Word 2010 Essentials

Master Word 2010 on your terms with this one-of-a-kind video training course
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  • Contents Video: 2.5 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
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Published 12/2014 English

Course Description

Master Word 2010 on your terms with this one-of-a-kind video training course.

Word 2010 is Microsoft's word-processing program, designed to help you create, edit, format and present professional-quality documents. Our instructors provide expert, straight-forward, user-friendly training to help you tackle Word 2010 the way you want to learn.

Explore the Word 2010 window and get acquainted with the Ribbon toolbar Format, review, and edit text. Change text alignments and paragraph spacing Add headers and footers and insert page breaks Include graphics and use tables and charts in your Word documents.

Includes 2-1/2 hours of Word 2010 video training If you're looking for comprehensive beginning-intermediate video instruction on Word 2010, you'll find it here.

What are the requirements?

  • It's not necessary, but students should have access to Microsoft Word to utilize and practice what they have learned.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Start with the basics; enter text, work with the mini toolbar and mouse commands; explore the backstage view that allows for opening, saving and printing your document.
  • Learn how to edit, move, copy, cut and paste text; using the mouse and toolbar, switch document views, change font, insert symbols and pictures.
  • Learn how to proofread in Word and use settings to automatically correct mistakes. Find out how to add comments to a document, add smart tags, actions and how to review tracked changes.
  • Format your document; set tabs, use numbered lists, set bullets, use columns, shapes, add lines, transform words on a page to a professional document using just a few of these simple commands.
  • Manage documents, compare documents side by side and set your options for saving in different formats.
  • Use shortcuts to insert frequently used phrases, apply text effect, change colors and format your document.
  • You will learn how to format pages. This will include how to insert a section break, how to add a footnote, and how to generate a table of contents. Create different margins, headers, footers, page alignment and other format settings.
  • Learn how to Print Document, this will include how to set up labels to print, how to print an envelope, and how to different paper sizes. Choose your settings for color or black and white.
  • Create charts and tables. This will include how to set cell margins, how to resize a table and how to format a table.
  • Enhance your table and chart designs; you can format it with a variety of styles and settings.
  • Learn to insert; a shape, clip art, picture or other design element; move or resize it to better fit your document. The SmartArt feature allows you to add a variety of diagrams, organizational charts or process diagrams.
  • Create your own ribbon group, hide or display ribbon buttons, add keyboard shortcuts and customize your own quick access toolbar.
  • Learn how to work with mass mailings tools. This will include how to create letters to mass mail, how to add envelopes to mass mailing letters, and how to create labels for a mass mailing.
  • It’s simple and easy; uploaded any Word document to the Internet. This will include how to create a hyperlink, how to save a document as a web page and how to post to your blog.

What is the target audience?

  • New or Beginning Word users looking to take their skills to the next level.

What you get with this course?

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Curriculum

Section 1: Getting Familiar with Word
01:50

In this lesson you will begin getting familiar with Word. This will include how to Work with Commands, how to enter text and how to work with the mini toolbar.

02:18

When you click on the File tab it automatically opens the backstage view. The backstage view has a variety of commands and actions that allow you to manage your file and program options. These options include opening, saving, and printing your document.

01:58

We just learned how to use keyboard shortcuts to access commands in the Ribbon, now let’s learn how to select commands with the Mouse.

03:37

The choices for a particular command can be found in the various galleries Word often provides. These commands can often be previewed before being selected.

Section 2: Managing Documents
01:57

In this lesson you will learn how to manage documents. This will include how to compare documents side by side, how to set options for saving a document, and how to save a document in the PDF or XPS format.

02:38

When saving your Word document you may choose to save it in the Word 97-2003 format. This ensures that people who do not use Microsoft Word 2010 will still be able to view your files.

01:45

Sometimes it you may find it helpful to compare two documents side by side in Word to see their similarities and differences.

