Learn Microsoft Word 2010

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Published 3/2013 English

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In this Microsoft Word 2010 course ClipTraining provides comprehensive instruction starting with the basics and on through the advanced features.

With 100 Video Tutorials, the series contains over 4.5 hours of content.

Along with the task-based, to-the-point videos, you'll receive an excellent downloadable 'ClipStart' PDF with helpful tips to get you started.

Built off of the ground breaking Word 2007 application, Word 2010 represents an evolutionary advancement over its predecessor. Viewing, editing and creating documents is easier than ever now thanks to several improvements. Take this course to learn all about Word 2010 and be on your way to becoming a Microsoft Office pro.

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  • Microsoft Word 2010

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  • After completing this course you'll be able to prove your mastery of Microsoft Word 2010!

What is the target audience?

  • Anyone interested in learning Word 2010. This course will help you learn the basics or refresh your knowledge and then provide a deeper understanding.

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Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction and Auxiliary Materials
01:43
In this lecture clip we will provide an introduction to ClipTraining and information on how to best use our training materials.
2 pages
Download this 2 page guide to help get you and your team up and running fast with Word 2010!
Section 2: Word Basics
05:25
In this introductory lesson on Word 2010 we get acquainted with the Word desktop and functional areas. If you have used Word 2007, much will be familiar, but there are some very nice additions and enhancements you will learn about in this series. We introduce you to:

• The Ribbon (Ribbon Tabs, Groups, Widgets)

