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Comprehensive Microsoft Word 2016 Training

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Course duration

  • 3 Days

Course Outline

This Comprehensive Word 2016 training class is designed to get students who are new to Microsoft Word 2016 up to speed quickly, so that they are able to get the most out out of the tool as soon as possible.

The outline below is subject to change when Word 2016 is released.

  • Learn to create and edit Microsoft Word documents.
  • Learn about the Ribbon.
  • Learn about the File tab.
  • Learn to create new documents and use Word templates.
  • Learn to format Word documents.
  • Learn to add page numbers, headers and footers, and spell and grammar check documents.
  • Learn to use Word 2016's advanced editing tools.
  • Learn to work with images, including placing and sizing images, wrapping text around images, and using borders and effects.
  • Learn to adjust page orientation and layout.
  • Learn to work with columns.
  • Learn to work with page and section breaks.
  • Learn about document views, using the navigation pane, and viewing multiple windows.
  • Learn to work with tables of contents.
  • Learn to work with footnotes and endnotes.
  • Learn to insert bibliographies and indexes.
  • Learn to use comments.
  • Learn to use track changes including accepting and rejecting changes.
  • Learn to compare and combine documents.
  • Learn to use Mail Merge and create envelopes and labels.
  • Learn to protect documents.
  • Learn to use bookmarks, add watermarks, and customize the Ribbon.
  • Familiarity with using a personal computer, mouse, and keyboard.
  • Comfortable in the Windows environment.
  • Ability to launch and close programs; navigate to information stored on the computer; and manage files and folders.
  1. Creating a Microsoft Word Document
    1. Starting Microsoft Word
    2. Creating a Document
    3. Saving a Document
      1. Backward Compatibility Importing a File
    4. The Status Bar
    5. Closing a Document
    6. Exercise: Create a Microsoft Word Document
  2. The Ribbon
    1. The Ribbon
    2. Tabs Groups
    3. Commands
      1. Inserting Symbols Using Commands
    4. Exercise: Exploring the Ribbon
  3. The Backstage View (The File Menu)
    1. Introduction to the Backstage View Opening a Document
    2. Exercise: Open a Document New Documents and Word Templates
    3. Exercise: Write a Thank You Letter Using a Template Letter
    4. Configuring Documents to Print
      1. Print Document Sections
      2. Set Print Scaling
    5. Exercise: Print a Document
    6. Adding Your Name to Microsoft Word
    7. Adding Values to Document Properties
    8. Working with Autosaved Versions of Documents
  4. The Quick Access Toolbar
    1. Adding Common Commands
    2. Adding Additional Commands with the Customize Dialog Box
    3. Adding Ribbon Commands or Groups
    4. Placement
    5. Exercise: Customize the Quick Access Toolbar
  5. Formatting Microsoft Word Documents
    1. Selecting Text
    2. Selecting Fonts
      1. Clear Existing Formatting
      2. Set Indentation
      3. Change Text to WordArt
    3. Exercise: Working with Fonts
    4. Working with Lists
      1. Creating Custom Bullets
      2. Modifying List Indendation
      3. Modifying Line Spacing in a List
      4. Increasing and Decreasing List Levels
      5. Modifying List Numbering
    5. Exercise:Working with Lists
    6. Inserting a Hyperlink in a Document
    7. Exercise: Inserting a Hyperlink
    8. Using Styles
      1. About Styles
      2. Applying Paragraph Styles
      3. Applying Character Styles Changing Document Style Sets
      4. Creating Quick Styles
    9. Exercise: Applying and Creating Custom Styles
    10. Using Themes
    11. Using the Ruler
    12. Exercise: Using Tabs Setting Margins
    13. Exercise: Setting Margins
  6. Editing Documents
    1. Find
    2. Find and Replace
      1. Using a Wildcard to Find and Replace
    3. Find and Replace Tips
      1. Inserting Text Using AutoCorrect
    4. Appending Text to a Document
      1. Exercise: Using Find and Replace
    5. Using the Clipboard
      1. The Clipboard Group
      2. Copying and Pasting Text
      3. The Office Clipboard Task Pane
    6. Exercise Using the Clipboard
  7. Finalizing Microsoft Word Documents
    1. Adding Page Numbers
    2. Exercise: Adding Page Numbers
    3. Headers and Footers
    4. Exercise: Using Headers and Footers
    5. Checking Spelling and Grammar
    6. Exercise: Checking Spelling and Grammar
  8. Microsoft Word Features that Were New in 2013
    1. Using Read Mode The Object Zoom Feature
    2. Exercise: Exploring the Read Mode and Object Zoom Features
  9. New Features in 2016
  10. Advanced Formatting
    1. Shading and Borders
    2. Exercise: Using Shading and Borders
    3. Setting Line and Paragraph Spacing
    4. Changing Styles
      1. Benefits of Styles
      2. Setting a New Style Set as Default
      3. Resolving Multi-Document Style Conflicts
      4. Customizing Settings for Existing Styles
      5. Creating Character-Specific Styles
      6. Assigning Keyboard Shortcuts to Styles
      7. Copy Styles from Template to Template Using the Styles Organizer
    5. Exercise: Changing Styles
    6. Paragraph Marks and Other Formatting Symbols
