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Office Skills - Basic Microsoft Word Test (2003)



When you open MS Word, it opens a blank document using the Normal template and the Normal template default styles. The normal template default styles include: Clear Formatting, Heading 1, Heading 2, and Normal.

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If you wanted to make numerous changes to the formatting of text, you can highlight the text, right click on it, and then select Font from the context menu that opens. This opens the Font window where you can change formatting such as the text font, size,

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The Word Task Panel is a multi-use "window" that opens on the right side of the document. The Task Panel can display Help, Research, Clipboard, and Styles and Formatting panes among others. What is one way to open the Task Panel to the Styles and Formatti

You can select Window/New Window from the Main Menu and the Task Panel will open and automatically reset to the Styles and Formatting pane.

You can select View/Task Panel from the Main Menu and then use the Other Tasks Panes box (drop down list) at the top of the Task Panel to choose the Styles and Formatting pane.

You can select Insert/Reference from the Main Menu and the Styles and Formatting pane in the Task Panel will open.


When you save a file as a standard Word Document, what is the file extension that Word assigns to the file name?

.doc

.txt

.dot


Let's say you work in a field that uses many specialty terms. These specialty or technical terms are not recognized by Word's spell check dictionary even though the words are spelled correctly. Hence, each time you spell check a document, Word repeatedly

When the Spelling and Grammar window indicates a specialty term is possibly misspelled (by highlighting it in red), you can click on the Ignore All button. Going forward, and in any document in which you check the spelling, the spell checker will no longe

When the Spelling and Grammar window indicates a specialty term is possibly misspelled (by highlighting it in red), you can click on the Add to Dictionary button. This adds the specialty term to the spell check dictionary. The spell checker will now accep

When the Spelling and Grammar window indicates a specialty term is possibly misspelled (by highlighting it in red), you can click on the AutoCorrect button. This accepts the term as being correctly spelled and the spell checker will never check this word


If you click on the Save icon (image of a floppy disk) in the Standard toolbar, your document will be saved. How does Word save the document?

Word opens the Save As window where you have options to save the file with a new file name or save it in another directory.

Word immediately saves the file in its original location with its existing name, and overwrites the previous version of the file.

Word saves the document as a template in the New File/Template directory.


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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Sometimes you need to punch holes in a printed document to accommodate comb-type or three-ring binder systems. How can you increase the left-hand margin of your document to prevent the text from being punched out during binding operations?

Select File/Page Setup to open the Page Setup window. In the Page Setup window, select the Paper tab to show the Paper Size boxes. Increase the width of the paper by the desired amount by entering the width in inches into the Paper Size/Width box.

Select File/Page Setup to open the Page Setup window. In the Page Setup window, select the Margins tab to show the document Orientation options. Select the Landscape box.

Select File/Page Setup to open the Page Setup window. In the Page Setup window, select the Margins tab to show the Margin boxes. Enter the desire margin in inches in the Margins/Left box.


Your manager sends you a Word document and asks you to import the information in it into a document you are currently working on. What is one way of doing that?

Open both documents. Go to your manager's document and select (highlight) the text you want to import into your document. Switch to your document and place your cursor where you want to paste the text. Select Insert/Object from the Main Menu to paste the

Open both documents. Go to your manager's document and select (highlight) the text you want to import into your document. Then, still in your manager's document, select Insert/Field from the Main Menu. The selected text will automatically be inserted as p

Open both documents. Using Word's copy and paste commands, copy the text from your managers document into your existing document.


You applied a style, Heading 1 for example, to a line of text. Later, you decided you wanted to remove all formatting from the line of text. How can you do this?

Highlight the text using your mouse. Select Edit/Replace from the Main Menu and all formatting will be removed from the highlighted text.

Highlight the text using your mouse. Open the Styles and Formatting task pane and click on the style Body Text.

Highlight the text using your mouse. Open the Styles and Formatting task pane and click on Clear Formatting.