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WordPad Learning Guide

WordPad Learning Guide:


WordPad is an advance type of text editorial tool where you can type text, save text, and you can change the text in different color, you can add pictures, objects and more others it will provides more feautres than notepad. 
wordpad

How to open WordPad: 


Go to run-> type ‘wordpad’ without single quotes-> press enter or ok. 
Or 
Go to run-> type ‘write’ without single quotes-> press enter or ok. 

File Menu


New:

This options is used for the creating the new wordpad file, while creating new wordpad file you must have to save/close current running wordpad file after than it will be created,  Steps for creating: directly press ctrl+N=New or go to file menu, and click on New. 

Open:

This option is used for the opening wordpad file and more other .txt file which are created in wordpad. 
Steps for opening: directly press ctrl+O=open, or go to file menu, and click on open, now choose the location and click on file, now click on open. 

Save:


This option is used to save the wordpad file after creating, it is very important for users for long term use. 
Steps for saving: directly press ctrl+s=save, or go to file menu, click on save, now type the name of file and choose the location where you want to save the wordpad file and click on save button. 

Save as:

Save as option is used to save the existing wordpad file save by giving different name, it is also very important for users. It is just like as duplicate of the any file. Sometimes it is used for editing purpose.

Steps for save as: Go to file menu, click on save as and type the new name of wordpad file and choose the location and click on save. 

Page Setup:


This option is very important option for users to set the margin of the wordpad file and such page format, and it will enables you to change the paper size or paper format(a4 or etc), you can set the margin and you are enable to see the pre-view of the wordpad file. 
Steps for page setup: Go to file menu,click on page setup, and now you can modify as your requirement. You can choose page size A4, you can see the margin of the wordpad file and set as your requirement. You can also able to see the preview of the wordpad. 

Print:


This option is used to print the wordpad document, print means the hard output form of the any soft output documents. 
Steps for printing: directly you can press ctrl+p=print, go to file menu, and go for print option, now choose the printer and set options as your requirement and click on print button. 

Exit:


This option is used for get out from notepd, or simply we can say closing the wordpad.
Steps for exiting: Go to file menu, and click on exit button or you can press alt+spacebar+x to exit. 

Home Menu

home menu

Inside Clipboard:

cut, copy, paste
Inside the home there are many options available. The first one is clipboard at the clipboard options there are three options 1. Copy 2. Cut 3. Paste, these three options are used to copy the text, cut the text, paste the copied or cut text. 

For these options simply you can follow these shortcut keys. 
  1. CTRL+C=Copy. 
  2. CTRL+X=Cut. 
  3. CTRL+V=Paste. 

Inside Font:

font
1. To change the font, you have to click on font Calibri the default font on WordPad and it will show you the lists of fonts and then you will choose the font from the list. For size there is the default size 11 you have to click on toggle button and it will show you the list and choose the size of the font. And there are two options to grow the size, it looks like capital A and A next to the font size click on that options and it will change the size of font.


2. B: On wordpad inside the font menu there is a option B that is stand for BOLD text, in word pad you can bold your text means hilted your text by bold color. CTRL+B=BOLD

3. I: I stand for Italic; Simply you can press CTRL+I=ITALIC. 

4. U: U stand for Underline the text, CTRL+U.

5. Abc: it is the strike through in word pad, you can use this on wordpad, if there is any mistake that time you can use to indicate the text, 

6. X2= Superscript- superscript is used while writing some kinds of formula and while making the power of some things. 

7. X2=Subscript- Subscript is used while writing some kinds of formulas and while make the base of the any numbers eg.102

8. There you can highlight the text color in wordpad. First select the text, click on color option, now choose the color and you are done. 
color

9. There you can change the text of the color, First select the text, click on color option, now choose the color and you are done. 
increase
10. A, A: It is used to increase and decrease the fond size.

Inside Paragraph

properties
1. Grow font size and Shrink font size. 
2. Decrease indent, increase indent, 
3. You can use bullet and styles. 
4. Line spacing also available in wordpad. 
5. You can use alignment style in wordpad, by changing center, left, right, justify etc. 
        1.CTRL+L=Left.
        2.CTRL+R=Right.
        3.CTRL+E=Center. 
        4. CTRL+J=Justify.
6. Paragraph: It show the paragraph dialog box on wordpad.

Inside Insert:

insert
1. Picture: Here you can insert pictures in wordpad, there In notepad it is not possible to insert any objects, 

Steps: click on pictures, choose the location of the picture and click on insert.
2. Paint Drawing: By using paint drawing you can draw the picture in mspaint and it will directly insert your object form the paint. 
3. Date and Time: Date and time provides you to many type of format of dates, which type you want to insert that you can insert.
4. Insert Object: Here in wordpad you can insert objects, like as picture, office files, photoshop files and many more. 

Inside Editing: 

find replace select

1. Find: Wordpad provides the feature to find the text and It makes easy to find the text.
Click on Find button, it will show you the dialog box, now type the word and hit enter. If you hit again enter the it will go for FIND NEXT. CTRL+F=Find. 

2. Replace: Wordpad provides the feature to replace the text over another text or word. Steps, Press CTRL+H=Replace, before replacing you have to find what word you want to replace, type the word and hit enter, Now type the word which you want to replace. If you want to replace only one than click on replace only or if you want to replace whole click on replace all.

3. Select All: By clicking on select all button you can select all the text of the wordpad. 

View Menu: 

view menu

Inside Zoom:

zoom
1. Zoom In: By clicking zoom in you can increase the size of wordpad work area. 

2. Zoom Out: By clicking zoom out you can decrease the size of wordpad work area. 

3. 100% Zoom: It is the default size of wordpad work area.

Inside Show/Hide:

statusbar ruler

1. Here you can show the ruler and status bar, you can see ruler above the work area, and you can see status bar at below the work area. 

Inside Setting:

word wrap,measurement units
2. Word wrap: It will set the word as ruler base, or set the words as windows based, if you do you will know about this.


3. Measurement Units: This the rule units, which unit you want to choose form the measurement units.