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Word for Mac 2016 Essential Training

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Overview

Learn how to create, format, collaborate on, and print a wide variety of documents in Microsoft Word for Mac 2016.

Learn how to create, format, and print a wide variety of documents in Microsoft Word for Mac 2016. Author David Rivers covers creating new documents from templates and scratch, formatting text and pages, working with headers and footers, using themes and styles, adding multimedia, and more. He'll also show how to share documents with others and speed up your workflow with macros.

Syllabus

Introduction
  • Welcome
  • Using the exercise files
1. Getting Started with Word 2016
  • Launching Word and touring the interface
  • Opening, closing, and viewing documents
  • Using the new Bookmark feature
  • Using templates to create new documents
  • Printing your documents
2. Editing Text
  • Inserting new text
  • Selecting text with the mouse or keyboard
  • Rearranging text with cut, copy, and paste
  • Finding and replacing text
  • Undoing and redoing actions
3. Formatting Text
  • Introducing fonts
  • Choosing the right font and font style
  • Changing text case
  • Adding pizzazz with text effects
4. Formatting Paragraphs and Columns
  • Changing paragraph alignment and justification
  • Adjusting line spacing
  • Using columns
  • Keeping text together across page breaks
  • Applying paragraph shading and borders
  • Using tab stops and indents
5. Formatting Pages
  • Changing page size, margins, and orientation
  • Using headers, footers, and page numbering
  • Organizing a document into sections
  • Adding page backgrounds, borders, and watermarks
6. Formatting Efficiently with Styles and Themes
  • Applying quick styles to text
  • Applying a theme to a document
  • Creating your own quick styles
7. Creating Bulleted and Numbered Lists
  • Creating a bulleted or numbered list
  • Changing the format of a bulleted or numbered list
  • Creating levels in a list
8. Working with Tables
  • Creating new tables from scratch
  • Converting existing text to a table
  • Formatting table appearance
  • Managing columns and rows
  • Merging and splitting cells
  • Sorting data in a table
  • Using formulas in a table
  • Converting a table to text
9. Illustrating Your Documents
  • Illustrating with pictures and shapes
  • Positioning and grouping graphics
  • Using a table to organize text and graphics
  • Adjusting photos in a document
  • Applying special effects to graphics
  • Illustrating with WordArt
  • Inserting a chart
  • Diagramming with SmartArt
10. Using Macros and Building Blocks
  • Creating and running a macro
  • Editing a macro
  • Using building blocks
11. Proofing your Documents
  • Checking spelling and grammar
  • Setting proofing and autocorrect options
  • Using the thesaurus and Smart Lookup
12. Reviewing Documents with Others
  • Inserting and reviewing comments
  • Tracking changes and showing markup
  • Comparing and combining documents
13. Sharing Documents with Others
  • Saving documents to OneDrive
  • Sending documents via email
  • Password protecting a document
  • Restricting editing for part of a document
14. Customizing Word
  • Changing Word settings
  • Editing user information
  • Customizing the UI
Conclusion
  • Next steps

Taught by

David Rivers

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