Creating, Opening & Saving Documents in Word Microsoft 365 for Windows

Word Microsoft 365 (Windows)    |    Beginner
  • 16 videos | 1h 4m 18s
  • Includes Assessment
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Explore the basics of how to create, save, and open documents in Word for Office 365. During this course you will learn how to create and modify documents. Then, explore how to use Word's templates to create documents such as reports, letters, and resumes. You will also observe several ways to save your document, including on your computer and on OneDrive. Continue by learning how to save a document as a PDF. You will learn how to organize a document's margins, orientation, choose the paper size, preview, and print a document. Learners will then observe how Word provides statistics for a document, including word count, and the number of lines or paragraphs in a document. Learn how to protect documents, and restrict editing. Finally, you will learn how to manage a document's version history, and how to recover unsaved documents.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Create and open a microsoft word document
    Use document templates in microsoft word
    Create and edit a document templates in microsoft word
    Save a word document
    Save a microsoft word document as a pdf
    Recover a previous version of your microsoft word document
    Prepare to print your microsoft word document
    Print your microsoft word document
  • Access your microsoft word document statistics
    Modify your microsoft word document properties
    Check your microsoft word document for compatibility issues
    Create an accessible word document
    Use the read aloud tool in microsoft word
    Protect your microsoft word document
    Adjust your microsoft word document's protection settings
    Manage your microsoft word document's version history

IN THIS COURSE

  • 4m 53s
    If you want to use Word, 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'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 Microsoft 365 for Windows
    4m 42s
    Word'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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    4.  Saving a document in Word Microsoft 365 for Windows
    5m 39s
    You can save your documents in different ways and to several locations when using Word. In this video, you will see how to save a document for the first time as well as how to save it to the cloud on your professional OneDrive and SharePoint accounts. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Saving a document as a PDF in Word Microsoft 365 for Windows
    4m 15s
    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, 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 Microsoft 365 for Windows
    4m 13s
    If your computer crashed and you did not have the time to save your document, Word 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 Microsoft 365 for Windows
    3m 17s
    Before printing your work, it is always a good idea to check your page layout settings. Word 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 Microsoft 365 for Windows
    4m 18s
    Once you have finished your work, you can use Word 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 Microsoft 365 for Windows
    3m 36s
    The Word 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 Microsoft 365 for Windows
    5m 40s
    Data fields can be used to insert information automatically into your Word document. You can, for example, insert your document's word count, author details, and even filename and file size. You can also adjust how these data fields appear in your document. FREE ACCESS
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    11.  Checking your document for compatibility issues in Word Microsoft 365 for Windows
    2m 45s
    Before sharing your document with anyone, it is highly recommended that you run Word's issue checkers. These tools can check your document for personal information that you may not want to pass on to anyone else. They can also make sure that your document is compatible with older versions of Word. FREE ACCESS
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    12.  Creating an accessible document in Word Microsoft 365 for Windows
    4m 20s
    Making sure your document is accessible is important, especially if you want to share it with other people. To check that your Word document is accessible you can use the Accessibility Checker. FREE ACCESS
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    13.  Using the Read Aloud tool in Word Microsoft 365 for Windows
    2m 19s
    You now have the possibility of listening to your documents with Word 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 Microsoft 365 for Windows
    2m 25s
    Before sharing your form or survey, you may want to protect it from unauthorized modifications. Word comes complete with a special mode that allows you to protect any areas that are not intended for the user completing the form. When this mode is activated, the user can add their answers but they cannot modify the questions. FREE ACCESS
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    15.  Adjusting your document's protection settings in Word Microsoft 365 for Windows
    4m 6s
    If you are sharing your document with other users, you may find it useful to know how to apply additional security measures. In Word, 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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    16.  Managing your document's version history in Word Microsoft 365 for Windows
    3m 36s
    With Word, you can manage a document's version history by opening a different version of the document, recovering unsaved documents and checking out a document so no one else can edit the document at the same time. FREE ACCESS

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