Corel WordPerfect 12 - Advanced Course Outline

Corel WordPerfect 12 - Advanced

SECTION 1: Customizing WordPerfect

Lesson 1.1: Using the Workspace Manager

Using WordPerfect Mode

Using Microsoft Word Mode

Using WordPerfect Classic Mode

Using Legal Mode

Practice Exercise

Lesson 1.2: Customizing How You Interact With WordPerfect

Customizing Toolbars and Property Bars

Customizing Your Menus and Keyboard

Setting Application Bar Options

Modifying Display Settings

Practice Exercise

Lesson 1.3: Customizing How WordPerfect Interacts With Data

Changing the WordPerfect Environment

Adjusting Files Settings

Setting Summary Options

Setting Conversion Options

Practice Exercise

Lesson 1.4: Customizing Spelling and Grammar

Customizing Spelling and Grammar Options

Changing Your Language

Adding Words to the Dictionary

Customizing Word Lists

Practice Exercise

Section 1: Review Questions

SECTION 2: Tables

Lesson 2.1: Creating a Basic Table

Anatomy of a Table

Using the Tables Property Bar

Using QuickCreate to Draw a Table

Using the Table Menu to Create a Table

Using the Perfect Expert to Create a Table

Deleting a Table

Practice Exercise

Lesson 2.2: Working With Rows and Columns

Inserting Columns and Rows

Deleting Columns and Rows

Resizing Columns and Rows

Joining Cells

Splitting Cells

Practice Exercise

Lesson 2.3: Formatting a Table

Rotating Cells

Setting Vertical Alignment

Adding Borders and Fill

Using SpeedFormat

Creating or Deleting a SpeedFormat Style

Practice Exercise

Lesson 2.4: Advanced Table Tasks

Using QuickSum

Creating Formulas

Calculating and Re-Calculating a Formula

Changing the Numeric Formula of a Cell

Converting a Table to Tabbed Text

Converting Tabbed Text to a Table

Practice Exercise

Section 2: Review Questions

SECTION 3: Other Data Tasks

Lesson 3.1: Creating Charts

Anatomy of a Chart

Inserting a Chart

Interface Changes When Working With Charts

Moving and Resizing a Chart

Deleting a Chart

Practice Exercise

Lesson 3.2: Modifying Charts

Changing the Chart Type

Setting Chart Colours and Fonts

Changing the Legend Box

Changing Your Perspective

Practice Exercise

Lesson 3.3: Sorting Data

Using the Sort Dialog

Setting Sort Options

Creating a Custom Sort

Outputting Sort Results to a Disk

Practice Exercise

Lesson 3.4: Using Data From Other Applications

Importing Spreadsheets or Databases

Linking Spreadsheets or Databases

Inserting Other File Types

Inserting an Object

Practice Exercise

Section 3: Review Questions

SECTION 4: Beyond Basic Documents

Lesson 4.1: Mail Merge Basics

Mail Merge Basics

Creating a Data File

Entering Your Data

Using the Mail Merge Toolbar in a Data File

Practice Exercise

Lesson 4.2: Modifying Your Data

Finding Records

Navigating Between Records and Fields

Modifying Field Names

Adding, Deleting, and Editing Records

Practice Exercise

Lesson 4.3: Finalizing the Merge

Creating a Form Document

Adding Merge Fields to Your Document

Adding Merge Codes

Performing the Merge

Creating Envelopes During the Merge

Practice Exercise

Lesson 4.4: Creating an XML Document

Creating a New Document

An Overview of the XML Interface

Publishing to XML

Converting Existing Documents to XML

Practice Exercise

Section 4: Review Questions

SECTION 5: Advanced Topics

Lesson 5.1: Macros

Using Macro Toolbars

Recording a Macro

Playing a Macro

Editing a Macro Within WordPerfect

Deleting a Macro

Using the Visual Basic Editor

Practice Exercise

Lesson 5.2: Using the OfficeReady Browser

Downloading the Browser

Using the Browser

Using Templates From the Browser

Practice Exercise

Lesson 5.3: WordPerfect and Windows

Searching for Files in WordPerfect

Starting WordPerfect when Windows Starts

Windows Clipboard vs. Corel Clipbook

Practice Exercise

Section 5: Review Questions

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