Microsoft Office Word 2007 - Advanced Course Outline

Microsoft Office Word 2007 - Advanced

Section 1: Working with Graphics

Lesson 1.1: Working with Images

Inserting a Picture from a File

Working with Images

Using the Picture Tools Tab

Adding Styles and Effects

Resizing Images

Adding Captions

Using the Format Picture Dialog


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Lesson 1.2: Working with ClipArt

Using the ClipArt Task Pane

Inserting ClipArt

Formatting ClipArt

Moving ClipArt

Resizing ClipArt


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Lesson 1.3: Working with WordArt

Inserting WordArt

Using the WordArt Tools Tab

Editing Text

Changing the Style

Manually Formatting WordArt

Resizing WordArt

Using the Format WordArt Dialog


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Lesson 1.4: Using AutoShapes

Inserting AutoShapes

Using the Drawing Tools Tab

Formatting AutoShapes

Using 3-D Effects and Shadows

Using the Format AutoShape Dialog


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Lesson 1.5: Arranging Graphics

Positioning Shapes

Using Text Wrapping

Rotating Shapes

Ordering Shapes

Grouping Images

Using Align and Distribute

Using the Grid


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Section 1: Case Study

Section 1: Review Questions

Section 2: Working with Advanced Graphics and Objects

Lesson 2.1: Using Building Blocks

Adding Watermarks

Inserting Quick Parts

Adding Quick Parts

Using the Building Blocks Organizer

Inserting Building Blocks


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Lesson 2.2: Creating SmartArt

Adding SmartArt

Using the Text Pane

Using the SmartArt Tools Design Tab

Using the SmartArt Tools Format Tab


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Lesson 2.3: Editing SmartArt

Resizing and Moving Your Diagram

Changing the Layout

Changing the Color Scheme

Changing the Effects Scheme

Working with Shapes

Adding Text Effects


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Lesson 2.4: Using Text Boxes

Inserting a Pre-Defined Text Box

Drawing a Text Box

Working with Text Boxes

Using the Text Box Tools Tab

Changing the Appearance of a Text Box

Adding Shadow and 3-D Effects

Linking Text Boxes


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Lesson 2.5: Embedding Objects

Adding Text from a File

Creating a New Object

Creating an Object from a File

Linking Objects to a Word Document


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Section 2: Case Study

Section 2: Review Questions

Section 3: Using Tables

Lesson 3.1: Creating Tables

Anatomy of a Table

Inserting a Table

Drawing a Table

Using Quick Tables

Selecting Cells, Columns, or Rows

Inserting and Deleting Rows and Columns


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Lesson 3.2: Editing Tables

Using the Table Tools Design Tab

Using the Table Tools Layout Tab

Merging and Splitting Cells

Resizing Cells, Columns, or Rows

Moving and Resizing a Table


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Lesson 3.3: Applying Basic Formatting

Applying a Table Style

Aligning a Table and its Cells

Changing Cell Margins and Spacing

Changing Text Direction


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Lesson 3.4: Applying Advanced Formatting

Using AutoFit and Distribute

Manually Formatting a Table

Using the Borders Buttons

Using the Borders and Shading Dialog

Using the Table Properties Dialog


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Section 3: Case Study

Section 3: Review Questions

Section 4: Doing More with Tables

Lesson 4.1: Advanced Table Tasks

Sorting Table Data

Converting a Table to Tabbed Text

Converting Tabbed Text to a Table

Creating an Excel Spreadsheet


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Lesson 4.2: Advanced Data Tasks

Using Formulas

Inserting Equations

Using the Equation Tools Tab

Saving an Equation to the Gallery


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Lesson 4.3: Chart Tools

Inserting a Basic Chart

Using the Chart Tools Design Tab

Using the Chart Tools Layout Tab

Using the Chart Tools Format Tab


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Lesson 4.4: Working with Charts

Creating a Chart from an Existing Table

Analyzing Chart Data

Using the Format Chart Dialogs

Adding Captions


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Section 4: Case Study

Section 4: Review Questions

Section 5: Using Styles

Lesson 5.1: Using the Quick Style Gallery

Understanding Styles

Applying a Style

Changing Text's Style

Removing a Style from Text

Using the Apply Styles Window


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Lesson 5.2: Changing Your Styles

Changing Your Style Set

Changing Your Color Scheme

Changing Your Font Scheme

Making Changes Permanent


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Lesson 5.3: Using the Styles Pane

Opening the Styles Task Pane

Using the Styles Task Pane

Applying Styles

Modifying a Style

Deleting a Style

Modifying Style Pane Options


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Lesson 5.4: Doing More with Styles

Creating Styles from Existing Text

Creating Styles Using the Task Pane

Modifying the Quick Style Gallery

Using the Style Inspector

Managing Styles


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Section 5: Case Study

Section 5: Review Questions

Section 6: Advanced Topics

Lesson 6.1: Modifying Basic Word Options

Opening the Options Dialog

Using the Options Dialog

Changing Your User Name

Changing Word's Color Scheme


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Lesson 6.2: Modifying Advanced Word Options

Controlling Display Options

Setting Spelling Options

Setting AutoRecover Options

Customizing the Recent Documents List

Controlling Paste Options


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Lesson 6.3: Information Rights Management

System Requirements

Installing Information Rights Management Client Software

Using Information Rights Management

Viewing a Document Protected by Information Rights Management

Step by Step

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Lesson 6.4: Word and Windows

Starting Word on Windows Boot

Using Office Diagnostics

Checking for Office Updates


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Section 6: Case Study

Section 6: Review Questions


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