Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
To Type Text
To begin creating the ﬂ yer in this chapter, you type the headline in the document window. The following steps
type this ﬁ rst line of text in the document.
• Type Learn to Ride as the
headline (Figure 1–16).
What if I make an error while
You can press the BACKSPACE key
until you have deleted the text
in error and then retype the text
moves to the
right as you type
Why did the Spelling and
Grammar Check icon appear on the
When you begin typing text, the
Spelling and Grammar Check icon
appears on the status bar with an
animated pencil writing on paper
that indicates Word is checking for
spelling and grammar errors. When
you stop typing, the pencil changes
to a blue check mark (no errors) or
a red X (potential errors found).
Word ﬂ ags potential errors in the
document with a red or green wavy
underline. Later, this chapter shows
how to ﬁ x ﬂ agged errors.
Spelling and Grammar
Check icon contains a blue
check mark, indicating the
entered text contains no
spelling or grammar errors
• Press the ENTER key to move the
insertion point to the beginning of
the next line (Figure 1–17).
Why did blank space appear
between the headline and the
Each time you press the ENTER key,
Word creates a new paragraph and
inserts blank space between the two
paragraphs. Later in this chapter,
you will learn how to adjust the
spacing between paragraphs.
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