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Word 2013 Essential Training

with David Rivers

Video: Welcome

Teaches you the basics of working with documents in Word 2013, from creating and editing to formatting text.
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  1. 1m 47s
    1. Welcome
      1m 7s
    2. Using the exercise files
  2. 29m 15s
    1. Launching Word and touring the interface
      5m 37s
    2. Opening, closing, and reading documents
      4m 32s
    3. Using the new bookmark feature
      2m 19s
    4. Creating new documents with templates
      6m 5s
    5. Saving documents
      3m 41s
    6. Opening and editing PDF documents
      3m 5s
    7. Printing documents
      3m 56s
  3. 18m 22s
    1. Inserting new text
      2m 19s
    2. Selecting text with the mouse or keyboard
      2m 45s
    3. Rearranging text with Cut, Copy, and Paste
      4m 0s
    4. Finding and replacing text
      6m 13s
    5. Undoing and redoing actions
      3m 5s
  4. 19m 51s
    1. Introduction to fonts
      5m 44s
    2. Choosing the right font and font style
      6m 37s
    3. Changing text case
      2m 27s
    4. Adding pizzazz with special text effects
      5m 3s
  5. 21m 35s
    1. Changing paragraph alignment and justification
      3m 32s
    2. Adjusting line spacing
      5m 39s
    3. Keeping text together across page breaks
      3m 29s
    4. Applying paragraph shading and borders
      3m 11s
    5. Using tab stops and indents
      5m 44s
  6. 24m 36s
    1. Changing page size, margins, and orientation
      6m 44s
    2. Using headers, footers, and page numbers
      7m 24s
    3. Organizing a document with sections
      4m 54s
    4. Adding page backgrounds, borders, and watermarks
      5m 34s
  7. 18m 41s
    1. Applying a theme to a document
      3m 38s
    2. Applying Quick Styles to text
      5m 48s
    3. Creating your own Quick Styles
      5m 15s
    4. Restricting formatting to a selection of styles
      4m 0s
  8. 15m 59s
    1. Creating a bulleted or numbered list
      4m 42s
    2. Changing the format of a bulleted or numbered list
      4m 51s
    3. Creating levels in a list
      2m 40s
    4. Creating a multilevel list with styles
      3m 46s
  9. 32m 11s
    1. Creating new tables from scratch
      4m 43s
    2. Converting existing text to a table
      2m 7s
    3. Formatting table appearance
      5m 17s
    4. Using Quick Tables
      2m 45s
    5. Adding and removing columns and rows
      3m 48s
    6. Sorting data in a table
      2m 27s
    7. Merging and splitting cells
      2m 55s
    8. Converting a table to text
      2m 28s
    9. Inserting an Excel table
      5m 41s
  10. 47m 54s
    1. Illustrating with pictures, shapes, and clip art
      4m 37s
    2. Positioning and cropping graphics
      6m 24s
    3. Using a table to organize text and graphics
      5m 6s
    4. Applying special effects to graphics
      4m 4s
    5. Adjusting photos in a document
      5m 21s
    6. Illustrating with WordArt
      4m 32s
    7. Inserting online video into a document
      2m 30s
    8. Diagraming with SmartArt
      6m 49s
    9. Inserting screenshots
      2m 34s
    10. Inserting a chart
      5m 57s
  11. 19m 7s
    1. Creating a macro
      3m 28s
    2. Finding and running a macro
      2m 56s
    3. Editing a macro
      2m 28s
    4. What are building blocks?
      4m 58s
    5. Creating and saving Quick Parts
      5m 17s
  12. 13m 7s
    1. Checking spelling and grammar
      4m 10s
    2. Setting proofing and autocorrect options
      4m 31s
    3. Using the thesaurus, research, and translation tools
      4m 26s
  13. 15m 10s
    1. Inserting and reviewing comments
      3m 23s
    2. Tracking changes and showing markup
      6m 58s
    3. Comparing and combining documents
      4m 49s
  14. 17m 44s
    1. Getting documents ready for sharing
      5m 43s
    2. Saving documents to SkyDrive
      4m 15s
    3. Sending documents via email
      2m 24s
    4. Password protecting a document
      1m 49s
    5. Restricting editing for part or all of a document
      3m 33s
  15. 14m 5s
    1. Changing general settings
      2m 42s
    2. Changing advanced settings
      4m 24s
    3. Customizing the Ribbon
      4m 17s
    4. Customizing the Quick Access Toolbar
      2m 42s
  16. 24s
    1. What's next?

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Word 2013 Essential Training
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Start building better documents with Microsoft Word. In this course, author David Rivers teaches you the basics of creating, editing, and formatting documents in Word 2013. Discover how to leverage templates and building blocks to create a stylish document with instant purpose; collaborate with other writers and editors; create numbered and bulleted lists; and work with tables. Plus, learn to automate these tasks with macros, and use the proofing tools in Word to check spelling and grammar and more.

Topics include:
  • Creating new documents
  • Saving documents and document versions
  • Editing PDFs in Word
  • Cutting, copying, and pasting text
  • Finding and replacing text
  • Undoing mistakes
  • Adjusting paragraph and page formatting
  • Applying themes and styles to documents
  • Illustrating with pictures, shapes, and clip art
  • Creating and saving macros and Quick Parts
  • Checking spelling and grammar
  • Tracking changes and inserting comments
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Hi, and welcome to Word 2013 Essential Training. I am David Rivers. Word has gone through a major makeover, and in this course, we'll see everything you need to know to work efficiently, and be productive with this latest version of the world's most popular word processing software from Microsoft. We'll begin with a quick tour of the brand new user interface to get you comfortable in this new environment, and explore new items, like the bookmark feature that remembers where you left off in a document before you closed it, and takes you back to that spot the next time you open it.

We'll see how to improve your productivity by using styles, and themes, and then we'll explore creating lists. Then it's on the topics for making your documents sizzle. We'll examine ways to illustrate a document with images, special effects, and more. We'll explore reviewing techniques using document markup, and then we'll examine a variety of ways to share these documents with others, like using the cloud by saving them to SkyDrive. We have a lot to cover, so let's get started with Word 2013 Essential Training.

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