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Word Essential Training (Office 365/Microsoft 365)

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Get the most out of the Microsoft 365 (formerly Office 365) version of Word. Learn how to create, format, share, and print a wide variety of documents using this application.

Learn how to create, edit, format, and share documents with ease using the Microsoft 365 (formerly Office 365) version of Word. Follow along with David Rivers as he shows all the essential features of this powerful tool. This course covers how to edit and format text to create a stylish document with instant purpose; create numbered and bulleted lists; work with columns and tables; add images to your documents; collaborate on documents with your team; and share documents via OneDrive and email. Plus, discover how to use the proofing tools in Word to check spelling and grammar, punch up your resume using Resume Assistant, and more.


  • Create brilliant documents with Microsoft Word
  • What you should know
1. Getting Started
  • Open, close, and read documents
  • Save new documents
  • Use the Tell Me assistant
2. Working with Text
  • Inserting new text
  • Rearrange text with cut, copy, and paste
  • Copy text from another source
  • Find and replace text
3. Formatting Text
  • Change font formatting
  • Format text with styles
  • Change text case
4. Working with Paragraph Text
  • Change paragraph alignment
  • Adjust line spacing
  • Keep text together across page breaks
  • Put text into columns
5. Formatting Pages
  • Change page layout
  • Use headers and footers
  • Work with page numbering
6. Creating Lists
  • Create bulleted and numbered lists
  • Edit and format lists
7. Illustrating Documents
  • Illustrate with a table
  • Illustrate with images
  • Adjust images in a document
8. Proofing Documents
  • Set proofing and autocorrect options
  • Proof your document with Editor
  • Use the Resume Assistant
9. Sharing and Collaborating
  • Print your documents
  • Add password protection to a file
  • Send documents via email
  • Collaborate on documents in the cloud
  • Next steps

Taught by

David Rivers

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