Course Description

This course will show you how you can work more efficiently by automating some tasks and providing methods to maintain consistency between documents. You will create more complex documents that include lists, tables, charts, graphics, and newsletter layouts. You will also merge data into documents to personalize correspondence and address envelopes and labels with the data as well.

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Who Should Attend

Students should be comfortable in the Windows environment, and be able to use Windows to manage information on their computers. Specific tasks the students should be able to perform include: opening and closing applications, navigating basic file structures, and managing files and folders.


Students should be able to use Microsoft Word to create, edit, format, save and print basic business documents containing text, tables and graphics. Students can obtain this level of skill by taking Microsoft® Office Word, Level 1.

Attend and You Will Learn / Expected Outcome

Attend And You Will Learn

Working with Tables and Charts

  • Sorting table data
  • Controlling cell layout
  • Performing calculations in a table
  • Creating charts

Customizing Formats Using Styles and Themes

  • Creating and modifying text styles
  • Creating custom lists or table styles
  • Applying document themes

Using Images in a Document

  • Resizing an image
  • Adjusting image appearance
  • Integrating pictures and text
  • Inserting and formatting screenshots
  • Inserting video

Creating Custom Graphic Elements

  • Creating text boxes and pull quotes
  • Drawing shapes
  • Adding WordArt and other text effects
  • Creating complex illustrations with SmartArt

Inserting Content Using Quick Parts

  • Inserting building blocks
  • Creating and modifying building blocks
  • Inserting fields using Quick Parts

Controlling Text Flow

  • Controlling paragraph flow
  • Inserting section breaks
  • Inserting columns
  • Linking text boxes to control text flow

Using Templates

  • Creating a document using a template
  • Creating a template

Using Mail Merge

  • Using the mail merge features
  • Merging envelopes and labels
  • Creating a data source using Word

Using Macros

  • Automating tasks using macros
  • Creating a macro
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