Microsoft Word 2010 Chapter 3 – Lab Test B

Creating a Letter with a Letterhead and Table

Purpose:  To demonstrate the ability to create a letterhead and then create a letter with a table using the letterhead.

Problem:  A potential customer has contacted you at April’s Custom Pools regarding getting a pool installed before summer. You have decided to send the customer a letter outlining the basics and inviting the customer to contact you for more information.

Instructions:  Perform the following tasks:

    1. Change the theme to Waveform.
    2. Create the letterhead shown at the top of Figure WD3B-1, following these guidelines:
    3. Insert the double wave shape at an approximate height of 1.2" and width of 5.96". Change text wrapping for the shape to Top and Bottom. Add the company name, April’s Custom Pools, to the shape. Change font to Showcard Goth. Format the shape and its text as indicated in the figure.
    4. Search for the clip art using keyword pool. Insert the clip art image, resize it, change text wrapping to Top and Bottom, move it to the left of the shape, and format it as indicated in the figure. Copy the clip art image and move the copy of the image to the right of the shape, as shown in the figure. Flip the copied image horizontally.
    5. Insert the black small square symbols as shown in the contact information. Remove the hyperlink format from the Web address. If necessary, clear formatting after entering the bottom border.
    6. Save the letterhead with the file name, Lab Test B- Pool Letterhead.
    7. Create the letter shown in Figure WD3B-1, following these guidelines:
    8. Apply the No Spacing Quick Style to the document text (below the letterhead).
    9. Set a left-aligned tab stop at the 4" mark on the ruler for the date line, complimentary close, and signature block. Insert the current date.
    10. Insert and center the table. Format the table similar to the table in the figure.
    11. Bullet the list as you type it. Convert the e-mail address to regular text.
    12. Check the spelling of the letter. Change the document properties, as specified by your instructor. Save the letter with Lab Test B - Pool Letter as the file name.
    13. address an envelope or a mailing label for the letter.
    14. Save as envelope in the comp apps/word/chapter 3 folder of your Z:/ drive

    Figure WD3B-1