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Microsoft Word - Introduction

1 Day


Designed for those who have little or no previous knowledge of using a computerised word processing software program and are intending to use Microsoft Word in order to produce documents

Participants should have used a mouse and have a working knowledge of Microsoft Windows
A pre-course questionnaire is available for participants to confirm their existing knowledge before attending this programme

Improved time efficiency and accuracy in completing tasks

Programme Objectives

This course will provide participants with the skills required in order to produce, edit, print and enhance appearance of documents. Participants will learn quick ‘tips and tricks’ and also practice the use of key features and their benefits in different situations. By the end of the course, participants will also be aware of the intricacies of when, and how to use tabs and/or indents which are commonly the most confusing aspect of getting to grips with Word in the initial stages

Programme Content

The Word Environment
Moving around a document using a mouse or keyboard
Enhancing Text
Inserting/deleting Page Breaks
Opening/Saving/Closing Documents
Different Views
Selecting Text with the Mouse or Keyboard
Formatting Characters and Paragraphs
Using Format Painter
Deleting/Inserting Text
Undo and Redo
Changing Case
Text Alignment
Line Spacing
Tabs including Leaders
Inserting Symbols
Using the Highlighter
Automatic Numbering and Bullets                                                          
Spelling/Thesaurus/Grammar Checking
Zoom Magnification
Inserting Automatic Dates
Headers and Footers
Automatic Page Numbering
Page Setup Options including changing Margins and Orientation
Printing Options
Tips & Tricks

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