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Microsoft Word 2007
Microsoft Word 2007 Basic 1

0. Introduction (8:44)
Topics Covered
Version Used
Pre-Requisites
Who is This Class For?
How to Learn

1. Word Interface 1 (4:07)
Starting Word
Parts of the Word Interface
Ribbon Changes with Window Size
Title Bar
Maximize, Minimize, Restore Down
Close Button
Office Button

2. Word Interface 2 (4:07)
The Ribbon
Ribbon Tabs, Groups, Buttons
Help Popup Menus for Each Command
Command Buttons
Drop-Down Menus
Command Button Groups
Galleries
Dialog Box Launcher Buttons

3. Word Interface 3 (4:30)
Quick Access Toolbar
Status Bar
Views Buttons
Zoom Controls
Scroll Bars
Document Area
Mouse Pointer
Insertion Point (Cursor)
Moving the Cursor

4. Entering Text 1 (4:28)
Writing a Business Letter
Spell Check on the Fly
Ignore Misspelling
Word Wrap
Correct a Misspelling
Spelling Suggestions
Press ENTER only at end of Paragraph

5. Entering Text 2 (4:48)
Tab Key to Indent Paragraph
Wrong Word Form: to, too, two
Grammar Check on the Fly
Backspace v. Delete Key
Keyboard Shortcut: END Key

6. Editing Text 1 (4:22)
Splitting a Large Paragraph
Show Hide Paragraph Symbols
Hard Return
Making Two Paragraphs into One

7. Editing Text 2 (3:39)
Creating a Bulleted List
Adding Words to Custom Dictionary
Letter Closing

8. Editing Text 3 (4:42)
To & From Addresses at Top of Letter
Insert Blank Lines at Top of Document
Up and Down Arrow Keys
Inserting a Line Break with Shift-Enter
Return Address
Insert a Horizontal Line with -----
Spelling Ignore v. Ignore All

9. Formatting Text (7:39)
Select Text with the Mouse
Floating Mini Toolbar
Bold Text using Mini Toolbar
Bold Text using the Ribbon
Italics
Align Text Right
Center Text
Changing the Font with the Ribbon
Live Preview
Changing the Font using Mini Toolbar
Changing the Font Size
Grow Font and Shrink Font Buttons
Changing the Font Color

10. Using the Clipboard (5:59)
Cut, Copy, and Paste
Copy Text to the Clipboard
Paste Text from the Clipboard
Difference Between Cut and Copy
Undo and Redo

11. Saving & Loading (8:08)
Saving Your Document
Save Button on Quick Access Toolbar
Close Word and Reopen Your Document
Recent Documents List
Open Button
Favorite Links - Documents
Select and Type Over Text
Save As a Copy

12. Printing & Emailing (7:52)
Office > Print
Print Dialog Box
Selecting Your Printer
Page Range: All, Current Page, 1-10
Number of Copies
Quick Print
Print Preview
Send Document via Email

13. Review (3:12)
Review Topics
What's Next?

Microsoft Word 2007 Basic 2

0. Intro (8:00)
Topics Covered
Version Used
Pre-Requisites
Who is This Class For?
How to Learn

1. Document Setup, Views (8:07)
Start Word
Inserting Random Dummy Text
=RAND(x,y)
Save Document
Word's Different Views
Draft
Print Layout
Full Screen Reading
Web Layout
Outline

2. Font Group (8:05)
Underline
Underline Styles
More Underline Styles
Subscript
Superscript
Highlighter Pen
Text Highlight Color
Change Case Button
Clear Formatting

3. Paragraph Group, Part 1 (6:51)
Align Text Left
Center Text
Align Text Right
Justify (Full Justification)
Line Spacing
Default 1.15 in Word 2007
CTRL-A To Select Entire Document
Select Full Lines of Text w Mouse
Add Space Before Paragraph
Remove Space After Paragraph

4. Paragraph Group, Part 2 (4:39)
Increase Indent
Decrease Indent
Paragraph Borders
Left, Right, Top, Bottom Borders
No Border, All Borders
Inside Borders, Outside Borders
Paragraph Shading
No Color

