Microsoft Office Word 2010 - Foundation Course Outline

Microsoft Office Word 2010 - Foundation



Section 1: Starting Out

Lesson 1.1: Meeting Microsoft Office Word 2010

What is Microsoft Office Word 2010?

What's New in Microsoft Office Word 2010?

Launching Word

Interface Overview

Interacting with Word

Getting Started with

Closing Word


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Lesson 1.2: Creating a Document

Creating a New Document

Typing Text

Deleting Text

The Basics of Selecting Text


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Lesson 1.3: Navigating in Your Document

Navigating Using the Mouse

Navigating Using the Scroll Bars

Navigating Using the Keyboard

Using the Go To Dialog


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Lesson 1.4: Doing More with Your Document

Using Basic Formatting

Using Advanced Formatting

Using Undo and Redo/Repeat

Removing Formatting


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Lesson 1.5: Working with Your Document

Saving Files

Opening Files

Using the Recent List

Switching Between Open Files

Closing Files


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Lesson 1.6: Getting Help in Word

Opening Help

Using the Help Screen

The Help Toolbar

Searching for Help

Online Help vs. Offline Help

Using the Table of Contents

Getting Help in a Dialog Box


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Section 1: Case Study

Section 1: Review Questions

Section 2: The Word Interface

Lesson 2.1: Getting Acquainted

Using the File (Backstage) Menu

Using the Status Bar

Using the Mini Toolbar

Using Dialog Boxes

Using Right-Click Menus

Keyboard Shortcuts


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Lesson 2.2: The Quick Access Toolbar

About the Toolbar

Adding and Removing Buttons

Moving the Quick Access Toolbar

Customizing the Toolbar


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Lesson 2.3: Tabs and Groups

About Tabs

About Groups

About Option Buttons

Minimizing the Ribbon


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Lesson 2.4: The Home Tab

Clipboard Commands

Font Commands

Paragraph Commands

Styles Commands

Editing Commands


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Lesson 2.5: The Insert Tab

Pages Commands

Tables Commands

Illustrations Commands

Links Commands

Header and Footer Commands

Text Commands

Symbols Commands


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Lesson 2.6: The View Tab

Document Views Commands

Show Commands

Zoom Commands

Window Commands

Macros Commands


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Section 2: Case Study

Section 2: Review Questions

Section 3: Advanced Tabs and Customization

Lesson 3.1: The Page Layout Tab

Themes Commands

Page Setup Commands

Page Background Commands

Paragraph Commands

Arrange Commands


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Lesson 3.2: The References Tab

Table of Contents Commands

Footnotes Commands

Citations and Bibliography Commands

Captions Commands

Index Commands

Table of Authorities Commands


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Lesson 3.3: The Mailings Tab

Create Commands

Start Mail Merge Commands

Write and Insert Fields Commands

Preview Results Commands

Finish Commands


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Lesson 3.4: The Review Tab

Proofing Commands

Language Commands

Comments Commands

Tracking Commands

Changes Commands

Compare Commands

Protect Commands


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Lesson 3.5: Contextual Tabs

Drawing Tools

Equation Tools

SmartArt Tools

Table Tools

Chart Tools

Picture Tools

Header and Footer Tools

Developer Tab


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Lesson 3.6: Customizing the Ribbon

Getting Started

Adding or Removing Tabs

Arranging Tabs and Groups

Creating New Tabs and Groups

Customizing Group Commands

Resetting all Customizations


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Section 3: Case Study

Section 3: Review Questions

Section 4: Creating Documents

Lesson 4.1: Creating a New Document

Creating a Blank Document

Creating a Document from Local Templates

Creating a Document from Online Templates

Creating Documents from an Existing Document

Using the Recently Used Templates Area


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Lesson 4.2: Selecting Text

Selecting Text with the Mouse

Selecting Text with the Keyboard

Selecting Text and Objects with the Home Tab

Tips and Tricks


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Lesson 4.3: Moving Text

Cutting, Copying, and Pasting Text

Using the Office Clipboard

Dragging and Dropping Text

Moving Text with the Navigation Pane

Finding Text

Replacing Text


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Lesson 4.4: Applying Advanced Text Effects

Using the Format Painter

Adding Drop Caps

Applying a Quick Style

Aligning and Justifying Text


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Section 4: Case Study

Section 4: Review Questions

Section 5: Doing More with Text

Lesson 5.1: Fonts on the Home Tab

Choosing a Font Face

Changing the Font Size

Applying Font Color

Applying Highlighting

Applying Advanced Underlining

Changing Case

Applying Text Effects


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Lesson 5.2: The Font Dialog

Opening the Font Dialog

Using the Font Tab

Using the Advanced Tab

Setting your Default Font

Embedding Fonts


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Lesson 5.3: Using Tabs

Types of Tabs

Using Tabs

Setting Tabs

Moving or Removing Tabs


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Lesson 5.4: Paragraph Options

Indenting Using the Ruler

Indenting Using the Home Tab

Changing Paragraph Spacing

Adding Borders or Shading Using the Home Tab

Using the Borders and Shading Dialog


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Section 5: Case Study

Section 5: Review Questions

Section 6: Printing and Viewing Your Document

Lesson 6.1: Using Layouts and Views

Using Print Layout

Using Full Screen Reading

Using Web Layout

Using Outline View

Using Draft View


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Lesson 6.2: Basic Viewing Tools

Using Minimize, Maximize, and Restore

Using Zoom on the View Tab

Using View Controls on the Status Bar

Using the Zoom Dialog


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Lesson 6.3: Advanced View Tools

Using the Document Browser

Showing and Hiding Screen Elements

Using the Navigation Pane

Showing Special Characters


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Lesson 6.4: Preparing Your Document

Setting Up Your Page

Setting Margins

Changing Page Orientation

Setting Paper Size

Using the Page Setup Dialog


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Lesson 6.5: Printing a Document

Print Commands

Print Preview

Using Basic Print Options

Other Print Options

Setting Printer Properties


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Section 6: Case Study

Section 6: Review Questions


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