text boxes continued2

Formatting Text Boxes (continued)

  • Creating a Pull Quote:

  • A pull quoteis a line or phrase excerpted from the main text and used to draw attention.

  • Pull quotes are formatted in text boxes.

  • Word’s Building Blocks Organizer provides preformatted text boxes that are especially designed for pull quotes.


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Formatting Text Boxes (continued)

  • Repeating Text Box Contents and Changing Text Direction:

  • To repeat text box contents:

    • Insert a text box item in a header or footer.

    • Position the text box where you want the contents to print.

  • The orientation of text within text boxes can be changed.

    • The default setting is to show the text in a horizontal orientation.


Formatting text boxes continued4

Formatting Text Boxes (continued)

  • Repeating Text Box Contents and Changing Text Direction (cont):

  • Enhanced Get Fit 3 document


Modifying document themes

Modifying Document Themes

  • Themes can quickly change and improve the appearance of documents.

  • Each theme defines three document elements: colors, fonts, and effects.

  • Fonts

    • Serif fontshave serifs(small lines or curls) at the ends of characters.

    • Sans serif fontsdo not include the serifs.


Modifying document themes continued

Modifying Document Themes (continued)

  • To apply a theme, you can:

    • Use a built-in theme

    • Modify an existing theme

    • Create your own theme

Create New Theme Colors dialog box


Summary

Summary

In this lesson, you learned:

  • Changing document backgrounds can enhance the appearance of a document and make the document easier to read.

  • Shading and borders enable you to set apart sections of a document.


Summary continued

Summary (continued)

  • Watermarks are often used to print logos or text on company stationery. A watermark can be created from text or a graphic and formatted to appear behind the document content, or the image can be impressed in the paper when the paper is manufactured.

  • Drop caps are used to draw attention to the content in a document.


Summary continued1

Summary (continued)

  • Sidebars and pull quotes are used to highlight content in a document. Several Quick Parts are available to help you quickly create professional text boxes to format these features.

  • You can repeat text box contents on every page or section of a document by inserting a text box in a header or footer.


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Summary (continued)

  • You can change the direction of text in a text box so that the text reads from top to bottom or from bottom to top.

  • You can override formats within the many built-in themes for a single document, or you can modify the formats and then save the changes using a new theme name.


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