What's format? _ This is the layout of your document, where you decide the key order of the components (or chapters) of your standard. So for a user guide this might be; Contents Page, Product Introduction, Product Photo, Full User Guide, Quick Reference Guide, Copyright Statement, and Disclaimer. You can add as much or as little detail to each section as you feel necessary.
For Desktop Publishing _ Microsoft Word is equipped with an excellent range of layout and format functions that allows the user to lay text around objects and images. Colors, borders and columns are also easily added. Even custom graphics from external files can be included in the document. There are drawing tools and functions also available with Word. In other words, you can easily customize your document in your preferred layout using its great variety of features.