5. Paragraph Group, Part 3 (8:08)
Bulleted List (Bullets)
Change Bullets
Bullet Library
Change Just One Bullet
Numbered List (Numbering)
Word Renumbers Your List
Insert an Item Inside the List
Different Styles of Numbers
Numbering Library
Multilevel List
TAB to demote items
SHIFT-TAB to promote items
Similar to an Outline
Sorting Lists or Paragraphs

6. Styles, Part 1 (7:39)
The Format Painter
Copying and Painting a Format
Making the Format Painter Stay On
Why a Style is Best
Setting a Style: Heading 1
Extra Spacing in a Style
Title Style

7. Styles, Part 2 (6:24)
Change Style Sets
Style Color Sets
Style Font Sets
Changing the Document Theme
Theme Sets

8. Find & Replace (6:38)
Editing Group
Find
Find Next
Reading Highlight
Clear Highlighting
Replace
Replace All

9. Shrink One Page (1:56)
Print Preview
Zoom > Two Pages
Shrink One Page
Shrink To Fit

10. Review (4:11)
Review Topics
What's Next?

Microsoft Word 2007 Basic 3

0. Intro (7:24)
Topics Covered
Version Used
Pre-Requisites
Who is This Class For?
How to Learn

1. Page Setup, Part 1 (7:16)
Insert Random Text
Page Layout Tab
Page Setup Group
Margins
Normal, Narrow, Wide
Mirrored Margins
Orientation
Portrait v. Landscape
Paper Size
Letter v. Legal
Columns
One, Two, Three, Left, Right
Multiple Column Settings
Different Columns in One Document

2. Page Setup, Part 2 (4:11)
Page Break
Deleting a Page Break
CTRL-ENTER for Page Break
Column Break

3. Page Setup, Part 3 (3:25)
Line Numbers
Continuous
Restart Each Page
Suppress For Current Paragraph
Automatic Hyphenation

4. Page Background (5:24)
Watermark
Remove Watermark
Page Color for Backgrounds
Page Border
Box, Shadow, 3D Borders
Border Style, Color, Width

5. Paragraph Layout (4:18)
Page Layout, Paragraph Group
Indent Fine Tuning
Indent Right Side of Paragraph
Direct Quote Formatting
Spacing Before, After

6. Insert Pages (5:23)
Cover Page Gallery
Filling in Cover Page Fields
Blank Page
Page Break

7. Insert Hyperlinks (7:04)
Automatic Hyperlinks When You Type
Undo Stops Auto Hyperlink
Email Addresses
Web Page Addresses
CTRL-Click to Follow Link
Creating Your Own Hyperlinks
Links to Documents

8. Insert Header & Footer (9:30)
Insert Header
Header Gallery
Header Section of the Page
Header & Footer Tools
Design Tab
Editing Your Header
Three Column Header
Fancy Headers
Insert Footer
Insert Page Number

9. Tables (10:20)
Inserting a Table
Table Tools Design, Layout Tabs
Table Styles Gallery
Banded Rows, Columns
Cell Shading
Change Font Color in Cells
Add a Row at the Bottom
Rows & Columns
Insert Rows
Delete Rows
Insert Columns
Delete Columns
Insert Above
Insert Below
Insert Left
Insert Right
Cell Alignment
Vertical Alignment
Horizontal Alignment
Manual Resize Rows, Columns

10. Review (2:38)
Review Topics
What's Next?

Microsoft Word 2007 Basic 4

0. Intro (7:31)
Topics Covered
Version Used
Pre-Requisites
Who is This Class For?
How to Learn

1. Pictures, Part 1 (9:16)
Insert Tab
Illustrations Group
Pictures Button
Sample Pictures Folder
Resizing a Picture
Resizing with Corner Pips
Resizing with Edge Pip
Deleting a Picture
Insert Random Text
Moving a Picture
Picture Tools, Format Tab
Text Wrapping, Square
Position Button
Rotate Picture
Text Wrapping, Tight

