These days, most people take electronic word processing for granted and miss a lot of features that makes your document look professional and save time by automating receptive tasks.
Microsoft Word 2016 is designed to help you move smoothly through the task of creating professional-looking documents. Its rich features and powerful tools can make your work easy - if you know how to use them.
In this course, you'll learn how to use Word 2016 to create and edit simple documents; format documents; add tables and lists; add design elements and layout options; and proof document
This course covers Microsoft Office Specialist exam objectives to help you prepare for the Word 2016 Exam and the Word 2016 Expert Exam.
A good way to become familiar with Word is to open a document and explore the various tools Word provides for viewing and moving around in the document.
Before you can do all sorts of exiting stuff with Word - you typically begin by creating and saving a new document.
Learn how to edit documents - copying, moving, revising, and deleting text. Learn tips and tricks to get that essential task as fast as it could be.
It's important to preview the document before printing it, in order to identify obvious formatting errors and to verify that all the elements are where you want them.
You've reached a milestone in your editing, and you're ready to produce a copy of the document in print form.
Learn how to use Word's wide variety of configuration options that enables you to optimize the word environment for your personal needs and preferences.
Word provides a wide variety configuration options that enables you to optimize it for your personal need and preferences.
You've entered text into your document, and now you want to format various words, sentences, or larger portions of text to improve readability, to enhance appearance, or to add emphasis.
Learn how to apply formats that change the structural appearance of an entire paragraph.
Learn how to adjust the amount of spacing between lines and paragraphs by using the options in the Spacing section of the Paragraph dialog box.
Learn how to create a column effect within a paragraph is through tabs and tab stops.
Word provides formatting options for bulleted and numbered lists, which automatically add bullets and numbers to list items for you.
Learn how borders and shading can provide a dramatic way to make paragraphs and pages stand out.
Word provides tools to help you with repetitive text entry and editing tasks.
Word provides tools to help you with repetitive text entry and editing tasks. One of these tools is the powerful Find and Replace dialog box.
You've spent some time formatting a particular text selection, and now you want to repeat that same formatting elsewhere throughout your document.
There are several methods you can use in Word to clear formatting in a text selection, e.g. when copied from other sources like a website, and reset the selection to the default format.
While you're composing a list of items, you might not think about entering them in any particular order, Word can sort them for you later, automatically.
Learn how to apply additional formatting if the formatting Word provides by default is not what you want.
Word provides various tools for inserting a new table into a document.
Once you've created a table, you may need to make some adjustments to its size and layout.
After you've adjusted a table's size and layout, you might want to apply formatting options to the table's borders, backgrounds, and text to create a consistent look, or to make the table stand out.
Table data may come from a variety of sources, and may require some manipulation to get it into table form. Word provides some tools to help you automate the task of transferring plain text into a table.
Symbols and special characters are used frequently in all sorts of documents.
Some symbols are easy to type directly from a keyboard. But many thousands of symbols exist, most of which are not on your keyboard, so you'll need to know how to include such symbols in your documents.
You can include numerous types of graphic objects within a Word document.
In addition to adding borders and colors to paragraphs and tables, Word enables you to apply these elements to an entire page.
Learn how to master the numerous page layout options.
Learn how to insert a watermark in large letters in the background of a document, to clearly identify the uses to which the document can be put.
While there is no substitute for carefully reading through documents yourself, you can use Word's proofing features to help you quickly find potential problems.
Another quality check you should perform before publishing a Word document, particularly if you will be releasing the document in digital form, is to check its accessibility.
To pass your Word documents to others for review, you may need to provide a file format other than Word 2016 e.g. if they do not have Office 2016 on their computers. Word enables you to save documents to a variety of formats other than Word 2016.
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