Microsoft Word 2013 Level 1

This course covers introductory through advanced topics and is ideal for the computer user who wants to become well versed in using Microsoft Word.

Course Length: 24 Hours

What you'll learn

  • Introducing Word Basics
  • Creating and Editing Business Letters
  • Creating a Memorandum and a Press Release
  • Creating a Simple Report
  • Working with Tables

Course Description

Microsoft Word 2013 Level 1 provides extensive, thorough training of Microsoft Word. This course covers introductory through advanced topics and is ideal for the computer user who wants to become well versed in using Microsoft Word. Topics introduced in Unit 1 include the Ribbon interface, working with text, printing, using proofreading tools, creating bulleted and numbered lists, tables and forms, and more.

The Microsoft Office Complete Guide series has been designed from the ground up for Global eTraining’s world-leading, online, on-demand GeT Interactive eTraining platform. With text from internationally recognized content matter experts, professional narration, video demonstrations by leading instructors, and Let Me Try exercises for users to get practical experience with the software, using downloadable datasets aligned with the presentation content.

Course Outline

Word 2013 Level 1 Course Outline

Introducing Word Basics

  • Starting Word
  • Open a Document
  • Work with the Ribbon
  • Work with the Quick Access Toolbar
  • Scroll and Position the Insertion Point
  • Use the Keyboard to Navigate
  • Close the Document
  • Start a New Document
  • Create and Save a Document
  • Use Word Help
  • Exit from Word

Creating and Editing Business Letters

  • Type a Business Letter
  • Create an Envelope
  • Select Text
  • Insert and Delete Text and Use Undo and Redo
  • Use AutoCorrect
  • Use the AutoCorrect Smart Tag
  • Create a Custom AutoCorrect Entry
  • Turn On Automatic Numbering
  • Use Cut, Copy, and Paste
  • Use Drag and Drop
  • Switch and Copy Between Documents
  • Set Margins
  • Change Page Layout and Print Options

Creating a Memorandum and a Press Release

  • Set Up a Memo and Insert the Date
  • Insert Symbols
  • Work with Page Breaks
  • Use the Automatic Spelling Checker
  • Use the Spelling and Grammar Checkers
  • Use the Thesaurus
  • Format Text
  • Use the Format Painter
  • Use Find
  • Use Replace
  • Create and Use Bookmarks
  • Work with Hyperlinks
  • Open and Edit a PDF File

Creating a Simple Report

  • Align Text
  • Use Manual Hyphenation
  • Insert Nonbreaking Hyphens and Spaces
  • Experiment with Left Indents
  • Use the Indent Markers to Indent Paragraphs
  • Set Tabs Using the Ruler
  • Use the Tabs Dialog Box
  • Modify and Delete Tab Stops from the Ruler
  • Work with Bullets and Numbering
  • Change the Bullet Style
  • Experiment with Custom Bullets
  • Insert Line Breaks in a List
  • Set Paragraph Spacing
  • Apply Borders and Shading to Headings
  • Apply Styles
  • Create a New Style
  • Modify and Remove a Style
  • Navigating and Rearranging Topics
  • Add a Header and Page Numbers to the Report
  • Use the Resume Reading Bookmark

Working with Tables

  • Navigate and Enter Data
  • Insert Tables
  • Convert Text to a Table
  • Select and Align Data, and Modify Cell Margins
  • Merge and Split Cells in a Table
  • Use Borders, Shading, and Styles
  • Sort Table Rows
  • Insert Rows and a Column
  • Construct Formulas
  • Adjust Column Widths

Recommended Supported Browsers: Internet Explorer 10, Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Maxthon, iOS (iPad 2 and 3), Opera and Safari.

We recommend that you use the most current version of these browsers. Other browsers and some earlier versions of these browsers may be supported – but you may experience some limitations on certain Learning Management System or course functions.

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