Microsoft Word 2010 Beginner

Master Word basics in this easy to follow, step-by-step course.
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  • Lectures 79
  • Contents Video: 7 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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Published 6/2013 English

Course Description

This course is an entry level Microsoft Word 2010 training course, the first in a series by Sonic Performance Support. 

Microsoft Word is an essential program that is used in a myriad of industries throughout the world. This series of courses will assist you to be proficient while using Microsoft Word. Knowing the features of Microsoft Word will help you to be more efficient and productive in the workplace.

This course focuses on the basics of Microsoft Word, course-takers will learn the components of the Microsoft Word interface, display documents in different views, add text to documents and save documents. These basic skills are the building blocks are necessary for you to become highly proficient using Microsoft Word.  With this easy to follow Microsoft Word training series, you will be well trained and able to work independently and productively with minimal disruption to your work day.

Our Microsoft courses help you to prepare for the official Microsoft Office Specialist exam.

What are the requirements?

  • None

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Upon successful completion of this level, students will be able to identify and work with basic Word 2010 tools and features
  • Identify the components of the Word interface
  • Display a document in different views
  • Enter text in a document
  • Save a document.

What is the target audience?

  • Everyone, who wants improve the look and feel of their documents.
  • Everyone, who wants to work faster using Microsoft Word 2010.

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Curriculum

Intro Word Beginner
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00:47
Section 1: Getting Started with Word 2010
Getting Started with Word - Overview
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00:25
03:54
The computer is configured, the Office version is installed... what next? How do I open the program or close it again? In this video you'll learn how to open and close Word 2010 correctly.
05:48
You've already created a Word document, or received one by e-mail. Now you have to open it and maybe process it. In this video you'll learn how to find, open and close your Word documents.

04:35

This video shows how the Application Window in Word 2010 is designed.

08:52
The ribbon in Office 2010 is the central collecting point for all commands, making it the most important tool in the Office environment. In this video you'll learn how to work with the ribbon in Word 2010.

07:59
The Quick Access Toolbar can be linked with the most important commands. This makes sense especially if you want to access these commands quickly and don't want to spend a long time searching for them. In this video you'll learn how to work with the Quick Access Toolbar.
07:38
If you've forgotten how to use one or other of the functions in Word, Word 2010 Help may be able to assist you. In this video you'll learn how to make use of the help function in Word 2010.
Summary Help
01:35
06:54
Document templates are prefabricated letters that can considerably alleviate the creation of new documents. In Word there is a very large collection of document templates like this, which you can use to create new letters. In this video you'll learn how to use the document templates in Word 2010.
05:20
Word 2010 offers you several layouts for processing and customizing your documents. Some of these layouts are only needed in certain cases - if, for example, you want to organize or outline texts. Some layouts, on the other hand, are often used more or less as a default. In this video you'll learn how to switch between different layouts in Word.
07:17
In this video you'll learn how to zoom in or out of, or move your documents. This is of particular advantage when working with several domuments at a time and switching from one document, or even application, to another, or wanting to compare them with one another.
07:31
It is often an advantage if you can enlarge the document in order to read the content more easily. In this video you'll learn how to change the size of your documents.
03:01
In this video you'll learn how to enter a text in Word 2010.
08:38
Certain text content frequently has to be highlighted or resized. In this video you'll learn how to delete texts or text sections in Word 2010.
06:16
Word files must be saved and placed in the right directory if you want to use them again. In this video you'll learn how to save Word files in Word 2010.
08:21
In this video you'll learn how to save your documents in file formats other than the Word file format. This is particularly important if you want to/have to save your files in an “unalterable” format such as PDF, for example.
04:16
If your business partners are using an older MS Office version than you are, it is advisable to carry out a compatibility check before passing on the file, in order to check whether your file can be processed with older Office versions.
08:12
You can specify the exact storage destination for your Word documents, so that they are automatically stored in the right directory. In this video you'll learn how to specify storage options for documents in Word 2010.
Summary Section 1
00:49
Section 2: Editing Text in a Word Document
Editing Text in a Word Document - Overview
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00:29
07:28
We frequently have to copy content to new documents. In this video you'll learn how to use the clipboard in MS Office 2010.
04:58
Frequently, old formats cannot be copied and inserted in new documents. In this video you'll learn how to insert copied content in the quickest possible way.
07:12
In this video you'll learn how to undo your work steps in Word 2010. This technique is particularly helpful if, for example, you want to undo the selected formatting.
07:10
If the content, e.g. the whole text, or individual sentences, has to be moved to another place in the document, or to another Word file, it can be copied and inserted in the desired place. In this video you'll learn how to copy and/or move your text.
04:58
If you are searching for a certain term or a special type of formatting in the text, the search function of Word 2010 can be particularly helpful. In this video you'll learn how to search for text elements in Word 2010.
06:19
The find and replace function is particularly practical if you're looking for a certain content and want to replace it. With the aid of this function, you can search for contents and replace them. In this video you'll get to know how to find and replace words in Word 2010.
Summary Editing
03:01
Section 3: Modifying the Appearance of Text in a Word Document
Modifying the Appearance of Text in a Word Document - Overview
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00:44
06:30
In many situations it is a practical advantage to highlight text by a change of color, to draw the reader's attention to certain content. In this video you'll learn how to add color to text.
05:34
The Format Painter function in Word is particularly important and helpful especially when dealing with complex formatting. In this video you'll learn how to copy formats in Word 2010 and transfer them to other content.
19:23
If the contents have to be written on one line, but with certain spacing between, this can be done quite easily with the aid of the tab stops. In this video you'll learn how to use the tab stops to align the content more easily on the pages.
10:09
In this video you'll learn how to use bullets and numbering in Word 2010, to display your content more clearly.
04:57
The default margin setting does not always make sense. Sometimes you need, for example, a bit more space on the left-hand margin for the gutter, or you need more space in the right-hand, upper or lower margin to make best use of the space. In this video you will learn how to set the margins to suit your wishes.
06:03
Text alignment is of decisive importance for the presentation of content and for laying out text documents. In this video you'll learn how to exactly align text on the page.
04:37

 A special character format with a larger width is often used for headlines or subject headings. In this video you'll learn how to use a special character format for character spacing.

