WordPad is a text editor for short documents. It has not the advance features like MS-Word . You can format documents in WordPad with various font and paragraph styles. To start WordPad Click Start Menu, then select Programs->Accessories->WordPad.
Various operation possible in WordPad are :-
Specify the page layout for a document, such as paper size and margin settings.
Type, edit and delete text, as well as copy or move text from one place to another. You can also copy or move text between two different applications.
Change the font, style and size of character, and change the alignment and indents of paragraph. You can also set special tabs and create bulleted or numbered lists.
Search for previously typed text or replace with new text.
Create compound documents that contain pictures, spreadsheet data, video created in other application.
Working with Documents
To create a new document
To save changes to a document
On the File menu, click Save.
To open a document
Specifying page Layout.
|Page Setup:- Page setup includes
the settings regarding Paper Size, Page Orientation, Paper Sources and Paper
Margin. To specify all these page settings follow these steps:-
Let we need a paper of A4 size having 1" margins from all edges and Landscape orientation. Then the steps would be as follows:-
|Font:- We can change the typeface of the
text of the document. This is known as Fonts. First select the text. Then
follow the steps:-
|Paragraph:- We should keep in mind when
we are typing any peace of text then until we presses the enter key we are
typing for a paragraph. As soon as we presses the enter key then a new
paragraph begins from there. Every paragraph have three indentations. Left,
right and the indentation for the first line. To specify these indents
follow these steps:-
|Tabs:- We can specify and remove the
tabs from the documents. Using mouse the tab stops can be marked by
clicking on the point to the ruler. But using menus these can be achieve
Print Preview:- If we want to see the preview, how the document will look like after printing the we can see the preview of the documents as follows:-
- Click File->Print Preview....
- The window will appear having the preview of the document.
- To close this window and return back to the WordPad working area click Close button.
To change printers and printing options
Making connection with other documents
To embed or link an object into WordPad
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