Office 2007 New Features - Beginner

3 Hours, 9 Minutes


Delivery Method

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Course Overview

This course covers those features of Microsoft Office 2007 that are new to the Office suite of products, with dedicated units for the new features of each application. In Word, you will learn to use Quick Parts and themes, review changes in paragraph styles, and see changes in inserting tables and formatting objects. In Excel, you will learn to use changes in PivotTables and data tables, apply new conditional formatting, and review enhancements in charting. In PowerPoint, you will understand the changes in slide layouts and slide masters, how to use and modify design themes, apply new effects to graphics, and work with SmartArt. In Outlook, you will review changes in tasks, learn to use search folders, add RSS feeds, and see changes in sharing calendars. In Access, you will learn how to use new templates, create a new table, understand changes in sorting and filtering, and work with new features in forms and reporting. In addition, you will learn how to navigate in the new user interface by working with the Ribbon and Quick Access Toolbar. You will also learn the benefits and features of the new XML file format. This course includes everything needed to work effectively within the new suite of applications.

Course Objectives

New Features in PowerPoint 2007 , New Features in Outlook 2007 , New Features in Microsoft Excel 2007 , New Features in Access 2007 , Introduction , Conclusion , What's New in Office? , New Features in Word 2007

Course Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.


1 - Introduction

  • Introduction

2 - What's New in Office?

  • Understanding the Ribbon
  • Introducing the Office Button
  • Using the Quick Access Toolbar
  • Using Help, Ruler, and Views
  • Using the Status Bar
  • Understanding Galleries and Live Preview
  • Using a Dialog Box Launcher
  • Understanding the XML File Format

3 - New Features in Word 2007

  • Working with Themes and Paragraph Styles
  • Using Quick Parts and the Building Blocks Organizer
  • Inserting Tables and Graphics
  • Applying Picture Effects

4 - New Features in PowerPoint 2007

  • Customizing Slide Layouts
  • Using the Slide Master
  • Charting
  • Applying Design Themes
  • Applying Graphic Effects
  • Using SmartArt

5 - New Features in Outlook 2007

  • Using the To Do Bar and Tasks
  • Searching Folders
  • Exploring the New Calendar Features
  • Using Categories
  • Adding RSS Feeds

6 - New Features in Microsoft Excel 2007

  • Working with the New Worksheet Size
  • Using Charts
  • Applying Conditional Formatting
  • Using Tables
  • Working with PivotTables

7 - New Features in Access 2007

  • Using Templates
  • Using the Ribbon
  • Creating a New Table
  • Sorting and Filtering
  • Creating Forms
  • Creating Reports

8 - Conclusion

  • Course Recap

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