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Using outline mode

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If you need to organize your thought

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or ideas for report,

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pieces or other writing project

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use outline mode to easily display
and order your work.

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To create an outline you can
choose from modern Pages

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beautifully formated templates

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or open a blank word processing document
to start an outline from scratch.

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Once the document opens
just click "Outline" in the toolbar,

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and then start typing.

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To add a new topic at the same level

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just press return.

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To add a subtopic
press Tab and then type.

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Press Return to add
another subtopic.

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You can indent subtopics

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as many times you want

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by pressing Tab.

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You can also change an indent

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using the arrow buttons
in the format bar.

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To rearrange topics

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just drag them.

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When you move a topic

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all the subtopics will move with it.

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You can even include photos
and other graphics

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just by dragging them
to the document.

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To display the image at
a smaller size,

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choose "Thumbnail" from the
pop up menu in the format bar.

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If you already have a
word processing document

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and you want to turn it
to an outline

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just click "Outline".

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Double click in outline control

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expand and collapse all
the topics at that level.

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If a topic text is lengthy

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you can click the "Truncation"
button in the format bar

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to display only the first line.

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To display all the text

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click the button again.

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Use the levels menu to choose
how many levels of topics

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and subtopics are displayed,

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so your outline is always organized,

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and easy to read.
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