Microsoft Word Introduction

Versions Available: 2010, 2013, 2016 and Office 365

Course Overview:

By the end of the course, you will be confident in using the essential features of Word to create and alter simple documents.

Course Content:

The Fundamentals • Starting Word • Understanding the Word Program Screen • Understanding the Ribbon • Using the Quick Access Toolbar • Using Keyboard Commands • Using Help

Document Basics • Creating a New Document • Inserting and Deleting Text • Selecting and Replacing Text • Formatting text • The Mini Toolbar • Saving a Document • Opening a Document • Using Undo, Redo and Repeat

Formatting Characters and Paragraphs • Changing font size and colour • Creating Lists • Changing Paragraph Alignment • Adding Paragraph Borders and Shading • Changing Line Spacing • Changing Spacing Between Paragraphs • Using the Format Painter • Setting Tab Stops • Adjusting and Removing Tab Stops • Applying Indents • Introduction to using Styles • Navigating through a Document • Viewing a Document • Working with the Document Window • Viewing Multiple Document Windows • Previewing and Printing a Document • Closing a Document

Working with and Editing Text • Checking Spelling and Grammar • AutoCorrect • Using Find and Replace • Using Word Count and the Thesaurus • Inserting Symbols and Special Characters • Cutting, Copying, and Pasting Text • Using the Office Clipboard • Moving and Copying Text Using the Mouse • Using and Creating Quick Parts

Creating and Using Tables • Inserting a Table • Adding Rows and Columns • Deleting Rows and Columns • Drawing a Table • Add borders and shading • Deleting a Table

Adding Pictures and Shapes • Inserting a picture from a file • Resizing and moving pictures • Text wrapping

Formatting the Page • Adjusting Margins • Changing Page Orientation and Size • Page Breaks • Creating Headers and Footers

Duration: One day

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