Corel WordPerfect 12 - Foundation Course Outline

Corel WordPerfect 12 - Foundation

SECTION 1: Starting Out

Lesson 1.1: Opening Corel WordPerfect 12

Opening Corel WordPerfect 12

Interface Overview

Using Menus and QuickMenus

Using Toolbars

Using Dialog Boxes

Closing WordPerfect

Practice Exercise

Lesson 1.2: More About Toolbars

Using the WordPerfect 12 Toolbar

Using the Property Bar

Showing or Hiding Toolbars

Customizing Toolbars

Adding, Removing, and Resetting Toolbars

Practice Exercise

Lesson 1.3: Creating and Selecting Text

Typing Text

About Selecting Text

Selecting Text with the Mouse

Selecting Text with the Keyboard

Using the Menu to Select Text

Tips and Tricks

Practice Exercise

Lesson 1.4: Working With Text

Cutting, Copying, and Pasting Text

Using Drag and Drop

Insert Mode vs. Typeover Mode

Using Undo and Redo

Practice Exercise

Lesson 1.5: Working With Your Document

Saving a File for the First Time

Saving a Document for the Second Time

Opening a File

Closing a Document

Practice Exercise

Lesson 1.6: Finding Help

Using the Help Menu and Help Topics

Using the Corel TUTOR

Getting Specialized Help

Using Contextual Help

Using "What's This?"

Practice Exercise

Section 1: Review Questions

SECTION 2: Navigating and Formatting Your Document

Lesson 2.1: Basic Navigation

Navigating Using Your Cursor

Navigating Using the Scroll Bars

Navigating Using Your Keyboard

Navigating Using the Toolbar

Practice Exercise

Lesson 2.2: Using WordPerfect's Tools To Navigate Through Your Document

Using the Object Browser

Using the Go To Dialog Box

Using the Find Dialog Box

Finding and Replacing Words

Practice Exercise

Lesson 2.3: Using Fonts on the Property Bar

Setting a Font Face and Size

Adding Bold, Underline, and Italics

Changing Font Colour

Using the QuickFonts Button

Using Highlighting

Changing Text's Case

Practice Exercise

Lesson 2.4: Using the Fonts Dialog Box

Selecting a Font Face and Size

Setting Colour and Shading

Setting Position and Relative Size

Choosing Your Font's Appearance

Setting Default Fonts

Practice Exercise

Lesson 2.5: Advanced Font Tasks

Selecting Underline Styles and Colours

Embedding Fonts

Adding Fills or Borders

Adding Drop Caps

Practice Exercise

Lesson 2.6: Changing Text's Position

Using Left, Right, or Centre Alignment

Using Full or All Justification

Setting Line Spacing

Setting Paragraph Spacing

Inserting a Page Break

Using Indents

Practice Exercise

Lesson 2.7: Advanced Text Positioning

All About the Ruler

Basics of Using Tabs

Setting and Removing Tabs Using the Ruler

Setting and Removing Tabs Using the Tabs Dialog Box

Basics of Margins

Adjusting Margins Using the Ruler

Practice Exercise

Section 2: Review Questions

SECTION 3: Polishing Your Document

Lesson 3.1: Language Tools

Checking Spelling and Grammar as You Type

Using Prompt-As-You-Go

Performing a Spell Check

Using Grammatik

Using the Thesaurus

Using the Dictionary

Practice Exercise

Lesson 3.2: Projects

Opening a Project

Using a Project

Creating a Template

Organizing Projects

Practice Exercise

Lesson 3.3: Other Pre-Formatted Documents

Using the PerfectExpert

Creating Envelopes From a Menu

Creating Labels from a Menu

Practice Exercise

Lesson 3.4: Using Timesaving Tools

Inserting the Date and Time

Inserting Symbols

Using QuickWords

Using QuickCorrect

Using Smart Quotes

Practice Exercise

Lesson 3.5: Using Page Numbers

Inserting Page Numbers

Forcing Pages

Suppressing Page Numbers

Removing Page Numbers

Inserting Line Numbers

Practice Exercise

Lesson 3.6: Adding Pictures

Inserting ClipArt

Inserting a Picture From a File

Reshaping and Resizing Graphics

Positioning Pictures Using the QuickMenu

Ordering and Flipping Pictures

Adding a Border

Practice Exercise

Section 3: Review Questions

SECTION 4: Finishing Your Document

Lesson 4.1: Viewing Your Document

Using the Page View

Using Draft View

Using Two Page View

Using Zoom

Practice Exercise

Lesson 4.2: Using Print Preview

Opening Print Preview

Using the Print Preview Bar

Using Make it Fit

Practice Exercise

Lesson 4.3: Printing Your Document

Printing Commands

Setting Main Printing Options

Setting Layout Options

Setting Advanced Options

Practice Exercise

Lesson 4.4: Working With Multiple Documents

Switching Between Documents

Arranging Document Windows

Moving Text Between Documents

Saving Text in a Separate File

Inserting Documents

Practice Exercise

Section 4: Review Questions

SECTION 5: WordPerfect and Other Programs

Lesson 5.1: Sending Your Document Elsewhere

Publishing to PDF

E-Mailing Your Document

Faxing Your Document

Practice Exercise

Lesson 5.2: Creating a Web Page

How HTML Changes Your Document

Previewing a File in Your Browser

Publishing to HTML

Practice Exercise

Lesson 5.3: WordPerfect and Microsoft Office

Making WordPerfect Look Like Microsoft Office

Opening Office Documents with WordPerfect

Saving Office Files in WordPerfect

Known Issues When Converting From Office to WordPerfect

Using Outlook Contacts in WordPerfect

Practice Exercise

Section 5: Review Questions


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