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Word for Mac 2016 Essential Training

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


  • 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
  • Next steps

Taught by

David Rivers


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