• The Quick Access Toolbar

• The File Tab and Backstage View

• The Status Bar

• Zoom and View Controls

01:35
In this clip you will learn how to save an existing document, choose where you want to save your document and how to name your saved file.
00:35
Watch this clip to learn how to close a document but leave the application desktop open.
01:01
In this clip we’ll review opening documents. This functionality can found be found by clicking on the blue File Tab on the far left of the Ribbon.
00:50
Create a new file once you watch this clip. Also find out the secret behind the ctrl+N function.
01:06
Word 2010 introduces us to the new Backstage View, which you will visit frequently while working in Word. While the Ribbon provides commands you can use IN a document, Backstage View provides tools and commands to do things TO the document, such as: save, close, open, and print documents.
01:40
Learn to work with Recent Documents and Pinning Documents in this clip. Plus, find out how to keep an important document always a quick click away.
01:18
This clip will show you how to access a variety of additional information about your document, such as: size, number of pages, number of words and the path of the document.
Section 3: Working With Text
01:34
Want to make changes to the text within your document? First you need to select the text. Watch this clip to learn all the secrets to selecting text.
02:13
Learn about text formatting such as: changing font and font size; applying bold, italic and underline; and changing font colors. Have fun applying these to your text after you view this clip. 
02:12
Need to change the uppercase and lowercase in a section of text? Watch this clip to learn how to make these changes quickly with the Change Case Function.
02:07
The Font Dialog Box gives more options for your text that the ribbon does not display. Learn about these other options; plus, get your James Bond skills motivated once you learn how to hide and unhide text within a document.
01:51
In this clip we’ll explore the new Text Effects feature in Word 2010.  This is a very nice and fun addition in Word, if you want to spice up a document, or do something special with a particular word or paragraph heading. Unlike WordArt you can edit and add more text without disturbing the text effect.
02:24
Text Effect gives you the ability to do much more than just adding color or changing the font of your text. In this clip you will learn about: • Outline effect • Shadow effect • Reflection effect • Glow effect
Section 4: Views, Tool Bars, Navigation and Help
03:21
Although everyone uses Word differently to handle their own unique projects, you might find that there are certain steps you need to take or certain tools that you always need. Wouldn’t it be great if you didn’t have to dig through menus and dropdowns to get to those tools? That’s the thinking behind the Quick Access Toolbar - it gives you the ability to have your own customizable toolbar where you can put the commands that you use frequently and want to be able to reach quickly. In this clip we will review how to add and remove commands from the toolbar, and how to change its location.
03:55
In this clip we’ll take a closer look at the Status bar, as there is more to the Status bar than meets the eye. Located at the bottom of the Word screen the status bar normally displays your page number and word count on the left; and you view options and zoom controls on the right. If you right click on the Status bar, you will see a long list of options available to you. We’ll explore the different features and how to use them.
02:28
One of the available document views in Word 2010 is the Web Layout View, which is the most appropriate view to use if you are creating a web page or something that is only going to be seen on screen. Web Layout view allows the use of background colors, images, does not show margins and displays other elements as they would be seen in a web browser. Watch this clip to learn how to switch to the web layout view, as well as, the shortcut located on the Status Bar.
02:09
Word 2010 really does have so many bells and whistles, that sometimes it may actually distract you from the thing you are trying to do - write. If you want to do some uncomplicated writing and not think about margins, page layout or where the graphics are going to fit, then you probably want to use Draft View. Watch this clip to learn more about how the Draft View is designed for speed of entry and simple editing, allowing you to concentrate on the content of your document.
01:45
Outline View can be a great tool when you are planning a larger document and need to organize your thoughts to plan out the topics and subtopics that will make up your document. You can easily assign your text to different levels of an outline, and reorganize the information by dragging and dropping the sections in place. Outline View allows you to view only your highest level topic, or drill down to the view and edit your body text, and it works in conjunction with your Styles to allow you to format your document as you build it. Check this clip out!
03:06
The Outline View can act as building blocks to help reorganize an existing document or as the starting point of an existing document. Watch this clip and discover how to work with the Outline View Ribbon. You will learn techniques such as: how to change the levels of an outline and how to promote or demote levels
02:23
