|This is the perfect class for anyone
who knows nothing about Word, or has used Word for a little
while, but needs to learn how to do more. We will take you from
knowing nothing to writing an actual business letter in about an
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First, we show you how to start Microsoft Word, and go over the
different parts of the screen: the title bar, the tool bars, the menu
bar, the document area, and so on.
Then, we'll teach you how to
customize Word to make it a little easier to use. The default
options for Word can be a little odd, so we'll show you how to change
the Zoom Ratio to make the text easier to read. We'll make sure
you're in the correct print layout view, turn the task pane
off, and fix your toolbars so they're easy to work with.
Next, we'll start writing a business letter for a
fictional company. We'll discuss entering text, editing text,
spell-check-on-the-fly, clippy, moving the cursor (the insertion
point) to edit text, backspace v. delete keys, moving around with the
arrow keys, and more. We'll also talk about the on-the-fly
We'll teach you how to split a large
paragraph into two. We'll teach you about non-printable
characters, and how to view them on the screen.
We'll show you how to
insert horizontal lines in your documents, and discuss some of
the AutoComplete options.
In lesson six we'll go over all of the different
ways to format your document. We'll show you how to highlight
(select) text, change the font type, font size, bold,
italics, underline, justification, color, and so on.
teach you how to create bulleted and numbered lists.
We'll even teach you about mail and web hyperlinks.
Next we'll show you how to edit your letter like a
pro using cut, copy, and paste.
We'll also show you
how to move words and paragraphs around without having to use cut and
We'll also teach you about one of the best
features ever to have been added to a program: undo.
We'll cover saving your document to your
hard drive. We'll show you several ways to load your document
back off the disk. We'll also teach you how to save multiple copies
of your document so that you can save different versions.
We'll show you how to print your document
and go over several different printing options.
We'll teach you all about the power of Print
Preview and how you can shrink your document down with just one
click to get rid of those annoying "short" last pages.
Again, this is the perfect all-around program to
teach someone the basic, fundamental features of Word. It is perfect for
new computer users, people new to word processing, secretaries who need
to learn basic letter writing and editing, and anyone who wants to
sharpen their Word skills.