2. Pictures, Part 2 (3:54)
Getting a Picture from a Web Page
Saving a Picture to your Desktop

3. Pictures, Part 3 (7:27)
Adjust Group
Brightness
Contrast
Picture Styles Gallery
Picture Shape
Picture Border
Picture Effects

4. Clip Art (6:20)
Insert Clip Art
Searching by Keyword
Browsing by Category
Organize Clips
Microsoft Clip Organizer
Copy and Paste from Organizer
Adjust, Recolor
Close Clip Art Pane

5. Shapes & Text Boxes (10:57)
Insert Shapes
Rectangle
Drawing Tools, Format
Inserting Another Shape
Shape Styles Gallery
Shape Fill
Shape Outline
Change Shape
Shadow Effects
Shadow On/Off
Nudge Shadow
3D Effects
Tilt Up, Down, Left, Right
Add Text
Convert Shape to Text Box
Insert Text Box
Moving a Text Box
Deleting a Text Box
Inserting a Scroll

6. SmartArt (9:03)
Insert SmartArt
Basic Chevron Process
Layouts
SmartArt Tools, Design Tab
Change Colors
SmartArt Styles
Bulleted Item Window
Adding Another Item
Right to Left
SmartArt Tools, Format Tab
Shapes Larger, Smaller
Shape Styles
WordArt Styles
Word Wrapping
Deleting SmartArt
Inserting a Picture in SmartArt

7. Charts (6:44)
Insert Chart
Entering Data in Excel
Chart Tools, Design Tab
Change Chart Type
Edit Data
Chart Styles
Format Tab
Resizing and Moving

8. WordArt (5:20)
WordArt Gallery
Yellow Diamond Adjustments
WordArt Tools Format Tab
Edit Text
Letter Spacing
WordArt Styles
Border, Fill, Shape, Warp

9. Review (3:56)
Review Topics
What's Next?

Microsoft Word 2007 Basic 5

0. Intro (5:21)
Topics Covered
Version Used
Pre-Requisites
Who is This Class For?
How to Learn

1. Drop Cap, Signature (5:12)
Drop Caps
Dropped v. In Margin
Drop Cap Options
Drop Cap Font
Lines to Drop
Distance from Text
Signature Line

2. Date & Time (3:01)
Date & Time
Insert Date and Time Dialog
Update Automatically

3. Symbols (7:09)
Insert Symbols
Commonly Used Symbols
More Symbols
Normal Text
Wingdings
Equation Editor Basics
Insert Equation from Gallery
Inserting Fractions

4. Footnotes (6:43)
References > Footnotes
Insert Footnote
Automatic Footnote Numbering
Renumber Footnotes Each Page

5. Envelopes (8:13)
Type a Quick Business Letter
Mailings > Create
Envelopes
Automatic Delivery Address
Return Address
Envelope Options
Printing options
Electronic Postage
Print Envelope
Save Envelope to Document

6. Labels (11:11)
Use Return Address
Full Page of the Same Label
Changing Label Types
Label Styles with Table Settings
View Gridlines
Single Label
Warning About Laser Printers
Full Page of Blank Labels
Label Templates Office Online

7. Office Online Templates (8:29)
Installed Templates
Downloading Templates
Office Online Categories

9. Review (3:07)
Review Topics
What's Next?

Microsoft Word 2000 / XP / 2003
Microsoft Word 101

1. Introduction (2:29)
Welcome
Objectives
Goals
Pre-requisites
Versions used

2. Getting Started (6:24)
Starting Word
Parts of the screen

3. Custom Setup (3:53)
Print layout view
Turn off task pane
Separate toolbars
Zoom ratio

4. Entering Text (9:56)
Writing a business letter
Disabling Office Assistant
Spell-check on the fly
Word wrap
Moving the cursor
Backspace vs. delete
Keyboard shortcut: END
Grammar check on the fly

5. Editing text (15:39)
Splitting a large paragraph
Paragraph symbols
Making two paragraphs into one
Keyboard shortcut: CTRL-END
Keyboard shortcut: CTRL-HOME
Grammar check: ignore
AutoComplete popup text
Spell Check: add to dictionary
Inserting blank lines
What are Smart Tags?
Inserting a horizontal line
Using the scroll bars

