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Learning Word for the web (Office 365/Microsoft 365)

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Explore key features in Microsoft Word Online, the browser-based app available to anyone with a Microsoft account.

With Microsoft Word Online, you can create, view, edit, and share documents directly in your web browser. Join Microsoft productivity expert David Rivers for an overview of Word Online that highlights the unique features of the online app and the differences from the desktop version. See how to create and edit documents, dictate and format text, insert graphics and tables, and collaborate on documents with others—all from any device connected to the web.

Note: This course is for users who know the basics of the Word desktop app, but are new to the web browser version, Word Online. It emphasizes features that work differently in Word Online. For basic Word guidance, see Word Essential Training (Office 365) or Learning Word 2019.


  • Get the power of Word in your browser
  • What you need for this course
1. Get Started with Word Online
  • What is Word Online?
  • Sign in and create a new document
  • Save a document
  • Close, open, and manage documents
2. Document Basics
  • Type or dictate text
  • Use the Transcribe feature
  • Format text and use styles
  • Apply document formatting
  • Add and format graphics
  • Add and edit a table
  • Use headers and footers
3. Sharing and Collaboration
  • Share and collaborate with others
  • Save to other formats for sharing
  • Print your document
  • Next steps

Taught by

David Rivers

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