exercISe 1 Basic Microsoft Word Functions
1. Perform selected word processing functions.
2. Explain basic word processing terms and functions.
Start Word. (This exercise can be done using any word processing program.)
Create a document. Type the following text as fast as possible. Do not cor-
rect any mistakes that you make, and do not press the Enter key. Do not pay
attention to spelling errors.
Outcomes-based reimbursement will change how health care is deliv-
ered. It is important for healthcare workers to understand what this
may mean to their practice. Here are a few things that might change:
(1) Payment will be based on outcomes and not volume. (2) Healthcare
informatics and electronic health records will be critical to quality care.
(3)Continuity of patient care will increase, and (4) Wireless technolo-
gies will facilitate capturing critical information when needed.
Correct the document. Make sure you are at the top of the document. Click
the Spelling and Grammar
icon on the Quick Access Toolbar or
click Review tab, and Spelling and Grammar icon. Make any corrections
necessary. Click the Change button if the highlighted selection is correct
and the Ignore button to ignore a correctly spelled word. If no sugges-
tion is given or lists incorrect words, Word doesn’t recognize the word so
can’t give a correct spelling. Use an appropriate dictionary for the correct
spelling and type it manually if not spelled correctly. Word will announce
the completion of the spelling and grammar check and provide readability
statistics if you have chosen that option under the Proofing section of
Save the document.
a. Click the File tab, then click Save or press Ctrl+S.
b. Type Chap5Ex1-Lastname in the highlighted File name text box.
c. Go to the Location text box at the top of the Save As dialog box. Select
the correct location and click the Save button (See Figure 4-11 for fur-
ther help). Alternatively, you can save the document by clicking the Save
icon on the Quick Access toolbar. Once the document has a name
and location, clicking the Save icon (or pressing Ctrl+S) will update the
file and not display the Save As dialog box.
Introduction to Word Processing
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