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WordPerfect Office X4 Essential Training
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WordPerfect Office X4 Essential Training

with David Rivers

Video: Welcome

Hi and welcome to Corel WordPerfect Office X4 Essential Training. I am David Rivers. I have been teaching people about the power and the flexibility of WordPerfect for a very long time, since the DOS days of version 4.2 and once again I have to tell you this latest rendition, X4, is the biggest, best, most flexible and compatible version yet. In this title we will get you up and running with WordPerfect Office X4 as we explore many of the new and important features in each of the applications in the suite. We'll begin with the flagship product, WordPerfect, that powerful, compatible yet easy to use word processor for creating dynamic documents that are easy to share with other computer users. Then we hop over to Quattro Pro, a spread-sheet application that's highly compatible with that other application you may be aware of, Microsoft Excel.
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  1. 2m 30s
    1. Welcome
      2m 30s
  2. 44m 47s
    1. The Workspace Selection screen
      4m 8s
    2. A tour of the user interface
      9m 21s
    3. Entering text and using Quick Correct
      5m 57s
    4. Opening files
      5m 19s
    5. Non-printing symbols
      3m 9s
    6. Navigating in WordPerfect
      8m 43s
    7. Saving a file
      8m 10s
  3. 38m 23s
    1. Modifying display settings
      10m 4s
    2. Modifying environment settings
      8m 15s
    3. Modifying file settings
      8m 8s
    4. Application bar settings
      4m 4s
    5. Modifying toolbars and keyboards
      7m 52s
  4. 34m 42s
    1. Selecting text
      4m 25s
    2. Formatting text
      7m 22s
    3. Using Find and Replace
      7m 16s
    4. Using Undo and Redo
      4m 54s
    5. Moving and copying text
      5m 7s
    6. Using reveal codes
      5m 38s
  5. 27m 3s
    1. Using indents
      5m 21s
    2. Setting justification
      4m 7s
    3. Changing line spacing
      3m 17s
    4. Setting tabs
      9m 53s
    5. Using QuickFormat and the Highlighter
      4m 25s
  6. 27m 34s
    1. Changing margins
      6m 50s
    2. Keeping text together
      4m 6s
    3. Numbering pages
      7m 28s
    4. Headers and footers
      6m 25s
    5. Suppressing elements
      2m 45s
  7. 33m 47s
    1. Using the spell checker
      8m 32s
    2. Using Grammatik
      7m 5s
    3. Using the thesaurus
      4m 28s
    4. Using the Oxford Dictionary
      3m 53s
    5. Setting document proofing options
      9m 49s
  8. 13m 14s
    1. Using Print Preview
      5m 55s
    2. Setting print options and printing
      7m 19s
  9. 25m 1s
    1. Creating a bulleted list
      4m 36s
    2. Editing a bulleted list
      9m 12s
    3. Creating a numbered list
      5m 34s
    4. Editing a numbered list
      5m 39s
  10. 44m 25s
    1. Creating tables
      5m 22s
    2. Modifying tables
      10m 0s
    3. Formatting tables
      6m 24s
    4. Doing math in a table
      6m 34s
    5. Creating charts from a table
      3m 37s
    6. Modifying chart data
      4m 17s
    7. Modifying chart appearance
      8m 11s
  11. 15m 53s
    1. Using styles
      5m 12s
    2. Creating styles
      5m 15s
    3. Editing and deleting styles
      5m 26s
  12. 21m 28s
    1. Using the PerfectExpert
      8m 21s
    2. Creating a template
      7m 47s
    3. Editing a template
      5m 20s
  13. 23m 23s
    1. Creating a data file
      7m 13s
    2. Creating a form file
      4m 30s
    3. Merging data and form files
      2m 49s
    4. Merging with envelopes and labels
      8m 51s
  14. 15m 50s
    1. Sorting lines
      6m 29s
    2. Sorting paragraphs
      5m 14s
    3. Sorting tables
      4m 7s
  15. 12m 26s
    1. Creating macros and the Macro toolbar
      4m 52s
    2. Playing a macro
      3m 3s
    3. Editing a macro
      4m 31s
  16. 14m 9s
    1. Working with newspaper columns
      4m 58s
    2. Working with parallel columns
      9m 11s
  17. 52m 51s
    1. Inserting graphics
      7m 53s
    2. Modifying graphics
      9m 51s
    3. Creating TextArt
      8m 50s
    4. Drawing custom graphics
      7m 22s
