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Figure 4.1 Learning how to properly format a document can make your documents look more polished and professional. (credit: "wocubtech (microsoft) - 114" by WOCinTech Chat/Flickr, CC BY 2.0)

Your supervisor has read the first pages of the WorldCorp market trends report, which you have written with the collaboration of your coworkers. Your supervisor adds some edits and comments, and is ready for you to finalize it. This means inserting final art, updating charts and graphs, adding navigational tools such as bookmarks and headings, tidying up the organization and appearance of the document using lists, and formatting the bibliography.

Using the advanced formatting tools in Microsoft Word and Google Docs means understanding these programs and their features in more detail. These tools enable the user to go beyond writing and formatting a basic text document, and will lead to the production of documents and reports that look and feel professional.


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