02:28

Sometimes you may want to make sure none of your personal information is included in a document before sharing it with others.

02:11

Once you have marked a document as final, it becomes a read only file. This means you are unable to make further changes to it or inspect it.

Section 3: Editing Text
02:27

In this lesson you will learn how to edit text. This will include how to move or copy text, how to switch document views, and how to insert a symbol.

02:36

Inserting blank lines in your text is a good way to break up information or start a new paragraph.

02:10

The Bookmark feature in Word is a feature that allows you to mark a location in your document so you can later return to it easily.

01:51

We have already learned how to cut copy and paste text within an existing document, now let’s learn how to copy or move text from another document.

02:09

Once you move or copy information, Word allows you to choose the formatting that is applied when it is placed in its new location.

02:07

If you have Heading-styled text, you can use the Navigation pane to navigate through the document.

02:07

Working with complex Equations in Word is simple and easy with the help of the Equation Tools Design Tab.

01:50

We have already learned how to set options for actions, but now let’s go over how to use additional actions, or Smart Tags.

Section 4: Proofreading in Word
02:32

In this lesson you will learn how to proofread in Word. This will include how to automatically correct mistakes, how to add comments to a document, and how to review tracked changes.

01:59

Sometimes when you are writing a document, you may want to know how many words it is. You can find the number of words in a document by using the Word Count Feature.

02:34

The Quick Parts tool is a great feature that allows you to store insert phrases you use frequently.

02:05

While typing a document, you may decide you would like to substitute certain words. The thesaurus helps you do just that by displaying a list of words with similar meanings or a word with the opposite meaning.

02:58

When more than one person works on a particular document, it can be helpful to keep track of changes that are made.

Section 5: Formatting Text
02:06

In this lesson you will learn how to format text. This will include how apply text effect, how to change text color, and how to copy text formatting.

01:56

If you are working with trademarks or symbols you may find you would like to write text below or above the regular line of text. You can do this using the superscript or subtext features in Word.

02:26

Applying text effects is a great way to draw the reader’s eye in, as well as enhance the overall design of a document.

01:51

It may be helpful to highlight text in a document in order to draw attention to important points.

Section 6: Formatting Paragraphs
02:46

In this lesson you will learn how to format paragraphs. This will include how to indent paragraphs, how to hide or display the ruler, and how to modify a style.

02:39

In this lesson, you’ll see the impact of changes. You’ll also learn how to undo them, if needed. Bullets or numbers are great ways to present lists of information in your document. You should use numbers when the items in a list follow a particular order and bullets when they do not.

02:01

You can indent paragraphs in your document from the right or left margins. You can also indent just the first line of a paragraph, or all lines but the first line.

02:00

Using tabs is a good way to make sure information lines up correctly when using columns.

02:24

If you want, Word can mark formatting inconsistencies in your document with a wavy blue line. For each inconsistency Word will offer a suggestion to make the formatting more consistent. This will help give your document a more professional look.

02:25

Word allows you compare and match one section’s formatting to another’s which helps ensure a consistent format throughout the document.

02:58

We have already learned how to compare and match formatting to maintain consistency; but you can also do the same with styles.

Section 7: Formatting Pages
01:53

In this lesson you will begin learning how to format pages. This will include how to insert a section break, how to add a footnote, and how to generate a table of contents.

02:07

You can control the placement of automatic page breaks that Word inserts when you fill a page with text.

01:33

You can insert a section break in your document to create different margins, headers, footers, page alignment and other format settings.

02:12

If you are having your document proof read, it can be a good idea to add line numbers to the left of every line. This helps the proofreader refer to specific lines of your document during their review.

02:11

Headers appear at the top of the page and Footers appear at the bottom of a page. You can add a variety of information in both the header and footer.

02:45

Footnotes are important to include in a document if you’d like to provide additional information about a topic, or cite a reference.

01:57

Since footnotes and endnote are so similar, you can easily convert a footnote to an endnote or an endnote to a footnote.

