A word processor is a software that allows us to create, edit, view, format and print text document in the computer. Most widely used computer word processing software is Microsoft Word, Word Perfect, Word Star etc. Ms-Word is one of the popular word processing software. Ms-Word is developed by Microsoft Corporation, USA. It allows us to create any types of text documents.
Ms-word program is available in different versions such as Ms_Word 2000, Ms-Word 2003, Ms-Word 2007, Ms-Word 2010, etc. With Ms-Word, we can create a simple document.
To start Word program, we should follow the following steps:
When Word is started, a new blank page titled Document1 is opened automatically.
We can cut, copy, paste the text in the document. To do that you can select the text you want to cut or copy then press ctrl+ C (for copy) or ctrl + X (for cut) and place the curser at the place you want to paste the text then press ctrl + V. Cut will remove the text you have selected while copy won't.
A page break is a code inserted by the software program that tells the device where to end the current page and begin the next.
To insert a page break while in Microsoft Word we should follow the following steps:
Microsoft Word supports the shortcut key Ctrl + Enter to insert a page break.
There are lots of font types available in Ms-Word. We can follow following steps to change font type:
We can increase or decrease the size of the font in the document. We should follow following steps to change the size of the font:
Or, Microsoft Word support the shortcut key Ctrl + ] to increase or Ctrl + [ to decrease the font size.
We can apply different color for the different text in the document. We should follow the following steps to change color of font:
We can highlight the important words or sentences in a document by using different colors such as red, yellow etc. We should follow following steps to highlight the word:
The Format Painter will copy formatting from specific portions of your document and apply it to other portions of your document.
If you would like to apply the formatting to several portions of your document, double-click the Format Painter button after selecting the portion of your document containing the formats you would like to apply.
Different font styles such as bold, italic and underline are available in Ms-Word.
Tables are used to display data in tabular format. We should following steps to create table using Ms-Word:
Step 1: Place the cursor on the page where you want to insert the new table.
Step 2: Click on the Insert Tab.
Step 3: Click the Tables Button on the Tables Group. You can create table by following ways:
Special characters are punctuation, spacing, or typographical characters that are not generally available on the standard keyboard. To insert symbol and special characters follow the following steps:
To insert picture we should follow following steps:
It is a collection of graphics that can be utilized to organize information within your document. To insert SmartArt follow the following steps:
Borders can be applied to many different objects in word. The shading tab in the Borders and Shading dialog box allows us to apply shading to a paragraph or piece of text.
To apply border and shading follow the following steps:
To apply shading:
Which one of the following is not an example of Word Processing software?
Single spacing in MS-WORD document causes ____ point line spacing?
In a document what is the maximum number of columns that can be inserted in MS Word Table?
The file type _____ indicates the file is a Word document.
What is the default file extension for all Word documents?
What is the smallest and largest font size available in Font Size tool on formatting toolbar?
12 and 72
8 and 64
12 and 64
8 and 72
How will MS Word will respond in repeated word?
A Green wavy line under the repeated word
A Blue wavy line under the repeated word
None of the answers are correct.
A Red wavy line under the repeated word
Pressing Ctrl + Z will ________.
undo the last action
add the new page
paste the contents from clipboard
redo the last action
Which of the following is not on Home ribbon?