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What are the best books to learn all the details on Word?




Is there one book that encompasses most of the versions of Word?



Is it even possible to do it in one book? What do you suggest I consider?



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It is not possible in one book. It is really not possible to cover a single version in one book; it would be more like a bookshelf full of books.

One of my favorites is Word 2010 Bible by Herb Tyson. I think the writing and analysis are superior to anything written later. There has not been a lot added to Word since that was written, but has been some.


You can find a lot on the web. Start with the basics: Basic Concepts of Microsoft Word - from Shauna Kelly.

I think my UsersGuide site covers Windows versions of Word from 2002 to the present. It does not cover everything. It started out as a book "The Legal Users' Guide to Microsoft Word." You could take that and print it out but that does not cover anything since 2002.
  1. Basic Formatting in Microsoft Word
  2. Templates in Microsoft Word Document and Global Templates
  3. Automated Boilerplate Using Microsoft Word AutoText AutoCorrect Building Blocks
  4. Understanding Styles in Microsoft Word
  5. Mail Merge
  6. Numbering in Microsoft Word Automatic Numbering Sequence Fields
  7. Sections / Headers/Footers. Columns and Page Numbers
  8. Tables
  9. Complex Documents - Tables of Contents/Figures Captions Cross-Refenences
  10. Outlining in Microsoft Word Use of the Navigation Pane
  11. Making Forms with Microsoft Word Legacy Forms & Content Controls
  12. Alignment / Justification of Text in Microsoft Word
  13. Document Corruption
  14. Track Changes Compare Documents / Merge Documents
  15. Using Fields in Microsoft Word
Microsoft Word FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions
  1. Master Documents "Feature"
  2. Where is the Normal Template / How to Find the Normal Template
  3. Books about Microsoft Word - Newsgroup suggestions
  4. Downloads - Microsoft Word - Add-Ins - Tutorials - Letterhead - Templates
  5. What is / Where is the Startup Folder
  6. What is / Where is the Developer Tab
  7. Using Date Fields in Microsoft Word
  8. Weird Lines and Borders
  9. A Global StyleSheet in Microsoft Word?
  10. Moving (Sharing) Customizations in Microsoft Word
  11. Modifying the Quick Access Toolbar (QAT) in Microsoft Word
  12. How can I get a different header/footer on the second page?
  13. Margins Missing - White Space
  14. Repeating Data Using Document Properties Content Controls and Other Mapped Content Controls
  15. Function Keys in Word 97-2019 (365)
  16. The Ribbons of Microsoft Word 2007-2019 (365)
  17. Changing the Default Font in Microsoft Word
  18. Showing non-printing formatting marks in Microsoft Word
  19. Frames and Textboxes in Microsoft Word
  20. Mirrored Margins with Landscape
  21. No Copies - No Editing
  22. Moving/Reorganizing Pages in Microsoft Word
  23. Using the Navigation Pane in Word 2010 and Later

Other excellent sites:
For in-depth coverage of several topics, look at the "pinned" articles in this forum from Faul Edstein (macropod).

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