What's New in Office 2010 and Windows 7?
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Let SONIC help you get up to speed on Office 2010 and Windows 7!
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  • 6.5 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Navigate the Windows 7 interface.
  • Navigate around Office 2010 at a basic level.
  • Learn about the status bar that shows important information while working with Microsoft Office 2010 applications.
  • Understand the program options that allow for even finer tuning of Office 2010 to suit user requirements.
  • Pin an object to the Taskbar, use Jumplists and more!
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Requirements
  • It is recommended to have Windows 7 and/or Office 2010 installed and available for use.
Description

What's New in Microsoft Office 2010 And Windows 7? SONIC's training videos help you get used to the new Microsoft Office 2010 and Windows 7. The trainer explains the user interface and demonstrate the new functions and how to use them.

A selection of some of the important subjects:

  • In all Office applications the key commands can be found on the ribbon, as they can in Word 2010.
  • In this course you'll learn about the ribbon and basic settings.
  • Get to know the program options that allow for even finer tuning of Office 2010 to suit user requirements.
  • Learn about the status bar that shows important information while working with Microsoft Office 2010 applications.
  • Pin an object to the Taskbar, use Jumplists and more!
Who is the target audience?
  • This course is meant for those looking to learn about the features available in both Office 2010 and Windows 7. If, however you are an Office guru or have extensive experience with Windows 7 this course is probably not for you.
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Curriculum For This Course
75 Lectures
06:19:21
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What's New in Office 2010 and Windows 7? - Overview
1 Lecture 03:45
What’s new in Office 2010? Let’s take a quick look at the user interface to find out.
Preview 03:45
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Lesson One - What's New in Office 2010?
12 Lectures 56:59
In all Office applications the key commands can be found on the ribbon, as they can in Word 2010. In this video you’ll learn about the ribbon and basic settings.
The Ribbon
05:55

Execute commands such as “Open” and “Quick Print” even faster with the Quick Access toolbar.
Preview 06:44

Is the text too large or too small for you? Use the zoom settings to easily adjust the size.
Zoom in and out
04:15

Important information such as the word count and which page you are currently on is displayed on the status bar. In this video you’ll learn about the status bar.
The Status Bar
03:34

“File”, (the Backstage view), offers countless useful functions such as “Open”, “Close”, “Print” and “Save As”. In this video you’ll learn about these useful functions.
The Backstage View
04:43

Every data format has its own distinct features. Learn all you need to know about the new Office 2010 format.
The New File Format
03:58

PDF is a popular format. In this video you’ll learn how to export Word documents into a PDF.
Export in PDF
03:11

The program options allow for even finer tuning of Office 2010 to suit user requirements. You can select the standard save format for your documents, for example.
Program Options
05:23

Highlighted words can be edited even faster with the Mini Toolbar. In this video you’ll learn about the Mini Toolbar.
The Mini Toolbar
04:05

If you want to try out a font, Microsoft allows you to first view it in a live preview without any immediate changes being made.
The Live Preview
03:35

Being “spoiled for choice” is a common problem when selecting the most appropriate fonts. Office 2010 helps narrow the selection with templates. Use the Design tab to apply ready-made fonts and effects.
Themes
04:52

Microsoft assists in various urgent queries. In this video you’ll learn about Office 2010's help resources.
The Help Function
06:44
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Lesson Two - New in Word 2010
18 Lectures 01:23:05
The ruler is an extremely handy tool. For example, use the ruler to define accurate line spacing. In this video you’ll learn how to use the ruler function.
The Ruler
02:30

Word 2010 does not restrict you to one single view. In this video you’ll learn about the different views available in Word 2010.
Preview 05:10

Numbering helps in the presentation of lists. Countless different number symbols are available. In this video you’ll learn about the number symbols.

