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Microsoft Word 2013

Video Description

In this Microsoft Word 2013 training course, expert trainer Guy Vaccaro teaches you how to use this popular word processing software. You will learn the basics of creating and formatting documents in Word, and how to use the most popular tools that Microsoft makes available to you in the 2013 release. This tutorial is designed for the absolute beginner and no prior experience in Microsoft Word is required.
Guy will show you how to create and format your Word 2013 documents in short, easy to understand videos. Using the working files that are provided, you will be able to practice the lessons throughout this Word 2013 tutorial, re-enforcing what you learn. Some of the topics that are covered include; setting document properties, adding headers and footers, protecting your documents, formatting your text, working with tables, using Autotext and creating a Mail Merge. You will also learn how to add shapes, images and even charts to your documents. Finally, Guy will show you how to publish your document to the web and even how to edit it online!
Once you have completed this Microsoft Word 2013 video training course, you will be familiar with the features most used on a day to day bases. You will be capable creating and formatting both simple and complex Word documents either for personal use, or in a professional environment.

Table of Contents

  1. Getting Started
    1. Welcome To Word 2013 00:03:59
    2. Word 2013 Interface Tour 00:06:51
    3. Available Views And Document Navigation 00:05:46
    4. Account Options And SkyDrive 00:02:49
    5. New Resume Reading 00:01:59
    6. The Quick Access Toolbar 00:04:08
    7. Using The Working Files 00:02:12
  2. Creating Documents
    1. Creating A New Document With Or Without A Template 00:04:45
    2. Entering Text Into A Word Document 00:03:14
    3. Save And Save As 00:06:04
    4. Opening An Existing Document 00:02:55
    5. Saving The Document For People Without Word 2013 00:04:16
    6. Setting Altering Document Properties 00:03:31
    7. Using The Non-Printing Characters 00:03:22
    8. Password Protection To Open And Or Modify A Document 00:05:20
    9. Restricting Editing For Parts Of A Word Document 00:04:31
    10. Recently Used Documents And Folders 00:05:12
  3. Working With Word Documents
    1. How To Select Text 00:05:06
    2. Deleting Text 00:02:16
    3. Undo And Redo Options 00:05:36
    4. Inserting A Space, Line, Or Break 00:05:36
    5. Inserting Mathematical Symbols And Special Characters 00:04:28
    6. Changing Typeface Font Size And Case 00:05:20
    7. Make Text Important With Bold, Italics, Or Underlining 00:03:43
    8. Highlighting, Strikethrough, Superscript, And Subscript 00:04:17
    9. Paragraph Alignment And Indentation 00:05:32
    10. Paragraph Spacing And Controlling Indents 00:06:49
    11. The Format Painter In Action 00:05:16
    12. Paragraph Borders And Background Colour 00:06:23
    13. Bullets And Numbering 00:06:16
    14. Customizing Bullet Shapes And Numbers 00:07:15
    15. Cut, Copy, And Paste In So Many Ways 00:06:55
    16. Finding And Replacing Text 00:09:05
    17. Checking Your Spelling And Grammar 00:07:04
  4. Page Setup And Print Preview
    1. Paper Size, Orientation, And Margins 00:05:25
    2. Controlling Hyphenation 00:04:27
    3. Page Watermarks 00:03:45
    4. Page Borders And Background Colours 00:06:14
    5. Combined Preview, Print, And Setup 00:05:09
    6. Printing Part Of A Document 00:02:22
  5. Tables
    1. Inserting And Removing A Table 00:05:27
    2. Entering Data And Adding Or Removing Rows And Columns 00:04:13
