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Word 2016 Introduction

Duration: 
1 day
Level: 
Basic

Objectives: 

This course is intended for those with little or no experience of Word.  By the end of the course delegates will have gained the knowledge to create a range of documents from simple letters to longer documents using headers & footers.  Delegates will also learn how to use tables to create forms and lists, and how to format documents using Styles. 

Pre-requisites: 

Delegates do not need any prior knowledge of Word, but it is expected that they are familiar with a keyboard and mouse and can use the basic Windows operating environment (eg navigate through folders). 

Course Content: 

The Interface  

  • The Ribbon
  • Quick Access Toolbar
  • Customisable status bar
  • File (Backstage) menu
  • ‘Tell me’ help
  • Document views (eg reading view)

Basic Documents & Formatting

  • Creating a new document
  • Selecting & editing text
  • Formatting using the Ribbon & ‘Minitoolbar’
  • Text effects
  • Navigating a document
  • Saving and retrieving a document

Proofing a Document

  • Using the Spell & Grammar Checker
  • Using the Thesaurus
  • Using ‘Smart Lookup’ 

Copying and Moving Text

  • Cut & Paste to move text
  • Copy and Paste
  • Paste options
  • Drag & drop editing

Paragraph Formats

  • Aligning text
  • Line spacing
  • Indenting text
  • Automatic bullets & numbering 

Page Layout & Setup

  • Adjusting the margins
  • Inserting & deleting page breaks
  • Inserting a ‘Cover Page’
  • Page orientation & paper size

Printing

  • Previewing the printout
  • Selecting page range and number of copies

Creating lists using Tabs

  • Setting different tab types
  • Creating ‘leader’ tabs
  • Editing & deleting tabs

Tables

  • Creating a simple table
  • Using the ‘contextual’ table tools
  • Formatting and editing the table

Styles

  • Applying the built-in heading styles
  • Modifying a style
  • Creating a new style

Long Documents

  • Creating simple headers & footers
  • Inserting page numbers
  • Using ‘Fields’
  • Different first page headers/footers

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