Word 2010 Level 2: Intermediate Topics
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COURSE TIMES: 9:00am - 4:30pm

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Microsoft Word 2010 is a sophisticated word processing program that helps you quickly and efficiently author and format all the business and personal documents you are ever likely to need. Office 2010 builds on previous versions to provide an even better, more powerful tool for word processing.

This course teaches Word users how to tap into the tools and features of Word 2010 to get the most out of the software to save valuable time. Students will learn how to create and control section breaks, work with tables, merge information and contacts, apply styles and create and modify templates.


Completion of Word 2010 Level 1: Introduction to Word or equivalent knowledge is required.


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1. Building Blocks - It will definitely save you time
a) What are Building Blocks?
b) Building Block Entries Provided by Microsoft
c) Create Your Own Building Block Entries-great timesaver
d) Different Ways to Access your Building Block Entries
e) Modifying and Replacing a Building Block Entry
f) Deleting an Building Block Entry
g) Using a Graphic as an Building Block Entry

2. Styles - Your organization should be using them
a) Styles are one of the most powerful underutilized features in Word
b) What are Word Styles?
c) Benefits of Using Word Styles to You
d) Applying and Using Styles
e) Microsoft Word's Normal Style
f) Styles Provided by Microsoft Word - Default Styles
g) Create Your Own Custom Styles - User Defined Styles
h) Modifying Styles
i) Deleting Styles
j) Adding Styles to a Specific Document
k) Adding Styles to the Normal Template

3. Tables - Great Way to Organize Information
a) Multiple Ways to Create a Table
b) Quickly Creating Large Tables
c) Repeating the Titles on Large Tables
d) Converting Tabbed Text to a Table
e) Working with Table Data and Formatting
f) Controlling Borders and Gridlines
g) Aligning Tables
h) Tables and Sorting Information

4. Mail Merging - Efficiently Creating Many Letters
a) Creating a Mail Merge Document
b) The Components of a Mail Merge
c) Creating the Main Document
d) Modifying the Main Document
e) Using the Address Block and Greeting Line
f) Working with the Data Source
g) Performing the Mail Merge
h) Printing and Savings Considerations when Merging
i) Things to Know When Redoing a Mail Merge
j) Merging Addresses Into Mailing Labels

5. Introduction to Templates
a) Using Microsoft Word's Ready Made Templates
b) Using Word Templates
c) Creating Your Own Templates
d) Modifying Your Templates
e) Replacing Your Templates
f) Saving Templates in Word
g) Word Templates have an Extension of .dotx
h) Creating a Special Tab for your Templates

6. Sections - Allow for Greater Formatting Options in a Document
a) Sections Allow for More Formatting Flexibility
b) Different Kinds of Section Breaks
c) Using Sections to Change Page Orientation
d) Using Sections to Change Margins
e) Using Sections for Newspaper Columns