|This course picks up where
Word 101 left off. We'll be creating a
business document in this course. Specifically, we'll be creating a
"computer tips" document to give to the customers of our fictional
company, PCResale.NET. We'll begin class by creating that
document, or you can download a copy of the text from our Web site.
We'll learn some powerful formatting techniques,
such as how to use the Format Painter to quickly copy formats
from one area of the document to another.
You will learn how to search your documents
and substitute text using the Find and Replace feature.
We'll see how to format our paragraphs, and change
the Line Spacing in our documents; make them double-spaced,
single-spaced, or odd multiples like 1.5 spaced.
You will see how to insert Page Breaks in
your document, both by using the menu bar, and with a cool keyboard
We'll see how to automatically number our
You will learn how to put a Header and Footer
on all of the pages of your documents.
We'll learn all about Page Setup, adjusting
your Page Margins, and how to change the Orientation of
your page (Portrait v. Landscape).
You will learn how to insert Footnotes into
your document, and how to make Word automatically keep them in order.
We'll teach you how to turn off the annoying
Spelling and Grammar checker that constantly runs in the background
(I don't like it - I'll tell you why in class).
You will learn how to run a manual Spell Check
and Grammar Check. We'll go through all of the different options
- like how Ignore, Ignore All, and Add to Dictionary
are all different, and when to use them.
We'll also take a few minutes to learn how to use
Word's built-in Thesaurus to find synonyms and antonyms.
Next, you'll learn all about Graphics.
We'll show you how to insert Clip Art into your documents. We'll
teach you all about different Text Wrap options (so the text
wraps smoothly around your image). You will learn how to move and
You will learn how to insert graphics and
images you have stored on your hard drive (saved from your scanner,
digital camera, or any other source) into your Word documents.
We'll see how to create cool text effects using
You will learn how to insert cool AutoShapes
such as Stars, Banners, Rectangles, Ovals, and more into your
document... and put text in them.
Finally, you'll learn how to work with different
toolbars, turn on the ones you want, and disable the ones you don't
This is a great "next step" for someone who knows
a little bit about Word, has taken our Word 101 course, and wants
to learn more. This is also a great course to take if you have
been using Word for some time and want to pick up a few new tips and
tricks, especially with regards to document formatting and