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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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Microsoft Word is a word processing software package. You can use it to type letters, reports, and other documents. This tutorial teaches Microsoft Word 2007 basics. Although this tutorial was created for the computer novice, because Microsoft Word 2007 is so different from previous versions of Microsoft Word, even experienced users may find it useful. This lesson will introduce you to the Word window. You use this window to interact with Word. To begin this lesson, open Microsoft Word 2007. The Microsoft Word window appears and your screen looks similar to the one shown here.
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.
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.
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 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.