Intermediate Microsoft Word 2010
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Are you looking to quickly learn some of the newest features Microsoft Word 2010? We have the course for you. Designed by Webucator, a global training partner, this course covers all of the best activities to get you started. And its packed with readings, trainer presentations, and exercises!
Students in this Intermediate Word 2010 training class should already be able to create, edit, and print Word 2010 documents on Windows. In this Word 2010 class, students will learn advanced formatting, use Word 2010 drawing tools, create and manage tables, and work with column layouts.
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|Section 1: Advanced Formatting|
|Welcome to the course! We'll go through some of the intermediate functions in Microsoft Word. Let's begin by going through shading and borders. Shading and Borders Two commonly used ways of drawing attention to a section of a document are adding Shading to the background behind the text and addingBo…|
|Using Shading and Borders Duration: 5 to 15 minutes. In this exercise, you will add a personal note to a document and call it out using shading and borders. Navigate to the Webucator/Word2010B/Exercises folder and open Plants in my yard - Intermediate.docx . Add a note beneath the description of…|
|Changing Styles Styles are first covered in our Introduction to Microsoft Word course. Benefits of Styles To recap (and for those who did not take the Introduction to Microsoft Word class), using styles in Microsoft Word: Saves time. Provides for consistent formatting throughout your documents. Enab…|
Changing Styles Review
|Changing Styles Duration: 15 to 25 minutes. In this exercise, you will change the look and feel of a document by changing the style set and the colors, fonts and paragraph spacing associated with that style set. Open or go to Plants in my yard - Intermediate.docx . Change the style set, colors, fon…|
|Paragraph Marks and Other Formatting Symbols Displaying formatting symbols enables you to see those things which are otherwise invisible within your document, such as tabs and carriage returns (new paragraphs). To show formatting symbols (also called marks) in Microsoft Word: On the Home tab, in the…|
|Using Formatting Symbols Duration: 5 to 10 minutes. In this exercise, you will use formatting symbols to find and remove extraneous tab and paragraph marks. Open or go to Plants in my yard - Intermediate.docx . Show formatting symbols. Find and remove extraneous tab and paragraph marks on the first…|
|Section 2: Working with Tables|
|Inserting a Table There are a few ways to insert a table into a document: 1. Create your own table by selecting the cells: A. Click Table on the Insert tab: B. Use your mouse to select the number of rows and columns you wish to have: 2. Use the Insert Table dialog box: A. Click Table on t…|
Inserting a Table Review
|Insert a Table Duration: 5 to 15 minutes. In this exercise, you will insert a table into a document and add data to it. Open or go to Plants in my yard - Intermediate.docx . Insert a table beneath the description of the Red Bud tree that looks like the one in the screenshot below: Save the document…|
|Table Styles Microsoft Word includes a wide variety of table styles you can use to quickly style your table. Whether or not you choose to use a pre-existing style, you can customize (or further customize) tables with shading and borders and by using table style options. Table Styles To apply a table…|
Table Styles Review
|Adding Styles to a Table Duration: 5 to 15 minutes. In this exercise, you will use many of the tools on the Table Tools Design tab to style a table. Open or go to Plants in my yard - Intermediate.docx . Customize the table you created in the prior exercise so that it looks like the picture below: H…|
|Formatting a Table Tables in Microsoft Word, and the data within them, can be customized in many ways. We cover a few of the more common ways below. Inserting Columns and Rows in Tables To insert a column or row in a table in Microsoft Word: Place your cursor in a cell adjacent to where you want to…|
Formatting a Table Review
|Formatting a Table Duration: 5 to 15 minutes. In this exercise, you will add a column to a table, align the text in cells within a table, and otherwise format the table to improve its look and feel. Open or go to Plants in my yard - Intermediate.docx . Further customize the table you worked on in t…|
|Section 3: Working with Images|
|Inserting Images To insert an image into a Microsoft Word document: Place your cursor in your document where you would like the image to appear. Click on the Insert tab and from the Illustrations group, click Picture: Select a picture (a file such as a photo or logo which you have access to on your…|
Inserting Images Review
|Insert an Image into a Microsoft Word Document Duration: 5 to 10 minutes. In this exercise, you will insert an image into a Microsoft Word document. Open or go to Plants in my yard - Intermediate.docx . Insert Lilac closeup.gif from the Word2010B/Exercises folder to the right of the existing im…|
|Placing and Sizing Images To change the size of an image in a Microsoft Word document: Select the image by clicking on it. Click on one of the circles or squares along the outside of the image and drag your mouse to make the image bigger or smaller: When you resize an image from the corners, the asp…|
|Place and size an Image in a Microsoft Word Document Duration: 5 to 10 minutes. In this exercise, you will move and resize an image in a Microsoft Word document. Open or go to Plants in my yard - Intermediate.docx . Resize and move the image Lilac closeup.gif so that it appears as shown below: Sa…|
|Wrapping Text around an Image There are two commands you can use to wrap text around images in Microsoft Word: Wrap Text . Use Wrap Text to choose the way in which text will wrap around the object. Position . Use Position to choose the position of the object on the page. The text will automatically…|
Wrapping Text Review
|Wrapping Text around an Image Duration: 5 to 15 minutes. In this exercise, you will use the Wrap Text and Position commands to wrap text around an image. Open or go to Plants in my yard - Intermediate.docx . Wrap text around the image Lilac closeup.gif so that it looks like the screenshot below:…|
|Adjusting Images There are a number of ways in which you can adjust pictures within Microsoft Word, including: Remove Background . Automatically remove the background from the picture. Corrections . You can sharpen and soften pictures and adjust the brightness and contrast . Color . You can c…|
