Word 2010 - Beginner

3 Hours, 28 Minutes


Delivery Method

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Course Overview

This course covers the basic functions and features of Word 2010. After an introduction to Word's window components, you will learn how to enter and edit text, save and navigate documents, and use Help. You will also learn how to enhance the appearance of a document by using various formatting options. The course will cover creating tables, inserting basic headers and footers, proofing documents, and printing and emailing documents.

Course Objectives

Creating Documents and Understanding the Screen, Editing Documents, Essentials of Formatting, Creating Tables, Essentials of Document Formatting, Work Flow Tools, Printing, Saving, and Emailing Documents

Course Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.


1 - Introduction

  • Introduction

2 - Creating Documents and Understanding the Screen

  • Creating a File
  • Reviewing the Word Interface
  • Saving a File
  • Entering Text
  • Displaying Non-Printing Characters
  • Accessing Help
  • Using File Properties
  • Closing a File

3 - Editing Documents

  • Opening a File
  • Moving Around in a File
  • Selecting Text
  • Inserting a Symbol
  • Using Cut, Copy, and Paste

4 - Essentials of Formatting

  • Understanding Different Types of Formatting
  • Changing Character Formats
  • Changing Alignment
  • Indenting Paragraphs
  • Adding Before and After Paragraph Spacing
  • Formatting Using Shortcut Keys
  • Using Bullets and Numbers
  • Setting Tabs

5 - Creating Tables

  • Adding a Table
  • Converting Text to a Table and Vice Versa
  • Using the Tab Key
  • Resizing Columns and Rows
  • Inserting and Deleting Columns and Rows
  • Adding Table Styles
  • Manually Adjusting Lines and Shading
  • Aligning a Table
  • Creating a Simple Form

6 - Essentials of Document Formatting

  • Changing the Margins
  • Inserting Page Breaks
  • Adding Headers, Footers, and Page Numbers
  • Switching Page Orientation

7 - Work Flow Tools

  • Checking Spelling and Grammar
  • Using the Thesaurus
  • Working With Find and Replace
  • Using AutoCorrect
  • Using AutoFormat as You Type
  • Inserting the Date and Time

8 - Printing, Saving, and Emailing Documents

  • Accessing the Print Command and Print Preview
  • Saving a File as a PDF or XPS Document
  • Inspecting Documents
  • Running the Compatibility Checker
  • Emailing Documents

9 - Conclusion

  • Course Recap

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