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EP Library Lessons: Microsoft Tools

Word


    
Microsoft Word is an application for

    typing, formatting, and saving papers.  

     WORD Toolbar TIPS:  

Word Menu & Tool Bar

 

 

 

Tip #1:  Use the VIEW drop down menu to turn on Toolbars

Standard

Formatting  

Tip #2:  Hold the mouse over an icon on the toolbar to see what it does. 

Tip #3:  Use the FILE drop down menu to Save As in the following format:  

Lname Paper.doc (Put it in the correct Finder Folder.) 

Tip #4:   Practice your Word skills using this document: 

Format Your Paper

MLA is a standard for formatting your papers.  This is how high school and college students type their papers and you can too!  

Step 1:  Set Line Spacing to Double Space in the Formatting Pallette

     Set Font to Times New Roman 12 on the Toolbar

Step 2:  Type the first 3 lines as follows: 

Your Name

Teacher's Name 

Subject

Date

Step 3:  Set the Alignment to Center on the Toolbar

Type the Title of your Paper


Step 4:  Set the Alignment back to Left Justify on the Toolbar

Tab once to indent the first line of your paragraph and continue typing your paper.  

PowerPoint

    PowerPoint  is an application for 

    creating a slideshow for a presentation.

    POWERPOINT Toolbar TIPS:  

PowerPoint Toolbar

 

 

Tip #1:  Use the VIEW drop down menu to turn on Toolbars

Standard 

Formatting

Tip #2:  Hold the mouse over an icon on the toolbar to see what it does. 

Tip #3:  Use the FILE drop down menu to Save As in the following format:  

Lname Project.ppt (Put it in the correct Finder Folder.)

Tip #4:  Use the suggested boxes to enter your information.