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Office 2011 for Mac

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How to Work with Frames in Word 2011 for Mac

In Office 2011 for Mac, a frame is a container that surrounds objects, such as pictures and charts. You use a frame when your text or graphic contains comments, comment marks, or note reference marks so [more…]

Create a Table of Figures in Word 2011 for Mac

If your Word 2011 for Mac documents is full of figures, then create a table of figures as an at-a-glance summary of what and where they are. Whether the figures are tables, pictures, graphs, drawings, [more…]

Create a Table of Authorities in Word 2011 for Mac

Creating a Table of Authorities in Word in Office 2011 for Mac is a two-stage process. First, you mark selected text to be indexed; then Word uses the marked text to create the table. [more…]

How to Insert a Citation in Word 2011 for Mac

If you need to insert citations into a Word document, Office 2011 for Mac offers the Citation feature to help you. Citations describe the source of a quotation, passage, figure, or data, and they follow [more…]

How to Wrap Text Around Objects in Word 2011 for Mac

From pictures and graphs to SmartArt, you can easily add all sorts of objects to a Word document in Office 2011 for Mac. But after the object is inserted in your Word document, you’ll probably need to [more…]

Office 2011 for Mac: Navigate Word's Advanced Layout Dialog Box

To see all of Word 2011's text wrapping styles, first select an object in a document. Then, on the Office 2011 for Mac Ribbon’s Format tab, find the Arrange group and choose Wrap Text→More Layout Options [more…]

Position and Anchor an Object in Word 2011 for Mac

You can easily add all sorts of objects to a Word document in Office 2011 for Mac. Word 2011 gives you shortcuts to position an object in your document. Here's how to get at them: [more…]

Word 2011 for Mac: Linking Text Boxes in the Publishing Layout View

Text boxes work a little differently in Word 2011’s Publishing Layout view than in other Office 2011 for Mac views, where text boxes have tools to help you position them on a page. Switch to Publishing [more…]

How to Manage AutoText with Word in Office 2011 for Mac

You manage AutoText in Word 2011 for Mac by choosing Tools→AutoCorrect. Click the AutoText tab in the AutoCorrect preferences dialog. In the AutoCorrect preferences dialog, you can adjust settings for [more…]

Word 2011 for Mac: Make a Table of Contents Automatically

In Office 2011 for Mac, Word features a fast, new way to make a Table of Contents (TOC). If you’ve been using Heading styles throughout your document, the process is entirely automatic. Choose to make [more…]

Create an Index in Word 2011 for Mac

Perhaps you’re working on a long document in Word in which you want an index with page numbers. Word in Office 2011 for Mac can automate this task for you. This procedure entails three steps: [more…]

Word 2011 for Mac: Making Labels by Merging from Excel

You can use an Excel workbook as your Word 2011 mail merge data source in Office 2011 for Mac. Get ready by preparing an Excel workbook with a data range or table that’s set up as a mailing list and a [more…]

Word 2011 for Mac: Create Master Pages in Publishing Layout View

Word 2011 for Mac takes the concept of a master page to a new level in Publishing Layout view. A master page is a kind of template page within an Office 2011 for Mac Word document. Whatever you put on [more…]

Word 2011 for Mac: Add Static Guides in Publishing Layout View

You can add static guides, which are guide lines to help you align objects in the Publishing Layout view of Word 2011 for Mac. You can see the guides by clicking the Office 2011 for Mac Ribbon’s Layout [more…]

Word 2011 for Mac: Add Fields to a Document

In their broadest definition, Word fields are special codes that perform various tasks. Fields in Word 2011 for Mac are an essential part of mail merge, page numbering, and other tasks. Some fields are [more…]

Word 2011 for Mac: Insert Text Input Form Fields into Documents

Making a form in Word 2011 for Mac is as simple as choosing appropriate form controls from the Developer tab of the Office 2011 for Mac Ribbon, placing them in your Word document, and then enabling your [more…]

Word 2011 for Mac: Adding Check Boxes to Forms

Making a form in Word 2011 for Mac is as simple as choosing appropriate form controls from the Developer tab of the Ribbon in Office 2011 for Mac, placing them in your Word document, and then enabling [more…]

Word 2011 for Mac: Insert a Combo Field on a Form

In a Word form in Office 2011 for Mac, a combo field is a pretty neat thing. Use a combo when you want the user to choose an entry from a list of choices. The [more…]

Office 2011 for Mac: Embed Objects in a Word Document

A Word 2011 for Mac document is so versatile that you can embed other kinds of object types, such as tables and charts, right inside a Word document. You can even embed another Word document. [more…]

Office 2011 for Mac: Printing Options in Word

When you want more than a printout with the default of every Word 2011 for Mac printer setting, you can find more options by choosing File→Print or pressing Command-P to bring up the Print dialog. You [more…]

How to Create a Mail Merge in Word 2011 for Mac

With Office 2011 for Mac, your guide to mail merging in Word is Mail Merge Manager. You can invoke Mail Merge Manager by choosing Tools→Mail Merge Manager from the menu bar. It’s designed to be used starting [more…]

Word 2011 for Mac: Filling in Data for a Mail Merge

In Office 2011 for Mac, mail merge works by bringing data stored in a data table into Word 2011. A good data table's first row (and only the first row) has the headers, also called [more…]

Word 2011 for Mac: Making Form Letters for a Mail Merge

While personalizing form letters fools no one, they are popular just the same and can also be useful to generate automated reports within an organization. In Office 2011 for Mac, you can start from an [more…]

Merging to Envelopes in Word in Office 2011 for Mac

If you’re printing letters with a Word 2011 mail merge, you’ll need to make envelopes for them. You might want to make a mail merge for envelopes for other purposes, too, such as sending out holiday cards [more…]

Word 2011 for Mac: Making Identical Labels for a Mail Merge

In Office 2011 for Mac, you can create a blank Word document that will contain a set of identical labels for a mail merge in less than three minutes! Follow these steps and substitute your own paper size [more…]

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