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Book a CourseWord 2002-2003

Introduction Level Course


This course aims to enhance computer productivity by providing skills to use Word to create a great variety of documents.  It is designed to introduce the participant to the techniques and concepts associated with using Word.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completing this course, participants will be able to:

  • access and exit Word for Windows; create, change and print documents.
  • format text and paragraphs in a variety of ways
  • work with tab to tabulate numeric and text data.


  • Participants must have a basic understanding of Windows.

Course Content

Getting Help
Accessing On-Line help
Office Assistant
  Office Assistant Tips
Microsoft Word Help
What’s This?
Getting Started
What is Word Processing?
  What is Word ?
Starting Word
The Word Screen
Choosing Menu Commands
  Choosing Commands with the Mouse
  Choosing Commands with the Keyboard
Choosing Toolbar Buttons
Working with Dialog Boxes
  Using the Mouse within Dialog Boxes
  Using the Keyboard within Dialog Boxes
Shortcut Menus
Exiting Word
Creating a Document
  Keying in Text
  Click and Type
Naming and Saving a File
Entering Document Properties
  Using the File, Save Command
Closing a Document Window
Open Dialog box
Opening an Existing File
  Opening a Recently Edited Document
Data Entry
Navigating your Document
  Navigating with the Mouse
To Position the Insertion Point
  Using the Cursor Movement Keys
Highlighting Text
  Highlighting Text using the Mouse
  Turning the Highlight off
Viewing Non-Printing Characters
Basic Editing Techniques
  Inserting New Text
  Deleting Existing Text
  Using the Undo Command
Copying and Moving Test
Using the Clipboard
  To Copy Text using the Clipboard
  To Cut Text using the Clipboard
  Copying and Moving Text Without the Clipboard
Character Formatting
Using the Font Dialog Box
  Using the Task Pane for Formatting
  Removing all Character Formatting
Using the Repeat Command
Changing Case
Paragraph Formatting
Selecting Text within Paragraphs
Using the Paragraph Dialog Box
  Using the Task Pane
Indenting text
  Using Hanging Indents
Line and Page Breaks Tab
Applying Bullets and Numbers
  Stopping and Removing Bullets and Numbering
Applying Borders and Shading to Text
  To place a Horizontal Line across a Page
  Page Border
  Applying Borders using the Toolbar
Checking Spelling and Grammar
  Checking the Spelling of a Word
  Spell Checking using a Shortcut Menu
  Checking the Spelling of your Whole Document
  Checking Grammar
Using Find and Replace
Printing and Page Setup
Printing a Document
  Selecting a Printer
Previewing a Document
Printing a Document
Changing the Screen View
Using the Page Setup Command
Adding Headers and Footers
  Creating a Header
  Creating a Footer
Working with Tabs
Setting Tabs Using the Ruler
Setting Tabs Using the Format Tab Dialog Box
Using Tab Leaders
Duration 1 day (9:00 am - 4:30 pm)
Venue 3-5 Bennett Street (Gr. Fl.)
East Perth WA 6004
Telephone 08 9221 0688
Facsimile 08 9221 0687

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