JANUARY 31, 2017
WEEKLY EDUCATIONAL UPDATE: Writers -- Watch Your Instructions Like a Hawk! (for subscribed students only)
Technology works only if we have the right training and preparation. Learn the MS Word 2010 shortcuts and hot-keys quickly to increase your productivity. Do your work faster by selecting, moving, and manipulating text and images faster, thanks to the combination of hot-key moves explained in these videos.
Learn easy shortcut techniques like
Watch your instructor use these shortcuts in real-time and then repeat the moves until they become second-nature.
These are obviously not all the shortcuts available in Microsoft Word 2010 but the ones your instructor, a Fortune 100 technical writer, uses on a daily basis. More videos will be added in the future to cover more techniques.
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SUPPLEMENTARY PDFs: Most lectures have downloadable PDFs listing the shortcuts described in the videos. Click the second-from-left button (with down arrow on it) on the upper-right corner of the lecture screen to access these PDF document.
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F Key Shortcuts
First Line Indentation
Here are the shortcuts to some of my favorite MS Word fields like TIME, DATE, and LISTNUM and how you can use them within a document... Check out the accompanying PDF document for the whole list.
There are hundreds of shortcuts for MS Word tables but here are the ones I really like and use it on a regular basis. I hope you'll like them too :-)
Fortune 100 technical communicator and educator since 1998. The hi-tech companies he worked for include ADP, Fannie Mae, and Honeywell.
Ugur started his professional career as a senior translator for NATO Hqs. LSE. He has worked as a writer, translator, editor and publisher since the mid-80s.
For his copy writing clients, Ugur created all kinds of marketing materials and press releases while honing his skills as a Desk Top Publisher and even publishing a biweekly magazine for a number of years by using DTP techniques.
In mid-90s we see Ugur as a full-time accredited journalist, covering the U.S. State Department and the U.S. Congress for a daily publication.
In 1998, Ugur has discovered the joy of technical writing, marrying his love of science and technology to his artistic sensibilities and design skills.
Working for Fortune 100 hi-tech corporations like Fannie Mae, ADP, and Honeywell, Ugur created many user guides, system admin guides, reference sheets, release notes, quick start guides, and all kinds of similar software, hardware and networking documents, sometimes as a part of an international documentation team.
Ugur enjoys teaching a wide variety of writing, software tools, content development, and document design skills both online and also in person.
He is a Toastmaster (CC), an active senior member and Associate Fellow of the Society for Technical Communication (STC) and a Past President of his award-winning local chapter, STC Washington D.C. -- Baltimore.
With decades of writing and technical communication experience under his belt, Ugur teaches not only the general principles of good writing and content development but also the insider tips that will save you a lot of grief and headaches. Learn software documentation and different kinds of writing from an industry professional who is still working in this exciting field.