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Word 2003: Level 1

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Class Length: 1 day
Cost: $199

Class Outline:

This course teaches the basic functions and features of Word 2003. Students will learn how to create and edit documents, move and copy text, format characters and paragraphs, create and manage tables, control page layout, and use proofing tools. They'll also learn how to work with Word's integrated Web and e-mail features. This course is approved courseware for Microsoft Office Specialist certification.

Table of Contents:
Unit 1 : Getting started
Topic A: Exploring the Word window
A-1: Starting Word and exploring the program window
Topic B: Creating and saving documents
B-1: Creating a new document
B-2: Entering text and displaying nonprinting characters
B-3: Saving a document by using the Save command
B-4: Saving a document in a new folder
B-5: Setting a Save AutoRecover time
B-6: Closing a document and closing Word
B-7: Renaming a folder
Topic C: Getting Help
C-1: Using the Type a question for help box
C-2: Using the Office Assistant
C-3: Using the Microsoft Word Help task pane

Unit 2 : Editing documents
Topic A: Opening and navigating in documents
A-1: Opening a file
A-2: Using scrollbars to navigate in a document
A-3: Moving in a document
A-4: Using the Go To command to move to a specific page
A-5: Using the Select Browse Object button
A-6: Using Print Layout view
A-7: Using Reading Layout view
Topic B: Automated tasks
B-1: Examining the AutoCorrect feature
B-2: Using the AutoCorrect Options button
B-3: Adding an entry to your AutoCorrect list
B-4: Using AutoText to enter standard text in a letter
B-5: Creating an AutoText entry
B-6: Using AutoFormat to format a document
B-7: Using Click and Type
Topic C: Editing text
C-1: Inserting and deleting text
C-2: Inserting text in different modes
C-3: Inserting the date and time
Topic D: The Undo and Redo commands
D-1: Using the Undo command
D-2: Using the Redo command

Unit 3 : Moving and copying text
Topic A: Selecting text
A-1: Using the mouse to select text
A-2: Using the keyboard to select text
A-3: Using the selection bar to select text
Topic B: Cutting, copying, and pasting text
B-1: Moving text and using Paste Options
B-2: Copying text in a document
B-3: Copying text from one document to another
Topic C: Finding and replacing text
C-1: Searching for a word
C-2: Replacing text in a document

Unit 4 : Formatting characters and paragraphs
Topic A: Character formatting
A-1: Using the Formatting toolbar
A-2: Using the Font dialog box
A-3: Applying character and text effects
A-4: Highlighting text
A-5: Repeating formatting in a document
A-6: Formatting multiple selections simultaneously
A-7: Using the Format Painter
A-8: Using the Reveal Formatting task pane
A-9: Applying character styles
Topic B: Using tabs
B-1: Examining tab stops
B-2: Setting and moving a custom tab stop
B-3: Clearing and setting other types of tabs
B-4: Setting a tab and leader in the Tabs dialog box
Topic C: Paragraph formatting
C-1: Using paragraph alignments
C-2: Applying borders and shading
C-3: Adding bulleted and numbered lists
C-4: Editing bulleted and numbered lists
C-5: Adding an outline numbered list
Topic D: Advanced paragraph formatting
D-1: Setting left and right indents
D-2: Setting a hanging indent
D-3: Comparing new lines and paragraphs
D-4: Setting the space before and after a paragraph
D-5: Setting line spacing for a paragraph

Unit 5 : Creating and managing tables
Topic A: Creating tables
A-1: Creating a table by using the Insert Table dialog box
A-2: Creating a table by using the Insert Table button
A-3: Converting text to a table
Topic B: Working with tables
B-1: Moving in a table
B-2: Selecting table elements
B-3: Entering text in a table
B-4: Formatting text in a table
Topic C: Modifying tables
C-1: Adding rows and columns
C-2: Deleting columns, rows, and an entire table
C-3: Changing the width of a column
C-4: Aligning a table

Unit 6 : Controlling page layout
Topic A: Creating headers and footers
A-1: Exploring the header and footer areas
A-2: Adding information to headers and footers
A-3: Editing headers and footers
Topic B: Working with margins
B-1: Using Print Layout view to adjust margins
B-2: Using the Page Setup dialog box to adjust margins
B-3: Setting page orientation and vertical alignment
B-4: Applying text flow options
Topic C: Working with page breaks
C-1: Adding manual page breaks
C-2: Deleting a page break

Unit 7 : Proofing and printing documents
Topic A: Checking spelling and grammar
A-1: Using the automatic spelling checker
A-2: Checking spelling manually
A-3: Checking grammar
A-4: Finding synonyms and antonyms
Topic B: Previewing and printing documents
B-1: Previewing a document
B-2: Using the Print dialog box

Unit 8 : Web features
Topic A: Saving documents as Web pages
A-1: Previewing a document as a Web page
A-2: Saving a document as a Web page
A-3: Opening an HTML document in a browser
A-4: Opening an HTML document in Word
Topic B: Working with hyperlinks
B-1: Inserting a hyperlink
B-2: Navigating with hyperlinks
B-3: Creating a hyperlink to Excel
Topic C: Mailing documents
C-1: Sending documents via e-mail

Appendix A : Instant messaging
Topic A: Sending and receiving instant messages

Appendix B : Alternative user input
Topic A: Speech recognition
Topic B: Handwriting recognition
Topic C: Working with Office Document Imaging

Appendix C : MOS exam objectives maps
Topic A: Core exam objectives
Topic B: Expert exam objectives

-Explain the Word environment; create, save, and close documents; and use the Help system.

-Control page layout by adding headers and footers, setting page margins, and inserting page breaks.

-Proof a document by using the Spelling and Grammar checks; and preview and print a document.

-Save a Word document as an HTML file; view the HTML file in a browser; insert hyperlinks in documents; and send Word documents via e-mail.