In this clip learn about the basic Scroll Bar Controls. You would think that there is not much to say about a scroll bar, right? But in Word 2010, while it may appear simple on the surface level, there is additional functionality under the surface for those who like to dig deeper. Discover the different ways to scroll up and down a page. Along with, additional options:  Jump to the top or bottom of the page, move a screen length, move one small increment up or down.
02:07
Once you watch this clip you will ascertain the more in depth functions of the Scroll Bar Controls.  We’ll review its lesser known features, including:
·  Scrollbar navigation options
·  Page Up and Down
·  Double Arrow Alternate Settings
·  Document Ruler
·  Document Split Windows
04:18
The Navigation Pane is new in Word 2010, and provides tools to allow you to easily search and navigate through your document, and help work faster and easier.  It replaces the old “Find” window, providing expanded find and replace options, and also allows you to browse your document by pages or various heading levels, and easily rearrange the section of your document.  Watch this clip to learn how!
02:56
By default the new Navigation Pane opens on the left side of your screen.  In this clip we will show you how to relocate, move, and resize the Navigation pane, and to restore it to its original position.
03:53
It’s pretty much a certainty that as you start to use a program that is new to you, you will get stuck from time to time, and have questions.  That’s to be expected and is part of the learning curve. Don’t worry help is available - right within Word 2010.  Watch this clip to discover what Help has to offer, such as: searching for articles, printing Help articles, customize your Help view or pin your Help window.
01:11
Have a minute? This clip will HELP you learn how to get HELP from Office.com HELP. Discover how to search through the most recent online help tools. Remember, you are never on your own to figure out Word, there is always HELP.
Section 5: Document Management, Print and Layout
02:22
Long gone is the time of typewriters and whiteout; in with the age of Word 2010. In this Clip we’ll review the Find and Replace functionality in Word 2010. Discover how to use the search box to find all occurrences of a word and jump back and forth between instances of the searched word. Plus, learn about the pros and cons as Word 2010 Find Features are compared to the old find box from past versions.
02:09
Need a more advanced Find Feature? This clip will walk you through Word 2010 Advanced Find Features. Similar to options in the Navigation Pane, the Advance Find Features will give you search options like: whole words, sounds like, wild card, ignore punctuation character or search by different aspects of formatting.
00:52
Now that you’ve learned about finding a word within the text; watch this quick clip and learn how to replace those words. Replace one instance at a time or replace all instances of the word with just one click.
02:24
In this clip we’ll learn how to easily move text around in your document.  We’ll review the different options for selecting single words or whole groups of text.
03:50
One of the most commonly used commands in Word, Copy and Paste can help you quickly edit and rearrange your document. Once you watch this clip you will understand how to work with the clipboard and know the different options for Copy and Paste, such as: original formatting, merge formatting, paste in plain text and paste all.
01:02
Cut and Paste is similar to copy and paste, however, cut will remove the selection from your document and place it in the clipboard. Watch this quick clip to learn how Cut becomes the third leg to this tripod of commands. Plus, view the shortcuts for all three commands.
04:35
Know mor mispelled words or contectal erors once u watch thiss cliip. Word 2010 can help you look more professional by proofing your document for spelling and grammar errors.  While you type you will notice that sometimes words are underlined in red, blue or green squiggly lines.  These indicate a problem with spelling (red lines), contextual spell checking (blue lines) and grammar (green lines). We’ll show you how to turn on and modify your settings for spelling and grammar checking, and walk through using the feature to correct spelling and grammar errors.
01:12
AutoCorrect has your back with its watchful eye. A useful and time saving feature in Word, AutoCorrect will automatically fix words for you as you type based on it’s built in database of common typographical errors, like “adn” instead of “and”. 
02:57
Auto correct can also help you easily add common symbols to your documents, like © and ™.  You can even program the AutoCorrect database to save you time with repetitive entries – for example, automatically enter “Mega Conglomerate, Inc.” by you simply entering three letters, “MCI”.
02:44
Word 2010 introduces a new Print Window to help you with all aspects of reviewing and printing your documents.  In this clip learn about previewing your document with features such as zoom in and out, and learn how to move through the pages of your document as you preview it for print readiness.
01:37
Did you know that Print isn’t just for printing from an ink printer? Watch this clip and learn the location of the Print to Fax option, Print to PDF Creation Program option and Print to File option. However, ink printing is still important; discover how to select a different printer if the default printer is not to your liking.
02:40
When printing in Word 2010, there are a variety of options that allow you to control the print area of your document. Don’t waste trees by defaulting and printing all pages, if all pages aren't needed. Watch this clip to learn about different options for printing. These options include:

