Do you take the shortest route instead of the side roads when youre trying to get somewhere? Do you choose the streamlined model instead of one loaded with gizmos and gadgets? Do you value ease over extras? WordPerfect 12 is practical software designed to help you create great-looking, readable documents. Whether youre a recent convert from longhand (welcome to the modern world) or a word processing pro, WordPerfect12 For Dummies covers what you need to know, including:The basics, like using menus and toolbars, saving, editing, and printing files, getting help, and moreEditing and formatting text, adding page numbers, charts, cool fonts, borders, backgrounds, and moreUsing templates to make your life easierCreating envelopes and labels and doing multiple mailingsUsing the compatibility toolbars, Workspace Manager, Office Ready template browser, and wireless office capabilitiesCreating and integrating columns, tables and graphicsCreating Web pages, Adobe Acrobat Documents, XML files, and even Microsoft Office documentsPublishing your document as a Web PageWordPerfect12 For Dummies was written by Margaret Levine Young, David C. Kay, and Richard Wagner, all computer gurus who have written or contributed to other For Dummies books and numerous computer books. After it shows you how to do what you need to do, it inspires you to do things you probably didnt know you could do, such as:Changing Workspaces to the WordPerfect Legal mode if you need to create legal documentsChoosing from 26 different tool bars to fit the way you work and what youre working onUsing WordPerfect Office Ready for 40 additional templatesPrinting bar codesUsing Microsoft Outlook contact information in Word PerfectFirst youll get comfortable with WordPerfect 12, and then youll get confident and want to explore more. Whether you are a beginner, need a quick refresher, or want to take advantage of the advanced functions, with its complete index, WordPerfect12 For Dummies will be the reference you rely on.