    3. Increase And Decrease Row Height And Column Width 00:04:20
    4. Merging And Splitting Table Cells 00:04:39
    5. Adding Colours To Tables 00:04:34
    6. Formatting Cell Borders 00:05:24
    7. Cell Margin Text Alignment And Direction 00:06:13
    8. Aligning And Text Wrapping A Table In A Document 00:05:41
  6. AutoText
    1. Create, Save, And Use An AutoText Entry 00:05:08
    2. Editing Or Deleting An AutoText Entry 00:03:13
  7. Advanced Paragraph Formatting
    1. Applying And Using Multilevel Bullets 00:06:39
    2. Define Your Own Multilevel List 00:07:45
    3. Using Drop Caps For Effect 00:04:34
    4. Default Tab Stops And Adding Your Own 00:06:18
    5. Two Clever Tabs: Decimal And Bar 00:04:41
    6. Using The Tab Dialog Box 00:04:53
    7. Use Of Tab Leaders 00:03:36
    8. Using Columns In A Word Document 00:06:09
    9. Adding And Removing A Column Break 00:03:17
    10. Use Of Themes 00:05:57
  8. Automatic Features
    1. Overview Of AutoCorrect 00:08:33
    2. Disable Or Undo An AutoCorrect Feature 00:06:12
    3. Adding And Removing Words From The AutoCorrect List 00:05:34
  9. Header And Footers
    1. Adding A Header Or Footer 00:06:44
    2. Editing A Header Or Footer 00:06:53
    3. Using Different Headers And Footers On Page One 00:03:02
    4. Different Headers And Footers On Odd And Even Pages 00:04:54
    5. Page Numbering Customization 00:03:51
  10. Advanced Tables
    1. Tabs Within Tables 00:03:52
    2. Adding A Formula To A Table 00:05:39
    3. Refresh A Formula Result And View The Formula 00:04:08
    4. Editing Formulas And Deactivating Formulas 00:06:21
    5. Repeating Column Headings On Multiple Pages 00:03:20
    6. Control Whether A Row Splits Across A Page Boundary 00:05:27
    7. Sorting Columns Of Data In Word 00:07:02
  11. Mail Merge
    1. What Is Mail Merge 00:02:18
    2. Step By Step Mail Merge 00:09:35
    3. Mail Merge From Data Held In Word 00:06:07
    4. Mail Merge From Data Held In Excel 00:05:51
    5. Changing The Source Data File 00:03:41
    6. Address Blocks And Greeting Lines 00:04:59
    7. Filter And Sort The Data Before Merging 00:07:25
    8. Reconnecting A Moved Data Source 00:03:17
    9. Ignoring Duplicates In The Mailing Data 00:03:50
    10. Editing The Data Source From Within Word 00:05:54
    11. Dynamic Mail Merge With If Fields 00:05:00
    12. Mail Merge To Labels 00:06:24
    13. Mail Merge To Email 00:06:34
  12. SmartArt, Images, And The Drawing Tools
    1. Inserting A Shape 00:05:53
    2. Resize, Move, Rotate, And Delete Existing Shapes 00:05:23
    3. Adding Text Boxes And Text To Existing Shapes 00:03:50
    4. Styling And Formatting Your Shape 00:07:24
    5. Shape Layers And Groups 00:06:32
    6. Interaction Of Text And Shapes 00:06:13
    7. Exploring WordArt 00:05:26
    8. Inserting Images From The Web Or Your Computer 00:06:27
    9. Formatting An Inserted Image 00:06:49
    10. Exploring The Image Crop Tool 00:05:24
    11. Using SmartArt Graphics 00:08:15
    12. Full Or Part Screen Capture 00:02:28
    13. Image Transparency 00:03:53
  13. Charts
    1. Inserting A Chart 00:06:07
    2. Customizing Chart Elements 00:05:41
    3. Change Chart Type And Apply Styles 00:06:10
    4. Filtering And Editing The Data 00:03:50
    5. Handling Pie Charts 00:06:51
  14. Word To The Web
    1. Editing Word Documents Online 00:04:53
    2. Blog Publishing With Word 00:06:18
    3. Publish Word Documents On Social Networks 00:07:08
    4. Using The New Office Apps 00:06:21
  15. Conclusion
    1. Edit PDFs In Word 00:04:35
    2. About The Author 00:01:27
    3. Onwards And Upwards 00:03:54