Word 97 Introduction (ECDL Module 3)

2 Day Course

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Topics Covered (57 topics)

  • Using the Office Assistant
  • Word Basics
  • Understanding the Word Processing Concept
  • Exploring the Word Window Layout
  • Using Menus and Toolbars
  • Word Default Settings
  • File Operations
  • Creating a New Document
  • Revising Text and Printing
  • Moving Around the Document
  • Selecting, Editing and Deleting Text
  • Using Undo/Redo
  • Moving and Copying Text
  • Printing
  • Viewing Modes
  • View Options
  • Document Map
  • Using Zoom
  • Text Formatting
  • Character Formats
  • Font Changes
  • Change Case and Show/Hide Markers
  • Inserting Special Characters and Symbols
  • Paragraph Formats
  • Paragraph Alignment
  • Indentation
  • Bullets and Numbering Lists
  • Line Spacing
  • Page Layout
  • Setting Margins, Paper Size and Orientation
  • Section Breaks
  • Page Breaks and Pagination
  • Headers and Footers
  • Page Numbering
  • Working with Multiple Documents
  • Working with Several Documents
  • Moving and Copying Text Between Windows
  • Proofing Tools and Automatic Features
  • Using Proofing Tools
  • Finding and Replacing Text
  • Working with Tabs and Tables
  • Using Tabs
  • Working with and Formatting Tables
  • Formatting Text in a Table
  • Templates and Wizards
  • Using, Creating and Modifying Templates
  • Using Wizards
  • Creating a Mail Merge
  • Understanding and Creating a Mail Merge
  • Creating Styles
  • Creating and Using Styles
  • Working with Pictures and Autoshapes
  • Inserting ClipArt Clips
  • Scaling, Cropping and Manipulating Pictures
  • Inserting AutoShapes
  • Enhancing Objects


A knowledge of the Windows 95 environment is assumed. Delegates with no knowledge of Windows 95 should attend Windows 95 Introductory Level prior to this course.

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