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Word 2013 Power Shortcuts
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Word 2013 Power Shortcuts

with Maria Langer

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You already know the basics of Word 2013. Ready to take your skills to the next level? Unlock the full capabilities of this powerful word processor with advanced tips, tricks, and shortcuts from author Maria Langer. First, explore five tips you should know regardless of how you use Word, including tips for selecting text and changing the document view. Then dive into shortcuts for managing files, entering and editing text, formatting documents, and publishing.

Topics include:
  • Tips for applying styles
  • Clearing all the formatting from a document
  • Opening recent files
  • Changing default saving options
  • Using time-saving keyboard shortcuts
  • Using Quick Parts
  • Enter text quickly with AutoText
  • Using AutoCorrect to automatically enter text
  • Inserting symbols and special characters
  • Rearranging text with the Spike
  • Editing the user dictionary
  • Setting default document options
  • Tips on styles and revealing formatting
  • Creating drop caps
  • Working with hyperlinks
  • Shortcuts for navigating your document
  • Wrapping text around images
  • Tips for page breaks
  • Embedding fonts
  • Adding watermarks
Subjects:
Business Productivity Word Processing
Software:
Office Word
Author:
Maria Langer

Welcome

[MUSIC] Hi, I'm Maria Langer and I'd like to welcome you to Word 2013 Power Shortcuts. In this course, I'll help you get the most out of using Microsoft Word 2013 by sharing some of my favorite power user tips, tricks, and shortcuts. I'll start by telling you about some tips that every Word user should know. Then I'll move on to techniques for working with files, entering and editing text, formatting document contents, and publishing your documents to share them with others.

Each video is a stand-alone lesson to help you move beyond the basics and become more productive and effective using Microsoft Word. Since this course builds upon skills an experienced Word user should already have, to make the most out of this course you'll need a basic understanding of how Microsoft Word works. If you're brand new to Word, you might want to set this course aside for a while and explore some other lynda.com courses first. Word 2013 Essential Training is a good place to start. If you've used a previous version of Word, but Word 2013 is new to you, check out Office 2013 New Features to see what's new.

Then, when you're ready, come on back and dive in here. Ready to take Microsoft Word to the next level? Let's get started.

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