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Learning Word 2010

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Overview

Learn how to leverage the power of Microsoft Word and create strong, standout documents.

Learn how to leverage the power of Microsoft Word and create strong, standout documents. First take a tour of the interface, where author Chris Grover shows you where to locate the Word editing features and get information about your documents. Chris then shows you how to set up a document to your exact specifications, with the correct page orientation, size, spacing, and breaks. He also shows how to format text and add interest with photos, SmartArt, tables, and charts. Plus, learn how to collaborate with others using Track Changes and share documents via print and email.

Syllabus

Introduction
  • Welcome
1. Understanding Word and Its User Interface
  • Exploring the Ribbon
  • Checking out Backstage view with the File tab
  • Getting your document's info
  • Creating a document from a template
  • Opening documents
  • Saving Word documents to different formats
2. Working with Text
  • Selecting text
  • Editing with Cut, Copy, and Paste
  • Formatting fonts
  • Quick formatting with the ruler
  • Using the ruler for tab stops
  • Quick formatting with the Format Painter
  • Checking spelling and grammar
  • Finding and replacing text
3. Setting Up Your Document
  • Choosing page orientation and size
  • Setting up margins
  • Setting up headers, footers, and page numbers
  • Creating multicolumn pages
  • Adding page and column breaks
  • Setting line spacing and paragraph spacing
  • Changing tabs with the Tabs dialog box
4. Changing the View
  • Changing views: Draft, Print, Layout, Outline, Reading, and Web Layout
  • Working in Outline view
  • Splitting the window
5. Formatting Words and Paragraphs
  • Using Word styles and style sets
  • Aligning paragraphs
  • Adding bullets and numbers to lists
  • Understanding styles
  • Modifying a style
  • Creating a style
6. Adding Media to Documents
  • Adding photos
  • Inserting clip art and shapes
  • Working with SmartArt
  • Working with WordArt
  • Adding tables to documents
  • Editing tables
  • Adding charts
  • Formatting charts
7. Working with Long Documents
  • Inserting footnotes and endnotes
  • Adding a table of contents
  • Adding an index
8. Collaborating with Others
  • Adding comments
  • Tracking changes
  • Restricting editing
9. Printing and Sharing Documents
  • Printing documents
  • Emailing documents from Word
  • Printing envelopes
  • Printing labels

Taught by

Chris Grover

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