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Your Friendly Amstrad - Word Processing on the Amstrad PCW 8256 & PCW 8512
Another new book dedicated to the prestigious LocoScript word processor for the PCW 8256 and PCW 8512 range. It perfectly details how to create perfect letters, reports, articles, emails, invoices and labels without having to spend hours trying to figure out how to do them.
It informs, among others, the correction of writing errors or spelling errors; establish new margins and tabs, the justification if we prefer from a margin to the right, move paragraphs or pages from one place to another. Printing pica, elite or double size, with single or double line spacing, page numbering automatically. How to show the name of our company or the title of a book or report on each page after the first page. Renumber or renumber paragraphs that have already been written or indent them. Hiding files so that no one else can see them using your machine, as well as recovering lost files from Limbo.
A very technical book that helps both the professional and the inexperienced in the use of LocoScript. Recommended for initiation to LocoScript and its many utilities.
This book is a metal ringed type with soft colored cardboard covers and inner sheets of fine white paper and black and white printing.
FINDING YOUR WAY AROUND LOCOSCRIPT Your Friendly Amstrad Drives Discs First Things First Starting Up Keyboard Alternative Keyboards Commands Keys Working with LocoScript The Changing Screen Highlighted Headers and the f keys Copying Discs Formatting Discs Verifying Discs Hints : Tips : Wrinkles MAKING A TEMPLATE Template STD Show Menu Line Spacing Special Character Editing the Header Headers and Footers Tabs Page Breaks Page Numbering Different First Page Wanted Different Last Page Wanted Different Odd and Even Pages Paper Margins Different Margins Changing Paper Size Changing Length of Page Labels Database : Mailing List Forms Newsletters CREATING OR EDITING DOCUMENTS Creating a Document WYSIWYG Editing a Document Cut and Paste Copy and Paste Multiple Copies Wanted Emphasis Pitch Subscript and Superscript Hyphens and Spaces Verticals Horizontals Keep Tabulation Indent a Paragraph Blocks Phrases Sub-Layouts Tables Scrolling Edit Options Exit Options Line Pitch Printing Options PAPER AND PRINTING Printing Paper Weights Changing Quality of Print Screen Dump Continuous Paper Sizes Continuous Stationery Direct Printing Printing Labels More Words per Page Printing Envelopes Rolls of Labels Letterheads Hints : Tips : Wrinkles ORGANISING YOUR DISCS Managing Your Filing System Naming or Renaming a Document Find Exchange Checking Page Numbers Copy Move Limbo Hidden Files Identifying Documents Inserting Text Mail-Merging ASCII PCW 8512 Hints : Tips : Wrinkles CONTENTS OF LOCOSCRIPT ONE COURSE Summaries of Sessions One to Twelve The Y Syndrome SESSION 1. Creating a Document 2. Moving blocks of type from one page to another 3. Changing margins, Tabs, Pitch, Line Spacing 4. Indenting paragraphs and adding para numbers 5. Setting up standard Phrases 6. Exchanging names, dates or prices 7. Identifying documents from Disc Management 8. Keeping old files in Limbo and retrieving them 9. Inserting numbers and headings on every page 10. Merging names and addresses with standard Letters 11. Copying files to another disc via Drive M 12. Printing Additional Programes & PCW Publications H E L P DISC FULL FILE DOES NOT EXISTS DIRECTORY FULL NOT A LOCOSCRIPT DOCUMENT Can't Move Words Vanish Words are Spaced Out UNEXPECTED END OF FILE Can't Get Brand New Layout Using Tabs and Everything Comes Apart Drafts are Printing Out in High Quality Running Out of Ks INVALID GROUP NAME INVALID FILE NAME DISC IS UNSUITABLE FOR DRIVE Page Ends Suddenly Switched On, Put Disc in Drive, Computer Bleeps Screen Won't Light Up Text Slides off Screen to Left PRINTER IS ACTIVE You Have Spilled Your Drink on the Keyboard Can't Para Can't Remember the Phrases Can't Paste a Phrase in Can't Complete a Line Pages Wrongly Numbered in Printout ADDRESS MARK MISSING DRIVE IS NOT READY Line Breaks in Two Setting Tabs - Computer Bleeps Printing Won't Start Reformatting Moving a Table - Everything Comes Apart Everything on the Screen is Underlined Everything in Print-out is Underlined Can't Centre Accurately Decimal Tab Isn't Functioning Program won't load Can't Get Out of Italics Can't Get Out of Bold Can't Get Out of Capitals Can't Get Out of Numerals Text on Screen Goes Haywire Haven't Got a Disc DISC SECTOR NOT FOUND Editing Whilst Printing a Long Document EDIT CANNOT FINISH DISC DATA ERROR Can't Finish a Letter Splitting a Long Document You've Spelled a Name Wrong Lock Up