Word Introduction

Days 1    Code WD131

This course provides an introduction to Word for Windows.

Course Details

This course provides an introduction to Word for Windows. The student will explore Word 2013, learn basic document skills, check spelling and grammar, and work with document views. The student will also learn how to print and preview documents, envelopes, and labels. The student will also learn about formatting.


Before attending this course, students must have:

Knowledge and experience in using a Windows Environment


There is currently no examination associated with this course

Course Outline

Lesson 1: Exploring Word

  • Starting Word
  • Using the Interface
  • Backstage View
  • Using the QAT
  • Using the Mini Toolbar
  • Ribbons and Tabs
  • Launchers
  • Using Contextual Tabs
  • Using Live Preview

Lesson 2: Basic Document Skills

  • Enter Text
  • Saving a Document
  • Selection Techniques
  • Moving with the Keyboard

Lesson 3: Basic Text Editing

  • Copying / Pasting
  • Using the Clipboard
  • Deleting Text

Lesson 4: Spelling and Grammar

  • Checking Spelling as you type
  • Adding to Custom Dictionary
  • Checking Grammar
  • Setting Global Spelling Checker Settings

Lesson 5: Printing

  • Previewing a Document
  • Printing the Current Page
  • Printing the Document
  • Printing Labels

Lesson 6: Working with Document Views

  • Switching Views
  • Hiding White Spaces
  • Using Read Mode
  • Viewing and Hiding Formatting Marks
  • Comparing Side by Side
  • Synchronised Schrolling

Lesson 7: Using Character Formatting

  • Formatting Characters
  • Modifying Font Size and Colours
  • Formatting Characters
  • Changing Case

Lesson 8: Using Paragraph Formatting

  • Formatting Paragraphs
  • Aligning Paragraphs
  • Revealing Paragraphs
  • Modifying Line Spacing

Lesson 9: Indenting Paragraphs

  • Changing existing Indents
  • Left, Right and Hanging Indents

Lesson 10: Using Styles

  • Quick Style Gallery
  • Applying Styles
  • Creating Styles
  • Deleting Styles

Lesson 11: Document Themes

  • Selecting a Theme
  • Creating a Theme
  • Changing a Theme

Lesson 12: Using Document Formatting

  • Formatting a Document
  • Page Breaks
  • Page Set-up
  • Document Alignment

Lesson 13: Setting Tabs

  • Setting Tabs
  • Removing Tabs
  • Creating a Tab Leader

Lesson 14: Working with Headers and Footers

  • Creating Headers and Footers
  • Inserting Page Numbers
  • First page Headers
  • Alternating Odd and Even Headers and Footers

Lesson 15: Using Numbers and Bullets

  • Typing a List
  • Deleting a List
  • Changing a List

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