How to “Microsoft Office” – a Beginners Guide to Common Questions
Since its debut in 1988, 1.2 billion people have benefited from the family of client software, server software, and services, collectively known as Microsoft Office. Are you one of the billions? Do you use Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Scripting Languages, Office Mobile, or one of the other business applications that are accessible through this platform? Over the years many employees have naturally become experts in using Microsoft Office. However, if you are a newcomer to this software, you may have many questions that need answering. Here are some of the more common questions that can help you get started and learn the tricks that experts enjoy across the globe!
How do I install Office on my computer? To install Office 365 or Office as a one-time purchase, visit www.office.com/myaccount on the PC or Mac that you want to install Office. Sign in with the Microsoft account that you used to purchase, or have already associated, with the subscription or one-time purchase product, and then follow the onscreen instructions to install Office. Learn more about how to install Office.What mobile apps are available for Office? To find and download apps, visit the following pages: Office for iPad, Office for iPhone, Office for Android tablet, and Office for Android phone. For Word, Excel, and PowerPoint apps, get premium features with an eligible Office 365 subscription. For information about the premium features for mobile devices that are available with Office 365, visit www.office.com/information.Menu Bar Quick Help Features: These features are the most commonly used on Office.
Alignment – The alignment options dictate whether the left and right edges of the text in a document adhere to the right side, left, center, or are justified.
Bullets/Numbering – When creating a list of text items, users can choose from several bullet or numbering systems.
Copy/Cut/Paste - When moving content from one place to another, use the functions of copy, cut, or paste to help. Use the “Copy,” “Cut,” or “Paste” option under the Edit menu or in the main toolbar. (Or, for Macs use Command C, Command X, or Command V, and for PCs us Ctrl C, Ctrl X, or Ctrl V.)
Font – A font is a type of design for text and numbers. Fonts can range from formal to fun. They can also be sized up or down depending upon your needs.
Justify - Align your content either to the right, left, or center by using the justify feature on the toolbar.
Print - This command can let you choose where and how the content is printed, whether you want single- or double-sided printing, in color or black and white.
Save - This is probably one of the more important commands on your computer. The save command enables users to return to the same document later and continue writing, editing, or printing.
Undo - This is a favorite feature that allows users to undo something they just typed or commanded the computer to do. The keyboard shortcut for Mac is Command Z, while on PC it is Ctrl Z. The reverse, to redo a recently undone action, is Command Y on Mac or Ctrl Y on PC.
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