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Workshop duration

1 day


On successful completion of the course, delegates will be able to produce templates for documents by using Fill-in Fields, import graphics from other applications, create macros to be assigned to the toolbar, work effectively with long reports e.g.using Word’s Outline feature and add a table of contents, indexes, captions, cross referencing.

Who the course will benefit?

Users with good prior experience of Word who wish to extend their knowledge of this application.


Delegates must have attended the Word Intermediate course, or have an equivalent thorough, working knowledge of the package.

Course Content


  • Short overview of intermediate topics – eg. Tables and Sections


  • Introduction to Templates
  • Creating and using Templates
  • Editing the normal Template

Fillin Fields

  • Inserting Fillin Fields and other fields
  • Updating and viewing Fillin Fields

Customising Toolbars and Menus

  • Showing and hiding Toolbars
  • Docked and Floating Toolbars
  • Customising Toolbars and Menu bars

Introduction to Macros

  • Recording and running simple macros
  • Attaching a macro to the Menu
  • Toolbar or Keyboard
  • Using the Organiser


  • Inserting Pictures – SmartArt Diagrams
  • Drawing, Organisational chart
  • Inserting Objects, Diagram, Text Box
  • Formatting Objects
  • Watermarks


  • Quick Styles
  • Applying Styles using the Style box and Task Pane
  • Customising predefined Styles
  • Creating and modifying user defined styles
  • Adding Styles to the Normal Template
  • Reuse Formatting without creating Styles
  • Document Styles/Themes


  • Using Outline and Outline Layout
  • Promoting and demoting text
  • Moving headings and body text
  • Automatic numbering
  • Using Document Map

Long Document Support

  • Bookmark
  • Footnotes and Endnotes
  • Attaching captions to figures
  • Inserting Comments
  • Cross-referencing
  • Producing a Table Of Contents
  • Creating an Index
  • Updating Table of Contents and Index
  • Inserting a Hyperlink
  • Citation Manager and Reference Builder
  • Document Inspector