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How To: Double space a paragraph in MS Word in 2 clicks

In this video, we learn how to double space a paragraph in MS Word in 2 clicks. If you've needed to double space a paragraph, but didn't want to do it manually through each sentence, this will make it a lot easier. All you have to do is highlight the paragraph you are working with. After this, press the control button and the number 2. After this, the paragraph will automatically come up and show that it is double spaced. You can use this on your entire paper or just for a part of a paragraph...

How To: Write a conclusion paragraph for a research paper

Your conclusion paragraph is incredibly important to a research paper. This is where you get the chance to sum yourself up and really make your point hit home for the reader. The last paragraph is your last chance to really make your paper stand out and be memorable. In this video, you will learn exacly how to craft a fantastic conclusion so that your reader is left on a powerful note, instead of a boring one.

How To: Build a strong body paragraph for a school essay

In this tutorial, we learn how to build a strong body paragraph for a school essay. This consists of several sentences unified by a common point. The topic sentence is first followed by the supporting sentences. The topic sentence should express what the attitude of the topic is and describe it. Limit the scope of the topic sentence, don't make it too broad. Development is essential to an effective paragraph. It should end with a concluding sentence that is linked to the thesis statement. The...

How To: Make a basic paragraph

This technique can be used to write answers for a question asked in the exam or can be used to write a paragraph while applying for a scholarship or while writing a brief letter. The main thing to be considered while writing the paragraph is having an outline, all we need to do is prepare an outline before starting the paragraph. First write the "main idea" that is to be delivered, then the main idea should be supported with additional details, there can be two to three additional points to s...

How To: Format a paragraph in Word 2007

This video demonstrates how to format a paragraph in Word 2007. From the people who brought you the Dummies instructional book series, brings you the same non-intimidating guides in video form. Watch this video tutorial to learn how to format a paragraph in Word 2007, For Dummies.

How To: Make a paragraph style in Adobe InDesign CS4

Adobe InDesign CS4 software is used to create compelling print layouts, immersive content for playback in the Adobe Flash® Player runtime, and interactive PDF documents. It is built for graphic designers, prepress and production professionals, and print service providers who work for magazines, design firms, advertising agencies, newspapers, book publishers, and retail/catalog companies, as well as in corporate design, commercial printing, and other leading-edge publishing environments. Simpl...

How To: Add a drop capital to a paragraph in QuarkXPress

This quick tutorial shows you how to add a drop capital to the first letter of a paragraph when working in QuarkXPress. There is no sound so don't crank the volume, just follow the text bubbles. Make sure you click on "video tutorial sections" in the top left corner and pick the lesson Add a drop capital to a paragraph in QuarkXPress.

How To: Create a paragraph style sheet in QuarkXPress

A style sheet is a group of paragraph and/or character attributes that can be applied to selected paragraphs and characters in one step. In this QuarkXPress video tutorial you will learn how to create a paragraph style sheet and apply it to text blocks. Make sure to hit "play tutorial" in the top left corner of the video to start the video. There is no sound, so you'll need to watch the pop-up directions. Create a paragraph style sheet in QuarkXPress.

How To: Write a structured essay

Each paragraph should be roughly 4 sentences long. The first sentence is an introduction, and then you can follow up with detailed sentences. The last sentence is your conclusion. An essay follows this same makeup. The first paragraph is an introduction, and then you have detailed paragraphs, followed by a conclusion paragraph. Each sentence in your introductory paragraph can be the introductory sentence for each of your detailed paragraphs. Likewise, the conclusion sentence in your introduct...

How To: Use the left-hand column options in Gmail

In this tutorial, we learn how to use the left handed column options in Gmail. First, log into your Gmail account, then click on your different emails. Open an e-mail by clicking on it, then click reply to respond to it. You can also save this, and it will save to your account. If you want to delete a message, simply select it and click on the delete button. It will now be moved to your trash, where you can keep it, or you can delete that, which will remove it forever. If you want to write an...

How To: Write a letter

It might seem easy to a few, but some of us out there grew up with email and consider "the letter" an artifact. However, writing a letter is the ultimate in class and shows someone you took the extra time to get in touch with them. Whether you are writing a business letter or a friendly letter, these tips will guide you in properly writing that letter to a special someone, friend, or client.