    5. Creating watermarks
      7m 3s
    6. Creating organization charts
      11m 52s
  18. 45m 47s
    1. Using comments
      6m 31s
    2. Tracking changes
      7m 34s
    3. Sending and faxing documents
      5m 15s
    4. Password-protecting documents
      2m 53s
    5. Importing PDF documents
      6m 58s
    6. Publishing documents to other formats (PDF, HTML)
      7m 0s
    7. Password-protecting PDFs
      3m 21s
    8. Protecting data
      6m 15s
  19. 29m 20s
    1. Creating cross references
      6m 29s
    2. Creating a table of contents
      8m 12s
    3. Creating an index
      6m 36s
    4. Creating footnotes and endnotes
      8m 3s
  20. 17m 32s
    1. Using the Legal toolbar
      3m 55s
    2. Creating pleading styles and documents
      11m 3s
    3. Publishing to EDGAR
      2m 34s
  21. 27m 17s
    1. Exploring the interface
      11m 59s
    2. Entering data
      7m 20s
    3. Opening and saving files
      7m 58s
  22. 32m 54s
    1. Using templates
      6m 55s
    2. Filling cells quickly
      4m 38s
    3. Simple equations
      3m 49s
    4. Using functions
      6m 47s
    5. Protecting data
      6m 30s
    6. Validating data
      4m 15s
  23. 11m 38s
    1. Sorting data
      4m 10s
    2. Filtering data
      3m 2s
    3. Working with cross-tab reports
      4m 26s
  24. 24m 0s
    1. Formatting cells
      6m 55s
    2. Fills, patterns, and borders
      4m 33s
    3. Inserting charts
      7m 17s
    4. Adding graphics
      5m 15s
  25. 9m 47s
    1. Printing spreadsheets
      3m 26s
    2. Exporting to PDF
      3m 52s
    3. Emailing spreadsheets
      2m 29s
  26. 20m 40s
    1. Exploring the interface
      9m 13s
    2. Opening and exploring a presentation
      6m 2s
    3. Saving a presentation
      5m 25s
  27. 43m 39s
    1. Using the PerfectExpert
      8m 43s
    2. Creating a slideshow from scratch
      3m 20s
    3. Adding new slides
      4m 14s
    4. Adding org charts
      7m 15s
    5. Adding data charts
      9m 21s
    6. Adding combinations
      6m 40s
    7. Working with speaker notes
      4m 6s
  28. 40m 18s
    1. Playing a slideshow
      9m 39s
    2. Adding transitions
      4m 41s
    3. Animating objects
      5m 52s
    4. Adding multimedia
      6m 30s
    5. Sharing a slideshow with Show on the Go
      3m 38s
    6. Publishing to PDF
      2m 37s
    7. Sending a slideshow via email
      2m 28s
    8. Printing
      4m 53s
  29. 17m 16s
    1. Exploring the interface
      5m 17s
    2. Using Visual Intelligence with a Quattro Pro file
      6m 59s
    3. Creating reports and presentations
      5m 0s
  30. 19m 39s
    1. Exploring the interface
      5m 14s
    2. Creating folders in Lighting
      2m 34s
    3. Creating and sharing notes and documents
      8m 27s
    4. Opening documents in Lightning
      3m 24s
  31. 34m 48s
    1. Configuring and launching online services
      5m 39s
    2. Online file storage
      9m 0s
    3. The online calendar
      7m 24s
    4. Online contacts
      6m 24s
    5. Online email
      6m 21s
  32. 16m 32s
    1. Exploring the interface
      9m 40s
    2. Modifying the interface
      6m 52s
  33. 12m 40s
    1. Creating a MAIL account
      4m 26s
    2. Modifying and deleting accounts
      2m 47s
    3. Importing email
      2m 59s
    4. Working with signatures
      2m 28s
  34. 31m 37s
    1. Composing a message
      3m 49s
    2. Adding new dictionaries
      4m 23s
    3. Sending attachments
      1m 47s
    4. Printing messages
      3m 6s
    5. Adjusting security settings
      4m 1s
    6. Grouping messages
      5m 10s
    7. Searching mail
      4m 18s
    8. Storing messages
      5m 3s
  35. 15m 39s
    1. Viewing and creating contacts
      6m 39s
    2. Working with distribution lists
      2m 35s
    3. Importing contacts
      2m 20s
    4. Printing contacts
      4m 5s
  36. 19m 49s
    1. Viewing and navigating calendars
      4m 8s
    2. Creating and editing events
      8m 18s
    3. Importing a calendar
      2m 47s
    4. Working with multiple calendars
      4m 36s
  37. 13m 3s
    1. Enabling spam protection
      1m 30s
    2. Adjusting spam protection
      5m 43s
    3. Creating Smart Groups
      5m 50s
  38. 32s
    1. Goodbye
      32s

