Formatting Letters and Reports

Length: 1 day

Description: This course is written for anyone who types letters and reports on a computer and wants them to look as professional as possible. The course addresses many of the everyday questions you may have been asking, but have not known where to find the answers. Included are some useful writing tips and reference lists, including computer terminology, state abbreviations, and proofreader’s marks.

Table Of Contents:
Part 1: Letters
Appearance of the Letter
Your Word Processing Software
Letter Placement Guide
Required Parts of a Letter
Letter Styles
Block Style Letter
Modified Block Style Letter
Simplified Letter
Optional Parts of a Letter

Part 2: Reports
Report Format and Word Processing Software
Format for Reports
Documenting Sources Used in Preparing Your Report
Additional Parts of a Report

Part 3: Writing Tips
Word Divisions
State Abbreviations
Proofreader’s Marks