After you master the basics of using Microsoft Word 2016 such as creating, editing, and saving documents; navigating through a document; and printing, you're ready to move on to tackling the more advanced features. These features enable you to create complex and professional documents with a consistent look and feel. They also enable you to automate tedious tasks such as preparing a letter to send to every customer of your organization.
Creating professional-looking documents can help you give your organization a competitive edge. Implementing time-saving features such as document templates and automated mailings helps your organization reduce expenses. Mastering these techniques will make you a valued employee in your organization.
In this course, you will learn to create and modify complex documents and use tools that allow you to customize those documents.
- Organize content using tables and charts.
- Customize formats using styles and themes.
- Insert content using quick parts.
- Use templates to automate document formatting.
- Control the flow of a document.
- Simplify and manage long documents.
- Use mail merge to create letters, envelopes, and labels.
Lesson 1: Organizing Content Using Tables and Charts
Topic A: Sort Table Data
Topic B: Control Cell Layout
Topic C: Perform Calculations in a Table
Topic D: Create a Chart
Topic E: Add an Excel Table to a Word Document (Optional)
Lesson 2: Customizing Formats Using Styles and Themes
Topic A: Create and Modify Text Styles
Topic B: Create Custom List or Table Styles
Topic C: Apply Document Themes
Lesson 3: Inserting Content Using Quick Parts
Topic A: Insert Building Blocks
Topic B: Create and Modify Building Blocks
Topic C: Insert Fields Using Quick Parts
Lesson 4: Using Templates to Automate Document Formatting
Topic A: Create a Document Using a Template
Topic B: Create and Modify a Template
Topic C: Manage Templates with the Template Organizer
Lesson 5: Controlling the Flow of a Document
Topic A: Control Paragraph Flow
Topic B: Insert Section Breaks
Topic C: Insert Columns
Topic D: Link Text Boxes to Control Text Flow
Lesson 6: Simplifying and Managing Long Documents
Topic A: Insert Blank and Cover Pages
Topic B: Insert an Index
Topic C: Insert a Table of Contents
Topic D: Insert an Ancillary Table
Topic E: Manage Outlines
Topic F: Create a Master Document
Lesson 7: Using Mail Merge to Create Letters, Envelopes, and Labels
Topic A: The Mail Merge Feature
Topic B: Merge Envelopes and Labels
Appendix A: Microsoft Office Word 2016 Exam 77-725
Appendix B: Microsoft Office Word 2016 Expert Exam 77-726
Appendix C: Microsoft Word 2016 Common Keyboard Shortcuts
To ensure your success in this course, you should have end-user skills with any current version of Windows, including being able to start programs, switch between programs, locate saved files, close programs, and access websites using a web browser. In addition, you should be able to navigate and perform common tasks in Word, such as opening, viewing, editing, and saving documents; formatting text and paragraphs; format the overall appearance of a page; and create lists and tables. To meet these prerequisites, you can take any one or more of the following Logical Operations courses:
- Microsoft Office Word 2016: Part 1
- Using Microsoft Windows 10 or Microsoft Windows 10: Transition from Windows 7
This course is designed for students who wish to use Microsoft Word to create and modify complex documents and use tools that allow them to customize those documents.