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Workshop Duration

1 day


On successful completion of the course, delegates will be able to create, edit and print professional-looking content more quickly than ever, apply format changes, produce professional tables and accelerate routines via the AutoCorrect feature.


Prior experience of Windows

Who will the course benefit?

First time and potential users of Word for Windows

Course Content

Exploring the Word Environment

  • Explore the User Interface
  • Explore the Ribbon
  • Results Orientated/Office Fluent interface
  • View a Document
  • Obtain Help

File Management

  • Opening, Saving and Closing using the Task Pane
  • New Files from existing documents
  • Repair and Extract
  • Application and Document Recovery
  • Print Preview and Printing

Multiple Documents

  • Working with several documents in memory
  • Tri Pane Review Panel
  • Working with different views – Print Layout, Normal, Web Layout, Outline


  • Editing, deleting and moving around
  • Using the Undo and Repeat features

Selecting Text

  • Select word, sentences, paragraphs and documents.  Multiple selection

Formatting Characters

  • Mouse and keyboard techniques for formatting text
  • Changing Case
  • Using the Format Painter
  • Word galleries

Formatting Paragraphs

  • Paragraph alignment
  • Indentation and Line spacing
  • Inserting and deleting page breaks

Document Formatting

  • Page Setup
  • Margins and Orientation


  • Understanding tabs
  • Setting tabs – Left, Right, Centre, Decimal and Bar
  • Moving and deleting tabs
  • Inserting dot leader tabs

Introduction to Tables

  • Creating a table
  • Shading and bordering
  • Resizing columns and rows
  • Formatting table text
  • Inserting/Deleting Rows/Columns
  • Using the Table and Borders Toolbar


  • Contextual Spell check; AutoCorrect, AutoText
  •  Smart Tags
  • Thesaurus and Grammar facility
  • Add Building Blocks
  • AutoFormat

Copying and Moving Text

  • Using Cut, Copy and Paste
  • Transferring text between files