Get hints, useful tricks, and solutions to those annoying problems that plague users of Microsoft's ever-popular word processing software. This book goes beyond a how-to guide. You will understand where some of Word's odd behavior comes from, how underlying inheritance rules can affect your formatting, and how to understand and make use of the many hidden characters that Word uses to control the text. By the end of the book, you'll be able to fly through your Word processing without the usual headaches. What You'll Learn
Understand why you should care about hidden characters, and how they can save you time and headaches
Use templates effectively, and produce your own templates
Employ fast desktop publishing techniques to produce a polished final document
Generate a table of contents and index
Fix those pesky tables forever!
Who This Book Is For Everyone who uses Microsoft Word and has encountered difficulties and felt frustrated and slowed down