How To: Take a reading comprehension test

In this video, we learn how to take a reading comprehension test. First, you need to learn how to deal with the questions that are asked on the test. To help, you should learn how to read quickly instead of reading the entire paragraph. Read the questions first so you know what to look out for as you are reading the paragraph presented to you. This will save you a lot of time when you are taking the test and give you some time to go over the questions. When finished, you will get a great grad...

How To: Use the copy and paste functions on a Mac or PC

In this video 2 people show you copy and paste functions on a Mac and a PC. On the PC, the girl copies a paragraph of text on a web page by highlighting it, right clicking, and selecting copy. Then she opens up a TextEdit program and pastes it into there and saves it. On a Mac, just like the PC, he highlights the paragraph, but this time he drags the highlighted portion right to the desktop. This will automatically create a file right on your desktop. If you open it up, it will open up in a t...

How To: Cut, copy, and paste to the clipboard in MS Wrod 2007

HelpVids user mel_bone teaches you how to cut, copy and paste to the clipboard in Microsoft Word 2007. Select the first paragraph by either triple clicking on it or selecting it with your mouse. Click "Copy" in the top ribbon or press "ctrl + c". Then use "Paste" or "ctrl + v". To cut a paragraph, select it and click "Cut" or press "ctrl + x". Using the paste options, you can only paste the text, without its formatting. By clicking the small icon next to the Clipboard tab, you will open the p...

How To: Use navigation & selection techniques in MS Word 2007

User mel_bone teaches you how to use navigation and selection techniques in Microsoft Word 2007. You will notice in the bottom right corner of the main window a slider. This controls the zoom. You can thus increase the page size or decrease it, as you need. When you have a document that has more than one page, you can go to the end of the document by pressing ctrl+end. Ctrl+home brings you to the start of the document. Clicking and holding the mouse button pressed on the navigation bar lets y...

How To: Use a text box in Excel 2007

In this video, we learn how to use a text box in Excel 2007. To do this, you will go to the insert tab and then go to the text box and select text box. Now, draw yourself a text box then highlight and copy the text you want, then paste it in. now you will have a paragraph of text written on top of your cells. You don't have to copy and paste, you can type it in as well. If you want to format the text, right click in the box and then change the preferences you want to change to format the text...

How To: Set and adjust tab stops and indents in MS Word 2007

This is a video from HelpVids.com that discusses how to set and adjust tab stops and indents in Microsoft Word 2007. The video starts off with a Word 2007 document open on the screen. First the presenter shows how to show and hide the rulers. This is accomplished by clicking on a small icon above the vertical scroll bar. Tab Stops are only applied to text that has been selected and not the entire document (unless you select the entire document). The sliders on the ruler control the amount of ...

How To: Write an abstract for your research paper

Danby Taylor from the University of Maryland University College teaches how to write an abstract research paper for graduate school Analyze the things that you read so you can extract the essential information such as the goal or the purpose of the reading in your own sentence. Learn the methods or ways of how the author studied the subject and reached the results of the study. Pay attention to details and write in a block paragraph, without indentations. Write one or two sentences about each...

How To: Write a professional cover letter

In this economy being competitive for a job means your application must stand out above the rest. Here's how to write a cover letter to successfully introduce your resume. Make sure your cover letter follows business letter format. Your name and address must be written at the top left corner. The employer's name and address are written just below. The letter should be addressed to a specific person within the company. Paragraphs in a business letter are not indented, but instead are left just...

How To: Write a research paper for school

In this tutorial, we learn how to write a research paper for school. To begin a research paper, start in the library. Grab books that all pertain to your subject, and research as much as you can. You can also search online to get background information on your subject. Make sure you cite your book on a note card in the correct format. Now, you can begin to write your research paper by starting out with an introduction paragraph that captures the attention of the reader and has good facts in i...

How To: Use drag & drop in MS Word 2007

In this video the instructor shows how to use the drag-and-drop feature in Microsoft Word 2007. You can use drag-and-drop to copy and move information within the Word document. This is particularly useful when you want to move and copy information within one page. However, if you want to move information between different pages, use the normal copy-paste feature. If you want to move any information, first highlight and select the data. Now click and hold down the mouse button in the middle of...