6. Formatting Text (10:45)
Select text using the mouse
Bold, italics, underline
Deselecting text
Selecting a whole line of text
Align left, center, right
Changing your font face
Changing your font size
Manually typing a custom font size
Changing your font color
Using the color pallette
Trick: Selecting a whole word or paragraph
Bulleted lists
Numbered lists
Automatic hyperlinking

7. Cut, Copy, Paste (10:35)
Copy and paste text
Copy vs. cut
Moving a paragraph with cut & paste
Moving a paragraph by dragging it
Undo and redo

8. Saving & Loading (9:37)
Saving your document
Giving your document a filename
About the different close buttons
Opening your document
Recently used documents list
Opening from My Documents
Saving a copy with a different file name
File... Save As

9. Printing (4:39)
The print button is evil
File... Print
Print dialog box options
Print Preview
Zooming in and out
Shrink to fit

10. Review (2:32)
Review topics
Skills check
Whats next
Thank you

Microsoft Word 102

Lesson 1. Introduction
Objectives
Pre-requisites
Versions used

Lesson 2. Document Setup
Creating document for class
Optional: get from Web site

Lesson 3. Formatting Document 1
Print Layout v. Normal View
Using the Format Painter
Find & Replace

Lesson 4. Formatting Document 2
Line Spacing (Double, 1.5)
Spacing the entire document
Edit > Select All
Inserting Page Breaks
Manual Page Breaks
Page Numbering
Page Header and Footer Sections
Page Setup
Margins
Orientation
Footnotes

Lesson 5. Language Tools
Disable Spell Check on the Fly
Spelling Checker
Grammar Checker
Thesaurus
Word Count Tool

Lesson 6. Graphics
Clipart Organizer
Inserting Clipart
Setting Text Wrap options
Inline with text
Square
Moving and Resizing Images
Inserting Images from File
WordArt
Autoshapes
Turning toolbars on and off

Microsoft Word 103

1. Tab Stops
Keyboard Trick: SHIFT-HOME
Resizing Text With Keyboard
Page Setup > Margins
Setting up Tab Stops with Rulerbar
Left Tab Stop
Deleting a Tab Stop
Center Tab Stop
Right Tab Stop
Moving Tab Stops

2. Columns
Entering in Headlines and Text for Newsletter
Resizing Blank Lines with Keyboard
Highlighting a Sentence
Creating Columns with the Toolbar
Resizing Your Columns
Resizing Column Margins (space between)
Insert > Symbols
Changing Symbol Fonts (wingdings, et al.)
Copying & Pasting Blank Lines

3. Borders & Shading
Keyboard Trick: Ctrl-Shift-End
EXT mode
Full Justify
Automatic Hyphenation
Paragraph Borders & Shading
Inserting Clipart & Wordart
Column Breaks

4. Multiple Documents
Highligher Pen
Changing Pen Colors
Insert Comments
Printing With Comments
Printing Without Comments
Editing Comments
Document Map
Working Between Multiple Documents
Arranging Multiple Documents on the Screen
Window > Arrange All
Splitting the Window
Full Screen Mode
Hide White Space

5. Envelopes and Labels
Envelopes & Labels
Making One Envelope
Printing One Envelope
Attaching the Envelope to your Document
Mailing Labels
Different types of labels
Label manufacturers' standards & numbering
Full sheet of blank labels
Full sheet of the same label (e.g. return address)
One label at a specific spot

Microsoft Word 201

Lesson 1. Basic Mail Merge
What is Mail Merge
What can Mail Merge do?
How does Mail Merge work?
Performing a Basic Mail Merge
Creating a basic form letter
Opening the Mail Merge Toolbar
Starting the Mail Merge Wizard
Creating a new Address List in Word
Navigating through your records
Creating a new entry
Deleting an entry
Saving your data source
Managing your records
Sorting your records
Filtering your records
Excluding recipients
Inserting an Address Block
Editing the Address Block parameters
Inserting a Greeting Line
Editing the Greeting Line parameters
Previewing your letters with data
Browsing between recipients in preview
Completing the Merge
Merging All or Partial sets of records
Editing individual letters
Using View Merged Data to preview data

