#Exp19 Word Ch01 HOEAssessment Hammock
You are editing a news release for a campus club. The Hammock Club is a campus organization dedicated to “hanging out” between classes, providing respite from the rigor of a college schedule. The document is in draft form so you will apply appropriate formatting and edits.
Start Word. Download and open the file named Exp19_Word_Ch01_HOEAssessment_Hammock.docx. Grader has automatically added your last name to the beginning of the filename.
Displaying nonprinting characters can assist with troubleshooting a document later. For example, leaving too many spaces between words results in a “grammatical’ mistake, when the problem is simply the number of spaces. By showing nonprinting characters, you can easily see the spaces and correct the mistake.
Display nonprinting characters. At the end of the document, insert text from Article.docx. Delete the two blank paragraphs at the end of the document.
Insert a hard return after the period ending the first sentence in the second body paragraph on the first page (after the words hang out). Delete the blank space that begins the new paragraph to ensure that the paragraph begins at the left margin.
At the end of the document, press ENTER. Type Contributed by:
(include the colon) and press ENTER. Type Jade Evans.
Check spelling, correcting any errors. Be sure to correct grammatical errors, as well.
Using the thesaurus, identify a synonym for the word slackers in the fourth body paragraph on the first page. Select a synonym beginning with the letter i.
Insert an unformatted footer, typing TSU Hammock Club at the left side of the footer. On the same footer line, but right aligned, insert a page number, selecting Current Position and Plain Number. Close the footer.
At the end of the second paragraph on the second page (ending in seems to be catching on), press SPACEBAR and type The club now boasts 72 members. (Include the period.)
Adjust the left and right margins to 1.5”. Change the orientation to Portrait.
Insert a watermark, selecting Draft 1 from the gallery of watermarks. Modify the watermark to change the color to Blue (Eighth column in Standard colors).
Although some symbols display on the keyboard, many do not. A symbol can add interest to an informal document, improve readability, and acknowledge a source or product.
Select the comma and space following the word Club in the second sentence of the first paragraph on the first page. Replace the selected items with an Em Dash symbol. Insert a Registered symbol after the ENO acronym in the second body paragraph on the first page.
Although headers and footers are often included in papers and publications, cover pages typically do not include a header or footer, so it is important to consider suppressing them on such pages.
Insert a page break at the top of the document. At the top of the new page, insert text from Release.docx. Ensure that the footer does not display on the first page that you just inserted.
Open Advanced Properties and ensure that the Summary tab is selected. Enter Jade Evans as the author, replacing any existing author, and TSU Hammock Club as a Comment. Create a custom property, selecting Project and typing Press Release in the Value box.
It is not only important to consider accessibility issues so that people of all abilities might be able to read a document, but also because we are often legally obligated to do so. Checking for accessibility does not mean that you must correct for every alert presented, but you should consider each occurrence and determine how critical it might be for your intended audience.
Check accessibility, correcting any identified error. It is OK if none are presented.
Save and close Exp19_Word_Ch01_HOEAssessment_Hammock.docx. Exit Word. Submit the file as directed.