Word 2010: Level 2 - Styles, Templates & Mail Merges

COURSE OUTLINE:

Description Students will learn a variety of intermediate formatting skills to create, modify and enhance complex documents and build personalized efficiency tools using Word 2010.

Audience
This course is designed for persons who are able to create and modify standard business documents in Word 2010, but need to know how to create or modify complex business documents and customized Word efficiency tools.

Prerequisites
Students should have completed Word 2010: Level 1 or be able to use Word to create, edit, format, save, and print basic business documents containing text, tables, and graphics.

Learning Objectives
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Manage lists.
  • Customize tables and charts.
  • Customize the formatting of a document using styles and themes.
  • Modify pictures in a document.
  • Create customized graphic elements.
  • Insert content using Quick Parts.
  • Control text flow.
  • Use templates to automate document creation.
  • Use the mail merge function.
  • Use macros to automate common tasks.

Course Content


LESSON 1: MANAGING LISTS

Topic 1A: Sort a List
Topic 1B: Renumber a List
Topic 1C: Customize a List

LESSON 2: CUSTOMIZING 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 CUSTOMIZED 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 Customized Document Themes

LESSON 4: MODIFYING PICTURES

Topic 4A: Resize a Picture
Topic 4B: Adjust the Picture Appearance Settings
Topic 4C: Wrap Text Around a Picture
Topic 4D: Insert and Format Screenshots in a Document

LESSON 5: CREATING CUSTOMIZED GRAPHIC ELEMENTS

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

LESSON 6: INSERTING CONTENT USING QUICK PARTS

Topic 6A: Insert Building Blocks
Topic 6B: Create Building Blocks
Topic 6C: Modify Building Blocks
Topic 6D: Insert Fields Using Quick Parts

LESSON 7: CONTROLLING TEXT FLOW

Topic 7A: Control Paragraph Flow
Topic 7B: Insert Section Breaks
Topic 7C: Insert Columns
Topic 7D: Link Text Boxes to Control Text Flow

LESSON 8: USING TEMPLATES TO AUTOMATE DOCUMENT CREATION

Topic 8A: Create a Document Based on a Template
Topic 8B: Create a Template

LESSON 9: AUTOMATING THE MAIL MERGE

Topic 9A: Use the Mail Merge Feature
Topic 9B: Merge Envelopes and Labels
Topic 9C: Create a Data Source Using Word

LESSON 10: USING MACROS TO AUTOMATE TASKS

Topic 10A: Automate Tasks Using Macros
Topic 10B: Create a Macro