Workshop Overview

Workshop: Word 2013 Advanced

Participants will learn how to use the advanced features of Word 2013. This workshop is designed to get into the more in-depth features of Word 2013. Participants will be shown a practical way of learning with a hands-on and customizable approach. They will get a chance to experience some of the new features that are offered in Word 2013.


Word 2013 now has the ability to edit PDF files without the need to convert. With Word 2013 you are also provided a new landing screen which makes launching and creating documents easier than ever. A new set of templates and design tools are included with Word 2013. Users are also given an improved interface with an array of powerful tools to help you share your documents through Skydrive!

Word 2013 Advanced

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Workshop Objectives

  • Understand and use views and Word window tasks
  • Perform advanced editing and formatting tasks
  • Insert and format illustrations and pictures
  • Use SmartArt
  • Use tables and special objects such as cover pages and text boxes
  • Use different types of document references, such as an index or table of contents
  • Use translation, language and other review tasks
  • Use comments and tracking

Workshop Outline

Module One: Getting Started

  • Housekeeping Items
  • Pre-Assignment Review
  • Workshop Objectives
  • The Parking Lot
  • Action Plan

Module Two: Working with the Word Window

  • Using Zoom
  • An Overview of Word’s Views
  • Arranging Windows
  • Splitting a Document
  • Using the Navigation Pane
  • Customizing the Ribbon and the Quick Access Toolbar
  • Module Two: Review Questions

Module Three: Advanced Editing and Formatting Tasks

  • Using the Office Clipboard and the Selection Pane
  • Using the Phonetic Guide
  • Using Character Borders and Shading
  • Enclosing characters
  • Using Text Effects
  • Showing Formatting Marks
  • Module Three: Review Questions

Module Four: Working with Illustrations

  • Inserting a Picture from a File
  • Inserting an Online Picture
  • Adding WordArt
  • Drawing Shapes
  • Inserting a Screenshot
  • Moving or Deleting a Picture
  • Module Four: Review Questions

Module Five: Formatting Pictures

  • Using the Picture tools Tab
  • Adding a Border
  • Removing a Picture’s Background
  • Adding Artistic Effects
  • Positioning Pictures and Wrapping Text
  • Module Five: Review Questions

Module Six: Adding SmartArt

  • Inserting SmartArt
  • Adding Text to SmartArt
  • Using the SmartArt Tools Tabs
  • Moving and Deleting SmartArt
  • Using SmartArt Layout Options
  • Module Six: Review Questions
Module Seven: Adding Tables

  • Inserting a Table
  • Adding Text to a Table
  • About the Table Tools Tabs
  • Altering Rows and Columns
  • Applying a Table Style
  • Module Seven: Review Questions

Module Eight: Inserting Special Objects

  • Adding a Cover Page
  • Inserting a Text Box
  • Inserting an App
  • Inserting Online Media
  • Inserting a Database
  • Module Eight: Review Questions

Module Nine: Working with Document References

  • Inserting a Caption
  • Adding a Table of Contents
  • Adding Footnotes, Endnotes, and Citations
  • Managing Sources
  • Inserting a Bibliography
  • Creating an Index
  • Module Nine: Review Questions

Module Ten: Reviewing Your Document

  • Using Define, Thesaurus and Word Count
  • Using Translation Tools
  • Setting Proofing Language and Language Preferences
  • Module Ten: Review Questions

Module Eleven: Using Comments and Tracking

  • Adding a Comment
  • Reviewing Comments
  • Tracking Changes
  • Reviewing Changes
  • Comparing Documents
  • Combining Documents
  • Module Eleven: Review Questions

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up

  • Words from the Wise
  • Parking Lot
  • Action Plans and Evaluations

Duration: 2 Days

Target Audience: All

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