Use the Quick Access Toolbar to expedite your work.
Use the File tab to find important features like open, print, properties, and recent files.
Build impressive new documents and use Word templates.
Format text and other elements to keep your documents clear, organized, and easy to read.
Use Styles to quickly and correctly adjust the appearance of your text.
Add page numbers, headers, and footers.
Use spell check and grammar check to create error-free documents.
Create professional-looking documents with advanced editing tools.
Use tables to manage and organize information.
Master best practices for working with images including placement, sizing, text wraps, borders, and effects.
Adjust page layout to create clear, readable documents.
Add and edit columns to sort information easily.
Manage page breaks and section breaks.
Use images, logos, and other visuals while maintaining the professional appearance of your document.
Leverage document views, the navigation pane, and multiple window options to work more efficently.
Create easy-to-navigate documents with tables of contents, indexes, and outlines.
Use citation tools including footnotes, endnotes, and bibliographies.
Collaborate effectively using comments and track changes.
Save time by learning to compare and combine documents.
Use correspondence tools for creating mail merges, envelopes and labels.
Protect your documents with read-only settings, watermarks, and other security features.
Easily prepare your documents for any audience with internationalization and accessibility tools.
Automate repetitive tasks using macros.
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Creating a Microsoft Word Document
Starting Microsoft Word
Creating a Document
Saving a Document
Importing a File
The Status Bar
Closing a Document
Exercise: Create a Microsoft Word Document
Inserting Symbols Using Commands
Exercise: Exploring the Ribbon
The Backstage View (The File Menu)
Introduction to the Backstage View
Opening a Document
Exercise: Open a Document
New Documents and Word Templates
Exercise: Write a Thank You Letter Using a Template Letter
Configuring Documents to Print
Print Document Sections
Set Print Scaling
Exercise: Print a Document
Adding Your Name to Microsoft Word
Adding Values to Document Properties
Working with Autosaved Versions of Documents
The Quick Access Toolbar
Adding Common Commands
Adding Additional Commands with the Customize Dialog Box
Adding Ribbon Commands or Groups
Exercise: Customize the Quick Access Toolbar
Formatting Microsoft Word Documents
Clear Existing Formatting
Change Text to WordArt
Exercise: Working with Fonts
Working with Lists
Creating Custom Bullets
Modifying List Indentation
Modifying Line Spacing in a List
Increasing and Decreasing List Levels
Modifying List Numbering: Restarting and Continuing
Exercise: Working with Lists
Inserting a Hyperlink in a Document
Exercise: Inserting a Hyperlink
Applying Paragraph Styles
Applying Character Styles
Changing Document Style Sets
Creating Quick Styles
Exercise: Applying and Creating Custom Styles
Using the Ruler
Exercise: Using Tabs
Exercise: Setting Margins
Find and Replace
Using a Wildcard to Find and Replace
Find and Replace Tips
Inserting Text Using AutoCorrect
Appending Text to a Document
Exercise: Using Find and Replace
Using the Clipboard
The Clipboard Group
Copying and Pasting Text
The Office Clipboard Task Pane
Exercise: Using the Clipboard
Finalizing Microsoft Word Documents
Adding Page Numbers
Exercise: Adding Page Numbers
Headers and Footers
Exercise: Using Headers and Footers
Checking Spelling and Grammar
Exercise: Checking Spelling and Grammar
Shading and Borders
Exercise: Using Shading and Borders
Setting Line and Paragraph Spacing
Benefits of Styles
Setting a New Style Set as Default
Resolving Multi-Document Style Conflicts
Customizing Settings for Existing Styles
Creating Character-Specific Styles
Assigning Keyboard Shortcuts to Styles
Copy Styles from Template to Template Using the Styles Organizer
Exercise: Changing Styles
Paragraph Marks and Other Formatting Symbols
Exercise: Using Formatting Symbols
