Formatting Text to Two Columns/Newspaper Style
Formatting Text to Two Columns/Newspaper Style Grading Rubric
You want to create a newspaper flyer you will hand out to potential customers letting them know your expectations of employees. You will convert the 20 Tips on How to Survive and Keep Your Job into a newspaper flyer.
Open the document 20 Tips on How to Survive and Keep Your Job in Word 2010. Resave it with the name Newspaper Article.
Delete all Heading 2 Titles on Top Page
Select all the text of the top page, the page not numbered, expect the title 20 Tips on How to Survive and Keep Your Job. Press the delete key. Your top page should now look like this:
With the Insert tab selected click Header then select Remove Header.
Your pages should now appear with no headers.
Remove Page Numbers
With the Insert tab selected click Page Numbers then Remove Page Numbers.
Remove All Formatting From Document
While holding the Ctrl key down press the letter A on the keyboard to select all the text in the document. With the Home tab selected click the Clear Formatting button to get rid off all the styles in the document.
Format All Font
Select all the text in the document (Ctrl + A) and set it to .
Modify Heading 1 and Heading 2 Styles
Modify Header 1
Select the title on page one, 20 Tips on How to Survive and Keep Your Job. Change the font to Calibri (Body) Text 14, center aligned, with the color set to Blue (or a color that compliments your logo).
With the text still selected right click the Heading 1 Style in the Styles section on the Home tab and select Modify.
At the Modify Style dialog box assign it the name Newspaper Header. Notice that all the formatting you did to the text appears in the Modify Style dialog box.
Now it appears in your styles panel as a style.
Modify Header 2
Navigate to the second page in your document and select the title text on the page. This time right click on the Heading 2 Style first select modify. You will now set the formatting in the Modify Styles dialog box. Type Newspaper Side Headers as the Name of the modified style. Change the font to Calibri (Body) Size 12, click the Bold button to make it bold, and change the color to red (or a color that complements your logo).
Click OK to set the modifications. Now with the text selected click Newspaper Side Headers style to apply it to the selected text.
Your text should now appear like this:
Continue selecting the rest of the titles on the other 21 pages and apply the Newspaper Side Headers style.
Remove Extra Space
Place your cursor under text on the first page and press the delete key until you remove the space. Continue until all the space is removed as shown below:
Correct Grammatical Errors
With the cursor at the beginning of the document go to the Review tab. Click on the Spelling & Grammar command..
When Microsoft Word comes across what it thinks is a grammatical or spelling error it will give you suggestions on what to change it to. You can choose to Ignore or Change it. Correct all errors in document.
Another way to correct a word without going into the Spelling and Grammar feature is to right click on the word and it gives you suggestions as shown below.
Change Margin Size
Change the margins to the values shown below: To open the Page Setup Margins dialog box with the Page Setup tab selected click Margins then choose Custom Margins. Set all margins to 0.8".
Fully Justify Text
Select all the text in the body of the document except the title "20 Tips on How to Survive and Keep Your Job" and fully justify the text on the page. To fully justify the text, on the Home ribbon click the fully justification buttons .
Insert Logo at Bottom of Page
Place your cursor below the last sentence in the document insert you lobo (Insert tab > Picture) center aligned on page.
Format the Body Text to Two Columns
Select the body of the article, not the title of logo, then with the Page Layout tab selected select Columns then More Columns.
At the Columns dialog box select two from the Presets, column width 3.2", spacing .5", and make sure the box is checked beside the "Equal column width."
Click OK to place your text in two columns.
Add Drop Caps to Paragraphs
You will now add drop cap to all of the paragraphs in the document. Place your cursor in front of the beginning of the first paragraph. With the Insert ribbon selected, click Drop Cap then select Dropped.
Your paragraph should now look like this:
Add Drop Caps to the remaining paragraphs in the document.
Resave your document.