·  Print All Pages

·  Print Selection

·  Print Current Page

·  Print Custom Range

01:03
This quick clip explains the options available in Word 2010 for printing your documents properties. Meaning you can print the information about your document or its attributes. Watch and learn!
02:31
When it comes to printing multiple copies, Word provides two important options to help you control how your printed document comes out of the printer – Duplex Printing and Collating. 

Duplex printing means printing on both sides of the paper. 

If you are printing multiple copies, the Collating feature can save you time by printing your pages in the order that is most useful. Watch this clip to learn more about Duplex printing, and the difference between Collated and Uncollated.

00:44
Portrait or Landscape? Portrait or Landscape? It’s a battle. Nonetheless, Word allows you to configure your print job to fit correctly on your paper.  This quick clip will teach you how to switch between portrait and landscape orientation. 
01:11
Understanding your paper sizes and how to change them is important when printing a document if you are not using the default 8.5”x11” paper. Watch this clip and learn about paper options for your document and printer, scan through these size options or manually enter your own page size.
01:29
Make your text fit just right in your document once you master the Margins options. Customize your own margins down to the centimeter or use premeasured margins like Narrow, Mirrored, Moderate and Wide.
05:37
Although the ribbon was introduced in Word 2007, it’s taken a major step forward in Word 2010, because you can now customize it.  You can make changes to make it fit how you work and tailor it to the tabs and features you use most.  In this clip we’ll show you how to modify your ribbon to hide tabs and remove groups from tabs. 
04:07
In the last lesson we reviewed removing things from the ribbon, but Word also allows you to add custom command groups and tabs.  In the Customize window you can: choose to create a new command group, choose commands to add to your new group, add your group to an existing tab or create a new custom tab. Wow! Watch to learn about all the possibilities.
02:16
Don’t you wish that life had an undo feature?  That if something went wrong or you made a wrong decision that you could just press a button to get a do-over.  While this is wishful thinking in the real world - it can be done in the Word 2010 world with the Undo and Redo commands.  These commands are easily accessible on the Quick Access Toolbar, or by using keyboard shortcut commands.  Watch this clip to learn more about these do-over features.
Section 6: Document Design, Styles and Themes
03:10
Quick styles allow you to quickly apply some flair to your text from a wide assortment of predefined styles. Assign these styles to different sections of your text to organize it in an attractive manner.  Quick Styles also provide structure to your text that you can see and reorganize easily in the Outline View. With all this style talk; your Word document might be ready for a red carpet affair.
03:02
In this clip we continue exploring Quick Styles and review Style Sets, and how to change them.  Style Sets are collections of Quick Styles that share a common design theme and are displayed in the Styles window on the Ribbon.  Word provides a number of Style Sets that you can choose from, and as you choose a new Style Set, a new collection of Quick Styles will display in the Style window for your use.  Don’t see anything that you like?  No problem – you can modify the theme fonts, colors, and spacing to create your own styles and Style Sets.
02:35
These days color is everywhere, and everyone has a color printer of some sort. What’s the point of having one, if you don’t put a little color into your documents?  In this clip we'll look at your options for changing font color, such as: default theme colors, standard colors, variety of grades for standard colors or enter a color code to get the exact desired shade.
01:32
No need for messy markers after you watch this quick tip. Learn how Word will simulate the effect of using a highlight marker over the text in your document. Choose from a variety of colors, plus, learn the secrets of highlighting and un-highlighting.
03:33
White space can be just as important as black space in your documents, and Word gives you a few different controls to help you control how you choose to incorporate space in your page layout.  You can modify the line spacing within a paragraph, the spacing before and after a paragraph, and use alignment settings and indents to manage space within each line. Watch this clip to learn about these settings and how to access even more advanced commands. 
02:27
Modifying Formatting; now that sounds like a double negative. Be that as it may, a double negative cancels itself out and this clip will teach you just that. How to cancel or re-do the look of current formatting. Instead of wasting time undoing and re-doing, Word can make this process much faster by allowing you to clear all formatting in one step. Next, use the Font Window to add multiple effects at the same time to a section of your text. 
01:01
Have a minute? Watch this quick clip and learn a speedy and painless way to apply effects to your text in one step. With the Format Painter discover how to copy and paste the whole collection of format settings onto other sections.
03:44
The ruler can sometimes be a forgotten tool, but it does come in quite handy when setting indents and tab stops.  Your ruler may not at first be visible, but it can be toggled on and off. In this clip, we’ll cover:

·  Page margins on the ruler

·  Indent Controls

·  Hanging Indents

·  First Line Indents

05:58
Stop Tabbing and start using Tab Stops. Tab Stops allow you to align text at specific locations in your document so that you can quickly create organized columns of information. Tabs can be set directly on the ruler, or from within the Tabs Window and can include leader lines if desired.  Topics covered will include:

·  Left Tab

·  Center Tab

·  Right Tab

·  Decimal Tab

·  Bar Tab

·  Using Leader Lines with Tabs

·  Selecting text areas to apply tabs

04:25
A theme is a collection of colors, fonts, and effect settings that are saved under a particular name so that it can quickly be applied to an entire document with one click.  Themes are a first cousin to Styles; however, a style is only applied to a selected section of the document, where a theme applies to the entire document. Themes can include elements like Charts, SmartArt, and WordArt.  This clip will teach you about:

