Creating, Opening & Saving Documents in Word 2016 for Windows

Word 2016 (Windows)    |    Beginner
  • 15 videos | 1h 8m 55s
  • Includes Assessment
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Creating, saving, and opening documents are central to your user experience in Word 2016 for Windows. Learn how to create files, how to save them, and how to optimize your documents with accessibility and protection tools.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Creating & opening a document
    Using document templates
    Creating & editing a document template
    Saving your document
    Saving your document as a pdf
    Recovering a previous version of your document
    Preparing to print your document
    Printing your document
  • Accessing your document statistics
    Modifying your document properties
    Checking your document for compatibility issues
    Creating an accessible document
    Using the read aloud tool
    Protecting your document
    Adjusting your document's protection settings

IN THIS COURSE

  • 4m 29s
    If you want to use Word 2016, you're going to have to know how to create or open a document. The method you use will depend on whether you are creating a new document or opening a pre-existing one. FREE ACCESS
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    Word 2016's templates are very useful if you do not have the time to create your own document. Templates come pre-formatted, allowing you to simply fill in the details. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Creating & editing a document template in Word 2016 for Windows
    4m 1s
    If you often work on similarly-structured documents, you may find it useful to create your own template. Once you have created a base document in Word 2016, it is very easy to save it in a template format which can be used again and again. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Saving a document in Word 2016 (Windows)
    5m 6s
    If you want to keep a document that you have created, you're going to need to know how to save it. In doing so, you are going to have to choose a directory, a name and a file format. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Saving your document as a PDF in Word 2016 for Windows
    5m 49s
    A PDF file displays your document as it would appear if it were printed out. If you want to share your document with another user but that individual does not have Word 2016, you can export your document as a PDF. PDF is a popular file format because it can be used across multiple platforms and operating systems. It is also difficult to modify a PDF's contents, which makes it a useful format for protecting your document. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Recovering a previous version of your document in Word 2016 for Windows
    4m 58s
    If your computer crashed and you did not have the time to save your document, Word 2016 might be able to help. When you reopen Word, you may be able to open automatic backup files that have been created. This is very useful if you want to recover an older version of your document. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Preparing to print your document in Word 2016 for Windows
    2m 48s
    Before printing your work, it is always a good idea to check your page layout settings. Word 2016 features a number of different tools that can help you to do this. These tools will help you to change your margin settings, your page orientation and also the type of paper you print on. FREE ACCESS
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    8.  Printing your document in Word 2016 for Windows
    4m 30s
    Once you have finished your work, you can use Word 2016 to print out a hard copy of it. To do this, you will need to know how to modify the print settings, including the page range, the number of copies, and the paper type. FREE ACCESS
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    9.  Accessing your document statistics in Word 2016 for Windows
    2m 56s
    The Word 2016 statistics are extremely useful if you want to see technical information relating to your document. This can include your word count, the number of lines in your document, and even the number of characters. You can even visualize localized statistics relating to specific areas in your document. FREE ACCESS
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    10.  Modifying your document properties in Word 2016 for Windows
    5m 8s
    The document properties contains a list of supplementary information that is not contained in the text, including information on the author, collaborators, date last modified, etc. Here, you will learn how to check and modify this information. FREE ACCESS
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    11.  Checking your document for compatibility issues in Word 2016 for Windows
    4m 20s
    Before sharing your document with anyone, it is highly recommended that you run Word 2016's issue checkers. These tools can check that your document is compatible with older versions of Word 2016. FREE ACCESS
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    12.  Creating an accessible document in Word 2016 for Windows
    5m 50s
    Before sharing your document, it is a good idea to make sure that is accessible. This involves using Word 2016 to check for any items or settings that might make the document difficult to read or use for certain individuals. FREE ACCESS
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    13.  Using the Read Aloud tool in Word 2016 for Windows
    3m 20s
    You have the possibility of listening to your documents with Word 2016 thanks to the Read Aloud tool. In this video, you will see how to find the tool and read part or all of your document. You can also modify the speed and voice of the reader. FREE ACCESS
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    14.  Protecting your document in Word 2016 for Windows
    4m 56s
    If you are sharing your document with other users, you may find it useful to know how to apply additional security measures. In Word 2016, you can activate read-only mode for your document, track any changes made to the shared copy, and even lock your document using a password. FREE ACCESS
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    15.  Adjusting your document's protection settings in Word 2016 for Windows
    5m 45s
    Once you have applied security measures to protect your document, you can adjust the settings in order to allow users the level of access and editing rights you deem appropriate. FREE ACCESS

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