Introduction to Microsoft Word

Course Objectives

This course will show attendees how create and format a basic document. Automatic Corrections, Simple Tables and Page Set-up are also covered.


Some experience using a modern PC system would be a benefit.

Course Duration

1 day

Course Content

  • Introduction
    • Tour of the Screen
    • The Ribbon
    • Quick Access Toolbar
    • Setting Options
  • Creating and Editing Documents
    • Simple Typing
    • Navigating around documents
    • Text Selection Techniques
    • Inserting & Deleting Text
  • Automatic Corrections
    • Automatic Spell Checking
    • The AutoCorrect Facility
    • Adding your own Abbreviations
    • AutoFormat as you Type
  • Formatting Characters
    • The Font Ribbon Group
    • The Mini-Toolbar
    • The Font dialog box
    • Attributes (Bold, Italics, etc.)
    • Typeface and Type Sizes
  • Formatting Paragraphs
    • The Paragraph Ribbon Group
    • The Paragraph dialog box
    • Paragraph Alignment
    • Indented Paragraphs
    • Displaying Special Marks
  • Introduction to Tables
    • Creating a Table
    • Working Inside a Table
    • Column Width / Row Height
    • Cell Alignment / Table Alignment
    • Inserting Rows/Columns
    • Adding Borders and Shading
  • Moving and Copying Text
    • Using the Mouse
    • Using Commands in the Ribbon
    • Using Keyboard Shortcuts
    • The Paste Options Button
  • Controlling Documents
    • Page Setup
    • Margins
    • Orientation
    • Paper Size
    • Spacing Before and After
    • Inserting Page Breaks
  • Printing a Document
    • Previewing the Printout
    • Print Options
    • Final Printing

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