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Workshop Duration

1 Day


On successful completion of the course, delegates will be able to enhance the layout of text using bullets, numbering and bordering, create complex tables, accelerate routines via AutoText, insert headers and footers, create newsletters using section breaks and prepare mails shots and labels via the Mail Merge facility.

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

Who will the course benefit?

Users with prior experience of Word, who wish to gain a more in-depth knowledge of this application.

Course Content


Short overview of the new features

Bullets and numbering

  • Applying Bullets and Numbers
  • Picture Bullets
  • Modifying existing Bullets and Numbering
  • Define own style for Bullets or Numbers

Applying Borders/Shading to Paragraphs

  • Applying borders to text, title pages etc
  • Different border styles
  • Adding Shading and Background
  • Typographic capabilities


More complex tables:

  • More detailed bordering and shading
  • Merging and splitting cells
  • Understanding the Heading feature
  • Using Word’s maths facility
  • Modifying the vertical alignment
  • The Equation Builder
  • Table Properties and Table Styles


  • Using the “find and replace” facility
  • Live Word Count
  • Document Protection
  • Document Protection
  • Compare and Merge Documents

Headers and Footers

  • Creating Headers and Footers
  • Modifying Headers and Footers
  • Adding page numbering
  • Inserting AutoText
  • Inserting file names and dates


  • Understanding the use of sections
  • Inserting section breaks
  • Continuous and Next Page
  • Sections for different headers and footers
  • Sections for different orientations


  • Dividing text into columns
  • Inserting lines between columns
  • “Newspaper style” columns

Mail Merge

  • The power and applications of the mail merge facility
  • Mail Merge Wizard using Task Pane
  • Producing the Master and Data files
  • Performing the print merge
  • Applying specified criteria
  • Labels, Envelopes, Faxes, Directories and e-mail messages