New Numbering Formats
01:45

Word allows you to mark words with minimal effort – as headings, for example. In this video you’ll learn how to use format templates.
Format Styles
05:30

Use the Navigation Pane to search for words or entire text passages and be redirected straight to the passage.
The Navigation Pane
03:25

Whether for a job application or an essay, the appearance of all types of documents can be enhanced with a cover page. In this video you’ll learn how to create a cover page.
Cover Pages
06:01

In this video you’ll learn how to insert a blank page between two existing pages of text.
Insert a Blank Page
03:56

Simple and ready-made tables can be created using Quick Tables.
Quick Tables
04:15

Images can be inserted in Word 2010, they can also be resized and various effects can be applied.
Picture Tools
05:54

Word 2010 allows you to take a picture (known as a screen shot) of your entire screen or just a small section of your screen.
Screenshot
02:09

Space can be found on the fullest of pages. At the top of the page is a header and, at the bottom, a footer. Headers and footers offer sufficient space for page numbers, footnotes or the current date.
Headers and Footers
04:36

Do you write the same text over and over? Word makes this extremely easy. Text can be saved and reused at any time using the Quick Parts function.
Quick Parts
08:55

Use the mail merge function to print a standard form that can be replicated by using a ready-made address list. Word will automatically use the next address on the list every time it prints.
Mail Merge
05:16

Word 2010 helps translate texts into other languages. Not only can Word translate the entire text, it can, when desired, also translate individual words.
The Mini Translator
04:40

Do you have a shopping list to manage and want to make life easier for yourself? Word 2010 can help with check boxes.
Insert Check Boxes
02:53

For example, use the “Check for Issues” command to check the compatibility of features with older versions of Word.
Check for Issues
07:21

Word 2010 allows you to recover the last autosaved versions of your files.
Manage Versions
04:42

Word allows you to mark a document as final so you can inform others that it is the final version.
Mark as Final
04:07
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Lesson Three - New in Excel 2010
11 Lectures 56:05
You’re not limited to working in one single view when editing an Excel file. Excel 2010's workbook views offer countless options.
Preview 03:09

Excel 2010 offers even bigger spreadsheets than previous versions: a total of up to 17 billion cells.
New Worksheet Size
01:32

Regular Excel users must be able to work with several spreadsheets. In this video you’ll learn how to insert a new spreadsheet into an existing document.
Insert a Worksheet
02:47

Currency? Date? Excel converts numbers to suit your needs. In this video you’ll learn about the number formats.
Number Formats
04:30

Want to highlight specific cells or display icons? Excel 2010 can easily do so. Conditional formatting offers countless options.
Conditional Formatting
10:21

Cell format templates allow you to format your cells with minimal effort.
Cell Styles
06:19

Use PivotTables to present your data in a variety of different ways. In this video you’ll learn about PivotTables.
Preview 07:05

Sparklines offer you an interesting alternative to diagrams – they’re very simple and save space.
Sparklines
04:35

A large quantity of data can easily become overwhelming. In this video you’ll learn how to sort your data in this video.
Sorting
05:30

Do you have a large quantity of data in a spreadsheet and only want to see specific information? No problem! The filters ensure that only entries matching your criteria are shown.
Filter
05:20

Excel 2010 allows you to easily remove duplicate entries.
Delete Duplicates
04:57
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Lesson Four - New in PowerPoint 2010
10 Lectures 48:03
In PowerPoint 2010, sheets can be viewed in various ways: for example, to select an on-screen presentation.
Preview 05:14

PowerPoint allows you to choose the layout to ensure optimal presentations.
Slide Layouts
02:39

PowerPoint allows you to return placeholders you have moved to their original position.
Reset Slides
02:01

Graphics sometimes say more than words. According to this principle, SmartArt graphics help you create more sophisticated presentations.
SmartArt
05:49

Presentations can now be enhanced with videos by using the video tools feature.
Video Tools
05:34

A simple white background doesn’t make sense for every presentation. Use the Design tab to select from a range of design templates or create your own design.
Themes
03:43

