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Office Skills - Basic Microsoft Word Test (2003)



Is it possible to make the following formatting changes to a paragraph: indent the first line, align the paragraph to the right margin, and change the spacing between the lines?

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The styles feature of MS Word helps you quickly change the formatting of paragraphs and the look of text (font, size, color, etc.). What is one way to use the style feature to change the formatting of a paragraph?

Use your mouse to highlight the paragraph you want to change. Using the Main Menu, select Window/Arrange All and then type in the desired style name into the Arrange All box.

Use your mouse to highlight the paragraph you want to change. Using the Main Menu, select Tools/Templates and Add-Ins. Using the Templates and Add-Ins box, select the template style you want to apply to the paragraph.

Use your mouse to highlight the paragraph you want to change. On the Formatting toolbar, use the Style box to select the style you want to apply to the paragraph.


Your manager asks you to create a document that is 8.5 inches high and 14 inches wide. What is one way to do that?

Open a new blank document. Select View/Print Layout to open the Printer Setup window. In the Printer Setup window, enter the paper size requirements and press enter.

Open a new blank document. Select Format/Paragraph to open the Paragraph window. Set the paragraph size to 8.5 inches high by 14 inches long.

Open a new blank document. Select File/Page Setup to open the Page Setup window. In the Page Setup window, select the Margins tab and choose the Landscape option. The select the Paper tab and select legal in the Paper Size pull down menu.


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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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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When you are ready to print a document, it can be helpful to preview the document on your computer monitor to see what it will look like when it is printed. If you see any problems with the layout or formatting, you can make corrections before printing th

Select File/Print Preview from the Main Menu. Word displays the document as it will appear when printed.

You cannot "print preview" a Word document. You must actually print the document to see that it will look like when printed.

Select Window/Arrange All from the Main Menu to see what the document will look like before printing.


One way to quickly copy and paste text is to use the Copy and Paste shortcut icons located on the Standard toolbar.

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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.


There are several methods for copying and pasting text and paragraphs. One way is to highlight the paragraph using your mouse and then right click on the highlighted paragraph to open a context popup menu. Select Copy from the popup menu. Position your cu

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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.