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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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If you use the Word Print window, you can select a number of printing options. What are three of the key printing parameters you can select using the Print window?

1.) Which pages to print. 2.) Which Word styles will not be printed. 3.) Whether to print to a file or a printer.

1.) Which printer to use. 2.) Which Word styles will not be printed. 3.) How many copies to print.

1.) Which printer to use. 2.) Which pages to print. 3.) How many copies to print.


One method to apply a style to text in a document is to first select (highlight) the text. Then click on one of the styles listed in the Styles and Formatting pane.

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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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When you start the spell and grammar checking process, the Spelling and Grammar window opens. If there is a spelling or grammar mistake in a sentence, the sentence is displayed in the Spelling and Grammar window. Misspelled words are highlighted in red an

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What is a fast way to change a text font?

Select (highlight) the text you want to change. Then go to Start/Control Panel/Fonts to select the desired font from a list.

Select (highlight) the text you want to change. Place you cursor at the end of the selected text and type in the name of the font you want to use.

Select (highlight) the text you want to change. Then select the desired font from the Font box on the Formatting toolbar.


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.


If you want to check the spelling in a document without checking for possible grammar mistakes, what steps would you take?

You cannot stop the grammar checker when you start the spell checker. They always work together.

The only way to disable the grammar checker is to go to the Microsoft® website and download a Word grammar checker update file.

You could start the spell checking operation and when the Spelling and Grammar window is displayed, uncheck the Check grammar checkbox.


What is one way to instruct Word to print a document?

Select File/Send To from the Main Menu and then select the printer you want to use.

Select Save As and save the document as a .html file. Word automatically sends the document to the default printer connected to your computer.

Select File/Print from the Main Menu to open the Print window. Then select the desired printing options and click OK.


When you place your cursor on a word or highlight a line of text, how can you tell what style is applied to the word or text?

The name of the style is displayed in the Style box on the Formatting toolbar.

The name of the style of any selected or highlighted text is always displayed in the horizontal scroll bar.

You can right click the word or highlighted text and a context window opens up displaying the name of the style applied to the text.