·  Reviewing and applying Themes

·  Modifying theme colors and fonts

·  Applying Theme Effects

·  Creating new Themes and modifying existing Themes

03:58
Want to give your document or flyer a little more somethin, somethin? Borders or Lines just might be the object your document is missing. These borders can range from formal business style to fun and whimsical. View this clip and learn how to apply borders and horizontal lines; adjust the settings, style, color and width; add art to a border; and customize your border with mix and match settings.
04:11
Make a statement with a paragraph or two in your text. How?  Add a Border or Shade to your paragraph. In this clip we will discuss how to add a border or shade to a specific paragraph and the options available to customize your paragraph.
04:42
This lesson will help you to learn how to create a bulleted or numbered list in Word 2010. Discover how to customize your bullets with the vast library of bullet choices. You can also choose to use a graphic image of your own as a bullet.
If bullets don’t mesh with your document then Numbering might be the answer. Learn about: New Number Format, Set Numbering Values and Setting Start Values in your list.
05:56
Bulleted and Numbered lists are great for defining and organizing your list items, but sometimes you need to break the items down even further and develop different levels of your list.  Word helps you to do this with the Multi-Level List function.
In this clip we’ll show you how Word uses predefined multi-level list default settings to organize your settings. However, you can select a different multi-level format from the List Library, choose to define a new list to fit your needs or create your own List Style format to reuse whenever you need it. Whatever your fancy, this clip can help.
02:56
Perfect for eye appeal, cover pages draw attention to your topic in a unique way. With available content from Office.com, there are plenty of styles to choose from.  See how to add this to your document.  While we’re at it, we’ll teach you how to insert Page Breaks and blank pages…and no, it’s not just pressing the Enter key a lot of times.  Learn the real method by watching this lesson now.
Section 7: Tables, Columns and Graphics
03:22
Here are four ways to create a table.  See how to create a table from preset dimensions, manually configured dimensions, drawing a table and creating a table from text.  Who knew there were so many ways to create a table?  YOU sure will after watching this short video clip.
04:13
Do you have boring tables? Don’t worry; there are plenty of options for Modifying Tables. Watch this clip and discover how the contextual tabs, Design and Layout appear to help customize your tables. Learn about the alignment and architecture of a table; and how to insert rows & columns but also make them disappear. Get started learning this topic now!
02:49
If a pictures worth a thousand words; then watch this clip and learn how to add Pictures, Clip Art and Shapes to your document. Images turn boring documents into exciting illustrations for the eyes. We’ll add Pictures and Shapes to a flyer in this clip. Plus, search through Clip Art options in Word and Office.com content.
03:22
Forget about complicated image editing software.  In a few minutes you will learn about the powerful image editing features Word already has.  Where is the Pictures Format tab?  Find out in this clip as we explore several photo editing features already built into Word.

Don’t like the changes made to your picture? No problem, also learn the location of the reset picture button

02:13
One of the best and most fun editing features in Word 2010 is the Background Removal Tool.Short and sweet this quick lesson takes you through the simple process of taking a background out of a picture.  You’ll consider it the best 2 minutes you ever spent learning once you see how easy this is.

Caution: Once you discover how to remove the background from a picture you may have the desire to remove the background from all your pictures.

