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Learn to use Microsoft Word (Oct)

Wye Learn CIC

Saturday, 29 October 2016 from 09:30 to 13:30 (BST)

Learn to use Microsoft Word (Oct)

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Introduction to Microsoft Word Ended £25.00 £0.00

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Suitable for beginners and those wishing to improve their confidence with using Microsoft Word.

Word Basics

  • Word Overview - the User Interface, Quick Access and Mini Toolbar
  • Standard & Contextual Ribbons
  • The File Tab
  • Status Bar Tools

Usage and Text tools

  • Creating new blank documents
  • Accessing and opening templates to create


  • Saving, closing and opening Documents
  • Understanding non-printing characters
  • Selection techniques (keyboard + mouse)
  • Navigating documents
  • Using Find/Replace
  • Spell Check, Thesaurus

Format Your Document

  • Applying Font formats - Changing font type, size, colour, special effects, character spacing
  • Changing the default font for all new documents
  • Using Paragraph formats - justification, indentation, space before and after Paragraph
  • Line spacing, Widow and orphan control
  • Inserting non breaking hyphens and spaces
  • Applying borders and shading
  • Format Painter
  • Using Cut, Copy and Paste
  • Revealing formatting and Clearing formatting

Bullets & Numbering

  • Turning on Bullets
  • Creating & editing bulleted list styles
  • Changing bullet types and formatting
  • Turning on Numbered Lists
  • Creating your own numbered list style
  • Changing numbering types

Working with Tabs

  • Understanding Tabs
  • Changing the default Tab Stop
  • Setting and manipulating Tab markers on the ruler
  • Setting and manipulating Tab markers in the Tab Dialog box
  • Using leader tabs
  • Using bar tabs
  • Using Tabs in a Document

Setting up your Document

  • Inserting and Deleting page breaks
  • Changing page orientation to Landscape or portrait
  • Viewing Headers and Footers
  • Creating Basic Page numbering
  • Setting Margin Sizes
  • Using Page Borders
  • Inserting a Watermark


  • Printing a Document
  • Setting Print options
  • Previewing a document

Focused Practical Examples and Questions

Throughout the workshop, practical exercises will be given so that learners are able to to try out the features for themselves rather than just having a tutor lead chalk and talk session. 

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Wye Learn
2 Bridge Street
HR4 9DF Hereford
United Kingdom

Saturday, 29 October 2016 from 09:30 to 13:30 (BST)

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