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By Igor Podlubny, Katarina Kassayova

Microsoft notice has been round for a very long time, yet previously there has been now not a publication like this one. Why? since it is difficult to take this kind of advanced topic like production of medical and technical files and exhibit it easily, truly, concisely, and comprehensively. This publication meets this problem and is the 1st and the original certainly one of this sort. The books on Microsoft notice (and many different machine purposes) are inclined to fall into different types: the small introductory table references, which don't remedy any specific difficulties, and the 1000-page "bibles" that try and solutions each query you by no means idea to invite. This booklet itself is a 3rd class, combining some great benefits of the 1st and the second. the quantity of data during this brief booklet (xviii + 162 pages) is unimaginable. It covers all elements of writing medical and technical files - fonts, formatting of varied textual content components utilizing kinds, equations, figures and tables, quite a few kinds of bibliography, new release of contents and indices, quite a few varieties of web page numbering, chosen box codes, automation of writing, operating with lengthy records, printing, and so forth. there is not any the other publication on Microsoft note bringing all this knowledge in concise and designated shape in addition to short motives from the perspective of typesetting. every little thing you could very likely give some thought to to do with the Microsoft be aware on your clinical or technical record is integrated and carefully defined. One instance for all: the place else are you able to learn the way you will get your equations numbered immediately in addition to automated replace of cross-references to them? this can be a booklet which each and every scientist, scholar, instructor of engineer, utilizing MicrosoftWord both usually or sometimes, easily should have for growing always formatted and properly having a look articles, studies, theses, textbooks or monographs. The ebook is prepared super good. The step by step directions are effortless to stick with and illustrated with beneficial photos. Orientation within the textual content and finding worthwhile details is really easy with the desk of contents, operating heads, and the broad index. the sensible price of this e-book is extended through the truth that so much of its techniques carry not just for Microsoft notice 2000, but in addition for Microsoft note ninety seven and for Microsoft note 2002 besides. The additional price supplied by means of this e-book is instructing a normal method of computing device typesetting utilizing courses of the Microsoft be aware category. After examining and utilizing this ebook the readers will comprehend the underlying philosophy of operating with such courses. They then should be in a position to paintings accurately with the other related software now and sooner or later. it's popular that these days so much of medical and technical records and guides are created in both LaTeX or Microsoft be aware. For LaTeX clients, the booklet by way of Leslie Lamport -- "LaTeX: A record guidance process" -- is the fundamental reference resource for a few years. This e-book by way of lgor Podulbny and Katarina Kassayova can definitely be regarded as a long-awaited easy reference resource for clinical and technical authors utilizing Microsoft observe. have a look at the desk of contents if you happen to don't think this.

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Select the two-column layout (all other settings usually can be accepted without any change) in the dialog box Columns and click on the OK button. 4. 3 (page 8). Using the two-column (or multi-column) layout for the main text should be avoided. However, it is sometimes required for the preparation of cameraready manuscripts for conference proceedings and for some journals. If this happens, then the formatting procedure should be started with setting up the size and orientation of sheets of paper, and the page margins (menu File – Page Setup.

3. In the Paragraph dialog box select the Indents and Spacing tab (Fig. 5, page 15). 4. In the fields Before and After set the desired values of vertical spacing (setting both values to 6 points usually gives an acceptable result), and then click OK . 5 Numbered equations: Problem formulation Proper numbering of formulas means solving four important problems. The first problem is to ensure that the used method of enumeration of formulas will allow easy addition of numbered equations, their deleting, and changing their order of appearance without a necessity to update (or rewrite) all affected numbers of formulas.

Mark the portion of text, which represents a logical unit within the edited document. 8: The Style combo box. 2. On the panel Formatting of the Microsoft Word 2000 toolbar click on the Style combo box. A list of styles, which are already used in the document, will appear (Fig. 8). 3. Select a desired style. The marked portion of text will be formatted using the selected style. If a suitable style is not listed in the Style combo box, then it can be selected among all available styles and applied to the selected portion of text: 1.

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