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Course Word Essentials
  • Public Scheduled Price£195 +VAT
  • Course Duration1 Day
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  • Latest Reviews
    "[The trainer] unveiled a lot of well hid little sneak cheats on making life a lot easier whilst working in Word. Really enjoyed the training, I work mainly in Excel, so it was great to learn about Wor..."

    D.I. Houghton International, Word Essentials

    "Excellent, very enjoyable. Well Presented"

    G.T. Houghton International, Word Essentials

    "Enjoyed it thank you"

    W.K. TopSpec Equine Ltd, Word Essentials

Overview
This course is for delegates who want to learn to be more productive with Microsoft Word. Delegates will learn how to use the essential day to day functions of Word including how to create and edit documents and use character and paragraph formatting. Delegates will also be shown ways to ensure word documents are consistent and engaging using headers and footers, SmartArt and many other design features.
Prerequisites
    • Delegates should have some working knowledge of windows or they should have completed the Introduction to Windows course. Delegates should feel at ease performing tasks such as arranging, sizing, switching between windows, and starting programs. Previous use of a mouse and keyboard is assumed on this course.
Objectives
    • Create and save new document that contains text that has been aligned and formatted to suit the content.
    • Change the page layout of a document so it is displayed in landscape, use the Spelling & Grammar check facility and the thesaurus to search for alternative words & meanings.
    • Add diagrams, charts and tables to a document to create engaging and interesting reports.
    • Use the Quick Parts Gallery to create, store, and find reusable pieces of content.
What's included
    • Laptops are available for training delivered at client's premises
    • Lunch and refreshments when training is delivered at our training venues
    • Comprehensive course materials and exercises
    • Telephone and Email Support
Course Content
    • An Introduction to Microsoft Word
      Starting and Exiting Word

      Getting to know the Ribbon

      Using the Quick Access Toolbar

      Add shortcuts to the Quick Access Toolbar
    • Screen Options
      Zooming in and out

      Changing the view options for Word

      Different views of same document (Print/Full screen)

      Status Bar
    • Documents
      Creating a new document including using a template

      Saving a document for the first time

      Saving a document with a different name or location

      AutoRecover settings

      Opening and closing a document already created

      Saving the document as a PDF file

      Password protecting a document
    • Starting a Document
      Moving around the screen

      Entering text

      Working with multiple documents

      Selecting text using the mouse and keyboard

      Deleting text

      Undoing your last action and undoing many actions

      Redoing a recently undone action

      Inserting a space or line

      Inserting a new line within the same paragraph

      Overwriting text

      Inserting and removing a manual page break
    • Formatting
      Removing all manual character formats

      Character formats, case changing and font size

      Using strikethrough, subscript and superscript

      Changing the font colour

      Highlighting text using the highlighter, bold and italics

      Paragraph formatting and text alignment

      Indenting text, decreasing the indent of text

      Line and paragraph spacing

      Using the Format Painter

      Borders

      Background colours on Paragraphs
    • Styles
      What are Styles and why use Styles?

      Character and paragraph styles

      Applying a character and paragraph style
    • Bullets and Numbering
      Applying bullets and numbers to an existing list

      Changing the bullet shape or a different number style

      Removing bullets or numbering

      Starting a new list and have it automatically number itself

      Turning off this automatic feature
    • Copying & Moving Text
      Moving text using drag and drop

      Cut, Copy and Paste text

      Accessing the clipboard

      Paste special

      Find and Replace text
    • Proofing
      Checking the spelling of a document

      Switching the spell check on as you type

      How to correct the spelling as you type

      Final inspection of your completed document

      Using the thesaurus
    • Columns & Breaks
      Convert text to columns

      Remove columns

      Inserting and deleting a column break

      Insert and remove a line break
    • Page Set-up
      Controlling hyphenation options

      Adding a built in watermark

      Changing the page background colour

      Adding a border to each page

      Cover Pages
    • Tabs
      Inserting and deleting tabs (Print layout and draft view)

      Changing the unit of measure on the ruler

      Clearing all tabs

      Inserting tab leaders
    • Header & Footers
      Creating and editing a Header and a Footer

      Different Header and Footer on the first page of a document and odd and even pages

      Adding Page Numbers and the date to either a Header or a Footer
    • Tables
      Inserting and deleting a table

      Inserting and deleting rows and columns

      Increasing and decreasing column and row widths and heights

      Adding text above a table

      Centring a table on a page

      Adding shading to cells, rows, columns and tables

      Adding and editing table cell borders

      Using the Table Style options and the available styles

      Editing the table properties

      Setting and removing a heading row

      Splitting rows across pages

      Sort data in tables
    • Charts
      Inserting a chart

      Editing the chart type and options

      Editing the data source

      Applying a different chart style

      Activate or deactivate the legend

      Editing the titles for axis

      Deleting the chart

      Wrapping it to existing text
    • Using SmartArt, Pictures and Screenshots
      Create SmartArt diagrams e.g. Flow Diagrams, Hierarchy Structures etc.
      Modify the diagrams and add extra information
      Insert Pictures and use the new modifications tools such as Crop, Pictures Styles etc
      Insert Screenshots from other windows and programs
    • Automatic Features
      Autocorrect overview

      Creating and Undoing an Autocorrect entry

      Adding misspellings to the autocorrect list

      Turning on and off some of the autocorrect options
    • Quick Parts
      Creating and storing a new Quick Parts

      Inserting a Quick Part as desired

      Deleting a Quick Part

      Editing the contents of a Quick Part

 

Latest Course Reviews
"Enjoyed it thank you"

W.K. TopSpec Equine Ltd, Word Essentials

"[The trainer] unveiled a lot of well hid little sneak cheats on making life a lot easier whilst working in Word. Really enjoyed the training, I work mainly in Excel, so it was great to learn about Word, and I'm no longer afraid to work in it."

D.I. Houghton International, Word Essentials

"Excellent, very enjoyable. Well Presented"

G.T. Houghton International, Word Essentials

 

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0191 377 8377
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Printed: 23 Aug 19

 

 

 

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