Lesson 2. Custom Fields
Running a Mail Merge with custom data fields
Customizing your Word data source
Adding fields of your own design
Filtering out blank records
Inserting a Date / Time code
Setting the date to update automatically
Inserting custom merge codes into your document
Highlight Merge Fields

Lesson 3. Merge Data From Excel
Setting up a basic Excel spreadsheet
Column headers
Entering data
Resizing columns
Setting background colors
Saving your spreadsheet
Creating your Word form letter
Selecting your Excel data source records
Choosing your spreadsheet
Manipulating records
Using Match Fields to line up field names
Scrolling through records using the Toolbar

Lesson 4. Merge Data From Access
Creating a blank Access database
Designing a table in Access
Field names
Data types
Saving your table
Primary keys
Entering data into your table
Creating your form letter in Word
Selecting your Access data source
Merging your records

Lesson 5. Mailing Labels
Using the Wizard to create Mailing Labels
Selecting the type of labels you want
Formatting a page of labels
Selecting your data source
Inserting an address block
Update all labels to propagate the label format
Preview and print your labels

Lesson 6. Mail Merge Without the Wizard
Opening the Mail Merge Toolbar
Main Document Setup button
Open Data Source button
Selecting your source of data records
Editing your mail merge recipients
Filtering to show just customers from NY
Writing your letter
Inserting your merge fields
Highlight Merge Fields button
Match Fields button
Propagate Labels button
Using Find Entry to locate records
Check for Errors button
Merge to New Document
Merge to Printer
Merge to Email
Merge to Fax

Lesson 7. Mass Email with Microsoft Outlook
Opening Outlook
Examining your Contacts folder
Creating new Contacts
Creating your email in Word
Selecting your Outlook Contacts data source
Inserting merge fields
Browsing recipients
Performing the merge
Send & Receive

Lesson 8. Mail Merge with Word 2000
Using mail merge in older versions of Word
Starting the Mail Merge
Creating form letters
Using the Active Window
Creating a data source
Deleting unused fields
Creating new custom fields
Saving your data source
Editing your data source
Entering in names and addresses
Opening the Mail Merge Helper
Creating your document (letter)
Inserting Merge Fields
Saving your document
View Merged Data
Perform the Mail Merge
Don't print blank lines

Microsoft Word 202

Lesson 1. Password Protection
Password protecting your documents
Word 2003: Tools > Options > Security
Word 2003: File > Save As > Tools > Security Options
Word 2000: Tools > Options > Save
Word 2000: File > Save As > Tools > General Options
Password to Open
Password to Modify - nothing prevents copying
Passwords in Word can be 15 char, ARE case sensitive
How to Unprotect the document
Open for Read Only access
WARNING: hacking programs do exist
Read-only recommended
Making files HIDDEN or READ ONLY at the system level

Lesson 2. Saving In Different File Formats
File > Save As Type
Why? Different Word Processor, Version of Word,
RTF - Rich Text
TXT - Text Only
Text Only with Line Breaks
DOT - Document Templates (what are they?)
HTML Files - web pages
Saving your document as a Web Page

Lesson 3. Document Backup Features
Automatic Backups - WBK files
Allow Fast Saves
Allow Background Saves
Save AutoRecover info automatically

Lesson 4. Document Properties
General information
Summary Details: Title, Subject, etc.
Document Category & Keywords
Document Statistics
Last Saved By, Total Editing Time
Custom Document Properties

Lesson 5. Searching for Documents
Basic Search for Files
Search Pane > Basic & Advanced
File > Open > Tools > Search
Advanced Search
Searching for documents using Properties
Search Text
Search in (Location)
Results should be (File types)
Using Wilcard Characters (*)
Searching within folders and subfolders

Microsoft Word 203

Lesson 1. STYLES
What are Styles
Types of Styles
Character, Paragraph, Table, List Styles
Style Keyboard Shortcuts
Style Drop-Down List
Style Pane / Dialog
Format > Styles and Formatting
Formatting of Selected Text
Select All of a type of Style in use
Pick formatting to apply
Show available styles
Show all styles
Turn on the Style Area
Tools > View > Style Area Width
Resizing Style Area
Turning Style Area Off

