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Office Skills - Basic Microsoft Word Test (2003)



If you wanted to change the font used in a paragraph without changing the paragraph's formatting, you could highlight the paragraph using your mouse, then select the font you want to apply to the paragraph from the Font box on the Formatting toolbar.

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The Styles and Formatting pane opens on the right-hand side of the Word window by default and displays Word styles that you can apply to text and paragraphs.

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What is a Word template?

A Word template is a temporary file that is saved along with your working file. The template acts as a backup file.

A Word template is a print (.prn) file created when printing any Word document.

A word template is a ready-to-use document file that is preformatted, predesigned, and includes Word\’s automated features such as styles.


When you open a document using the File/New command, the New Document Task Pane opens. From this task pane, you can open Word templates or a blank Word document.

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There are two main options for opening a Word document: you can select File/New or File/Open from the main Menu Bar. If you select File/Open, how does Word respond?

A directory opens where you can select a Word template.

The last file you worked on opens in "full screen reading" mode.

Word displays the Open window. The Open window lists documents you can click on to open. It also lists directories you can navigate to find and open a document. You normally use the File/Open command to open an existing document.


In the Paragraph window (Format/Paragraph command on the Main Menu), what is the difference between these formatting boxes: paragraph Spacing Before/After boxes and the Line Spacing box?

Spacing Before/After boxes enable you to enter the amount of space left between lines when you execute a soft return (Shift+Enter). The Line Spacing box enables you to choose how much space is placed between two paragraphs when you execute a soft return.

Spacing Before/After boxes enable you to enter the amount of space between the page's top margin and the first line of text, and between the last line of text and the bottom margin. The Line Spacing box enables you to choose how much space is placed betwe

Spacing Before/After boxes enable you to enter the amount of space inserted before and after a paragraph when a hard return is used to start a new paragraph. The Line Spacing box enables you to choose how much space is placed between lines when an automat


If your manager wanted you to capture all of the information in a document, but did not want any of the drawings or photos, and did not want the captured information to be formatted with headings, bold text, different fonts, etc., what would you do?

Open the document then save it as a Rich Text Format (.rtf) file using the File/Save As command. This would remove all formatting, drawings, photos and produce a document containing plain text.

Open the document then click the Save icon (image of a floppy disk) on the Standard toolbar. The document will be saved in a .gif file format that you can open later as a plain text file.

Open the document then save it as a Plain Text (.txt) file using the File/Save As command. This would remove all formatting, drawings, photos and produce a document containing plain text.


If you are working with a document and Word places red wavy lines under misspelled words, you may get distracted from the writing process while you correct the misspelled words. If you do not want Word to highlight misspelled words as you type what can yo

You cannot stop Word from underlining misspelled words with red wavy lines.

Select View/Normal from the Main Menu. Word will no longer display the red wavy lines.

Select Tools/Options/Spelling & Grammar from the Main Menu. Then uncheck the Hide spelling errors in this document option.


Can you instruct Word to print 20 copies of a document using the Word Print window?

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Word provides you with the option to highlight or not highlight grammar errors and misspelled words as you are working in a document. If you choose to highlight grammar errors by selecting this option in the Option widow (Tools/Options/Spelling & Grammar)

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