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Word Introduction

Course length: 1 day (6 hours)

Overview: This course will get you started using Microsoft Word in a productive, hands-on manner. We’ll start with creating and saving documents, and move on to editing and formatting your document.

Prerequisites: Basic knowledge of Windows, as well as basic keyboarding skills.

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 Introduction PDF

Class Outline

Starting Word

Working with Onscreen Tools

  • Using the Ribbon
  • Using the Mini Toolbar
  • Using the Quick Access Toolbar
  • Using KeyTips

Opening Backstage View

Creating a Document

  • Displaying Nonprinting Characters
  • Using AutoComplete
  • Keying Document Text

Saving a Document

  • Saving a Document for the First Time
  • Saving a Document in a Folder
  • Saving a Document with a Different Name
  • Showing File Extensions
  • Choosing a Different File Format
  • Converting a Document

Previewing and Printing a Document

  • Previewing in Backstage
  • Choosing a Printer
  • Setting Print Options

Closing a Document and Closing Word

Changing and Organizing Document Views

  • Opening an Existing Document
  • Changing Document Views
  • Using Show Commands
  • Using Zoom
  • Changing Window Views

Navigating and Searching Through a Document

  • Using Keystrokes to Navigate
  • Searching within a Document
  • Replacing Text in a Document
  • Using the Go To Command to Navigate a Long Document

Selecting, Replacing, and Deleting Text

Cutting, Copying, and Pasting Text

  • Copying and Moving Text with Clipboard Commands
  • Using the Mouse to Copy or Move Text

Formatting Characters Manually

  • Changing Fonts and Font Sizes
  • Applying Character Attributes
  • Changing Case
  • Highlighting Text

Using the Format Painter

Formatting Text with Styles

  • Applying Styles

Removing Text Formatting

  • Using the Clear Formatting Button

Formatting Paragraphs

  • Setting Indents
  • Changing Alignment
  • Shading a Paragraph
  • Placing a Border around a Paragraph
  • Clearing the Formats from a Paragraph

Setting Line Spacing in Text and Between Paragraphs

  • Setting Line Spacing
  • Setting Paragraph Spacing

Creating and Formatting a Bulleted List

  • Creating a Bulleted List
  • Turning Automatic Bulleting On and Off with AutoFormat

Creating and Formatting a Numbered List

  • Creating a Numbered List
  • Creating an Outline-Style List
  • Sorting a List’s Contents
  • Changing a List’s Formatting

Setting and Modifying Tabs

  • Setting Tabs on the Ruler
  • Using the Tabs Dialog Box
  • Moving Tabs
  • Clearing Tabs
  • Setting Tab Stops

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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.