Microsoft SharePoint Designer 2010 - Foundation Course Outline

Microsoft SharePoint Designer 2010 - Foundation



Section 1: Starting Out

Lesson 1.1: Meeting Microsoft SharePoint Designer 2010

What is Microsoft SharePoint Designer 2010?

What is Microsoft SharePoint?

What's New in Microsoft SharePoint Designer 2010?

Basic SharePoint Terminology

Skill Sharpener

Lesson 1.2: Getting Started with Microsoft SharePoint Designer 2010

Opening SharePoint Designer

Interface Overview

Opening a Site

Interacting with SharePoint Designer

Closing a Site

Closing SharePoint Designer


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 1.3: Working with Site Objects, Part One

Using the Navigation Pane

Browsing Object Types

Pinning an Object Type

Renaming and Deleting an Object

Working with Tabs

Using the Breadcrumb Trail


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 1.4: Working with Site Objects, Part Two

Editing a Page

Changing Object Properties

Savings Changes to the Page

Refreshing the Page

Previewing the Page


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 1.5: Customizing Your Workspace

Arranging and Grouping Objects in the Gallery

Understanding Page Views

Customizing Page Display

Using the Ruler

Using the Grid


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 1.6: Getting Help in SharePoint Designer 2010

Getting Started with

Opening Help

Using the Help Screen

The Help Toolbar

Searching Help

Using the Table of Contents

Getting Help in a Dialog Box


Skill Sharpener

Section 1: Case Study

Section 1: Review Questions

Section 2: Understanding and Customizing the SharePoint Designer Interface

Lesson 2.1: Getting Acquainted

Using the File Menu

Using the Status Bar

Using Dialog Boxes

Using Right-Click Menus

Keyboard Shortcuts


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 2.2: The Quick Access Toolbar

About the Toolbar

Adding and Removing Buttons

Moving the Quick Access Toolbar

Customizing the Toolbar


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 2.3: Tabs and Groups

About Tabs

About Groups

About Option Buttons

Minimizing the Ribbon


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 2.4: Customizing the Ribbon

Getting Started

Adding or Removing Tabs

Arranging Tabs and Groups

Creating New Tabs and Groups

Customizing Group Commands

Resetting all Customizations


Skill Sharpener

Section 2: Case Study

Section 2: Review Questions

Section 3: Creating a Basic HTML Page

Lesson 3.1: Getting Started with HTML, Part One

What is HTML?

Anatomy of HTML

Creating a Basic HTML Page

Creating an HTML Page Using SharePoint Designer


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 3.2: Getting Started with HTML, Part Two

Understanding Design View

Understanding Code View

Basic HTML Tags

Using the Quick Tag Selector and Editor

Creating and Inserting a Tag

Editing and Deleting a Tag


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 3.3: Using Basic Editing Tools

Selecting Data

Dragging and Dropping Text

Using Cut, Copy, and Paste

Using Undo and Redo

Using Find

Using Replace


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 3.4: Formatting Text

Applying Text Effects

Changing Font Face, Size and Color

Aligning, Justifying, and Indenting Text

Creating a Bulleted or Numbered List

Clearing Formatting from Text


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 3.5: Advanced Formatting Tasks

Using the Font Dialog

Using the Paragraph Dialog

Adding Borders to Text

Using the Borders and Shading Dialog


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Lesson 3.6: Applying the Finishing Touches to a Page

Checking Your Spelling

Checking Accessibility

Checking Compatibility

Optimizing HTML


Skill Sharpener

Section 3: Case Study

Section 3: Review Questions

Section 4: Creating a Basic Site

Lesson 4.1: Organizing Pages

Viewing Site Pages

Managing Site Pages

Creating Folders

Changing Page Properties


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 4.2: Working with Pages

Creating Other Types of Pages

Saving an Object as a Template

Importing Files

Exporting Files


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 4.3: Modifying the Home Page

Overview of the Home Page

Changing the Title and Description

Changing the Home Page

Changing the Site Settings

Changing the Site Theme


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 4.4: Using Versions

Checking Out a Page

Viewing Version History

Restoring a Past Version

Checking in a Page

Undoing a Checkout


Skill Sharpener

Section 4: Case Study

Section 4: Review Questions

Section 5: Doing More with Pages

Lesson 5.1: Working with Tables

Inserting a Table

Anatomy of a Table

About the Table Tools - Layout Tab

Selecting Table Data


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 5.2: Editing Tables

Adding and Deleting Rows, Columns, and Cells

Resizing Rows, Columns, and Tables

Merging and Splitting Cells and Tables

Converting a Table to Text

Adding a Caption


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 5.3: Formatting Tables

Changing Cell Alignment

Choosing a Header Cell

Changing Borders and Shading

Using the Table Properties Dialog

Using the Cell Properties Dialog


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 5.4: Adding Images to Your Page

About the Images Folder

Inserting a Picture

Adding Clip Art

Using the Picture Tools Tab


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 5.5: Doing More with Photos

Cropping and Resizing Photos

Recoloring and Correcting Photos

Arranging Pictures

Creating a Hotlink or Hyperlink

Creating a Thumbnail

Changing Picture Properties


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 5.6: Adding Other Elements to Your Page

Adding Bookmarks

Hyperlinking to Bookmarks

Creating ScreenTips

Inserting Symbols


Skill Sharpener

Section 5: Case Study

Section 5: Review Questions

Section 6: Customizing Your Site

Lesson 6.1: Understanding Other Content Types

Creating Lists

Creating Libraries

Using the Lists and Libraries Tab

Creating Workflows

Using the Workflows Tab


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Lesson 6.2: Customizing Site Columns

Understanding Site Columns

Using the Columns Tab

Modifying Site Columns

Creating a New Column

Renaming and Deleting Columns

Applying Your Changes


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Lesson 6.3: Customizing Site Security

Overview of Roles and Permissions

Using the Permissions Tab

Editing Permissions for a Site or Page

Adding Users

Deleting Users


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 6.4: Using the Recycle Bin

Opening the Recycle Bin

Sorting Recycle Bin Data

Restoring a Selection

Permanently Deleting a Selection

Emptying the Recycle Bin


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 6.5: Managing Your Site

Renaming Your Site

Resetting a Site to the Template

Setting Site Options

Deleting a Site


Skill Sharpener

Section 6: Case Study

Section 6: Review Questions


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