02:34

You can add a watermark to your document to protect information, add an official logo, or just enhance the design.

Section 8: Printing Documents
02:22

In this lesson you will learn how to Print Documents. This will include how to set up labels to print, how to print an envelope, and how to different paper sizes.

01:41

If your printer supports printing envelopes, Word can print a delivery and return address on an envelope for you.

Section 9: Creating Tables and Charts
01:53

In this lesson you will begin learning how to create charts and tables. This will include how to set cell margins, how to resize a table and how to format a table.

02:37

After creating a table, you may decide you’d like to move it to a new location.

01:52

If you need to, you can adjust the margins in table cells to make the information more legible.

01:58

If you have more information in one cell than you intended, it may be helpful to split the cell into two or more cells.

02:07

If you’d like to make your text look more uniform, you can align it with the top, bottom, left, right or center of a cell.

01:28

If you’d like to enhance your table design, you can format it with a variety of styles and settings.

Section 10: Working with Graphics
02:26

In this lesson you will begin working with graphics. This will include how to add a shape, how to crop a picture and how to rotate a graphic.

02:34

Word offers a large selection of clip art you can use to enhance the design of your document, or support specific information.

02:01

After inserting a shape, clip art, picture or other design element, you may find you’d like to move or resize it to better fit your document.

02:24

After inserting a picture into your document, you may need to improve the brightness or contrast. You can do this quickly and easily with the Picture Tools tab.

02:03

If you would like to add depth to a picture or drawing you can do so simply by including a shadow.

02:17

In addition to changing the style of a graphic, you can also change the color of the style outline.

01:46

The SmartArt feature allows you to add a variety of diagrams to your document such as organizational charts or process diagrams.

Section 11: Customizing Word
02:21

In this lesson you will learn how to customize Word. This will include how to create your own ribbon group, how to hide or display ribbon buttons and how to add keyboard shortcuts.

02:09

You can work more efficiently in Word by grouping the button you use most all on the same tab.

01:47

In addition to creating your own Ribbon Group, you can also create your own Ribbon Tab. Creating your own Ribbon tab allows you to store all of the most frequently used buttons and commands under a single tab.

01:34

You can customize the Quick Access toolbar by changing its content as well as its appearance.

02:52

Adding Keyboard shortcuts is a great way to customize Word and help your workflow move smoothly and efficiently.

Section 12: Work with Mass Mailing Tools
03:30

In this lesson you will learn how to work with mass mailings tools. This will include how to create letters to mass mail, how to add envelopes to mass mailing letters, and how to create labels for a mass mailing.

03:26

You can also create addressed envelopes for letters you create using the Mail Merge feature in Word.

Section 13: Using Word to Interact Over the Internet
01:58

In this lesson you will learn how to use Word to Interact over the Internet. This will include how to create a hyperlink, how to save a document as a web page and how to post to your blog.

02:04

It’s simple and easy to save any Word document as a web page that can be uploaded to the internet.

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Instructor Biography

Founded in 1807, John Wiley & Sons, Inc. has been a valued source of information and understanding for more than 200 years, helping people around the world meet their needs and fulfill their aspirations. Wiley and its acquired companies have published the works of more than 450 Nobel laureates in all categories: Literature, Economics, Physiology or Medicine, Physics, Chemistry, and Peace.

Wiley is a global provider of content and content-enabled workflow solutions in areas of scientific, technical, medical, and scholarly research; professional development; and education. Our core businesses produce scientific, technical, medical, and scholarly journals, reference works, books, database services, and advertising; professional books, subscription products, certification and training services and online applications; and education content and services including integrated online teaching and learning resources for undergraduate and graduate students and lifelong learners. Wiley's global headquarters are located in Hoboken, New Jersey, with operations in the U.S., Europe, Asia, Canada, and Australia. The Company is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbols JWa and JWb.

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