Lesson 2. CREATING NEW STYLES, PART 1
Creating a New Style using Dialog Box
Style Name
Style Type
Style Based On
Style for Following Paragraph
Formatting Settings for Styles
Changing All of a Style Type (Select All)
Modifying a Style
Notice How the Whole Document Changed!
Format Dropdown List
Changing Format Options

Lesson 3. CREATING NEW STYLES, PART 2
Creating a Style from Pre-Formatted Text
Creating a Character-Level Style
Applying Style to Other Text
Changing Style Throughout Document
Apply to Template
Automatically Update Styles
Shortcut Key
Rename a Style
Update to Match Selection
Deleting a Style
Style Organizer
Copy Styles Between Documents
Document Map

Lesson 4. AUTOFORMAT
AutoFormat
Format > AutoFormat
Formatting a style-less document automatically
AutoFormat Options
AutoFormat As You Type
Fractions: 1/2 and 1/4, what about 1/3 ?

Lesson 5. AUTOCORRECT
Common AutoCorrect Changes
Adding Your Own AutoCorrect Words
Using AutoCorrect for Signatures
Formatted Text in AutoCorrect
Images and Clipart in AutoCorrect
AutoCorrect Exceptions

Microsoft Word 204

Lesson 1. AUTOTEXT & AUTOCOMPLETE
What is AutoText
What is AutoComplete
Sample AutoText
Sample AutoComplete Action
AutoText Toolbar
AutoText in Header/Footer
Create Your Own AutoText Entry
Difference Between AutoText and AutoCorrect
Editing an AutoText Entry
AutoText Toolbar
Using Styles to Organize your AutoText
Quick Tip for Creating New Style Names

Lesson 2. OUTLINING PART 1
What is an Outline?
Outline View
Entering in Basic Outline Overview
Use TAB to go to Level 2
Promote and Demote Buttons
Move Up / Move Down Buttons
Expand and collapse Buttons
Show Levels Dropdown / Buttons
How Word 2000 and 2003 are Different
TAB and SHIFT-TAB to Promote/Demote
Typing in Normal Paragraph Text
CTRL-SHIFT-N for Normal Text
Show First Line Only
Moving Topics Around - My Trick
Printing Outline
Print Preview

Lesson 3. OUTLINING PART 2
Editing Your Outline in Normal View
Numbering Your Outline
Which Numbering Works with Outlines
Customizing Your Outline Number Headings
Linking Numbers to Heading Styles
Changing Outline Fonts
Customizing the Style of the Outline Levels

Lesson 4. TRACK CHANGES, PART 1
Useful When Multiple People Use Document
Word 2003: Tools > Track Changes
Word 2000: View > Toolbars > Reviewing
The Reviewing Toolbar
Status Bar: TRK
Dbl-Click TRK or CTRL-SHIFT-E
Change Line Indicator
Deleted Text: Red, Strikethru
Print Layout Baloons for Changes
Other Views, Inline changes
Tracked Changes will print on page
Final / Showing Markup
Original / Showing Markup
Show Dropdown (Word 2003)
Insert Comment Button (Review Word 103.4)
Turn Off Reviewer Pane
Highligher Pen (Review Word 103.4)
Stop Tracking Changes Button

Lesson 5. TRACK CHANGES, PART 2
Opening a Document Someone Else Has Open Already!
Open a Read Only Copy
Receive Notification When Original Copy is Available
Changes in Different Colors by Username
Hover Over a Change to See Details
Next / Previous Change Buttons
Accept or Reject Change Buttons
Accept or Reject ALL Changes (Word 2000 uses Dialog)
Tools > Options > Track Changes
How to Change Username
Tools > Options > User Information
File > Print - Document Showing Markup
If you didn't turn on Track Changes
Tools > Track Changes > Compare Documents (Word 2000)
Tools > Compare and Merge Documents (Word 2003)