03:08
Is it Smart or is it Art? SmartArt is both!  Express ideas visually with this powerful graphic tool. Find out where it is and how to deploy it in your document. Be careful – if you really like this and use it, people will ask you how you became so smart with art.
02:14
The Screen Clipping command lets you take a portion of your screen and capture a picture of it to insert in a document.  No need to add any software, this is built right into Word 2010.  See it in action and learn how to use it in this brief video lesson.
05:27
On the Insert ribbon is a grouping called Links that includes the ability to add Hyperlinks, Bookmarks and Cross-References.  These are tools that can be so important and helpful when managing larger documents especially and yet they are often ignored due to a lack of know-how on usage.  Don't let that stop you from using them though!  Watch this brief clip and see for yourself how valuable these links can be!
03:20
You have plenty of choices for customizing a document within all aspects of Word 2010. Your Header, Footer and Page Numbers are no different. Watch this clip and learn how easy it is to add a Header, Footer or Page Numbers to your document.
02:21
What better way to make text stand out than creating a text box! You can add new text to your document or use existing text to insert into the text box. Fortunately Word 2010 gives you several built in styles to choose from and all the same font editing tools within Words drawing tools. Watch this clip, add a text box, and get creative.
03:18
You’ll never realize the power of F3 until you watch this clip. This is a fast paced world and you could only expect that Word 2010 is going to keep up with shortcuts. Quick Parts allows users to quickly add anything from text, Clip Art, pictures, shapes and other objects to their document with three letters or numbers and F3. Watch this clip to learn more.
02:59
Bring your text to life and give it some impact with WORDART. Choose from a variety of WordArt images, customize your text, add 3-D or shadow effects and your ready to make an impression .See the tricks to do this quickly in the following lesson.
02:23
Word 2010 has a vast array of options to give your document the look and feel of a professional printer. This clip will teach you a few more techniques which include: inserting a Drop Cap, adding a Signature Line, and inserting the Date and Time.
02:13
Symbols aren’t used often, but when they are they sure are fun; and of course the selection is not slim pickings’. Watch this clip and learn how to add symbols to a document. You can add everything from a © symbol to a ∞ symbol. Have fun!
01:49
What used to be difficult has been made easy with the Word 2010’s automatic column creator. Simply create a column in one click or see how to modify it to suit your document needs. This two minute clip will show you everything you need to know about columns. 
02:41
Do you understand the difference between a page break and a section break?  For example, if you wanted to create one page out of several in your document to be in landscape orientation, which one would you choose? 

See this demonstrated and explained in this brief lesson.

02:29
Get your page background looking just the way you want it as you learn how to change the page color and watermark in this clip.  Discover how to turn the color into a gradient look and also see how to use standard built-in watermarks or one that you provide.  All this in just a few minutes!
04:38
See what is takes to arrange objects, bring forward or backward as a layer and group objects together. We’ll also take a quick peek at the Selection Pane and find out it’s purpose. There’s plenty to learn about in the Arrange Group so get started by checking out this video clip.
Section 8: Working with the Reference Tab
03:37
Did you know that Word can generate a table of contents (TOC) for you automatically based on your document?  Learn how to prepare your content for this and then in one click create a TOC.  You’ll also see how to modify your TOC automatically as this is demonstrated for you in this lesson.
03:21
Catch this quick lesson on how to add more detail to your documents through footnotes and endnotes.

What is the difference? Both help you add additional information to your document, however, one is located at the end of a page and the other at the end of your document.  Watch this clip and discover the difference.

02:44
What is a citation?  What is a bibliography?  More importantly, how and when do we insert them into documents?

See these features explained and taught in simple terms in this fast moving lesson.

 

01:55
They say a picture is worth a thousand words. That’s true, but sometimes you still need a few words too.  Provide detail and meaning to your pictures through captions. Take a moment to see how these can be applied to your pictures.
02:12
As you create documents with figures, it sure makes it easier to refer back to them if you have a concise Table of Figures. These are easy to do as this quick clip shows.
01:37
Rulers sit right in front of you when using Word, but do you see it?  Do you use it?  Do you know how? And what’s with Gridlines?  When are they useful and where are they?  In just a few minutes all these questions and more will be answered in this very short but practical tutorial.
03:44
Few people understand how to implement and use an Index in Word 2010.  After this concise tutorial, not only will YOU know how to identify and list words within your document but you’ll be able to show off your newfound skills to others.  Just watch and learn.
Section 9: Mail Merge, Comments and Track Changes and More
07:07
Once a scary prospect, Mail Merge has developed into one heck of a timesaver.  You’ll see how to use a simple wizard and merge an Excel list of names with a form letter in Word.

The result? We’re not even going to tell you, you have to see it to believe it!
 

02:25
Simplify your markup process by learning in this lesson how to insert comments into a document. See what it takes to add and delete comments quickly so you can concentrate on the editing and final look of your document.
01:55
What does it mean to track changes? What does it look like?  What modifications are available? All this and more is explained and demonstrated in this short video lesson.

Plus, discover how to find out who made what changes to your document and the time and date these changes were made.

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