Migrating from Word 2003 to Word 2010

with David Rivers
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Migrating from Word 2003 to Word 2010
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In Migrating from Word 2003 to Word 2010, David Rivers walks through the switch to Word 2010 and the key differences users need to understand, including the Ribbon interface and changed file formats. This course provides in-depth information on working in a mixed Word environment and dealing with file compatibility issues, and also demonstrates how common Word tasks are performed in Word 2010 in comparison to Word 2003. Exercise files accompany the course.

Topics include:
  • Comparing the Word 2003 and 2010 interfaces
  • Exploring the new Ribbon and Backstage view
  • Searching for content with the Navigation pane
  • Working in a mixed Word environment
  • Dealing with file compatibility issues
  • Changing the default file format
  • Using keyboard shortcuts
  • Understanding Compatibility Mode
  • Inserting screen clips
  • Creating documents with building blocks
  • Converting documents to PDF and XPS files


- Hi and welcome to Migrating from Word 2003 to Word 2010, I'm David Rivers. You know Microsoft has incorporated some major changes and improvements in Word 2010. So, if you plan on migrating from Word 2003, this course will help to make your transition to Word 2010 as smooth and seamless as possible. Now, many of the common tools and commands found in Word 2003, may be performed in a different manner in Word 2010. So we'll be sure to investigate items like the mini-toolbar and customization options, to help you work more efficiently.

And, are designed to give you the tools you need, when you need them. Then, it's on to some of the common features you may be accustomed to using in Word 2003, that have changed in Word 2010. Features, like the one you'll use to create an entire document from document building blocks. And then, there's a new way to translate text on the fly, or even add a screen capture to a document in Word 2010. So, with so many topics to cover, it's time to get started.

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