Microsoft Word 205

1. Creating a Table with the Toolbar
Click the toolbar button and select rows & columns
Click and drag to make the table larger than shown
Creating a price sheet
Use TAB key to move to next cell
SHIFT-TAB to move back
Notice TAB creates a new blank row
Right-align fields
Add background color: right-click, borders & shading
Resize columns
Resize table
Move the table: Drag the Table Handle
Move a column: same way
Insert rows & columns
Delete a row/column
Shift cells Left, Right
Delete entire Row, Column
Move a cell: click just inside the cell on the left side
Table > Insert > Column to Right
Insert Columns to Left, Right
Insert Rows Above, Below
Insert Cells > Shift Cells Right, Down
Shift Entire Row, Column

2. Create Table Using Table > Insert > Table
Number of columns
Number of rows
Fixed Column Width
AutoFit to Contents
AutoFit to Window
Remember dimensions for new tables
Deleting a table
Table > Delete
Cut and don’t paste it

3. Table Toolbar
Turn on the Tables Toolbar
Show how to draw a table with the pencil
Eraser Tool
Diagonal Lines
Change Line Style
Change Line Width
Line Border Color
Shading Color
Creating custom borders
AutoFit to Contents
AutoFit to Window
Merge Cells
Split Cells
Cell Alignment (Top/Bottom, Left/Right, Center)
Distribute Rows Evenly
Distribute Columns Evenly
Change Text Direction

4. Working With Tables
Sort Ascending, Descending
Table > Sort for more options
Sorting by Multiple Column Values
Move a row: SHIFT-ALT-up/down arrow
Paragraph Symbols to avoid splitting rows
Use the Show/Hide Paragraph button
See where cells, rows, table ends
Select multiple non-contiguous cells with CTRL-click
Right-click Table Properties
Double-Click on Table Handle
Preferred Width: percent v. inches
Cut and paste a table between two documents
Alignment of table with respect to text
Text Wrapping around table
Other Options: Positioning
Forcing Table to Stay Centered on Page
Allow Spacing Between Cells
Row, Column, & Cell Properties
Allow Row to Break Across Pages
Repeat as Header Row at the Top of Each Page

5. Table Tips & Tricks
Table > Convert > Table to Text
Converting Delimited Text to a Table
Nesting Tables Inside Other Tables
Inserting Graphics within table cells
Split Table
Split Cells
Merge Cells
+------+-----+-----+ trick
Create a table with just the keyboard

6. Table AutoFormat, Table Styles
Picking a built-in style
Modifying a Table Style
Apply Special Formats to:
Heading rows, last row
First column, last column
Style Based On
Creating a brand new Table Style

7. Functions in Tables, Using Excel
Serious functions and calculations should be in EXCEL
AutoSum button on toolbar
LEFT, RIGHT, ABOVE, BELOW
Press F9 to recalculate totals or Right-click, Recalc field
CTRL-A, F9 to recalc entire document
Table > Formula
Paste Function dropdown
Creating Excel-like arithmetic
=B1-A1
=D3+D2
=A1*A2
=C3/D2
Useful Functions:
ABS, AND, AVERAGE, COUNT, IF, INT, MIN, MAX
MOD, NOT, OR, PRODUCT, ROUND, SIGN, SUM
TRUE, FALSE
Using Excel to Create Tables
Copy & Paste as just a fragment
Fragment converted to Word table
Paste Special you can double-click to edit it
Paste Special LINK to original, auto-updates

8. Tables for Document Layout
Show how to layout a RESUME from a table
Talk about Resume Wizard
It does an OK job, but everyone uses it
Show how to create one manually
Hiding borders
Real cool trick making a reusable TABLE as an AutoText entry
Create a table you want to reuse
Select the whole thing
Insert > AutoText > New
Give it a name
Now type in that name

Microsoft Word 206

Coming Soon...

