Course: Word 2016 Essentials - A "How To" Course

Word 2016 Essentials - A "How To" Course

  • Life Time Access
  • Certificate on Completion
  • Access on Android and iOS App
  • Self-Paced
About this Course

Using my step by step instructions, you will quickly master many of the popular features available in Word. The included sample documents, instructions and quizzes will ensure you fully understand and can utilize the skills you've learned in this course. By the end of this course, you will be able to create advanced Word documents with ease.

Some of the many skills you will take with you from this course are:

  • How to navigate the tabs and contextual tabs and locate the commands you need
  • How to use the keytips
  • How to utilize the Quick Access Toolbar so you can work more efficiently
  • How to protect your document with a password
  • How to Inspect and remove metadata from your document
  • How to utilize the export feature, encompassing it many options to create a more dimensional document
  • How to work effectively work with styles
  • How to add headers and footers to various types of documents
  • How to work with footnotes and endnotes
  • How to add, edit, update and troubleshoot a table of contents
  • How to create a table of authority, including marking and editing citations and creating categories
  • How to create five different types of tables
  • How to work with tables, including their borders and styles
  • How to correctly work with track changes, including setting options and showing markups
  • How to add, remove and create custom watermarks
  • How to add line numbering to documents and sections as well as to suppress from selected lines.
  • How to add custom bullets to your bullet lists and the bullet library
  • Create and access a personal template

I've also included a Tips and Tricks section which includes quick time saving steps to assist you with utilizing features to their fullest.

Course Design

The course is broken into modules, each covering a feature and going through the steps to access, incorporate and customize the feature. The majority of the modules include sample document so you can follow along as we walk through the features and their options. Once the module has been completed, you can take a quiz to verify your understanding of the feature. And, you can also download the step by step instructions for each feature outlined.

Target Audience

  • This course is targeted for all individuals, whether you are looking for a review or just learning how to use Word

Who is the target audience?

  • This course is meant for those wishing to enhance their Word skill set as well as those just learning
Basic knowledge
  • You will need Word 2016, however the instructions can also be used with Word 2013. You should download the sample documents beforehand if you wish to follow along with the selected modules
What you will learn
  • Harness your newly acquired knowledge to create more advanced Word documents with greater efficiency and confidence
Number of Lectures: 21
Total Duration: 02:20:14
Introduction and Welcome
  • Introduction  
Word 2016 Basics
  • Screen, Main Tabs/Ribbons  

    You will learn how to navigate the Word screen and tabs, becoming familiar with the ribbon location of various commands and features.

  • Contextual Tabs and Key Tips  

    You will learn how to navigate the various custom commands that become available when using specific Word features. You will also learn how to use the Key Tips that enable navigating the tabs and ribbons via your keyboard.

  • Quick Access Toolbar  

    You will learn how to work with the Quick Access Toolbar -

    • Add custom commands
    • Reorder the commands
    • Remove commands
    • Reset it back to default commands
    • Move to below the ribbons
How To's
  • Saving, Protecting and Inspecting Your Document  

    You will learn how to save and password protect your document. You will also learn how to inspect your document to remove hidden data and personal information.

  • Saving, Protecting and Inspecting Your Document Quiz  
  • Export to PDF  

    You will learn how to use the export feature to create a PDF, using your heading to create bookmarks.

  • Styles  

    You will learn how to

    • Apply a Quick Style
    • View all styles within your document
    • Edit the Quick Style Gallery
    • Use the Format Painter to apply a style
    • Clear a style from selected text

  • Styles Quiz  
  • Headers, Footers and Page Numbers  

    You will learn how to create headers and footers for different first pages and sections as well as learn how to edit the page number formatting.

  • Headers, Footers and Page Numbers Quiz  
  • Footnotes and Endnotes  

    You will learn how to 

    • Insert Footnotes and Endnotes
    • Customize Footnotes and Endnotes
    • Navigate Footnotes and Endnotes
    • Delete Footnotes and Endnotes
    • Create Footnote and Endnote continuation notices

  • Footnotes and Endnotes Quiz  
  • Table of Contents  

    You will learn how to

    • Create
    • Update
    • Modify the Table of Content styles

  • Table of Contents Quiz  
  • Table of Authorities  

    You will learn how to

    • Mark Citations
    • Edit Marked citations
    • Change Citation Categories
    • Create a Table of Authorities
    • Update a Table of Authorities

  • Table of Authorities Quiz  
  • Creating Tables  

    You will learn how to

    • Insert eight different types of Tables
    • Work with Cells, Rows and Columns
    • Work with Table properties
    • Add data to Tables
  • Working with Tables  

    You will learn how to work with and apply Borders and Styles to create custom tables.

  • Creating and Working with Tables  
  • Track Changes  

    You will learn how to

    • Turn Track Changes on and off
    • Lock Track Changes
    • View Track Changes
    • Accept and Reject Track Changes
    • Modify Track Changes settings
    • Lock Track Changes

  • Track Changes Quiz  
  • Watermarks  

    You will learn how to

    • Insert Watermarks
    • Remove Watermarks
    • Create custom Watermarks
    • Save Custom Watermarks

  • Watermarks Quiz  
  • Line Numbering  

    You will learn how to

    • Add Line Numbers to whole documents, sections and pages
    • Suppress Line Numbers for selected areas
    • Utilize Line Number options for custom numbering

  • Line Numbering Quiz  
  • Custom Bullets  

    Learn how to

    • Add Motion Path Animation to an Object
    • Edit Motion Path Animation
    • Remove Motion Path Animation from an Object
    • Work with Motion Path Animation Advanced Features
Tips and Tricks
  • Opening Document/Template from Quick Access Toolbar  

    You will learn how to create a macro to open a document or template, then add that macro to your Quick Access Toolbar so you can open your document with just one click.

  • Style Inspector  

    You will learn how to troubleshoot styles within your document using the Style Inspector.

  • Reveal Formatting  

    You will learn how to use Reveal Formatting to check the formatting of selected text and also how to compare the formatting of two selections.

  • Create Templates  

    Learn how to create a template from a document and access the new template from your Personal templates.

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