Adding Data & Calculations in Word Microsoft 365 for Windows

Word Microsoft 365 (Windows)    |    Intermediate
  • 8 videos | 34m 37s
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This 8-video course explores how to enrich a Word for Office 365 document by inserting content, charts, equations, and how to add data from an Excel spreadsheet. First, you will learn how to access the AutoText and Quick Parts galleries to save and easily insert frequently used items or groups of items into other documents. You will learn to use AutoText for smaller items like names or numbers, while Quick Parts is used for larger items like graphics. Then learners will observe how to insert equations directly into Word by copying an equation from an online source, inserting it from a preset, or by creating one's own equation. You will learn how to customize a chart, and manage the data table without using a separate spreadsheet application. Learners will observe how to customize a chart by using Word's presets, alter individual elements to give charts a personal style, and to label charts to contextualize data and statistics. Finally, you will learn how to insert charts and tables from Excel into Word.


  • use Quick Parts to store pieces of content that can be quickly inserted into a document
    insert content from existing files
    insert an equation
    create an equation
  • insert a chart
    format a chart
    label a chart
    insert Excel items into a document


  • 4m 12s
    Quick Parts can be used to store pieces of content that can then be quickly inserted into your document. This is useful for quickly building out a document, for example with lists, your company's boilerplate or contact details, and even images. FREE ACCESS
  • 4m 45s
    Word comes with a content tool, Add from Files, which allows users to insert content from existing documents and quickly insert parts from these documents into the current document. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Inserting an equation in Word Microsoft 365 for Windows
    2m 52s
    Inserting equations can be a complex procedure. Word offers a tool that features a variety of different options aimed at simplifying the creation of equations. The tool includes a variety of different calculations, including fractions, scripts and integrals. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Creating an equation in Word Microsoft 365 for Windows
    6m 11s
    Word offers tools to simply and efficiently enter predefined equations, or to formulate equations of your own using the symbols provided. You will also be able to enter hand-written equations, which will then be converted and displayed in your document. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Inserting a chart in Word Microsoft 365 for Windows
    3m 42s
    A good way of presenting data or statistics in your document is to use Word's chart function. Using these tools, you can manage your data table and adjust your chart type without having to use a separate spreadsheet application. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Formatting your chart in Word Microsoft 365 for Windows
    4m 32s
    Once you have inserted your chart, you can adjust its formatting and appearance. You can, for example, use Word to change the layout of your chart elements, adjust your chart area background, and even apply a border effect to make your chart stand out in your document. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Labeling your chart in Word Microsoft 365 for Windows
    3m 50s
    Information labels can be added to your Word chart to help your reader understand what they are looking at. You can, for example, add titles to your axes, switch off data series labels, and format your legend. FREE ACCESS
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    8.  Inserting an item from Excel in Word Microsoft 365 for Windows
    4m 33s
    If you have already created a chart or table using a spreadsheet program, you can quickly transfer that data into your Word document. Once you have finished importing these items into your document, you can modify them as you see fit. FREE ACCESS


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