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Webucator's Free Advanced Microsoft Word 2013 Tutorial

Lesson: New Features in Word 2013

Welcome to our free Advanced Microsoft Word 2013 tutorial. This tutorial is based on Webucator's Advanced Microsoft Word 2013 Training course.

In this lesson, you will learn about the newest features within Microsoft Word 2013.

Lesson Goals

  • Use the Cloud in Word 2013.
  • Use the new resume reading feature.

Using the Cloud

SkyDrive provides account holders with a certain amount of free cloud storage.

You will need a SkyDrive account to perform the following. If you do not have one, go to https://skydrive.live.com to sign up.

To save and share a document to SykDrive:

  1. Add SkyDrive to your list of Places in Word, by selecting the FILE menu, and then clicking Save As. File Save As
  2. Click Add a Place. Add a Place
  3. In the Add a Place section, select SkyDrive. Add a Place Section
  4. In the Add a service dialog box, enter your email address and click Next. Add a Service Dialog Box
  5. Enter your password and click Sign in. Sign In
  6. To save your document to the cloud and share it, select the FILE menu and click Share. File Share
  7. Click Save To Cloud. Save To Cloud
  8. In the Save As section, click your SkyDrive account. Save As Someone's SkyDrive
  9. Click Browse and navigate to the SkyDrive folder you want to use, and then name your document and click Save. Save As Dialog Box
  10. Log in to your SkyDrive account in a web browser at: https://skydrive.live.com/. SkyDrive Web Page
  11. Navigate to your document and select the check box. Document Check Box
  12. Select Sharing. Sharing
  13. Type the recipient's email address and a message, if desired. Uncheck the Recipients can edit check box if you want to give the recipient read-only access. When done selecting options, click Share. Share Link
  14. Your recipient can now view and change (if you did not uncheck the Recipients can edit check box) your document.

Using the Cloud

Duration: 10 to 15 minutes.

In this exercise, you will save a Word document to SkyDrive. (To perform this activity, you must have a SkyDrive account. To obtain a SkyDrive account, go to https://skydrive.live.com.)

  1. Navigate to the Word2013.2/Exercises folder and open Webucator.docx.
  2. Save the document to a folder in your SkyDrive.

Solution:

  1. Add SkyDrive to your list of Places in Word, by selecting the FILE menu, and then clicking Save As. File Save As
  2. Click Add a Place. Add a Place
  3. In the Add a Place section, select SkyDrive. Add a Place Section
  4. In the Add a service dialog box, enter your email address and click Next. Add a Service Dialog Box
  5. Enter your password and click Sign in. Sign In
  6. To save your document to the cloud and share it, select the FILE menu and click Share. File Share
  7. Click Save To Cloud. Save To Cloud
  8. In the Save As section, click your SkyDrive account. Save As Someone's Skydrive
  9. Click Browse and navigate to the SkyDrive folder you want to use, and then name your document and click Save. Save As Dialog Box

The Resume Reading Feature

The Resume Reading feature allows you to pick up in a document where you left off. To use Resume Reading, you must be working with a document that is saved on the cloud.

To use the Resume Reading feature:

  1. Open a document that is stored on the cloud.
  2. You will notice the bookmark icon on the right. Bookmark Icon
  3. Scroll over it and you will see the option to pick up where you left off. Pick Up Where You Left Off Message
  4. Click the link and Word will take you to where your cursor was when you last closed the document.