Converting Microsoft® Word® into your personal Pre-press System 01StartMenuWordOptionsSL Word Options Make sure you’re logged into your e-publishing Window’s user account. Start Word 2007. Click the Office Button–in the upper left corner of the window; select Word Options. 02WordProofingSL AutoCorrect options In the left frame, click Proofing; under the AutoCorrect options heading, click the AutoCorrect options button. 03AutocorrectTabspsdSL AutoCorrect Tabs We’ll change four tabs, in the AutoCorrect options box:AutoCorrect, Math AutoCorrect, AutoFormat, and AutoFormat As You Type 04Autocorrect01SL AutoCorrect and Math AutoCorrect tabs to e-publishing; under autocorrect and math autocorrect, uncheck all boxes. To the right of the With box, the radio button is checkedit might be greyed-out 05AutoFormatSL AutoFormat, and AutoFormat As you Type Tabs Under AutoFormat, and AutoFormat As You Type, uncheck all boxes, except Replace, and Replace as you Type: “Straight Quotes” with “smart quotes.” 06WordOptionsAdvSL Advanced Editing options Under Word Options, select Advanced, in the left frame; under editing options, make sure. “Keep track of formatting” is deselected. Click OK. Converting Microsoft Word into your personal pre-press system is as easy, as making a few changes to Microsoft Word’s options. The settings we’ll change are similar for both Microsoft Word 2007® and Microsoft Word 2013®. I’ll show you in Microsoft Word 2007 and note any important variations, for Microsoft Word 2013 users. Make sure that you’re logged into your eBook Publisher account that you created in Create a New User Account in Windows Vista® or, Create a New User Account in Windows 8®. Open your Master Document. At this point, I’d make a backup of the document. And, remember to save and backup, periodically. You won’t have to make many changes to your copy of Microsoft Word; it’s really a matter of shutting off the AutoFormat options that make creating a document, using Microsoft Word, quick and easy. Make sure, you’re logged into your eBook Publisher user account. Start Microsoft Word 2007. Click the Office Button–in the upper left corner of the window; select Word Options. In Microsoft Word 2013, click File, then Options. In the left frame, click Proofing; under the AutoCorrect options heading, click the AutoCorrect Options button. We’ll change four tabs in the AutoCorrect options box. Under AutoCorrect and Math AutoCorrect, uncheck all boxes. To the right, of the With box, the radio button is checked–it might be greyed-out. Click, OK. Under AutoFormat, and AutoFormat As You Type, uncheck all boxes-except under Replace and Replace as you Type: “Straight Quotes” with “smart quotes.” Click, OK. Under Options, select Advanced in the left frame; under editing options make sure that “Keep track of formatting” is not selected. Click OK. Save your progress, in your eBook Publisher account. More DIY Reading Optimizing Microsoft Word 2007 to E-publish: Create E-book Paragraph styles Create an E-publishing Account in Windows 8® Pre-press the Smart Way 3 Comments Jimmy: I’ve been surfing online more than 3 hours today, yet I never found any interesting article like yours. It’s pretty worth enough for me. In my opinion, if all webmasters and bloggers made good content as you did, the net will be much more useful than ever before. http://yahoo.co.uk September 13, 2016 - 1:02 pm Reply R.G. Johnston: Thanks Jimmy. I hope that I can keep them coming. I hope it helped. RG September 16, 2016 - 2:17 pm Reply Jerry: Now I’m like, well duh! Truly thkfanul for your help. October 30, 2016 - 2:55 am Reply Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Name * Email * Website Notify me of new posts by email.