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Word 2007 Basic Course

Microsoft Word





The Quick Source eLearning Series combines three levels of training: Learn It, Try It, and Evaluation. The Learn It section includes high quality video that shows you everything the instructor is teaching. The Try It section allows you to practice what you have learned right in our course. There is no need to switch between the course, and the software that you are learning. The Evaluation section gives you the ability to test your knowledge and receive immediate feedback.

Topics covered in this course:

Getting Started

  • Introduction
  • Starting and Exiting Microsoft Word 2007
  • Identifying the Parts of the Word Window
  • Using the Ribbon
  • Customizing the Quick Access Toolbar
  • Opening a Document
  • Creating a New Blank Document
  • Creating a New Document from a Template
  • Creating a New Document from an Existing Document
  • Saving a Document
  • Saving a Document in Another Format

Text and Text Formatting

  • Introduction
  • Selecting Text
  • Cutting, Copying, and Pasting Text
  • Using the Office Clipboard
  • Applying Bold, Italics, and Underline to Text
  • Changing Font and Font Size
  • Changing Text Color
  • Using the Mini Toolbar
  • Applying a Quick Style
  • Using the Format Painter
  • Inserting Symbols or Special Characters

Document and Paragraph Formatting

  • Introduction
  • Setting Up the Page
  • Aligning Text
  • Setting Indents and Spacing
  • Creating Headers and Footers
  • Inserting Page Numbers
  • Inserting Date and Time
  • Working with Tab Stops
  • Creating Bulleted and Numbered Lists

Graphics and Building Blocks

  • Introduction
  • Inserting a Picture or Clip Art
  • Working with the Clip Organizer
  • Using Picture Tools
  • Inserting a Shape
  • Using Drawing Tools
  • Inserting a SmartArt Graphic
  • Using SmartArt Tools
  • Inserting a QuickParts Field
  • Inserting Document Properties
  • Inserting WordArt


  • Introduction
  • Using Repeat, Undo, and Redo
  • Checking Spelling and Grammar
  • Using AutoCorrect
  • Using AutoFormat
  • Finding and Replacing Text
  • Using Word Count
  • Using the Research Task Pane

Reviewing a Document

  • Introduction
  • Setting the User Name
  • Tracking Document Changes
  • Working with Comments
  • Displaying and Hiding Comments and Changes
  • Using the Reviewing Pane
  • Reviewing, Accepting, and Rejecting Changes
  • Changing Tracking Options
  • Comparing and Combining Documents
  • Marking a Document as Final

Views and Output

  • Introduction
  • Changing the Document View
  • Displaying Navigation Tools
  • Zooming In and Out of a Document
  • Moving Around a Document
  • Viewing Multiple Documents
  • Comparing Documents Side by Side
  • Previewing a Document
  • Printing a Document
  • E-mailing a Document

Getting Help and Extras

  • Introduction
  • Using Word Help
  • Using the Help Table of Contents
  • Searching for Help Topics
  • Getting Help in a Dialog Box
  • Printing a Help Topic
  • Getting Help from Office Online
  • Displaying Access Keys
  • Running the Compatibility Checker