Get things moving in your presentation! Animations are a good way to loosen things up or emphasize a particular process.
Animations
06:48

Before creating a multi-slide presentation, it’s useful to set some standards first. The Slide Master is an extremely helpful tool. In this video you will learn how to use the Slide Master to create a set of standards for a multi-slide presentation.
The Slide Master
05:50

The more slides a presentation contains, the more space it requires. This can lead to longer loading times. PowerPoint helps you compress your presentations.
Preview 05:52

A PowerPoint presentation can be saved as a video and viewed on other computers that do not have PowerPoint software installed.
Save as a Video
04:33
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Lesson Five - New in Outlook 2010
12 Lectures 01:10:29
Outlook 2010 offers handy access to the most frequently-used commands. In this video you’ll learn about the interface.
The New Interface
03:03

In Outlook 2010, there are new features that allow you to further refine your standard view.
Preview 03:10

QuickSteps make working with Outlook even easier. Frequent actions and passages of text are readily available.
Quick Steps
10:02

Use Outlook to set up Search Folders, which allow you to search for email items matching the criteria you have specified and store the emails into the designated folder.
Search Folders
07:28

Sometimes it’s useful to place multiple calendars side-by-side to be able to compare the data and times better. The planning view is the ideal tool for this. In this video you’ll learn about the planning view.
Schedule View
05:30

Group your calendars to enhance your overview by creating Calendar Groups.
Calendar Groups
05:20

Use Outlook 2010 to organize your daily tasks and set-up reminders for yourself and others in your work group.
Daily Task List
04:01

Copying and inserting files from one program to another can, depending on their size, take minutes or even hours. Outlook 2010 offers a far quicker and more efficient way, which also helps reduce errors. Import the data from your Excel files easily.
Import Data
06:57

Why not make things easy for yourself! Access other users' folders, or allow other users to access yours.
Open Other User's Folder
08:42

Want to use Outlook to read messages from all your email accounts? This is far easier than it sounds and made possible by managing your account settings.
Account Settings
04:34

Are you on holiday or unavailable to respond to an email? Let Outlook reply for you!
Preview 07:50

Sometimes there are a great many emails in the inbox. Outlook can assist you by deleting or archiving older messages.
Cleanup Tools
03:52
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Lesson Six - New in Access 2010
2 Lectures 09:03
It isn't always easy to find your way around databases. Focusing on the basic features first will help make things far easier. This video will help you navigate your way around Access 2010.
The Navigation Pane
04:46

Basic commands can be found under the “Create” tab, which makes creating new tables far easier.
The Create Tab
04:17
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Lesson Seven - New in Windows 7
9 Lectures 51:52
Learning to use a new operating system can be a time-consuming affair. Allow me to save you some time with a brief overview.
Windows 7 Start Menu
05:20

Windows 7 allows you to add frequently used programs to either the start menu or the taskbar, enabling faster access.
Pin to Start Menu
03:28

If you can't find what you're looking for, or find it too time-consuming to click through lots of folders and subfolders, you may want to consider the Direct Search function.
Search Function
03:03

Not only do open windows appear on the taskbar, other useful information such as the date and time and whether you are connected to the internet can also be displayed.
The New Taskbar
05:34

Recently opened files appear in the program's Jump List. Frequently used files can also be pinned.
Jumplists
05:39

Open or close a window, activate the full-screen mode, reduce the size of a window or move it is just a few of the window options in Windows 7.
Managing Windows
07:10

Navigate the new Explorer with confidence and precision. It may seem unfamiliar, but it is extremely easy to use and very straightforward. A whole palette of new features are available.
Windows Explorer - Basics
07:32

Use the Library function to access all your files in one place. There's no need to click through countless folders; instead you can view the contents of multiple folders together in the Library.
Windows Explorer - Libraries
06:04

Searching has become more targeted than previous versions of Windows. Windows Explorer even allows you to search for terms within files.
Windows Explorer - Search
08:02
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