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WordPerfect Office X4 Essential Training
15h 31m Beginner Apr 29, 2008

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In WordPerfect Office X4 Essential Training, instructor David Rivers demonstrates the new and important features in each of the suite's applications. WordPerfect itself is explored in depth, with a focus on the flexibility and compatibility improvements in this version. David pays particular attention to working with long documents, understanding legal features, and sharing files with users of other office software. He explores the suite's other applications in equal depth: Quattro Pro, for creating spreadsheets; Presentations, for making slideshows; Visual Intelligence, for analyzing and presenting data; Lightning, for taking web-connected notes; MAIL; online services; and more. Exercise files accompany the course.

Topics include:
  • Formatting, proofing, sharing, and printing WordPerfect documents
  • Using tables, charts, templates, and macros
  • Creating and sharing Quattro Pro and Presentations documents
  • Analyzing and converting data into graphical form with Visual Intelligence
  • Taking web-connected notes with Lightning
  • Managing email, contacts, and calendars in MAIL
Subjects:
Business Word Processing
Software:
WordPerfect
Author:
David Rivers

Welcome

Hi and welcome to Corel WordPerfect Office X4 Essential Training. I am David Rivers. I have been teaching people about the power and the flexibility of WordPerfect for a very long time, since the DOS days of version 4.2 and once again I have to tell you this latest rendition, X4, is the biggest, best, most flexible and compatible version yet. In this title we will get you up and running with WordPerfect Office X4 as we explore many of the new and important features in each of the applications in the suite. We'll begin with the flagship product, WordPerfect, that powerful, compatible yet easy to use word processor for creating dynamic documents that are easy to share with other computer users. Then we hop over to Quattro Pro, a spread-sheet application that's highly compatible with that other application you may be aware of, Microsoft Excel.

With Quattro Pro you can organize, analyze report, manage and share important data and financial information, even open and save to the newest file formats from Microsoft Excel. After Quattro Pro, we'll take a peek at Presentations, used for creating attention getting slide shows and like Quattro Pro, it's extremely compatible with the Microsoft equivalent, PowerPoint. Next, it's a brand new feature in WordPerfect Office X4 called Visual Intelligence. Corel Visual Intelligence is an easy to use business intelligence tool that can help you get meaning, insight and results out of complex data by converting your raw data into easy to read charts and graphs that you yourself can then breakdown and examine by category.

Then we move on to WordPerfect Lightning and you can think of Lightning as a web-connected note taking application or digital notebook ideal for bridging the gap between today's desktop and web-based productivity tools. Then finally we move on to WordPerfect MAIL, a built-in email application with outstanding Spam protection and some incredibly powerful search functionality that will help you find information buried by years of Inbox, Contact and even Calendar clutter.

Our Premium subscribers and those of you who have purchased this title on CD-ROM will have access to the exercise files so you can follow along with me. But even without the exercise size files you can still just sit back and learn a lot by watching. Alright, its time to get started and we'll begin with WordPerfect.

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