Editing Documents in Word 2019 for Windows

Word 2019 (Windows)    |    Beginner
  • 17 videos | 1h 4m 49s
  • Includes Assessment
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In this 17-video course, learners will explore Word's primary function: adding text to a document. Typing, manipulating, and double-checking your text for accuracy is made easy with World 2019's intuitive text tools. Learn how to choose where to insert text, then navigate or remove that text with the keyboard. Learners will observe how to use special characters, advanced AutoCorrect tools, and predefined AutoText items to build out a document quickly. Key topics covered here include how to move and reposition text paragraphs manually; other ways to move words, lines, and paragraphs; and the helpful use of keyboard shortcuts; and practical uses of the undo function, which allows replacement of deleted pictures, paragraphs, and headings with the originals if you change your mind. Learn how to save various versions of a document so that you can choose which version to keep. Continue by observing how to configure your Spell Check feature, by choosing words to add to your dictionary, manage your dictionary settings, and confirming that the set language matches the language you are typing in. In order to practice what you have learned, you will find the Word document named Word 2019 for Windows: Editing Documents Exercise as well as the associated materials in the Resources section.


  • insert text in your document
    insert text more efficiently in your document
    insert a text box in your document
    insert special characters in your document
    add to your document properties
    select text manually in your document
    select text automatically in your document
    cut, copy and paste in your document
    move text in your document
  • use Word's paste options in your document
    use the AutoText function in your document
    undo and redo your actions
    proof and correct your document
    use AutoCorrect in your document
    configure the AutoCorrect settings for your document
    use the spell check in your document
    configure the spell check for your document


  • 2m 42s
    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 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 2019 to offer word suggestions when you are typing. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Inserting a text box in Word 2019 for Windows
    4m 54s
    Text boxes are text zones that can be used to create distinct sections for paragraphs and titles within your Word 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 2019 for Windows
    4m 24s
    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's special characters menu. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Adding to your document properties in Word 2019 for Windows
    4m 36s
    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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    6.  Selecting text manually in Word 2019 for Windows
    4m 15s
    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 2019 for Windows
    2m 39s
    There are a couple of manipulations that you can perform in Word 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 2019 for Windows
    3m 37s
    The copy function in Word 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 2019 for Windows
    3m 15s
    If you need to quickly reorganize the text in your document, Word 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 Word's paste options in Word 2019 for Windows
    4m 35s
    Word 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 2019 for Windows
    4m 10s
    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 2019 for Windows
    3m 28s
    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 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.  Proofing & correcting your document in Word 2019 for Windows
    3m 11s
    With Word, you can easily proofread and correct your document by using the Editor tool. You will see how to get contextual suggestions, access the editor tool and check the spelling and grammar for your text. FREE ACCESS
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    14.  Using AutoCorrect in Word 2019 for Windows
    3m 18s
    Word'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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    15.  Configuring the AutoCorrect settings in Word 2019 for Windows
    3m 9s
    Some typing and spelling errors - such as missing or multiple capital letters - are automatically corrected by Word 2019. You can also adjust exactly which mistakes are automatically corrected, and which are left alone. FREE ACCESS
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    16.  Using the spell check in Word 2019 for Windows
    4m 24s
    Are you worried about spelling mistakes in your document? Word features a number of different tools that can help you to remove any mistakes from your text. FREE ACCESS
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    17.  Configuring the spell check in Word 2019 for Windows
    3m 16s
    You can configure the behavior of the Word 2019 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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