06:48
In this video you'll learn how to use the automatic hyphenation function.
04:31
Word 2010 offers you a collection of different format style templates that you can use for the uniform design of your documents. In this video you'll learn how to use the format style templates in Word 2010.
Summary Format Styles
00:58
07:46
Headlines or other text passages often have to be formatted quickly, or you want to get rid of existing formatting. In this video you'll learn how to use format templates and change formatting quickly.
08:51
In Word 2010 you can highlight paragraphs with important information not just by indenting the paragraphs. You can also format these with a special background color, so you can draw the reader's attention to the contents. In this video you'll learn how to highlight your paragraphs with frames, shadows and background color.
Section 4: Inserting Special Characters and Graphical Objects
Inserting Special Characters and Graphical Objects - Overview
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00:45
07:11
We often need Special Characters and symbols to display content creatively. In this video you'll learn how to insert symbols and Special Characters.
Summary Tabs, Dates and Symbols
01:55
07:43
MS Word 2010 offers you a large collection of ClipArt and pictures. In this video you'll learn how to work with the ClipArt Organizer.
08:55
In this video you'll learn how to move around the Word interface, where to find the most important menu commands, and how you can potentially customize the interface.
12:22
Word offers us numerous different objects, but only rarely does the default formatting of the objects completely satisfy your requirements. In this video you'll learn how to format objects inserted or created in MS Word.
Summary Insert Objects
01:25
Section 5: Organizing Data in Tables
Organizing Data in Tables - Overview
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00:29
02:24
A tabular layout of contents is often of great practical help. In this video you'll learn how to create tables in Word 2010.
02:40
You are often in a hurry when working with MS Word. In this video you'll learn how to insert a Quick Tables in Word.
07:49
The layout of a table can change while you are entering data.In this video you'll learn how to add and delete rows and columns.
06:43
On the ribbon we generally find nearly all the commands we need to format and customize tables. But unfortunately these are not all of them. A few very important and useful commands are only accessible via dialog masks. In this video you'll learn how to change table properties.
05:51
Create and format your tables in Word 2010 with the aid of table styles. In this video you'll learn how to use table styles.
03:34
In this video you'll learn how to quickly and easily change text into a table. This function is particularly helpful if you are already dealing with several other texts.
Summary Tables in Word
02:06
Section 6: Proofing a Word Document
Proofing a Word Document - Overview
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00:38
09:31
Before a document is completed and the final version saved, it ought to be previously checked for possible spelling and grammar mistakes. In this video you'll learn how to check spelling and grammar in Word 2010.
08:58
Avoid typing errors and use the AutoCorrect function in Word. In this video you'll learn how to use the AutoCorrect function in Word 2010.
Summary AutoCorrect
01:39
08:06
In this video you'll learn how to use the "Statistics" feature of Word to count, for example, the number of words used.
06:12
If you can't think of a suitable word, or you've used a word in a document time and time again,and would like to use a different one, Word's synonym function can help. In this video you'll learn how to arrange for synonym suggestions to be prompted to you with the aid of the Word Thesaurus.
07:35
It's important when working with MS Word to be fully conversant with the ribbon and the individual tabs. In this video you'll learn how to work with the "Check" tab and research in the work pane.
06:38
We often receive documents written in a language we might not understand. In this video you'll learn how to use the Translation function in MS Word 2010.
Summary Proofing a Document
02:14
Section 7: Controlling the Appearance of Pages in a Word Document
Controlling the Appearance of Pages in a Word Document - Overview
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00:26
07:23
Design your Word documents creatively! Give your documents a really interesting design with the help of borders!
03:40
You can not only change the color of the characters or the background of the paragraphs in Word 2010. You can also color whole pages. In this video you'll learn how to change the page color in Word 2010.
06:50
You can create references to the state of a document, e.g. archive or copy, in the background of the document text. In this video you'll learn how to add watermarks to documents.
07:17
If certain information, such as the company logo, for example, is to be placed on several pages in a document, you can use the header for this purpose. In this video you'll learn how to add headers and footers in Word 2010.
11:59
You can change the content in the headers and footers afterwards. In this video you'll learn how to edit headers and footers in Word 2010.
Summary Headers, Footers
01:25
Section 8: Printing Word Documents
Printing Word Documents - Overview
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00:27
04:02
Some documents are better written in landscape format, because the content can then be displayed better - this is the case, for example, if you are working with tables that are very wide, but not particularly long. In this video you'll learn how to change the page orientation, e.g. portrait or landscape format, and the size of a document.
07:29
In this video you'll learn how to force a page break in Word, even though the page may not yet be completely full.
Summary Page break
01:27
03:47
Before a document can be printed it's often important to look at it in print preview. In this video you'll learn how to use the print preview in Word before printing a document.
07:13
In this video you'll learn how to print your documents in Word 2010.
Summary Print
01:24

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