Microsoft Word Advanced
Who is the course for?
This is a practical course for experienced Word users to master advanced techniques, adapt and customise Word
Is this course suitable for me?
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To make the most of this course you must be able to create complex documents incorporating tables of contents; use headers and footers, and control page numbering; use, create and modify styles to apply consistent formatting
What are the objectives of the course?
By the end of the course, you will be able to:
Design, create and use document and form templates
Share documents and track revisions
Assemble compound documents using a variety of techniques
Customise menus, toolbars and assign keyboard shortcuts
Add drawings and graphics to illustrate a document
Record and run a macro
What does the course cover?
Design templates: What a template is and what it contains; creating and saving a template; where templates are stored; using an existing document as a template; templates and AutoText; attaching toolbars, macros and styles; changing a document template; designing a form template; adding form fields and setting properties; protecting a form and sections of a form; distributing an on-line form
Tracking changes: revision marking; accepting/ rejecting revisions, comparing/ merging documents; saving different versions
Sharing documents with others: making documents available; protecting a document; annotating documents; reading an annotated document; sending documents
Master documents: Managing documents with Outline; document map; various ways to assemble documents; inserting charts and worksheet data; maintaining links; creating master and subdocuments; creating table of contents/ index for master document; printing a master document
Special formats and illustrating: Borders and shading; page backgrounds; using the drawing tools; moving and resizing objects; grouping objects; using AutoShapes; editing AutoShapes; setting fills, lines, arrows, shadows and 3D effects; inserting clipart and WordArt.
Customising Word: Adding buttons to a toolbar, creating new toolbars; assigning keyboard shortcuts; controlling menu and toolbar display; setting Word options
Automating tasks with macros: Recording macros; different ways of running a macro; assigning a macro to a keyboard shortcut or toolbar
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