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Word Intermediate

Course length: 1 day (6 hours)

Overview: In this course you will learn page layout, working with breaks, setting up columns, creating and managing tables, creating and customizing themes, and Quick Parts. You’ll also learn how to add headers, footers, and watermarks to your documents.

Prerequisites: Word Introduction 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 Intermediate PDF

Class Outline

Setting Page Layout

  • Setting Margins
  • Selecting a Page Orientation
  • Choosing a Paper Size

Working with Breaks

  • Inserting and Removing a Manual Page Break
  • Inserting Section Breaks

Using Hyphenation

  • Inserting Nonbreaking Spaces

Controlling Pagination

  • Controlling Widows and Orphans
  • Keeping a Paragraph’s Lines on the Same Page
  • Keeping Two Paragraphs on the Same Page
  • Forcing a Paragraph to the Top of a Page

Setting Up Columns

  • Creating Columns
  • Formatting Columns
  • Changing Column Widths

Inserting a Blank Page into a Document

Creating a Table

  • Inserting a Table by Dragging
  • Using the Insert Table Dialog Box
  • Drawing a Table
  • Inserting a Quick Table

Formatting a Table

  • Applying a Quick Style to a Table
  • Turning Table Style Options On or Off

Managing Tables

  • Resizing a Row or Column
  • Moving a Row or Column
  • Setting a Table’s Horizontal Alignment
  • Creating a Header Row
  • Sorting a Table’s Contents
  • Merging and Splitting Table Cells
  • Changing the Position of Text in a Cell
  • Changing the Direction of Text in a Cell
  • Converting Text to Table or Table to Text
  • Inserting and Deleting a Column or Row

Formatting, Creating, and Customizing a Theme

  • Formatting a Document with a Theme
  • Creating and Customizing a Theme

Using Quick Parts in a Document

  • Using Built-In Building Blocks
  • Inserting an Equation
  • Inserting a Field from Quick Parts

Formatting a Document’s Background

  • Inserting a Page Color
  • Formatting the Page Color Background
  • Adding a Watermark
  • Adding a Page Border

Creating and Modifying Headers and Footers

  • Adding Page Numbers
  • Formatting Page Numbers
  • Removing Page Numbers
  • Inserting the Current Date and Time
  • Inserting a Built-In Header or Footer
  • Adding Content to a Header or Footer
  • Changing the Position of a Header or Footer
  • Removing a Header or Footer

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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.