Word 2010 Level 3: Advanced Topics
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COURSE COST: $295.00*

COURSE TIMES: 9:00am - 4:30pm

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This course covers the advanced features of Microsoft Word 2010 for individuals who need to work with styles, TOC's, indexes, bookmarks, hyperlinks, tracking, and graphics. Students will learn how to apply styles, create forms, use form fields, add graphics, and work with large documents.


Recommended for experienced Microsoft Word users who want to master advanced features.

As a prerequisite for this course, we strongly recommend that students attend Word 2010 Level 1 and Level 2 or possess equivalent knowledge.


*Course Cost listed does not include the cost of courseware or lunch, required in your registration. Please refer to your Enrollment Sales Order or Invoice for the additional cost. If you have any questions, please contact us (learn@vtec.org or 207-775-0244).


1. Advanced Styles - Taking Styles to the Next Level
a) The Power of Word Styles
b) Creating Styles Two Different Ways
c) Modifying the Normal Template
d) Linking Styles
e) Using the Organizer Provides Real Efficiency
f) Removing Styles from the Normal Template
g) Adding Styles to Another Document
h) Using the Style Area for Troubleshooting Styles
i) Printing Styles for Your Reference

2. Creating an Electronic Form in Word
a) Word Electronic Forms vs Printed Forms
b) Components of a Word Form
c) Text Fields
d) Check Box Fields
e) Drop-down Fields
f) Accessing the Forms Features
g) Creating an Electronic Form with a Table
h) Creating the Various Components of a Form
i) Form's Shading Feature and Reset Form Fields
j) Form's Protection Feature
k) Form's Protection Feature Procedure
l) Saving the Form as a Template

3. Table of Contents - Quickly Creating TOC in Your Document
a) The Components of a Table of Contents (TOC)
b) A Table of Contents is Based on Styles
c) Creating a Table of Contents
d) Creating a TOC using the Default Styles
e) Utilizing the Style Area for a TOC
f) Formatting the General Look of a TOC
g) Editing the Word File and Updating the TOC
h) Showing Different Levels in a TOC
i) Replacing the TOC in a Document
j) Creating a TOC using User Defined Styles
k) Properly Replacing the TOC Levels
l) Adding Text to the TOC

4. Creating a Word Index
a) Creating Word Indexes for a Document
b) Marking the Index Entries
c) Marking Entries Results in Field Codes
d) Options Available When Marking Entries
e) Marking Entries with the Keyboard Command
f) Formatting the Look of the Index
g) Editing the Indexes and Updating the TOC
h) Adding a Subentry to an Index

5. Bookmarks - Efficiently Moving in a Large Document
a) Advantages of Using Bookmarks
b) Adding a Bookmark
c) Locating Bookmarks
d) Bookmarks for Specific Locations, Text or Objects
e) Showing the Bookmark Invisible Character

6. Hyperlinks - Maximizing Your Navigation
a) Hyperlinking in a Word Document
b) Creating a Hyperlink
c) Hyperlinking and the Control Key
d) Linking to Another Word Document
e) Linking to an Excel Workbook
f) Linking to a Web Site
g) Linking to a Bookmark

7. Tracking - Tracking Changes to a Document
a) The Track Changes Feature in Word
b) An Overview of Tracking
c) Different Ways to Turn On the Tracking Feature
d) The Reviewing Toolbar / Review Tab
e) Visual Changes Associated with the Tracking
f) Insertions are Underlined
g) Deletions have Strikethrough
h) Markups in Draft View Appear in the Text Line
i) Markups in Print Layout View Appear in Balloons
j) Multiple Reviewers Get Unique Color Codes
k) Accepting & Rejecting Changes Controlled by Document Owner
l) Properly Restricting Edits to Tracked Changes

8. Controlling Graphics in Word and Drawing Tips
a) Using Graphics and Drawing in Your Word Documents
b) Working with Dropped Capital Letters
c) Controlling Graphics with the Text Wrap Feature
d) Drawing in Word Using Various Tools
e) Text Boxes Provide More Versatility
f) Grouping and Ungrouping Objects
g) Utilizing Screen Shots in Your Documentation
h) Using SmartArt