Getting started in WordPerfect
This is the property bar.
By default, the property bar is located above the document window.
The application bar
The application bar displays information about the status of the active
WordPerfect document. By default, the application bar is located below
the document window.
When you open a file, a document button with the name of the file
appears on the application bar. You can use document buttons to
quickly move between the documents. For more information about
moving between documents, see “Navigating documents” in the online
This illustration shows items on the right side of the
Creating and opening documents
You can create a document in WordPerfect by using the default
template, a blank document that includes formatting elements such as
margin settings, tab settings, and toolbars. WordPerfect also includes
ready-made project templates that you can open and use to create a
wide range of documents, including letters, fax cover sheets, calendars,
and business cards.
For more information about templates, see “Creating documents using
project templates in the online Help.
You can open word-processing documents that were created in
WordPerfect or in another application. The advantage of opening,
rather than importing a document created in another application, is
that many of the formatting attributes in the original document, such
as page size, margins, font properties, bullets, and underlining are