Editing Documents in Word 2010 for Windows

Word 2010 (Windows)    |    Beginner
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Word 2010 provides a substantial number of methods and tools for editing documents. Discover how to work with text, use spelling and grammar tools, AutoCorrect and AutoText, and adjust the properties of documents.


  • Inserting text
    Inserting text more efficiently
    Inserting a text box
    Inserting special characters
    Adding to your document properties
    Selecting text manually
    Selecting text automatically
    Cutting, copying & pasting in word 2010
  • Moving text
    Using word 2010's paste options
    Using the autotext function
    Undoing & redoing your actions
    Using autocorrect
    Configuring the autocorrect settings
    Using spell check
    Configuring the spell check tool


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    If you are going to use a word processor program, you're going to need to know how to input text. You can use the keyboard to insert your text, move along the line and create new lines, as well as delete any text that you have entered. FREE ACCESS
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    Word 2010 features a variety of different ways of inserting text more quickly. You can use the overtype mode to replace existing text passages, activate the Click & Type mode to insert text anywhere in your document, and even ask Word 2010 to offer word suggestions when you are typing. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Inserting a text box in Word 2010 for Windows
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    Text boxes are text zones that can be used to create distinct sections for paragraphs and titles within your Word 2010 document. These boxes can be edited, formatted and arranged as separate objects, and are highly customizable. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Inserting special characters in Word 2010 for Windows
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    If you want to insert a text character or symbol that cannot be found on your keyboard, you are going to need to use Word 2010's special characters menu. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Adding to your document properties in Word 2010 for Windows
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    Data fields can be used to insert information automatically into your Word 2010 document. You can, for example, insert your document's word count, author details, and even file name and file size. You can also adjust how these data fields appear in your document. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Selecting text manually in Word 2010 for Windows
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    Before making any changes to your text in Word 2010, you need to select it. There are a number of simple ways of selecting your text in preparation for any formatting that you want to do. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Selecting text automatically in Word 2010 for Windows
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    There are a couple manipulations that you can perform in Word 2010 to automatically select your text. This is particularly useful if you want to save time when making changes to your work. FREE ACCESS
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    8.  Cutting, copying & pasting in Word 2010 for Windows
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    The copy function in Word 2010 is a useful tool for transferring text and other objects from one location to another. You will see how to copy and paste text within your document, from the internet and from other documents. FREE ACCESS
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    9.  Moving text in Word 2010 for Windows
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    If you need to quickly reorganize the text in your document, Word 2010 allows you to manually move and reposition your paragraphs. You will see how to move text using the cut tool and the drag and drop method. FREE ACCESS
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    10.  Using paste options in Word 2010 for Windows
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    Word 2010 features multiple paste options. These different functions allow you to be very precise as to what elements you are pasting into your document. FREE ACCESS
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    11.  Using the AutoText function in Word 2010 for Windows
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    AutoText items can help you to save time when inserting text elements into your document, particularly if you use the same expressions frequently. In Word 2010, you can create your own automatic insertions which can be quickly inserted simply by selecting them from the menu. FREE ACCESS
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    12.  Undoing & redoing your actions in Word 2010 for Windows
    4m 53s
    If you make a change to your document that you don't want to keep, then you will find the undo function very useful. Word 2010 stores a record of your recent actions, meaning that you can cancel and redo anything that you have done since creating or opening your document. It is also possible to save different versions of your document, which can be used as backups should you wish to make any major changes to the content. FREE ACCESS
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    13.  Using AutoCorrect in Word 2010 for Windows
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    Word 2010's AutoCorrect features can save you time if you often use specific vocabulary or symbols. You can use AutoCorrect to assign shortcuts for particular words that you use a lot in order to insert them quickly and efficiently. FREE ACCESS
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    14.  Configuring the AutoCorrect settings in Word 2010 for Windows
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    Some typing and spelling errors - such as missing or multiple capital letters - are automatically corrected by Word 2010. You can also adjust exactly which mistakes are automatically corrected, and which are left alone. FREE ACCESS
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    15.  Using spell check in Word 2010 for Windows
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    If you are unsure of the spelling for a particular word, you can use Word 2010's spelling and grammar tools. Words that the program is unable to find in its dictionary are automatically underlined. As well as selecting from a helpful list of suggestions, you can also improve the dictionary by adding your own words. FREE ACCESS
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    16.  Configuring the spell check tool in Word 2010 for Windows
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    Before running the spell check function in Word 2010, it is a good idea to configure the spell check settings. You can choose the proofing language and configure the proofing options to suit your needs. FREE ACCESS


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