Editing PDF Documents in Microsoft Word
Working with Tables
Inserting a Table
Converting Tables to Text
Adding a Table Title
Modifying Table Fonts
Sorting Table Data
Setting Cell Margins
Modifying Table Dimensions
Applying Formulas to a Table
Exercise: Insert a Table
Exercise: Adding Styles to a Table
Formatting a Table
Exercise: Formatting a Table
Working with Images
Adding Quick Styles to Images
Exercise: Insert an Image into a Microsoft Word Document
Placing and Sizing Images
Exercise: Place and Size an Image in a Microsoft Word Document
Wrapping Text around an Image
Exercise: Wrapping Text around an Image
Exercise: Adjusting Images in Microsoft Word
Borders and Effects
Exercise: Adding Borders and Effects to Images in Microsoft Word
Orientation and Paper Size
Using Live Layout and Alignment Guides
Formatting Text in Columns
Exercise: Changing the Page Setup
Set Character Space Options
Set Advanced Character Attributes
Add Linked Text Boxes
Working with Fields
Add Custom Fields
Modify Field Properties
Create Custom Field Formats
Add Field Controls
Link to External Data
Page and Section Breaks
Adding Page and Section Breaks
Exercise: Adding Page and Section Breaks
Working with Illustrations
Adding and Editing Charts
Exercise: Working with Charts
Working with Clip Art
Exercise: Working with Clip Art
Adding and Modifying Text in Shapes
Wrapping Text Around Shapes
Working with Icons
Using 3D Models
Exercise: Adding Shapes
Working with SmartArt
Exercise: Working with SmartArt
Modify Caption Properties
Using Building Blocks
Inserting Text Boxes
Moving Building Blocks between Documents
Editing Building Block Properties
Exercise: Inserting a Building Block in a Document
Viewing Your Documents
Viewing Document Pages Side to Side
The Resume Reading Feature
Using the Navigation Pane
Exercise: Using the Navigation Pane
Exercise: Working with Multiple Windows
Working with Long Documents
Adding a Table of Contents
Updating the Table of Contents
Deleting the Table of Contents
Exercise: Insert and Update a Table of Contents
Footnotes and Endnotes
Exercise: Working with Footnotes
Inserting Citations and a Bibliography
Exercise: Insert Citations and a Bibliography
Adding an Index
Exercise: Inserting an Index
Inserting a Table of Figures
Inserting and Updating a Table of Authorities
Creating an Outline
Promoting Sections in an Outline
Creating a Master Document
Review and Collaborating on Documents
Exercise: Adding Comments to a Document
Exercise: Tracking Changes
Viewing Changes, Additions, and Comments
Exercise: Viewing Markup
Accepting and Rejecting Changes
Exercise: Accepting and Rejecting Changes
Comparing and Combining Documents
Exercise: Comparing Documents
Exercise: Combining Documents
Creating Envelopes and Labels
Exercise: Printing an Envelope
Using Mail Merge
Exercise: Using Mail Merge
Making Word Documents Read Only
Password Protect Word Documents
Removing Metadata from Files
Restrict Formatting and Editing
Exercise: Protecting a Document
Random Useful Items
Exercise: Using Bookmarks
Exercise: Adding Custom Watermarks
Adding Titles to Sections
Inserting Built-in Fields
Using the Go To Feature
Copy Macros from Document to Document
Exercise: Recording a Macro
Customizing the Ribbon
Assigning Shortcut Keys
Exercise: Customizing the Ribbon
Preparing a Document for Internationalization and Accessibility
Modify Tab Order
Configure Language Options
Using Microsoft Translator
Add Alt-Text to Document Elements
Create Documents for Use with Accessibility Tools
Modify Documents for Use with Accessibility Tools
Accessibility: Using Sounds
Manage Multiple Options for +Body and +Heading Fonts
Apply Global Content Standards
Using the Cloud
Exercise: Using the Cloud
Each student will receive a comprehensive set of materials, including course notes and all the class examples.
Experience in the following is required for this Microsoft Word class:
Familiarity with using a personal computer, mouse, and keyboard.
Comfortable in the Windows environment.
Ability to launch and close programs; navigate to information stored on the computer; and manage files and folders.