    7. Exercise: Using Formatting Symbols
  11. Working with Tables
    1. Inserting a Table
      1. Converting Tables to Text
      2. Adding a Table Title
      3. Modifying Table Fonts
      4. Sorting Table Data
      5. Setting Cell Margins
      6. Modifying Table Dimensions
      7. Merging Cells
      8. Applying Formulas to a Table
    2. Exercise: Insert a Table
    3. Table Styles
    4. Exercise: Adding Styles to a Table
    5. Formatting a Table
    6. Exercise: Formatting a Table
  12. Working with Images
    1. Inserting Images
      1. Adding Quick Styles to Images
    2. Exercise: Insert an Image into a Microsoft Word Document
    3. Placing and Sizing Images
    4. Exercise: Place and Size an Image in a Microsoft Word Document
    5. Wrapping Text around an Image
    6. Exercise: Wrapping Text around an Image
    7. Adjusting Images
    8. Exercise: Adjusting Images in Microsoft Word
    9. Borders and Effects
    10. Exercise: Adding Borders and Effects to Images in Microsoft Word
  13. Page Layout
    1. Orientation and Paper Size
    2. Working with Columns
    3. Exercise: Changing the Page Setup
    4. Advanced Formatting
      1. Set Character Space Options
      2. Set Advanced Character Attributes
      3. Add Linked Text Boxes
    5. Working with Fields
      1. Add Custom Fields
      2. Modify Field Properties
      3. Create Custom Field Formats
      4. Add Field Controls
      5. Link to External Data
    6. Page and Section Breaks
      1. Preventing Orphans
      2. Adding Page and Section Breaks
    7. Exercise: Adding Page and Section Breaks
  14. Working with Illustrations
    1. Adding and Editing Charts
    2. Exercise 14:Working with Charts
    3. Working with Clip Art
    4. Exercise 15:Working with Clip Art
    5. Using Shapes
      1. Positioning Shapes
      2. Wrapping Text Around Shapes
    6. Exercise: Adding Shapes
    7. Working with SmartArt
      1. Inserting SmartArt
      2. Modifying SmartArt
      3. Positioning SmartArt
    8. Exercise: Working with SmartArt
    9. Creating Captions
      1. Changing Caption Formats
      2. Using Cross-References
    10. Using Building Blocks
      1. Inserting Text Boxes
      2. Moving Building Blocks between Documents
      3. Editing Building Block Properties
    11. Exercise: Inserting a Building Block in a Document
  15. Viewing Your Documents
    1. Document Views
    2. Using the Navigation Pane
      1. Use Show/Hide
    3. Exercise: Using the Navigation Pane
    4. Multiple Windows
    5. Exercise 20:Working with Multiple Windows
  16. Microsoft Word Features that Were New in 2013
    1. Editing PDF Documents in Microsoft Word
    2. Exercise: Editing a PDF in Word
    3. Using Live Layout and Alignment Guides
      1. Live Layout
      2. Alignment Guides
  17. Features New in 2016
  18. Working with Long Documents
    1. Adding a Table of Contents
    2. Updating the Table of Contents
    3. Deleting the Table of Contents
    4. Exercise: Insert and Update a Table of Contents
    5. Footnotes and Endnotes
    6. Exercise:Working with Footnotes
    7. Inserting Citations and a Bibliography
    8. Exercise: Insert Citations and a Bibliography
    9. Adding an Index
    10. Exercise: Inserting an Index
    11. Inserting a Table of Figures
    12. Inserting and Updating a Table of Authorities
    13. Creating an Outline
      1. Promoting Sections in an Outline
      2. Creating a Master Document
  19. Review and Collaborating on Documents
    1. Adding Comments
    2. Exercise: Adding Comments to a Document
    3. Tracking Changes
    4. Exercise: Tracking Changes
    5. Viewing Changes, Additions, and Comments
    6. Exercise: Viewing Markup
    7. Accepting and Rejecting Changes
    8. Exercise: Accepting and Rejecting Changes
  20. Comparing and Combining Documents
    1. Comparing Documents
    2. Exercise: Comparing Documents
    3. Combining Documents
    4. Exercise: Combining Documents
  21. Managing Mailings
    1. Creating Envelopes and Labels
    2. Exercise: Printing an Envelope
    3. Using Mail Merge
    4. Exercise: Using Mail Merge
  22. Protecting Documents
    1. Making Word Documents Read Only
    2. Password Protect Word Documents
    3. Removing Metadata from Files
    4. Restrict Formatting and Editing
    5. Exercise: Protecting a Document
  23. Random Useful Items
    1. Using Bookmarks
    2. Exercise: Using Bookmarks
    3. Adding Watermarks
    4. Exercise: Adding Custom Watermarks
    5. Adding Titles to Sections
    6. Inserting Built-in Fields
    7. Using the Go To Feature
    8. Using Macros
      1. Copy Macros from Document to Document
      2. Macro Security
    9. Exercise: Recording a Macro
    10. Customizing the Ribbon
    11. Assigning Shortcut Keys
    12. Exercise: Customizing the Ribbon
    13. Preparing a Document for Internationalization and Accessibility
      1. Modify Tab Order
      2. Configure Language Options
      3. Add Alt-Text to Document Elements
      4. Create Documents for Use with Accessibility Tools
      5. Manage Multiple Options for +Body and +Heading Fonts
      6. Apply Global Content Standards
  24. Microsoft Word Features that Were New in 2013
    1. Using the Cloud
    2. Exercise: Using the Cloud
    3. The Resume Reading Feature
  25. Features New in 2016

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