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Word Basics 1 Day | 9am to 4pm | $319 PLUS TAX

In this course, you’ll learn the basics of creating, editing, and formatting documents in Word 2013. Discover how to leverage templates to build better documents, collaborate with other team members, create numbered and bulleted lists, and work with tables. Prerequisite: None. 

Getting Started

  • » the Microsoft Word interface
  • » creating new documents with templates
  • » saving documents
  • » using the new bookmark feature
  • » printing documents

Editing Text

  • » inserting new text
  • » cut, copy, and paste
  • » finding and replacing text
  • » undoing and redoing actions

Formatting Text

  • » introduction to fonts
  • » choosing the right font and font style
  • » changing text case
  • » special text effects

Using Paragraph Formatting

  • » paragraph alignment and justification
  • » adjusting line spacing
  • » keeping text together across page breaks
  • » applying paragraph shading and borders
  • » using tab stops and indents

Formatting Pages

  • » changing page size, margins, and orientation
  • » headers, footers, and page numbers
  • » organizing a document with sections
  • » adding page backgrounds and watermarks

Formatting with Styles and Themes

  • » applying a theme to a document
  • » applying Quick Styles to text
  • » creating your own Quick Styles

Creating Bulleted and Numbered Lists

  • » bullet and numbered lists
  • » creating levels in a list
  • » creating a multilevel list with styles

Working with Tables

  • » creating new tables from scratch
  • » converting existing text to a table
  • » formatting table appearance
  • » using Quick Tables
  • » adding and removing columns and rows
  • » sorting data in a table
  • » merging and splitting cells
  • » converting a table to text
  • » inserting an Excel table

Illustrating Your Documents

  • » adding pictures, shapes, and clip art
  • » positioning and cropping graphics
  • » using a table to organize text and graphics
  • » applying special effects to graphics
  • » adjusting photos in a document
  • » illustrating with WordArt
  • » inserting online video into a document
  • » diagraming with SmartArt
  • » inserting screenshots
  • » inserting a chart

Using Macros and Building Blocks

  • » creating a macro
  • » finding and running a macro
  • » editing a macro
  • » what are building blocks?
  • » creating and saving Quick Parts

Proofing Your Documents

  • » checking spelling and grammar
  • » autocorrect options
  • » using the thesaurus and translation tools

Reviewing Documents with Others

  • » inserting and reviewing comments
  • » tracking changes and showing markup
  • » comparing and combining documents

Sharing Documents with Others

  • » getting documents ready for sharing
  • » sending documents via email
  • » password protecting a document

Customizing Microsoft Word

  • » changing general settings
  • » changing advanced settings
  • » customizing the Ribbon
  • » customizing the Quick Access toolbar
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