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Microsoft Word 2016 Essentials

Participants will gain a fundamental understanding of the Microsoft Word environment and the ability to complete tasks independently. They will demonstrate the correct application of the principle features of Word 2016 by creating and editing documents for a variety of purposes and situations. Document examples include professional looking reports, multi-column newsletters, resumes, and business correspondence.

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Microsoft Word 2016 Essentials > Course Outline:

Workshop Objectives

Creating a Document
Introduce the Ribbon
Open the New Screen
Create a Blank Document
Create a Document from a Template
Open a PDF for Editing
Insert Text from a File
Navigating Through a Document
Search for Text
Navigate to Page
Use the Go To Dialog Box
Formatting a Document, Part One
Change Margins
Change Page Orientation
Change Page Size
Use the Page Setup Dialog Box
Insert Headers and Footers
Insert Page Numbers
Formatting a Document, Part Two
Apply Document Themes
Apply Document Style Sheets
Add a Watermark
Change Page Background Color
Use the Page Borders Dialog Box
Customizing Options and Views for Documents
Change Document View
Add a Tool to the Quick Access Toolbar
Split View Window
Add Document Properties
Show or Hide Formatting Symbols
Printing and Saving Documents
Save in Another File Format
Inspect a Document for Hidden Properties and Personal Information
Inspect a Document for Accessibility Issues
Inspect a Document for Compatibility Issues
Module Two: Review Questions

Inserting and Selecting Text and Paragraphs
Select Text with the Mouse or Keyboard
Insert Special Characters
Editing Text
Cut and Paste Text
Copy and Paste using Keyboard Shortcuts
Change Text Automatically Using AutoCorrect
Replace Text
Formatting Text
Apply Font Face and Size
Use the Font Context List
Use the Format Painter
Highlight Text
Formatting Paragraphs
Change Line Spacing
Change Paragraph Spacing
Use Indents and Tabs
Clear Formatting
Using Styles and WordArt
Apply Built-in Styles
Change Text to WordArt
Breaking Up Text
Insert a Page Break
Insert a Section Break
Change Page Setup Options for a Section
Create Multiple Column Layout
Insert a Column Break
Module Three: Review Questions

Using Bulleted Lists
Create a Bulleted List
Define a Custom Bullet Character
Using Numbered Lists
Create a Numbered List
Control List Numbering
Change List Levels
Define a Custom Number Format
Creating a Table
Insert a Table
Convert Text to Table
Convert Tables to Text
Apply Table Styles
Modifying a Table
Resize a Table
Resize a Table’s Rows or Columns
Repeat Row Headers
Sort Table Data
Merge Cells
Split Cells
Split a Table
Set Cell Margins and Spacing
Module Four Review Questions

Insert Graphic Elements
Insert Shapes
Insert Pictures
Insert a Full-Size Screenshot
Insert a Screen Clipping
Insert a Text Box
Formatting Graphic Elements
Select a Graphical Element
Format a Shape
Set the Text Wrapping
Set Positioning
Add Alternative Text
Enhancing Pictures
Apply a Picture Style
Apply Picture Effects
Apply Artistic Effects
Remove the Background from a Picture
Using SmartArt
Insert SmartArt
Add Text to SmartArt
Customize SmartArt
Add Shape to SmartArt
Module Five Review Questions

Create Bookmarks and Links
Insert a Bookmark
Insert a Hyperlink
Creating Common Front Matter
Insert a Standard Table of Contents
Update a Table of Contents
Insert a Cover Page
Using Captions, Footnotes and Endnotes
Add a Figure or Table Caption
Modify Caption Properties
Add a Footnote
Add an Endnote
Modify Footnote and Endnote Properties
Creating and Managing Reference Markers
Create Bibliography Citation Sources
Modify Bibliography Citation Sources
Insert Citations for Bibliographies
Module Six Review Questions

Words from the Wise
Lessons Learned


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