Formatting Documents in Word 2010 for Windows

Word 2010 (Windows)    |    Beginner
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Make your Word 2010 documents look more professional. Explore a number of formatting techniques, including text alignment, titles and bullet lists, text styles, and themes.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Changing your text's font & size
    Using colors & highlighting tools
    Using upper & lower case tools
    Aligning your text
    Modifying your paragraph spacing
    Inserting bullet points
    Creating your own list style
    Organizing your text into columns
    Using tab stops
    Using the hyphenation tools
  • Using text styles
    Creating your own text style
    Creating style sets
    Inspecting your text formatting
    Importing styles from another document
    Creating a title with WordArt
    Changing your WordArt title fill & outline style
    Adding text effects to your WordArt title
    Changing the fill style of a WordArt shape
    Changing your document's theme

IN THIS COURSE

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    1.  Changing your text's font & size in Word 2010 for Windows
    4m 43s
    Once you have entered some text, you can begin to personalize its properties. Word 2010 allows you to change the font, size and format qualities, such as the bold, italic and underline options. FREE ACCESS
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    2.  Using colors & highlighting tools in Word 2010 for Windows
    5m 52s
    If you want a word or a phrase to stand out in your document, you will find Word 2010's color options quite useful. You will see that you can change the color of your text and even highlight certain entries. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Using upper & lower case tools in Word 2010 for Windows
    5m 59s
    Word 2010's case tools allow you to quickly and easily modify the case of your text. You can automatically insert capital letters at the start of sentences and also use them to toggle between upper and lower case… FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Aligning your text in Word 2010 for Windows
    5m 43s
    If you want to improve the appearance of your document, you can use the align options. These options include aligning your text to the left margin, aligning it to the right margin and centering your text as well as… FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Modifying your paragraph spacing in Word 2010 for Windows
    5m 21s
    In Word 2010, changing the paragraph spacing settings can improve your document's structure and make it easier to read. It is therefore important to know how to change these settings. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Inserting bullet points in Word 2010 for Windows
    4m 30s
    In Word 2010, you can improve the organization of your document by creating lists. You can create bulleted and numbered lists, can create subsections and create a multi-level list using the options available in the list… FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Creating your own list style in Word 2010 for Windows
    5m 46s
    If the default bullet and number list styles available in Word 2010 are not to your liking, you can create your own multi-level list style. You can specify the formatting styles, the characters used for each bullet point,… FREE ACCESS
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    8.  Organizing your text into columns in Word 2010 for Windows
    5m 39s
    In Word 2010, you can organize your text into columns. This can be particularly useful if your page contains a lot of text and is laid out in landscape format, or if you are creating a magazine or newspaper document. You… FREE ACCESS
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    9.  Using tab stops in Word 2010 for Windows
    4m 47s
    Tab stops can be used to adjust the layout of your text items, and even structure them as if in a table. This can help to improve the presentation of your document. In Word 2010, you can use the ruler to manually insert,… FREE ACCESS
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    10.  Using the hyphenation tools in Word 2010 for Windows
    4m 14s
    If a word is too long for a particular line, Word 2010 will normally move it to the next line. If however you would rather hyphenate your words and save some space on your page, then you can do this instead. The… FREE ACCESS
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    11.  Using text styles in Word 2010 (Windows)
    5m 36s
    With Word 2010's text styles, you can quickly customize the appearance and format of your text. Using text styles means that you no longer have to manually edit multiple text strings in your document if you want to… FREE ACCESS
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    12.  Creating your own text style in Word 2010 for Windows
    3m 55s
    If you want to be able to reuse a particular combination of text formats, you can save your settings as a custom style. You can also modify preset styles and make changes to the saved values. FREE ACCESS
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    13.  Creating style sets in Word 2010 for Windows
    2m 40s
    If you have customized a number of different text styles in your Word 2010 document, then you may want to use them to create a style set that can be used to apply those text formats to a completely different file. These… FREE ACCESS
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    14.  Inspecting your text formatting in Word 2010 for Windows
    5m 28s
    In Word 2010, you can visualize the formatting and style settings that have been applied to your document's text items. The format inspection tools can even be used to select all the text in your document that has… FREE ACCESS
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    15.  Importing styles from another document in Word 2010 for Windows
    5m 18s
    If you often use the same text and paragraph styles in Word 2010, you may find it useful to know how to export your styles and apply them to text items in a completely different document. In Word 2010, you can extract… FREE ACCESS
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    16.  Creating a title with WordArt in Word 2010 for Windows
    3m 34s
    Your document's title is the first thing that the reader will see. It's therefore important to make sure it stands out. A good way of creating an attractive and interesting title is to use Word 2010's WordArt… FREE ACCESS
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    17.  Changing your WordArt title fill & outline style in Word 2010 for Windows
    4m 40s
    One way of customizing your titles in Word 2010 is to change the fill and outline effects that have been applied. You can, for example, choose from a number of predefined colors and styles, or even create your own styles… FREE ACCESS
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    18.  Adding text effects to your WordArt title in Word 2010 for Windows
    3m 52s
    Word 2010's text effects can help you make your text stand out. You can add shadow, reflection, glow and 3-D effects to your text, which you can then customize to your liking. FREE ACCESS
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    19.  Changing the fill style of a WordArt shape in Word 2010 for Windows
    6m 9s
    Once you have inserted a shape into your document, it is possible to apply fill effects. In Word 2010, there are several possible fill effects, including textures, patterns and images. You can also apply shape effects to… FREE ACCESS
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    20.  Changing your document's theme in Word 2010 for Windows
    5m 4s
    In Word 2010, changing a document's theme allows you to change the overall appearance for your entire document. Once you have applied a theme, you can also make manual adjustments and choose the individual components… FREE ACCESS

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