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Office Skills - Basic Microsoft Word Test (2003)



If you added one page of new information to an existing document and you only wanted to spell check the new material you added, how would you do that?

Highlight the new text by selecting it with your mouse. Then start the spell checker. The spell checker will only check the highlighted text.

Highlight the newly entered text by selecting it with your mouse. Change the style of the highlighted text to Normal and then start the spell checker. The spell checker will only check the text that has a Normal style applied.

Cut and past the new text into a new document and then run the spell checker. Then cut and paste the spell checked text back into the original document.


How can you start Word's spelling and grammar checker using the Standard toolbar?

Click on the Spelling and Grammar icon in the Standard toolbar. (The Spelling and Grammar icon is made up of the letters ABC and a blue check mark.)

Use the Copy and Paste icons on the Standard toolbar to copy and paste the text you want to spell check into the Clipboard. Word will automatically check the spelling of the text in the clipboard, correct the all misspelled words, and copy the corrected t

Click on the Spelling and Grammar icon in the Standard toolbar. (The Spelling and Grammar icon is made up of the letters ABC and a blue check mark.)


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 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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Before distributing a business document, you may want to check the document for misspelled words or grammar mistakes. There are several ways to start Word's spelling and grammar checker. What is one way?

Highlight the text you want to check and then select Tools/Auto Summarize from the Main Menu.

Save the document to the Word Spell Check (SPLCHK) directory. Word will automatically check the spelling of the document and correct all misspelled words.

Select Tools/Spelling and Grammar from the Main Menu.


Let's say your document is five pages long and you only want to print the first two pages. If you use the Word Print window, you can select the Pages check box and enter the pages you want to print in the Pages box.

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Using the icons on the Formatting toolbar can save time. How would you change the color of some text and make it bold using the Formatting toolbar?

Select and highlight the text you want to change. Click the Bold icon to make the text bold. Then click on the Font Color icon's pull down menu and select a font color from the displayed color palette.

You cannot bold text or change text color using icons on the Formatting toolbar.

Select and highlight the text you want to change. Click the Format Painter icon first. Then click the Bold icon to make the text bold. Finally, click on the Font Color icon's pull down menu and select a font color from the displayed color palette.


What is one of the fastest ways to delete text from a document?

Select the text you want to delete and then simultaneously press the Ctrl/Alt/Delete keys on your keyboard.

Using your mouse, select (highlight) the text you want to delete and then press the Delete key on your keyboard.

Select the text you want to delete and then press the F9 key on your keyboard.


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.


The File/Page Setup command opens the Page Setup window. What are three page setup options in the Page Setup window?

You can adjust page view, page zoom, and page width.

You can adjust page margins, page orientation (portrait or landscape), and paper size.

You can adjust margins, page zoom, and table width.