Adjusting Images Review
|Adjusting Images in Microsoft Word Duration: 15 to 25 minutes. In this exercise, you will experiment with numerous ways of adjusting images in Microsoft Word. A PDF containing these exercise instructions is also in your Exercises folder ( Adjusting Images.pdf ). Open or go to Plants in my yard -…|
|Borders and Effects In addition to the ways already covered in this course, you can customize your pictures in Microsoft Word by adding picture borders and picture effects . Picture Borders To add picture borders to a picture in a Microsoft Word document: 1. Select the image by clicking on it. 2.…|
Borders and Effects Review
|Adding Borders and Effects to Images in Microsoft Word Duration: 5 to 10 minutes. In this exercise, you will add borders and effects to a picture in a Microsoft Word document. A PDF containing these exercise instructions is also in your Exercises folder ( Adding Borders and Effects to Images.pdf )…|
|Section 4: Page Layout|
|Orientation and Paper Size Page Orientation The default page orientation for Microsoft Word documents is portrait . To change the orientation of your document to landscape : 1. On the Page Layout tab, in the Page Setup group, click Orientation : 2. Click Landscape : Changing Paper Size The…|
|Working with Columns To split your text into columns: 1. In the Page Layout tab, on the Page Setup group, click Columns : 2. Click one of the options in the menu to select it, or click More Columns to add more than three columns or columns with custom width and spacing: Note that by default…|
Page Setup Review
|Changing the Page Setup Duration: 5 to 15 minutes. In this exercise, you will change the orientation of a document from portrait to landscape, change the paper size for the whole document, and split the text into two columns. Open or go to Plants in my yard - Intermediate.docx . Make the following…|
|Page and Section Breaks Page and section breaks make it easy to layout and format different parts of your documents in different ways. For example, use page or section breaks when you want to: Apply different headers and footers to different sections of your document. Restart page numbering for each…|
Page and Section Breaks Review
|Adding Page and Section Breaks Duration: 10 to 20 minutes. In this exercise, you will add page breaks and section breaks to a document. Working with Page Breaks Open Plants in my yard - Intermediate2.docx . Note that all section and page breaks have been removed from the document. Add breaks such t…|
|Section 5: Working with Illustrations|
|Adding illustrations to Microsoft Word documents is a great way to improve their look and feel and also to illustrate your points. Fortunately, it's easy to add pictures (your own or choose from a large library of pictures provided by Microsoft) and to add charts and shapes. Adding and Editing Chart…|
|Working with Charts Duration: 15 to 25 minutes. In this exercise, you will add a chart to a document and then edit the design and layout of the chart. Open or go to Plants in my yard - Intermediate.docx . Insert a chart at the end of the document that looks like the one shown below (the data labels…|
|Working with Clip Art A large library of Clip Art , including drawings, videos, sounds and photographs, is available from Office.com . To insert Clip Art into your document: From the Insert tab, in the Illustrations group, click Clip Art: In the Clip Art dialog box which appears on the right of yo…|
Clip Art Review
|Working with Clip Art Duration: 5 to 15 minutes. In this exercise, you will search for Clip Art available from Office.com and insert an image into a document. Open or go to Plants in my yard - Intermediate.docx . Insert and customize a cover page in the document by: From the Insert tab, in the Page…|
|Using Shapes You can easily add a wide variety of shapes to your Microsoft Word documents, including squares, circles, stars, arrows, smiley faces, lines, equation shapes, callouts, and more. To insert a shape into a Microsoft Word document: 1. From the Insert tab, in the Illustrations group, c…|
Using Shapes Review
|Adding Shapes Duration: 5 to 10 minutes. In this exercise, you will add a shape to a document. Open or go to Plants in my yard - Intermediate.docx . Insert a Smiley Face Shape in the footer of the document such that your footer looks like the screenshot below: Save your document. Solution: 1. Do…|
|Working with SmartArt SmartArt diagrams include process diagrams, list diagrams, hierarchy diagrams, pyramid diagrams and much more. To insert SmartArt into a Microsoft Word document: Place your cursor in the location in your document where you want your SmartArt graphic to appear. From the…|
|Working with SmartArt Duration: 10 to 20 minutes. In this exercise, you will add a SmartArt graphic showing the relationships between the plants in the document in which we have been working. Open or go to Plants in my yard - Intermediate.docx . Insert a SmartArt graphic at the end of your document…|
|Section 6: Viewing Your Documents|
|Document Views By default, when you work in a Microsoft Word document, what you see on your screen is what you will see on paper after printing. Depending on the work you are doing and / or what the document is intended for, it is sometimes helpful to view the document in a different way. There are…|
|Using the Navigation Pane The Navigation pane is used to help you navigate quickly through a Word document. By default, the Navigation pane is hidden. There are two ways to open the Navigation pane: From the View tab in the Show group, check Navigation pane: Press CTRL+F on the keyboard . This is th…|
Navigation Pane Review
|Using the Navigation Pane Duration: 5 to 15 minutes. In this exercise, you will use the Navigation pane to locate sections, pages and text within a document. Use the Navigation pane to quickly jump to the following sections of the document: Columbine Lamb's Ear Perennials Japanese Maple Use the Navi…|
|Multiple Windows It is sometimes beneficial to view two different parts of the same document at the same time. The two easiest ways to do this are: To split the window the document is in. To add a new window and then arrange the windows such that you can view them sidy by side. You can also arrange…|
Multiple Windows Review
|Working with Multiple Windows Duration: 10 to 20 minutes. In this exercise, you will split, add and arrange windows in order to view multiple documents and sections of one document at the same time. Open or go to Plants in my yard - Intermediate.docx . Use the information learned in this lesson to:…|