If you're contemplating self-publishing--whether via a print-on-demand or traditional printer--it's vital to keep that in mind. People will judge your book by appearances, and if it appears slipshod and unprofessional, readers will assume its content is no better than its presentation. Unfortunately, getting a good cover often does mean hiring a pro -- but fortunately, you don't have to shell out big bucks to make the interior of your book look good! All it takes is some common sense and a basic grasp of Word.
End Function Change VolumeName to the appropriate volume name. In the last issue of WordTips there were a number of readers that got the idea that I was suggesting that people should use the FastSave feature.
In fact, I got quite a bit of feedback on that tip, some of it quite pointed. I am sorry if I gave the impression that I thought FastSave is a great idea.
That is far from the truth; I do not. WordTips are not designed to promote one method of doing something over another, but to provide alternative ideas that people can incorporate into their Word use, if they so desire.
With that being said, let me point out specifically why you should not use the FastSave feature. Any time you increase complexity, you run the risk of corrupting the files easier.
The list could go on and on, but you get the idea. In short, unless you have a specific need to use FastSave such as if you are only creating simple documents using Word 6 on a slow machineit is probably a good idea to turn it off.
The FastSave feature is turned on by default in all versions of Word, even in the original Word Only if you are using Word 97 SR-1 is it turned off by default.
As a side note, according to the Microsoft Knowledge Base there are several circumstances under which a FastSave is not done by Word, even if you have enabled the feature.
These circumstances include the following: This makes sense, right?
This includes when you choose Save As to save under a new name or in a new location. Word only performs a FastSave to a local volume. In this case Word does a normal save, and then again starts using FastSave for future saves.Author Stephens likes to write books aimed at the more seasoned professional, and this one is no exception.
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by also written a separate article on how to change the paper size in your Word document to match the size of your final book. For Windows Word Click the Page Layout tab, Word & Click the Page Layout tab. While in Word , you can get Address Book button under Mailing tab > Write & Insert Fields, as well as Ribbon customization with adding Address Book button into QAT.
Address Book command in Access, Excel, InfoPath, OneNote, Publisher, and Visio // May 01, · How to Write a Word Summary I’m approaching the finishing line on the manuscript for the new book. I’m making a few changes as per my editor’s suggestions, and hope to have the MS to the publisher, ready to go, by the first of June.
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