Microsoft Word – Basic tools and tricks

How to communicate better using Microsoft Word

This course will provide you the basic understanding about Microsoft Word software within 1 hour! First of all, we understand how to open a new Word document. We look at available templates within word. Then the concept of writing and editing a document with reference to checking grammar, spelling, word count, and inserting hyperlinks is reviewed. The next section discusses how to format text, create a bulleted number list, change the line spacing and apply themes. Then we will review how to layout pages, change the margins, insert header footer, and page numbers. Then we discuss how to insert pictures tables, icons and other shapes. How to save and print the document is also critical knowledge, which is reviewed in this course. Then we discuss about how to share and coauthor a document using one drive. The method to edit a document using track changes is described. We also will review how to create an equation or formula, double space the lines in the document, create bibliography, citation, references, and insert footnotes and endnotes. This course will improve your communication skills.

What you’ll learn

  • Word software editing.
  • Word – how to format text.
  • Word – how to layout pages.
  • Word – how to insert pictures.

Course Content

  • Introduction, Write & Edit –> 7 lectures • 52min.

Microsoft Word - Basic tools and tricks

Requirements

  • Basic computer skills.

This course will provide you the basic understanding about Microsoft Word software within 1 hour! First of all, we understand how to open a new Word document. We look at available templates within word. Then the concept of writing and editing a document with reference to checking grammar, spelling, word count, and inserting hyperlinks is reviewed. The next section discusses how to format text, create a bulleted number list, change the line spacing and apply themes. Then we will review how to layout pages, change the margins, insert header footer, and page numbers. Then we discuss how to insert pictures tables, icons and other shapes. How to save and print the document is also critical knowledge, which is reviewed in this course. Then we discuss about how to share and coauthor a document using one drive. The method to edit a document using track changes is described. We also will review how to create an equation or formula, double space the lines in the document, create bibliography, citation, references, and insert footnotes and endnotes. This course will improve your communication skills.

Course outline:

  1. INTRO TO WORD
  1. What is Word?
  1. Create a document
  1. WRITE & EDIT
  1. Add and edit text
  1. Find and replace text
  1. Check grammar, spelling, and more in Word
  1. Show word count
  1. Insert hyperlinks
  1. Remove hyperlinks
  1. FORMAT TEXT
  1. Add and format text
  1. Create a bulleted or numbered list
  1. Change the line spacing
  1. Apply styles
  1. Apply themes
  1. LAY OUT PAGES
  1. Change margins
  1. Create newsletter columns
  1. Add a border to a page
  1. Insert a header or footer
  1. Insert page numbers
  1. Insert a page break
  1. Insert a table of contents
  1. INSERT TABLES, PICTURES & WATERMARKS
  1. Insert a table
  1. Insert pictures
  1. Insert icons
  1. Insert WordArt
  1. Insert WordArt
  1. Insert a watermark
  1. Show the ruler
  1. Rotate a picture or shape
  1. Wrap text around a picture
  1. SAVE & PRINT
  1. Save a document
  1. Convert or save to PDF
  1. Edit a PDF
  1. Print your document
  1. Print an envelope
  1. Create and print labels
  1. Print labels for your mailing list
  1. Print labels for your mailing list
  1. SHARE & COAUTHOR
  1. Share a document
  1. Collaborate on Word documents
  1. Insert or delete a comment
  1. Accept tracked changes
  1. Use Word on a mobile device
  1. USE WORD FOR LITERARY PURPOSES
  1. Write an equation or formula
  1. Indent the first line of a paragraph
  1. Double-space the lines in a document
  1. Create a bibliography, citations, and references
  1. Insert footnotes and endnotes

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