Upgrading to Microsoft Word 2007 Seminar

0. Intro (3:20)

1. The Ribbon (11:06)
Ribbon Tabs
Ribbon Tab Groups
Ribbon Galleries
Live Preview
Dialog Box Launcher Buttons
On Demand Menu Tabs
Minimize the Ribbon
Ribbon Keyboard Commands
New ALT-key Combinations
ALT-arrow keys
Live Preview
Mini Toolbar Popup Menu

2. Quick Access Toolbar (6:31)
Customizing - Built In Commands
Customize
Office Button - Word Options - Customize
Adding Commands
Separator
Moving Buttons Up/Down
Customize for All Documents
Customize for a Single Document
Choose Commands From Different Menus
Reset Quick Access Toolbar to Default
Show Above / Below the Ribbon
Right-Click, Add to Quick Access Toolbar
Commands Not in the Ribbon


3. Changes To Default Text (6:42)
Create New Document
CTRL-N
Office > New
Paragraph 5pt Spacing After
SHIFT-ENTER for Line Break
Line Spacing 1.15
No Spacing Style
Change Styles > Style Set > Word 2003

4. Office Button, Part 1 (7:46)
Save to Word 97 to 2003 Compatible
PDF or XPS Add Ins
New DOCX Format
Benefits of DOCX over DOC
DOCX, DOCM, DOTX, DOTM
Save As Other File Formats
Compatibility Mode
Office 2007 Viewer

5. Office Button, Part 2 (6:44)
Pin Documents to Recent List
Print vs. Quick Print
Prepare > Document Properties
Document Inspector
Digital Signature
Mark as Final
Compatibility Checker
Publish to Blog
Document Workspace with Sharepoint

6. Word Options, Part 1 (7:22)
Was Tools > Options
Show Mini Toolbar
Enable Live Preview
Show Developer Tab on Ribbon
Word Color scheme
ScreenTip Stype
Personalize Username, Initials
Language Options
Page Display Options
Always Show Formatting Marks
Printing Options
Proofing Options
Spelling & Grammar Options
Save Documents Options
Embed Fonts in File
Typing Replaces Selected Text

7. Word Options, Part 2 (8:50)
Automatically Create Drawing Canvas
Smart Paragraph Selection
Smart Cursoring
New Overtype Mode Rules
Use the Insert key to control overtype
Prompt to Update Style
Keep track of formatting
Enable click and type
Cut, Copy and Paste options
Show document content options

8. Styles & Themes (8:46)
How Styles Work
Style Sets
Quick Styles
Update Style to Match Selection
Select Text with Similar Formatting
Style Dialog Pane
Document Themes
Theme Color Schemes
Theme Font Schemes
Theme Effects Schemes

9. Headers & Footers (6:20)
Creating a Header
New Header Templates
Date & Time
Quick Parts for Headers
Page Numbers
Content Control Boxes
Header & Footer Building Blocks

10. Graphics, Part 1 (8:07)
Insert Picture
Recolor Pictures
Compress Pictures
Change Picture
Reset Picture
Picture Shape, Border, Effects
Clip Art

11. Graphics, Part 2 (8:43)
Shapes
Add Text
Text Links Between Two Shapes
SmartArt
Charts using Excel

12. Building Blocks (6:51)
QuickParts Replace AutoText
Building Blocks Organizer
Insert Cover Page
Create Your Own QuickParts
F3 to Insert QuickPart

13. Miscellaneous, Part 1 (8:12)
Equation Editor
Equation Tools, Structures, Gallery
New Layout Modes
Print Layout, Normal, Draft, etc.
Zoom Changes
Spell Check
Contextual Spelling Checker
Translate
Research Pane
Stock Quotes

14. Miscellaneous, Part 2 (7:43)
Page Layout Tab
Setting Tab Stops
Tab Stop Dialog
New Table Styles
Customize Status Bar

15. Miscellaneous, Part 3 (11:02)
Bullets, Bullet Pictures
Multi-Level Lists
No Multi-Document Interface
Switch Windows
View > Thumbnails
Document Map
Print Preview Edit Mode
Shrink One Page
Ribbon Font Buttons for Easy Access
Clear Formatting
Change Case
References Tab
Table of Contents
Footnotes & Endnotes
Table of Figures
New Bibliography Creator

16. Miscellaneous, Part 4 (11:01)
Downloading Templates
Microsoft Online
Downloading Calendar Templates
Mail Merge
Compare Two Documents

17. Conclusion (1:12)

 

 

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