Microsoft Word 2013 Part 1

1 day

Course Overview

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 2013 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 2013 to create and edit simple documents; format documents; add tables and lists; add design elements and layout options; and proof documents.

Target student

This course is intended for students who want to learn basic Word 2013 skills, such as creating, editing, and formatting documents; inserting simple tables and creating lists; and employing a variety of techniques for improving the appearance and accuracy of document content.

Prerequisites

To ensure success, students should be familiar with using personal computers, and should have experience using a keyboard and mouse. Specific tasks the students should be able to perform include: launching and closing applications, navigating basic file structures, and managing files and folders.

Course Outline

Getting Started with Word

  • Identify the Components of the Word Interface
  • Create a Word Document
  • Help

Editing a Document

  • Navigate and Select Text
  • Modify Text
  • Find and Replace Text

Formatting Text and Paragraphs

  • Apply Character Formatting
  • Align Text Using Tabs
  • Display Text as List Items
  • Control Paragraph Layout
  • Apply Borders and Shading
  • Apply Styles
  • Manage Formatting

Adding Tables

  • Insert a Table
  • Modify a Table
  • Format a Table
  • Convert Text to a Table

Managing Lists

  • Sort a List
  • Renumber a List
  • Customize a List

Inserting Graphic Objects

  • Insert Symbols and Special Characters
  • Add Images to a Document

Controlling Page Appearance

  • Apply a Page Border and Color
  • Add a Watermark
  • Add Headers and Footers
  • Control Page Layout

Proofing a Document

  • Check Spelling and Grammar
  • Other Proofing Tools

Customizing the Word Environment

  • Customize the Word Interface
  • Additional Save Options