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Word 2013 - Intermediate

Course Overview

This is the intermediate course in the Microsoft Word 2013 series. This course expands upon the topics covered in the Word 2013 Introduction course. In this course, students will work with, create, manage, and customize Styles, Templates, and Themes. Students will also work with various types of data in Word using Tables, advanced Copy and Paste commands, and Charts. Students will then review advanced document layout options in Word and various collaboration tools. Lastly, students will work with graphic elements such as pictures, text boxes, shapes, the Drawing Canvas, SmartArt, Text Effects, Typography Effects, WordArt, and Equations. Additional graphic element features such as grouping, layering, and moving objects will also be covered.

Course Objectives

Working with Styles, Working with Data in Word, Advanced Document Layouts, Collaborating in Word, Working with Graphic Elements and Drawing Tools, Inserting Special Graphics

Course Outline

1 - Introduction

  • Introduction

2 - Working with Styles

  • Styles Overview
  • Applying Built-In Styles
  • Creating a Style Based on Formatted Text
  • Modifying a Style
  • Managing Styles Overview
  • Viewing Styles Applied to Text
  • Using Styles to Navigate or Reorder a Document
  • Creating Keyboard Shortcuts to Apply Styles
  • Working with Style Sets
  • Customizing Styles to Create a Style Set
  • Creating and Applying a Font Set
  • Creating and Applying a Color Set
  • Applying and Saving Themes
  • Understanding Templates
  • Creating and Saving a Document Using the Office Template Gallery
  • Modifying the Default Normal Template
  • Creating and Saving a Custom Template
  • Modifying a Custom Template
  • Changing the Custom Office Template Location

3 - Working with Data in Word

  • Sorting in a Table
  • Repeating Header Rows and Controlling Page Breaks in Tables
  • Using Excel Data in Word
  • Copying and Pasting Unlinked Excel Data into Word
  • Using Paste Special to Copy Linked Data into a Document
  • Copying and Pasting an Excel Chart into Word
  • Using Paste Special to Copy a Linked Chart into Word
  • Copying and Pasting Excel Data as a Picture
  • Embedding an Excel Object
  • Creating a Chart in a Document
  • Editing Chart Data
  • Changing the Chart Type
  • Switching the Row and Column in a Chart
  • Formatting a Chart Using Built-In Styles and Layouts

4 - Advanced Document Layouts

  • Controlling Automatically Placed Page Breaks
  • Working with Section Breaks
  • Using Section Breaks to Change Margins for a Portion of a Document
  • Applying Columns to an Entire Document
  • Applying and Modifying Columns
  • Adding a Column Break
  • Adding Borders and Shading to a Paragraph
  • Modifying Borders and Shading
  • Applying Different Headers and Footers to Pages
  • Adding Different Headers and Footers in the Same Document
  • Creating a Signature Line

5 - Collaborating in Word

  • Adding Comments
  • Working with Comments
  • Turning On and Viewing Tracked Changes
  • Reviewing and Accepting Changes
  • Using the Reviewing Pane
  • Comparing and Merging Two Documents
  • Combining Multiple Documents

6 - Working with Graphic Elements and Drawing Tools

  • Applying a Picture Style
  • Working with Picture Tools
  • Removing a Picture Backgrounds
  • Cropping a Picture
  • Removing Formatting from a Picture
  • Working with Text Boxes
  • Formatting Text in a Text Box or Shape
  • Adding Shapes
  • Selecting, Resizing, and Rotating Shapes and Objects
  • Replacing a Shape with a Different Shape
  • Renaming Objects in the Selection Pane
  • Deleting a Shape
  • Copying or Duplicating a Shape
  • Adding, Removing, or Changing Fill Color for a Shape
  • Filling a Shape with a Picture Image
  • Adding, Removing, or Customizing a Shape Outline
  • Using Shape Effects
  • Using a Drawing Canvas
  • Using a Drawing Canvas to Create a Flow Chart
  • Positioning or Moving a Shape or Object
  • Formatting Text Wrapping for a Shape or Object
  • Grouping or Ungrouping Objects
  • Aligning, Distributing, and Layering Objects

7 - Inserting Special Graphics

  • Creating a SmartArt Graphic
  • Adding and Modifying SmartArt Bullets or Shapes
  • Modifying the Look and Layout of a SmartArt Graphic
  • Working with Text Effects
  • Working with Typography Effects
  • Creating and Modifying WordArt
  • Working with Equations

8 - Conclusion

  • Course Recap

4 Hours, 52 Minutes

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