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2.1: Creating Documents

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    Now that we have looked into the basic Microsoft Word and Google Docs environment, let's explore how to create a new document. In this section we demonstrate how to use commands to change the font style, such as bold, italics, and underline, and how to save and print your work. We also discuss how you can use themes and colors to change the overall look of your document.

    Creating a Microsoft Word Document

    Watch this video to learn the basics of how to create a new document in Microsoft Word, add text, and use basic formatting such as bold, italics, and underline.

    Creating a Google Docs Document

    Watch this video to learn how to create a document in Google Docs, and for a quick tutorial of basic formatting tools, such as how to change the font size of text; add headings, titles, and subtitles; create links to other pages; and rename your document. An advantage of Google Docs is that it saves your work while you are typing and you can review past versions of your document.


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