Editing Documents in Word 2016 for Windows

Word 2016 (Windows)    |    Beginner
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Typing, manipulating, and checking your text is made easy with Word 2016's intuitive text tools. Discover how to build out your document more quickly with special characters, advanced AutoCorrect tools, and predefined AutoText items.


  • 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
  • Moving text
    Using Word 2016's paste options
    Using the AutoText Function
    Undoing & redoing your actions
    Using AutoCorrect
    Configuring the AutoCorrect settings
    Using the spell check
    Configuring the spell check


  • 1m 57s
    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 2016 features a variety of different ways of inserting text more quickly. You can use the overwrite mode to replace existing text passages, activate the Click & Type mode to insert text anywhere in your document, and even ask Word 2016 to offer word suggestions when you are typing. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Inserting a text box in Word 2016 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 2016 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 2016 for Windows
    4m 39s
    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 2016's special characters menu. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Adding to your document properties in Word 2016 for Windows
    6m 4s
    Data fields can be used to insert information automatically into your Word 2016 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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    6.  Selecting text manually in Word 2016 for Windows
    4m 28s
    Before making any changes to your text, 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 2016 for Windows
    4m 18s
    There are a couple of manipulations that you can perform in Word 2016 to automatically select your text. This is particularly useful if you want to save yourself valuable seconds when making changes to your work. FREE ACCESS
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    8.  Cutting, copying & pasting in Word 2016 for Windows
    5m 6s
    The copy function in Word 2016 is a useful tool for transferring text and other objects from one location to another. This can save you having to manually re-enter text if you want to use it elsewhere. FREE ACCESS
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    9.  Moving text in Word 2016 for Windows
    3m 48s
    If you need to quickly reorganize the text in your document, Word 2016 allows you to manually move and reposition your paragraphs. This video tutorial will show you how to move words, lines and whole paragraphs. FREE ACCESS
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    10.  Using paste options in Word 2016 for Windows
    6m 42s
    Word 2016 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 2016 for Windows
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    If you often use the same elements or groups of elements in your documents, you can save them to your AutoText and QuickParts galleries, which will then allow you to then insert them into future documents quickly and efficiently. FREE ACCESS
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    12.  Undoing & redoing your actions in Word 2016 for Windows
    3m 54s
    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 2016 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 2016 for Windows
    2m 56s
    Word 2016'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 2016 for Windows
    4m 1s
    Some typing and spelling errors - such as missing or multiple capital letters - are automatically corrected by Word 2016. You can also adjust exactly which mistakes are automatically corrected, and which are left alone. FREE ACCESS
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    15.  Using the spell check in Word 2016 for Windows
    5m 16s
    Are you worried about spelling mistakes in your document? Word 2016 features a number of different tools that can help you to remove any mistakes from your text. FREE ACCESS
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    16.  Configuring the spell check in Word 2016 for Windows
    4m 49s
    You can configure the behavior of the Word 2016 spell check to suit your needs. You can add words to your dictionary and manage your dictionary's settings. FREE ACCESS


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