Course Code: WO13L2

Duration: 1 Day

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Course Aims:

This course is aimed at existing users of Microsoft Word who want to expand their basic knowledge of the product.

Course Pre-requisites:

Students who wish to attend this course must have a basic knowledge of Word and feel comfortable with creating, saving, editing and formatting a document, working with simple bullets and numbering and creating basic tables.

Course Objectives:

On completion of this course delegates will be able to:
▪ Create columnar layouts using tabs
▪ Use advanced table design techniques
▪ Manipulate and calculate with data in a table
▪ Insert an Excel spreadsheet into a document
▪ Apply borders and shading to documents
▪ Store frequently used text as “Quick Parts” (AutoText)
▪ Customise bullets and numbering and create multilevel lists
▪ Use mail merge to send a letter to multiple addressees
▪ Use advanced mail merge techniques
▪ Create newspaper style columns and insert and work with graphics
▪ Find and replace text
▪ Export a document

Course Content:

Introduction and Objectives

Setting Tabs
▪ Adding & editing custom tabs
▪ Creating a leader tab

Advanced Table Design
▪ Merging & splitting table cells
▪ Splitting a table
▪ Sizing a table automatically
▪ Adjusting column and row widths automatically
▪ Changing text direction
▪ Adjusting cell margins
▪ Setting table properties
▪ Drawing a table
▪ Converting a table to text
▪ Placing table headings on all pages
▪ Sorting table data
▪ Using formulas in tables

Borders & Shading
▪ Applying to table columns and rows
▪ Applying to text and paragraphs

Importing Excel Worksheets
▪ Linking a document to Excel data
▪ Creating an Excel spreadsheet in a document

Using “Quick Parts” (AutoText)
▪ Creating, inserting and deleting AutoText

Working with Lists
▪ Understanding ‘AutoFormat As You Type’
▪ Customising numbered/bulleted lists
▪ Controlling the start number of a numbered list
▪ Bulleting/numbering a multilevel list
▪ Using list styles
▪ Resetting bullet/number styles
▪ Sorting a list alphabetically

Working with Mail Merge
▪ Identifying the main document
▪ Creating a data source
▪ Adding merge fields to a document
▪ Previewing and completing a mail merge
▪ Sorting & filtering records to be merged
▪ Creating labels

Using Newsletter-style Columns
▪ Creating newsletter-style columns
▪ Changing column width & spacing
▪ Adding a vertical line between columns
▪ Balancing column length

Sharing Documents
▪ Emailing a document
▪ Saving a document as PDF
▪ Share a document on SkyDrive
▪ Password protecting a document file

Removing a password

Action planning

Review of Programme