Upgrading to Word 2010 Course Outline

Upgrading to Word 2010



Section 1: Getting Started

Lesson 1.1: Starting Out

What is Microsoft Office Word 2010?

What's New in Microsoft Office Word 2010?

Opening Word

Interacting with Word

Closing Word


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Lesson 1.2: Interface Basics

Interface Overview

Using the File Menu (Backstage View)

Using Standard Tabs

Using Contextual Tabs

Minimizing the Ribbon


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Lesson 1.3: Using the Quick Access Toolbar

The Default QAT Commands

Adding Commands

Removing Commands

Customizing the Toolbar


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Lesson 1.4: Customizing the Ribbon

Getting Started

Adding or Removing Tabs

Arranging Tabs and Groups

Creating New Tabs and Groups

Customizing Group Commands

Resetting All Customizations


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Section 1: Case Study

Section 1: Review Questions

Section 2: Managing Files

Lesson 2.1: 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 Recent Templates Area

Using the Recent List


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Lesson 2.2: Printing a Document

Print Commands

Setting Print Options

Setting Printer Properties

Using Quick Print

Using Print Preview


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Lesson 2.3: Other File Tasks

Saving to PDF or XPS

Using the Accessibility Checker

Checking for Compatibility

Recovering Unsaved Files

Using Versions


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Lesson 2.4: Using the Navigation Pane

Overview of the Navigation Pane

Reordering Sections with the Navigation Pane

Advanced Navigation Pane Commands

Using Navigation Pane Views

Searching in Your Document


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Lesson 2.5: Working with SharePoint Server

What is SharePoint?

System Requirements

Creating a Workspace

Accessing a Workspace

Publishing to a Workspace with Internet Explorer

Publishing to a Workspace with Word


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Section 2: Case Study

Section 2: Review Questions

Section 3: Text Formatting and Picture Tools

Lesson 3.1: Inserting and Managing Pictures

Adding a Screenshot

Overview of the Pictures Mini Toolbar

Creating a Picture-Based SmartArt Diagram


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Lesson 3.2: Formatting Pictures

Advanced Cropping Tools

Applying Artistic Effects

Editing the Picture's Background


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Lesson 3.3: Adding Advanced Text Effects

Applying a Default Text Effect

Customizing the Text Outline

Customizing the Shadow

Customizing the Reflection

Customizing the Glow


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Lesson 3.4: Adding Ligatures to Fonts

What are Ligatures?

Applying OpenType Features

Enabling Contextual Alternates

Removing Ligatures

Disabling OpenType Features


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Section 3: Case Study

Section 3: Review Questions


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