Microsoft Word 2013 Level 2

Course Aims:

This course is aimed at existing users of Microsoft Word who want to expand their basic knowledge of the product.

Course Pre-requisites:

Students who wish to attend this course must have a basic knowledge of Word and feel comfortable with creating, saving, editing and formatting a document, working with simple bullets and numbering and creating basic tables.

Course Objectives:

On completion of this course delegates will be able to:

  • Create columnar layouts using tabs
  • Use advanced table design techniques
  • Manipulate and calculate with data in a table
  • Insert an Excel spreadsheet into a document
  • Apply borders and shading to documents
  • Store frequently used text as "Quick Parts" (AutoText)
  • Customise bullets and numbering and create multilevel lists
  • Use mail merge to send a letter to multiple addressees
  • Use advanced mail merge techniques
  • Create newspaper style columns and insert and work with graphics
  • Find and replace text
  • Export a document

Course Content:

Introduction and Objectives

Setting Tabs

  • Adding & editing custom tabs
  • Creating a leader tab

Advanced Table Design

  • Merging & splitting table cells
  • Splitting a table
  • Sizing a table automatically
  • Adjusting column and row widths automatically
  • Changing text direction
  • Adjusting cell margins
  • Setting table properties
  • Drawing a table
  • Converting a table to text
  • Placing table headings on all pages
  • Sorting table data
  • Using formulas in tables

Borders & Shading

  • Applying to table columns and rows
  • Applying to text and paragraphs

Importing Excel Worksheets

  • Linking a document to Excel data
  • Creating an Excel spreadsheet in a document

Using “Quick Parts” (AutoText)

  • Creating, inserting and deleting AutoText

Working with Lists

  • Understanding ‘AutoFormat As You Type’
  • Customising numbered/bulleted lists
  • Controlling the start number of a numbered list
  • Bulleting/numbering a multilevel list
  • Using list styles
  • Resetting bullet/number styles
  • Sorting a list alphabetically

Working with Mail Merge

  • Identifying the main document
  • Creating a data source
  • Adding merge fields to a document
  • Previewing and completing a mail merge
  • Sorting & filtering records to be merged
  • Creating labels

Using Newsletter-style Columns

  • Creating newsletter-style columns
  • Changing column width & spacing
  • Adding a vertical line between columns
  • Balancing column length

Sharing Documents

  • Emailing a document
  • Saving a document as PDF
  • Share a document on SkyDrive
  • Password protecting a document file
  • Removing a password

Related Courses

Report Writing                                                                     PowerPoint 2013: Level 1

Writing Effective Letters & Emails                                    Word 2013: Level 3

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