The basic "Must-Know" set of tips to get started in MS Word. There are 8 short videos that will launch you into Word and get you going in a pinch. Take this course if you are short on time or have to pound out a document on the keyboard and need a crash course fast.
Customize the Quick Access bar so your favorite buttons and tools are always in view. No more hidden buttons! And a couple new ones that the power users always have handy.
The File ribbon is often ignored, but incredibly life altering when you know the secrets beheld there. It's a short video that will change your file management within Word.
Tab settings finally revealed to be as easy as they were on a typewriter! Well, almost as easy... Watch this "How-To" video and you'll get it.
Indents are best resolved by using the ruler and this video shows you how. Plus a 2nd Super-Secret about Double Spacing text.
There is actually a Bigger Picture to Word that is revealed in this video. When you understand the base concept, all the rest falls into place. You will find yourself finally "in charge" of your documents rather than "at the mercy of them".
This envelope tip is possibly one of the best hold-overs from early Word that is almost a forgotten feature. I revive it here.
Briefly discussed in Lecture 4, I duplicated the Double-Space tip here in case you just need a quick review.
Bullets and Numbering will make you CRAZY! But this video shows you how to master and be-the-boss of them. It's actually fun after you see how it's done.
Andy Lanning, Owner/Trainer
Computer Software Training, LLC
Andy is a self-taught computer “nerd” and has been training individuals and groups since 1996. She is a Certified Microsoft Office Specialist and trains most Microsoft programs. With 20+ years experience in the computer industry, Andy focuses every class on using software to solve common workflow issues.
Be prepared to learn more than you bargained for in her class. Andy always teaches the 4 Super Secrets to computers and believes firmly in efficiency training.
“My goal is to lower frustration and raise productivity.
And maybe have some laughs along the way!”
Software specialty areas include:
· Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Publisher
· Office Processes: mail merges, forms, databases, data analysis
· Internet and E-mail
· Computer Basics