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Word Advanced

Course length: 1 day (6 hours)

Overview: This course rounds out the Microsoft Word training with emphasis on more advanced features, such as illustrations and graphics, proofing documents, as well as adding footnotes, endnotes, and a table of contents. You’ll also see how to do mail merge, create and use templates, and protect your documents.

Prerequisites: Introductory and Intermediate classes or equivalent experience.

Note: Each participant will receive a USB flash drive to take their exercise files with them.

Class Fee: $219 (one class) / $349 (two classes) / $549 (three classes)


Printable Class Outline: Word Advanced PDF

Class Outline

Inserting and Formatting Pictures in a Document

  • Inserting Pictures
  • Formatting Pictures
  • Applying a Picture Style to a Picture
  • Converting a Picture to a SmartArt Graphic
  • Adjusting a Picture’s Brightness, Contrast, and Color and Adding Artistic Effects
  • Removing Backgrounds
  • Arranging Text Around a Picture
  • Inserting a Screenshot or Screen Clipping

Inserting and Formatting Shapes, WordArt, and SmartArt

  • Inserting Shapes
  • Grouping Shapes into a Single Drawing
  • Adding Text and a Caption to a Shape
  • Formatting Shapes
  • Inserting WordArt
  • Using SmartArt Graphics

Inserting and Formatting Clip Art

  • Inserting, Resizing, and Adding a Caption to a Clip Art
  • Formatting Clip Art
  • Organizing Clip Art

Compressing and Resetting Images

  • Compressing Images
  • Resetting an Image

Making Text Graphically Appealing

  • Creating a Drop Cap
  • Creating a Pull Quote

Applying and Manipulating Text Boxes

  • Inserting a Text Box
  • Formatting a Text Box
  • Saving a Selection to the Text Box Gallery

Validating Content by Using Spelling and Grammar Checking Options

  • Using the Spelling and Grammar Feature
  • Changing the Grammar Settings

Configuring AutoCorrect Settings

Inserting and Modifying Comments in a Document

  • Inserting, Editing, and Deleting a Comment
  • Viewing Comments
  • Viewing Comments Inline and as Balloons and Hiding and Showing Reviewer Comments
  • Displaying the Reviewing Pane

Understanding Hyperlinks

  • Applying a Hyperlink
  • Removing a Hyperlink and Screen Tip
  • Adding a Bookmark
  • Adding an Email as a Hyperlink

Creating Footnotes and Endnotes

  • Creating Footnotes in a Document
  • Formatting Footnotes and Endnotes
  • Converting Footnotes and Endnotes

Creating a Table of Contents

  • Creating a Table of Contents from Heading Styles
  • Formatting a Table of Contents
  • Modifying a Table of Contents
  • Adding Selected Text to a Table of Contents
  • Updating a Table of Contents
  • Removing a Table of Contents

Setting Up Mail Merge

  • Setting Up a Main Document Using the Mail Merge Wizard
  • Setting Up a Main Document Manually

Executing Mail Merge

Arranging Document Views

  • Working with a Master and Subdocuments
  • Saving the Master Document
  • Creating Subdocuments
  • Saving Subdocuments
  • Expanding and Collapsing Subdocuments
  • Promoting and Demoting Subdocuments
  • Reorganizing Subdocuments
  • Editing an Individual Subdocument

Working with Templates

  • Locating a Template Installed on Your Computer
  • Finding Templates on the Internet

Protecting a Document

  • Setting an Access Password for a Document
  • Protecting a Document as Read Only

Applying Protection Using the Ribbon

  • Opening Documents in Protected View

Managing Document Versions

  • Restoring an Earlier Version of Your Document
  • Recovering Unsaved Documents

Sharing Documents

  • Using the Document Inspector
  • Checking Accessibility
  • Checking Compatibility
  • Sending Documents
  • Register and Publish a Blog Post
  • Using Advanced Options

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Classes are offered in the Office 2010 version. Participants with either Office 2007 or Office 2013 could also take these classes since the three versions (Office 2007, 2010, and 2013) are very similar.

If you would like to register for a course, call (619) 876-4224 ext 210 or you may register online.