Course Code: WO10L1

Duration: 1 Day

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Course Aims:

This course is aimed at people who want to learn how to use Microsoft Word 2010 to carry out basic word processing tasks. The course is suitable for either beginners or people with limited experience of the product.

Course Pre-requisites:

Students who wish to attend this course need to be familiar with the use of a PC keyboard and mouse.

Course Objectives:

On completion of this course delegates will be able to:
▪ Explore the Word 2010 environment
▪ Create, save and navigate documents
▪ Format characters and paragraphs
▪ Use automatic bullets and numbering
▪ Move & copy text to other locations
▪ Use tools to correct grammar & spelling
▪ Preview and print a document
▪ Work with headers and footers
▪ Control page appearance with margins and breaks
▪ Create columns of data using Tables

Course Content:

Introduction and Objectives

Exploring Word
▪ Starting Word
▪ Working with Ribbons
▪ Customising the Ribbon
▪ Microsoft Backstage
▪ Dialog Launchers and Dialog Boxes
▪ Customising the Quick Access Toolbar
▪ Navigation Pane
▪ Improved Searching
▪ Exiting Word

Using Basic Document Skills
▪ Entering Text into a Document
▪ Creating & Saving a New Document
▪ Closing a Document
▪ Opening an Existing Document
▪ Navigating in a Document
▪ Selecting Text
▪ Using Insert & Overtype Mode
▪ Creating a New Folder
▪ Recovering unsaved work
▪ Renaming an Existing Document

Using Basic Text Editing
▪ Removing Characters
▪ Deleting & Replacing Selected Text
▪ Cutting/Copying & Pasting Text
▪ Using Paste Options
▪ Using the Clipboard Task Pane
▪ Using Drag-and-Drop Editing
▪ Using Undo & Redo

Working with Document Views
▪ Switch Document Views
▪ Change Document Magnification
▪ Display/Hide the Rulers
▪ View/Hide the Formatting Marks
▪ Open Multiple Documents
▪ Switch Between Documents

Using Autocorrect
▪ AutoCorrect Settings & Options
▪ Use the AutoCorrect Options button
▪ Create an AutoCorrect entry
▪ Create a Formatted AutoCorrect entry
▪ Delete an AutoCorrect entry
▪ Checking Spelling & Grammar
▪ Printing & Previewing

Using Character Formatting
▪ Formatting Characters
▪ Changing an Existing Font
▪ Using Text Effects
▪ Highlighting Text
▪ Applying Formats with the Task Pane
▪ Copying Character Formatting
▪ Changing Character Case

Using Paragraphs Formatting
▪ Formatting Paragraphs
▪ Aligning Paragraphs
▪ Using Click & Type to Align Text
▪ Modifying Paragraph Spacing
▪ Revealing Formatting
▪ Modifying Line Spacing
▪ Copying Paragraph Formats
▪ Indenting Paragraphs

An Introduction to Numbers & Bullets
▪ Creating & Modifying a Numbered & Bulleted List

Working with Headers & Footers
▪ Creating Headers & Footers
▪ Inserting the Page Numbers & the Current Date
▪ Alternating Between Even and Odd Pages and Page Numbering
▪ Using Pictures in Headers and Footers

Using Document Formatting
▪ Formatting Documents
▪ Inserting & Removing Page Breaks
▪ Modifying Page Orientation & Paper Size

Working with Tables
▪ Creating & Navigating a Table
▪ Entering Text into a Table
▪ Inserting a Blank Line
▪ Using Table AutoFormat
▪ Hiding & Showing Gridlines
▪ Using the Draw Table Button
▪ Converting Existing Text into a Table

Action planning

Review of Programme