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References, Proofing, Mail Merges, and Forms in Word 2016

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Microsoft Word 2016 provides sophisticated options for adding references to documents, automatically correcting documents, performing mail merges, and constructing forms. In this course, you'll learn how to add references such as hyperlinks, citations, a table of contents, and a bibliography to a document. You'll also learn how to configure automatic text correction and formatting, how to perform a mail merge, and how to construct a basic form and add controls to it in Word 2016. This course is one of a series in the SkillSoft learning path that covers Microsoft Word 2016 for intermediate-level users.

Target Audience
End users at all levels, including those who have little or no familiarity with Microsoft Word and more experienced Word users who want to learn about new features in Word 2016.


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References, Proofing, Mail Merges, and Forms in Word 2016

  • start the course
  • insert hyperlinks to web sites, documents, and bookmarks in Word 2016 documents
  • add and modify endnotes or footnotes in Word 2016
  • create, modify, and update a table of contents for a document in Word 2016
  • insert citations or citation placeholders in Word 2016 documents
  • use citations to add a bibliography to a Word 2016 document
  • create and work with a master document and subdocuments in Word 2016, and understand the document levels in Outline view
  • configure options for checking spelling and grammar in Word 2016
  • enable automatic correction of spelling and grammar and configure exceptions in Word 2016
  • set AutoFormat options and use the math AutoCorrect option to replace text as you type in Word 2016
  • use a wizard to perform a mail merge in Word 2016
  • manually perform a mail merge in Word 2016
  • add the Developer tab to the ribbon and identify the form controls it provides in Word 2016
  • construct a basic form and add and modify legacy form controls in Word 2016
  • insert a hyperlink to a specific heading in a document, create a table of contents, and configure an exception for the AutoFormat feature in Word 2016
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