Advanced Microsoft Word 2013 Tutorial

Advance your expert-level skills with Word 2013. A practical tutorial that teaches real world skills!
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  • Lectures 46
  • Length 7 hours
  • Skill Level Expert Level
  • Languages English
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Published 12/2014 English

Course Description

In this software training course from ClayDesk, you will learn advanced skills in using Microsoft Word 2013, and be able to demonstrate the use of advanced and specialized features within the application. You should be able to create, manage, and distribute professional documents for a variety of specialized purposes and situations, and be able to customize Word 2013 environment to meet specific needs to enhance productivity.

After a quick overview of Word 2013, you will start with how to manage and share documents, preparing documents, set tracking options, advanced editing features, protecting and designing advanced documents, applying advanced formatting and styles. Finally, you will learn shortcuts along with several quizzes to fully prepare you from not only the examination point of view, but acquire skills, giving you a competitive edge.

This comprehensive tutorial covers all aspects and prepares you to take the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS): Microsoft Office Word 2013 Expert certification exams 77 – 425 (Part 1) and 77 – 426 (Part 2). In addition, the American Council on Education (ACE) has reviewed and recommended college credit for selected Microsoft certifications. Approved certifications are eligible for one to six semester hours of college credit in bachelor’s degree or associate degree classes on computer applications, information technology, or computer information systems. The Accreditation Program helps your students achieve employability and academic goals, as well as bridging the gap between workforce training and the classroom.

By the completion of this training video, you will be comfortable with using advanced features of Word 2013 and feel confident performing your work in an efficient manner. For those who already have a good grounding in Microsoft Word, this course will provide you with the knowledge and skills to use Word 2013 at an expert level.

What are the requirements?

  • You need to have access to Word 2013, however, most concepts taught also relate to Word 2010 and 2007

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Learn advanced skills in using Microsoft Word 2013
  • Confidently work within the Word 2013 environment
  • Prepare for the MOS: Microsoft Office Word 2013 Expert exam 425 and 426
  • Design and Manage advanced documents
  • Become proficient with Mail Merge using Excel Spreadsheet
  • Learn how to insert Citations and work with Bibliographies
  • Proficiently work with templates, themes, building block, and styles
  • Confidently work with table of contents, table of authorities, and indexes

Who is the target audience?

  • Anyone who uses Microsoft Word 2013 on a regular basis
  • Teachers and students at School, College or Universities
  • If you are a graphics designer, researcher, or a writer
  • Increase productivity level at work

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: About the Instructor

I am a highly motivated and goal oriented professional, with over 15 years of combined experience in the fields Law, Management, and IT. Being a serial entrepreneur and attorney, my current focus is creating learning-on-demand academic and technical video courses from the ClayDesk e-learning platform.

Passionate about teaching and learning, Syed's qualification include:

1. BBA - Finance (USA)

2. MBA - Management (USA)

3. LLB - Corporate Law

4. DBL - Diploma in Banking Laws

5. PhD - Management Sciences

6. MCSE, MCT, MCP+I, CCNP, A+ and numerous other technical certifications

I look forward to having you in my class. If you have any questions, I can be reached at



The entire course is based on tutorials. You will be able to grasp advanced techniques, tips, and shortcuts while working within the Word 2013 environment.

This course will make you confident and productive, and prepare you for the Microsoft Office Specialist Examination.

Section 2: Managing Multiple Documents

This tutorial demonstrates use of Templates. You will learn how to:

Kinds of Templates

Locate Templates

Modify Templates

Create Templates

Identify Templates

Delete Templates

Modifying Existing Templates
3 questions

This tutorial shows you how to compare and combine two different documents within the same Word 2013 window. This allows you to become more productive and efficient working with these advanced features within Microsoft Word 2013.

You can keep track of changes within different documents and revise those changes easily withoutt having to toggle back and forth between documents.

Comparing and Combining Documents
5 questions

In this tutorial, you will learn how to recover documents and work with various versions of documents that you did not save but still would like to recover them.

Managing Versions of Documents
5 questions
Organizing Styles
Organizing Styles
7 questions
Working with Macros
Working with Macros, Linking External files, and Building Blocks
4 questions
Section 3: Preparing Documents
Set Tracking Options
Setting Tracking Options
6 questions
Restrict Editing
Restrict Editing
3 questions
Versions of Documents
Versions of Documents
4 questions
Marking Documents as Final
Marking Documents as Final
5 questions
Tracking Changes
Tracking Changes
3 questions
Managing Comments
Managing Comments
4 questions
Resolving Multi-Document Styles Conflict
Resolving Multi-Document Styles Conflict
5 questions
Section 4: Designing Advanced Documents
Advanced Formatting - Using Wildcards in Finding and Replacing Text
Advanced Formatting
2 questions
Custom Field Formats
Custom Field Formats
4 questions
Advanced Layout Options
Advanced Layout Options
6 questions
Advanced Character Attributes - Working with Document Sections
Advanced Character Attributes
6 questions
Linking Text Boxes
Linking Text Boxes
2 questions
Section 5: Designing Advanced Documents - Part 2
Applying Advanced Styles
Applying Advanced Styles
3 questions
Creating Custom Styles
Assigning KeyBoard Keys to Styles
6 questions
Section 6: Creating Outlines
Advanced Ordering and Grouping
Master Documents and Outlining
4 questions
Creating Master Documents
Master Documents
3 questions
Working with Document Elements
Bookmarks and Hyperlinks
3 questions
Section 7: Creating Advanced References

In this lesson, you will learn how to Manage Index Entries in Word 2013

Creating and Managing Index Entries
5 questions
Inserting and Editing Indexes - Automarking Entries
Creating Index and Automark Feature
5 questions
Section 8: Creating Advanced References - Part 2
Creating Table of Contents
Table of Contents
3 questions
Creating Table of Figures
Table of Figures
3 questions
Working with Table of Authorities - Citations
Table of Authorities
5 questions
Advanced Reference Options - Footnotes, Cross-reference, and Bibliography
Cross Reference, Footnotes, Citations
7 questions
Section 9: Designing Forms and Controls
Creating Forms
Designing Forms
7 questions
Advanced Forms
Designing Advanced Forms
2 questions
Using Command Button on Forms using Visual Basic Editor
Automating Forms with Visual Basic
3 questions
Mail Merge Operations
Mail Merge Operations
7 questions
Section 10: Creating Building Blocks
Building Blocks
Building Blocks
5 questions
Section 11: Creating Custom Elements
Creating Custom Theme Elements
Working with Theme Elements
4 questions
Managing Styles Sets
Working with Style Sets
5 questions
Section 12: Internationalization and Accessibility
Configuring Language Options
Internationalization and Accessibility
3 questions
Working with Accessibility Tools
Best Practices and Accessibility Tools
6 questions
Section 13: Bonus Section: Word 2013 Shortcuts
Custom Word Elements
2 pages
Keyboard shortcuts for Styles
1 page
Keyboard shortcuts for Outlining
1 page
Keyboard shortcuts for fields
1 page
Using Wildcards in Searches
2 pages
Section 14: Word Hacks!

In this lecture, you will learn 3 Word useful tips/techniques to boost your productivity

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