Feb. 26, 1997
Some of these exercises require pre-existing Word documents. These
documents may be found on your R: drive. From Word, use the
Open File toolbar button and look in the R: folders in this
order: CS14a, Profnote, Word1.
After opening a file on the R: you must save it onto your
N: drive. Open the File menu and choose Save As. Change
the drive letter so that it is now you N: drive.
If you have questions regarding how to do something, call me over. Nothing
needs to be handed-in.
Questions for which you are responsible:
- Identify the parts of the Word screen listed in Table 1.1 of
- How would you get on-line help for setting/changing margins, changing
- Identify the following: hard return, soft return, word wrap.
- How do you create a new document?
- What is the fastest way of moving to the beginning of a line? To the
- What is the fastest way of moving to the first line of a document?
To the last line?
- How do you select a word? A sentence? A paragraph?
- What is the difference between cut, copy, and paste?
- What is the clipboard?
- Open the document check.doc (on the R: drive; see
above). Save it onto your N: drive, then print it.
- Proofread the printed document and circle any mistakes in
spelling, grammar, capitalization, or punctuation.
- Load the document into Word and run the spelling checker. Did
Word catch any mistakes you missed? Did you find any mistakes that were
missed by the program? (You must move the insertion point to the
beginning of the document each time you run a check --- the checks start
with the insertion point and continue on until the end of the document.)
- Use the thesaurus to come up with alternate words for
document, which appears too often within the paragraph.
- Run the grammar checker on the revised document. Did Word catch
any mistakes you missed? Did you find any mistakes that were missed by
- Do the On Your Own exercise at the end of Project 2. Make
sure your letter consists of at least three paragraphs. Once
you have finished writing the letter, practice cutting, copying, and
pasting text at the word, sentence, and paragraphs levels. Also, practice
using the Undo and Redo toolbar buttons. These editing
activities are explained in Project 3. Practice until you are comfortable
Thomas P. Kelliher
Mon Feb 24 11:39:21 EST 1997