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Microsoft Word for Office 365/2019: Part 1

You will learn fundamental Word skills

Description

These days, most people take electronic word processing for granted. While we may still write out our grocery lists with pen and paper, we expect to use a computer to create the majority of our documents. It's impossible to avoid word-processing software in many areas of the business world. Managers, lawyers, clerks, reporters, and editors rely on this software to do their jobs. Whether you are an executive secretary or a website designer, you'll need to know the ins and outs of electronic word processing. Microsoft® Word is designed to help you move smoothly through the task of creating professional-looking documents. Its rich features and powerful tools can make your work easy, and even fun. In this course, you'll learn how to use Word on the desktop to create and edit simple documents; format documents; add tables and lists; add design elements and layout options; and proof documents.

Course Outline

Lesson 1: Getting Started with Word
  • Navigate in Microsoft Word
  • Create and Save Word Documents
  • Edit Documents
  • Work with Word for the Web
Lesson 2: Formatting Text and Paragraphs
  • Apply Character Formatting
  • Control Paragraph Layout
  • Align Text Using Tabs
  • Display Text in Bulleted or Numbered Lists
  • Apply Borders and Shading
Lesson 3: Working More Efficiently
  • Make Repetitive Edits
  • Apply Repetitive Formatting
  • Use Styles to Streamline Repetitive Formatting Tasks
  • Customize the Word Environment
Lesson 4: Managing Lists
  • Sort a List
  • Format a List
Lesson 5: Adding Tables
  • Insert a Table
  • Modify a Table
  • Format a Table
  • Convert Text to a Table
Lesson 6: Inserting Graphic Objects
  • Insert Symbols and Special Characters
  • Add Images to a Document
Lesson 7: Controlling Page Appearance
  • Apply a Page Border and Color
  • Add Headers and Footers
  • Control Page Layout
  • Add a Watermark
Lesson 8: Preparing to Publish a Document
  • Check Spelling, Grammar, and Readability
  • Preview and Print Documents
  • Use Research Tools
  • Check Accessibility
  • Dictate Text in a Document
  • Save a Document to Other Formats

Prerequisites

Prior Course Recommendation: Using Microsoft Windows 10 or Using Microsoft Windows 11

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