About this Course

If you use Microsoft Word 2011 on a regular basis, then once you have mastered the basic skills, the next step is to improve your proficiency. To do so, you can customise and automate the way Microsoft Word 2011 works for you.

You can also improve the quality of your work by enhancing your documents with customised Microsoft Word 2011 elements. In this course, you will create complex documents in Microsoft Word 2011 by adding components such as, customised lists, tables, charts, and graphics. You will also create personalised Microsoft Word 2011 efficiency tools.

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Lesson 1: Managing Lists

  • Topic 1A: Sort a List
  • Topic 1B: Renumber a List
  • Topic 1C: Customise a List

Lesson 2: Customising Tables and Charts

  • Topic 2A: Sort Table Data
  • Topic 2B: Control Cell Layout
  • Topic 2C: Perform Calculations in a Table
  • Topic 2D: Create Charts

Lesson 3: Creating Customised Formats with Styles and Themes

  • Topic 3A: Create or Modify a Text Style
  • Topic 3B: Create a Custom List or Table Style
  • Topic 3C: Apply Default and Customised Document Themes

Lesson 4: Modifying Pictures

  • Topic 4A: Resize a Picture
  • Topic 4B: Adjust the Picture Appearance
  • Topic 4C: Wrap Text Around a Picture

Lesson 5: Creating Customised Graphic Elements

  • Topic 5A: Create Text Boxes
  • Topic 5B: Draw Shapes
  • Topic 5C: Add WordArt and Other Special Effects to Text
  • Topic 5D: Create Complex Illustrations with SmartArt

Lesson 6: Controlling Text Flow

  • Topic 6A: Control Paragraph Flow
  • Topic 6B: Insert Section Breaks
  • Topic 6C: Insert Columns
  • Topic 6D: Link Text Boxes to Control Text Flow

Lesson 7: Using Templates to Automate Document Creation

  • Topic 7A: Create a Document Based on a Template
  • Topic 7B: Create a Template

Lesson 8: Automating the Mail Merge

  • Topic 8A: Use the Mail Merge Feature
  • Topic 8B: Merge Envelopes and Labels
  • Topic 8C: Create a Data Source Using Word

Lesson 9: Using Macros to Automate Tasks

  • Topic 9A: Automate Tasks Using Macros
  • Topic 9B: Create a Macro

Delegates should be able to use Microsoft Word 2011 to create, edit, format, save, and print basic business documents that contain text, basic tables, and simple graphics. Students can obtain this level of skill by taking the following courses: www.qa.com/DMWD11L1

At the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Manage lists
  • Customise tables and charts
  • Customise the formatting of a document using styles and themes
  • Modify pictures in a document
  • Create customised graphic elements
  • Control text flow
  • Use templates to automate document creation
  • Perform the mail merge function
  • Use macros to automate common tasks

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