Microsoft Word 2016: Part Two Course Outline

Microsoft Word 2016: Part Two

About This Course

Course Prerequisites

Course Overview

Course Objectives

How To Use This Book

Lesson 1: Working with Tables and Charts

TOPIC A: Sort Table Data

Sorting Tables

Activity 1-1

TOPIC B: Control Cell Layout

Cell Merging

Cell Splitting

Cell Alignment

Text Direction

Activity 1-2

TOPIC C: Perform Calculations in a Table

Formulas in Word

Functions in Word


Activity 1-3

TOPIC D: Create a Chart


Chart Components

Types of Charts

Creating a Chart

The Chart Tools Tabs

Chart Quick Analysis Buttons

Changing the Chart Type

Editing Chart Data

Saving a Chart as a Template

The Caption Dialog Box

Activity 1-4


Review Questions

Lesson 2: Customizing Formats Using Styles and Themes

TOPIC A: Create and Modify Text Styles

Types of Text Styles

Applying Styles

Character Spacing

Custom Styles

The Create New Style from Formatting Dialog Box

Style Modification Options

Assigning Keyboard Shortcuts to Styles

Activity 2-1

TOPIC B: Create Custom List or Table Styles

Tools for List Styles

Tools for Table Styles

Activity 2-2

TOPIC C: Apply and Customize Document Themes

Applying Document Themes

Changing the Style Set

Creating Custom Style Sets

The Document Formatting Group

Creating Custom Color Schemes

Creating Custom Font Schemes

Saving Custom Themes

Activity 2-3


Review Questions

Lesson 3: Using Images in a Document

TOPIC A: Resize an Image

Resizing Options

Cropping Images

Activity 3-1

TOPIC B: Adjust Image Appearance

The Adjust Group

Corrections Options

Color Options

Artistic Effects Options

Compression Tools

The Background Removal Tool

Applying Picture Styles

Activity 3-2

TOPIC C: Integrate Pictures and Text

Text Wrapping Styles

Picture Positioning Options

Rotating Images

Adding Captions

Activity 3-3

TOPIC D: Insert and Format Screenshots

The Screenshot Tool

Activity 3-4

TOPIC E: Insert Video

Video Links

Inserting a Video

Playing a Video

Activity 3-5


Review Questions

Lesson 4: Creating Custom Graphic Elements

TOPIC A: Create Text Boxes and Pull Quotes

Types of Text Boxes

Inserting a Text Box with the Text Box Gallery

Drawing a Text Box

The Drawing Tools – Format Contextual Tab

Applying Text Box Styles

Formatting Text Boxes

Applying Shadow and 3-D Effects

Changing Text Direction

Saving the Selection to the Text Box Gallery

Arranging Text Boxes

Activity 4-1

TOPIC B: Draw Shapes

Shapes in Word

Types of Shapes

The Drawing Canvas

Text Wrapping Styles

Adding Text to a Shape

Modifying Text in a Shape

Adding Captions

Setting Shape Styles

Resizing Options

Positioning Options

Activity 4-2

TOPIC C: Add WordArt and Other Text Effects


Drop Caps

Activity 4-3

TOPIC D: Create Complex Illustrations with SmartArt

SmartArt Graphics

The Choose a SmartArt Graphic Dialog Box

Adding Text and Images to the Diagram

SmartArt Graphic Categories

The SmartArt Tools Contextual Tabs

Activity 4-4


Review Questions

Lesson 5: Inserting Content Using Quick Parts

TOPIC A: Insert Building Blocks

Quick Parts

Building Blocks

The Building Blocks Organizer Dialog Box

Activity 5-1

TOPIC B: Create and Modify Building Blocks

The Create New Building Blocks Dialog Box

Building Block Modification Options

Copying Building Blocks Between Documents

Activity 5-2

TOPIC C: Insert Fields Using Quick Parts


Field Code Syntax

The Field Dialog Box

Activity 5-3


Review Questions

Lesson 6: Controlling Text Flow

TOPIC A: Control Paragraph Flow

Paragraph Flow Options

Activity 6-1

TOPIC B: Insert Section Breaks

Sections and Section Breaks

When to Use Section Breaks

Inserting a Section Break

Types of Section Breaks

Creating Section Titles

Activity 6-2

TOPIC C: Insert Columns

Text Columns

Text Column Options

Activity 6-3

TOPIC D: Link Text Boxes to Control Text Flow

Linked Text Boxes

Inserting Text from a File

Activity 6-4


Review Questions

Lesson 7: Using Templates

TOPIC A: Create a Document Using a Template

Templates in Word

Creating a Document from a Template

Viewing Personal Templates

Template Storage Locations

Activity 7-1

TOPIC B: Create a Template

Creating a New Template

Modifying a Template

Attaching a Template to a Document

Managing Templates with the Organizer

The Default Template Location

Activity 7-2


Review Questions

Lesson 8: Using Mail Merge

TOPIC A: The Mail Merge Features

Mail Merge

Mail Merge Fields

Mail Merge Rules

Data Sources

The Mail Merge Process

The Mailings Tab

The Mail Merge Wizard and Related Dialog Boxes

Opening a Mail Merge Document with a Data Source Attached

Unlinking a Data Source

Activity 8-1

TOPIC B: Merge Envelopes and Labels

Merge Options for Envelopes and Labels

Create a Single Envelope or Label

Set Up a Return Address

Activity 8-2

TOPIC C: Create a Data Source Using Word

Data Sources

Data Guidelines

Creating a Data Source Using Word

Activity 8-3


Review Questions

Lesson 9: Using Macros

TOPIC A: Automate Tasks Using Macros


The Developer Tab

The Macros Dialog Box

Macro Security

Macro Security Components

Activity 9-1

TOPIC B: Create a Macro

The Record Macro Dialog Box

Creating Keyboard Shortcuts for Macros

Assigning Macros to Buttons

Managing Macros with the Organizer

Visual Basic for Applications

Activity 9-2


Review Questions

Lesson Labs

Lesson 1

Lesson Lab 1-1

Lesson Lab 1-2

Lesson 2

Lesson Lab 2-1

Lesson Lab 2-2

Lesson 3

Lesson Lab 3-1

Lesson Lab 3-2

Lesson 4

Lesson Lab 4-1

Lesson Lab 4-2

Lesson 5

Lesson Lab 5-1

Lesson 6

Lesson Lab 6-1

Lesson Lab 6-2

Lesson 7

Lesson Lab 7-1

Lesson 8

Lesson Lab 8-1

Lesson Lab 8-2

Lesson 9

Lesson Lab 9-1

Course Wrap-Up

Post-Course Assessment

Course Summary

Next Steps


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