Word 2007 Page Layout

In these tutorials we will cover all of the sections of the Word 2007 Page Layout tab. We will go through step by step explaining how all of the buttons in each section work. You can skip around by clicking the section you would like to learn about at the top of this page. The Page layout tab is where you can change the appearance of the entire Word document.

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Word 2007 Modifying Page Layout
You may find that the default page layout settings in Word are not sufficient for the document you wish to create, in which case you will want to modify those settings. In addition, you may want to change the page formatting depending on the document you are creating.
In this lesson, you will learn how to change the page orientation, paper size, and page margins, and insert a break.

Word 2007 Page Setup
In the Word 2007 Page Setup section of the Page Layout tab we will make a change to our greeting card so hang in there with me. Click the dropdown arrow under margins.

Word 2007 Page Background
This tutorial covers the Word 2007 Page Background section of the Page Layout tab. The first button is watermark. I like using the watermark feature in this section for printing flyers or Christmas letters. The watermark feature places a very light image in the background of the entire document that you can type over.

Word 2010 Modifying Page Layout
You may find that the default page layout settings in Word are not sufficient for the document you wish to create, in which case you will want to modify those settings. For example, if you are printing on a different paper size, you'll want to change the document page size to match the paper. In addition, you may want to change the page formatting depending on the type of document you are creating.
In this lesson, you will learn how to change the page orientation, paper size, and page margins.

Inserting a Cover Page in Word 2007
Word 2007 includes many features to achieve professional looking results when you format your documents. One of the nicest features is the Cover Page Gallery. You can select from a number of preinstalled Cover Page templates. These can be customized to your liking. And, you can save your own cover pages in the Gallery for later use.

Don't Do Desktop Publishing with Microsoft Word
While word processing is quite different from page layout, many people expect Microsoft Word to bridge the gap and work as a full featured desktop publishing solution. Unfortunately, that is not the case. Here are some compelling reasons not to try desktop publishing with Word.

Learning the Word 2007 Windows
The Word 2007 window presents a dramatic change from earlier versions of Word. To learn more about what to expect from Word 2007, read this quick rundown.

Understanding Word 2010’s Two Compatibility Modes
I upgraded from Word 2007 to Word 2010. Save defaults to the latest Word format, but when I create a new document, it shows as being in Compatibility mode. Why? Most users think of pre-Word 2007 *.doc files as being in Compatibility mode, and *.docx files as being Word 2007 and Word 2010 files. But, it’s not that simple. Word 2010 introduced several new features that were not present in Word 2007, most notably improvements to the graphics capabilities.

Word 2010 Adding Breaks
Word has several different types of breaks that you can add to your document to change the layout and pagination. Each type of break serves a different purpose and will affect the document in different ways. Page breaks move text to a new page before reaching the end of a page, while section breaks create a barrier between parts of the document for formatting purposes. Column breaks split text in columns at a specific point. In this lesson, you'll learn how to insert and delete breaks.

Word 2007 Shortcut Keys
Word 2007 is substantially different from previous versions of Word. However, many of the shortcut you're familiar will still work in Word 2007. And there is also a handy new system for using shortcuts. To learn more about it, read this quick tip.

Navigating Through Your Word 2007 Document
Navigating through long documents can be a chore. You can spend a lot of time scrolling through pages of text to get to the section you want to read or edit. But, there is an easy way to jump to the exact page you want to edit. With Word 2007's Thumbnails view, you'll see small pictures of each page of your document. You can use the thumbnails to navigate through your document. Learn more by reading this quick tip.

Word 2007 Show Hide
This section in the View tab is Word 2007 Show/Hide. This section uses check boxes to select these view options. You are able to select multiple choices in this section. The first option is Ruler. If this box is checked you will notice a ruler at the top and along the left edge of your document. This can be helpful to let you know how far down or across the page you are. It can also help with centering and aligning objects on the page.

Word 2007 Footnotes
In this tutorial you will learn to use the Word 2007 Footnotes section of the References tab. A footnote is used to comment on or provide a reference for text in a document. A footnote will create two parts in your Word 2007 document; a note reference mark next to the sentence or line you are referencing and the footnote text at the bottom of the page. To add a footnote to your document select the location you want your reference mark to appear then click the Insert Footnote button. This will bring you to the bottom of the page when you can type your comments. The Insert Footnote button will not only add the foot not but also renumber them as you move text around. Footnotes are usually for detailed comments and endnotes are used for citations.

Getting Help from Word 2007
Microsoft designed Word 2007 to be the easiest version of Office ever. Yet, despite these improvements in Word 2007's user interface, you may still need help in using one of the many Office programs once in a while.

Omit page number from the first page - Word 2013
How to Omit the Page Number From the First Page of a Word 2013 Document Without Using Sections. Normally, the first page, or cover page, of a document does not have a page number or other header or footer text. You can avoid putting a page number on the first page using sections, but there is an easier way to do this.

Word 2007 References
The Word 2007 References tab is a feature I wish Microsoft had when I was in High School and College. These features would have been great for all those papers I had to write. I will go through each section of the References tab. You can select the section you would like to learn from the links at the top of this page or follow each one and click the next arrow at the bottom to move through them sequentially.

Introducing MS-Word 2007
Word manipulates words, sentences, and paragraphs. Although Word 2007 program specializes in storing and manipulating different types of data, they all work in similar ways.

Remove Extra Space Between Paragraphs in Word 2007
Word 2007 offers many improvements over previous versions of Word. But, the program still has its annoyances. For example, Word 2007 will add a space between paragraphs by default. This space cannot be removed by using the backspace key. And, it can be difficult to find the option to remove the space.

Learning the Word 2007 Insert Ribbon
Word 2007's Ribbon will be a startling change for experienced Word users. Instead of the traditional drop-down menus, when you click on a menu, you're presented with a Ribbon of commands. For new users, this will make learning Word much easier. To learn more about Word 2007's Insert Ribbon, read this quick walk-through.

Adding Bookmarks in Word 2007
If you're working on a long Word document, navigating through it can be a hassle. This makes it difficult if you need to return to a specific location for further editing. But Word 2007 lets you bookmark specific parts of your document. Then, you can easily return to the location. To learn more about using bookmarks in Word 2007, read this article.