Adding text and graphic objects in Word 365

Word Microsoft 365 (2021)    |    Intermediate
  • 12 videos | 48m 56s
  • Includes Assessment
  • Earns a Badge
  • Certification CPE
Explore the many ways to add text and graphic objects in Word 365. In this course, learn how to use the clipboard, Quick Parts, and AutoText. Next, discover how to manage Quick Parts and re-use parts from other documents. Then you will be able to insert hyperlinks and insert and create linked objects, which is especially handy when you want to be instantly directed to the source. You will also discover how to insert and create an equation. Lastly, you will learn how to insert, format, label, and filter a chart in a document. In order to practice, you will find the video samples in the Resources section.


  • discover the key concepts covered in Word 365: Adding text and graphic objects course
    use the clipboard to insert items
    use Quick Parts and AutoText in your document
    use Quick Parts to store pieces of content that can be quickly inserted into a document
    insert content from existing files
    insert hyperlinks in to a document
  • insert and create linked objects in your document
    insert an equation
    create an equation
    insert a chart
    format a chart
    label a chart and filter values


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    This video outlines the key concepts covered in Adding text and graphic objects in Word 365 including using the clipboard, inserting hyperlinks, and formatting your chart. FREE ACCESS
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    If you want to copy and paste information into your document, it is useful to learn how to use the clipboard. You can save items in the clipboard, paste content from different locations, and even configure the settings. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Using Quick Parts and AutoText
    3m 45s
    If you often use the same elements or groups of elements in your documents, you can save them to your AutoText and Quick Parts galleries, which will then allow you to insert them into future documents quickly and efficiently. This video aligns with MOS MO-101 / Word Expert Certification exam objective: 3.1.1.  Create Quick Parts. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Managing Quick Parts
    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. This video aligns with MOS MO-101 / Word Expert Certification exam objective: 3.1.2.  Manage building blocks. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Re-using parts from other documents
    3m 59s
    Word comes with a content tool, Reuse 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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    6.  Inserting hyperlinks
    4m 48s
    Hyperlinks allow the user to very quickly access websites, create a new, pre-addressed email, or open another document. Word automatically recognizes website addresses and email addresses, but you can also manually insert and modify your own hyperlinks. This video aligns with MOS MO-100 / Word Associate Certification exam objective: 1.1.2.  Link to locations within documents. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Inserting and creating linked objects
    5m 17s
    If you want to insert other files or data into a document, it is very useful to create linked objects. This includes inserting a new file into the document and inserting a link to external data. This video aligns with MOS MO-101 / Word Expert Certification exam objective: 1.1.4.  Link to external document content. FREE ACCESS
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    8.  Inserting an equation
    3m 28s
    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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    9.  Creating an equation
    5m 19s
    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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    10.  Inserting a chart
    5m 6s
    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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    11.  Formatting your chart
    3m 53s
    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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    12.  Labelling & filtering your chart
    3m 55s
    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. You will also discover how to filter data in a chart. FREE ACCESS


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