How To: Change your middle name on Facebook

Find out how to change your middle name on Facebook. 1. Sign into your Facebook account. Go to "Settings" on the top right of your main Facebook home page. 2. From there click on "Account Settings". Find where it says name and click on "change". 3. Enter your middle name and click on "Change Name". 4. Read the legal paragraph and be sure to check the box that says "I confirm. " then click on "Confirm Request".

How To: Write a good argumentative essay: first argument

This video describes the art of writing argumentative essays. In other words it narrates how to improve arguments of an essay. It starts with an analysis of classic examples. The speaker begins by criticizing the style of paragraph and how to improve the suggestions. He explains how to omit errors and form your arguments in commanding manner. Finally, he says how to come a conclusion by adding solid evidence. At the end of course he will show you how to transfer a old matter into a classic ex...

How To: Write a great business vision statement

In this Business & Money video tutorial you will learn how to write a great business vision statement. Why is the vision statement important? Because, it provides the inspiration for daily operations and motivation for strategic decisions. Vision and missions statements are different. Vision statement answers the question where is my business going; whereas your mission statement states why your business does exist. Vision statements are future focused and written with the end result in mind....

How To: Write a great mission statement

Award winning author Susan L. Reid teaches us how to write a great mission statement for your business. 1. First, write your "purpose statement". This answers what your business wants to accomplish and what problem or need your business is trying to address. Simply state the answer to this question. 2. Write your "business statement'. This describes the activities or programs your business must do to support it's purpose. Ask yourself what you are doing to address the need identified in your ...

How To: Select different items in Finder in Mac OS

In this video, Gary from MacMost demonstrates how to select items on a Mac computer. He explains that there are different ways of selecting items, both with the mouse and with the keyboard. Click to select a single item, and click an empty space to clear the selection. Hold Command or Shift to add to a selection or remove items from the selected group. Drag around an area to select multiple items, and use Command and drag to add more areas. To select items in a list, click to select a single ...

How To: Style documents with the Google Docs CSS editor

In this how to video, you will learn how to style documents with the Google Docs CSS editor. First, create a new document in Google Docs. First, click on the drop down menu for style. Type in a title in the document. Select heading 2 in the menu and type in the section title. Next, take off the style and type in the body for the content. Select some of the body text and click the hyperlink button. Type in the address and click okay. Now you can click this text to go to a website. Go to file a...

How To: Use the text tool in Photoshop

This guy has a lot to say about using the text tool in Photoshop, so he put it all into a 4 part video. Part one covers create, select and edit Text, Point Text and Paragraph Text options. Part two covers Options bar, Great Shortcuts, Character Pallet and Resets. Part three covers Text align, Paragraph palette, Hyphenation and Justification. Part four covers Text for Web, Text Wrap, Text Masking.

How To: Still Using Notes? Here Are 3 Better Word Processing Apps for Writing on Your iPhone

As someone who writes an extreme amount, it's a necessity for me to have an organized and multifunctional text editor. The stock iPhone Notes application is useful to an extent, but it sorely lacks in features and design. Writing and text editing applications are nothing new to the iPhone, but many of them are overloaded on features, making it even harder to keep organized. Here are just a few alternatives that I find helpful in my day-to-day writing.

How To: Use CSS in GoLive CS2

Formatting text can be tedious. In the print world we use Paragraph and Character styles. In the web world we use Cascading Style Sheets (CSS). In this video we'll take the wraps off GoLive's new CSS interface and learn how to transform those standard H1, H2, etc. tags into something a lot more customized to your taste.

How To: Submit a children's book manuscript to publishers

In this video, we learn how to submit a children's book manuscript to publishers. First, you will want to type your manuscript oh white paper and make sure it's double spaced and indented at the beginning of each paragraph. Use one inch margins on each side as well. Make sure the pages are number consecutively and your name, address, phone number, and e-mail are listed on the cover page. Don't break the text up and don't include pictures unless you're a professional illustrator. When you are ...

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