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Mr. Beard


The AutoCorrect feature corrects capitalization, typing, spelling and grammatical errors, such changing "adn," which you typed to "and."


The AutoComplete feature suggests the completed word when you key the first four or more letters.


The AutoText feature can store frequently used text, such as a name, an address or a slogan. This saves time in keying. For example, you could set NWA to show "Northwest Arkansas".

Formatting --

means to change the look of text.

Quick Styles—

are built-in formats for both text and paragraphs

AutoFormat As You Type—

automatically applies built-in formats to text as you type.

The Insert Date and Time function is used --

to add a date to your document.

You can set the update function --

so that the date automatically updates each time you use the document. This is great for letters, memos, etc. This feature is NOT good for an invoice, inventory report, or any document which needs the exact date of the document to remain with it.

Spelling and Grammar Checker--

is used to check the spelling and grammar of an entire document.

Red wavy line--

A red wavy line or blue wavy line indicates a spelling error

Green wavy line--

A green wavy line indicates a grammar error


Are all the words indicated as misspelled by the spell checker actually misspelled? Explain.

Words that are not in the dictionary --

are flagged as misspelled. Names, locations, and words from other languages could be spelled correctly but not in the dictionary and, therefore, marked as spelling errors.


tool allows you to improve your writing using variety and interest in the wording of your documents.

synonyms --

(words that mean the same)

antonyms --

(words that mean the opposite).


The Insert Symbol option should be used to add characters and symbols not found on the keyboard, such as ý, ©, ®, ™.

Non-Breaking Spaces--

The non-breaking space feature keeps a series of words (like an address) on the same line. This feature would print all of the address on the top line or move all of the address to the second line rather than splitting it between lines For example this address would stay all together if you use non-breaking spaces between each word:

You can add these using Insert--

Symbols, Special Character or CTRL+ Shift + Space


dividing words that lie on the right margin by sending part of the word to the next line (usually a syllables). For example: di-vision.

Business letter--

A business letter is a formal document used for correspondence with another a businessA business letter should be used when communicating to people outside your company

Non-Breaking Hyphens--

Use a non-breaking hyphen to force a hyphenated word to stay on one line together

Hard Return -

hitting ENTER at the end of line or paragraph.

Soft Return—

letting the computer go down to the next line

Parts of a business letter--The six main parts of every business letter --

the date
the inside (letter) address
the salutation
the body
the complimentary closing
the writer's name and title

Hard page break--

A manual page break, or one that you insert into a document, is also called hard page break.

Soft page break--

A soft page break is the type of page break that occurs when a document automatically goes onto the next page

A memorandum/memo --

is used to communicate with others within the same company or organization.

A letter, the other hand, is used to communicate with people outside your company—

your customers, your vendors, and others with whom your company does business.

A memo, quite short and typically is no longer than a page or two, has a heading that includes at least four lines --


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