MS Word is an award winning macro or template language that is used by millions of people every day, including many businesses and individuals. This powerful application can be used for anything from a thank you note to a thank you e_mail. A good example of this is the "Thank You" note. When you send out a thank you note, you generally write it out on paper and then attach it as an e_mail attachment. However, it's so much nicer to use a template that allows you to simply type out the appropriate message and attach it. It will save you time and make your thank you note appear even more sincere.
So what is the format for these templates? It depends upon the application you are using. In the MS Word application, there are several options you have in terms of the format.
O Slide Show: This is a movie format that makes a presentation of your note after you have written it out. In this case, you can add music, transitions, and special effects to give it a high_tech look. To preview it, just highlight the text and click on the "slideshow" icon. This will bring up a new window with a preview of your presentation.
O Full Screen: This is a classic look for a template. Your typed text is placed into a window so that it appears as if it is displayed on the screen. To change the appearance, click on the "full screen" icon, and select from a range of different appearances. To preview it, simply highlight the text and then click on the "Preview" icon.
O Quote: A quote is another option for a template. If you are giving a personal message, the quote can serve as a great reminder of why you wrote the note in the first place. You can use Microsoft Word's "What You See is What You Get" option to insert a quote. To create quotes, open Microsoft Word and choose "riter" from the options on the menu. Select "ookedit". Use the Insert option and type your desired quote.
O Dates: You can also choose to have the date and time printed on the template. You will find this particularly useful if you are presenting a presentation or note on an anniversary or other significant dates. To do this, open Microsoft Word and choose "tzrap", then "set calendar". In this case, you would set the time and date on your presentation.
O Notes: A note is very similar to a letter, except for its color. The most common way to format a note is to bold the text and use the size indicator to show the size of the space available for writing. Another method is to format the text with your font size, underlined keywords, and other formatting options. There is no limit to the number of things you can do to format a note. For an example, you may want to format it according to the recipient's region or based on the occasion of its writing.
O Footnotes: A footnote is a section of a document that is written next to the relevant paragraph or section of the original text. Footnotes are usually small, but they can be large in some templates. They allow you to take notes about specific elements in the original text without having to re_write the whole paragraph or document. Footnotes are useful when you need to insert a date or a location, but they should be kept to a minimum. Formatting them can be done in the same way as the other elements in a template. An example would be to format them underlined and in another color than the rest of the text.