Formatting Documents in Word 2013 for Windows

Word 2013 (Windows)    |    Beginner
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Make your Word 2013 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

  • Aligning your text
    Changing your text's font & size
    Using the color & highlighting tools
    Adjusting your text case
    Formatting your paragraphs
    Using tab stops
    Creating a title
    Changing your title fill & outline style
    Applying text effects
    Inserting bullet points
  • Creating your own list style
    Organizing your text into columns
    Adjusting the hyphenation of your text
    Using text styles
    Creating your own text style
    Creating style sets
    Inspecting your text formatting
    Importing styles from another document
    Using document themes

IN THIS COURSE

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    1.  Aligning your text in Word 2013 for Windows
    6m 41s
    You can improve the appearance of your document's text simply by changing the alignment settings. Word 2013 features four basic text alignment settings: left align, right align, center, and justified. These tools can… FREE ACCESS
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    2.  Changing your text's font & size in Word 2013 for Windows
    6m 22s
    In Word 2013, you can change how your text appears in your document by using the font and size settings. You can also add different text effects, such as italic, underline, bold, and even strikethrough and superscript. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Using the color & highlighting tools in Word 2013 for Windows
    6m 27s
    One way of making text and titles stand out in your document is to add a splash of color to your document. Word 2013 allows you to not only add color to your text characters, but also add background color to your… FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Adjusting your text case in Word 2013 for Windows
    5m 28s
    Word 2013 can change the case of any text that you have inserted into your document. You can make a text selection all capitals, all lower case, or first letters capitalized. You can even apply a small lower case effect.… FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Formatting your paragraphs in Word 2013 for Windows
    5m 38s
    Adding space to your text selection can make it much easier to read. In Word 2013, you can adjust on the fly the line spacing of any paragraph or lines that you have selected. If your text is justified, you can also… FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Using tab stops in Word 2013 for Windows
    4m 56s
    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 2013, you can use the ruler to manually insert,… FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Creating a title in Word 2013 for Windows
    6m 24s
    The title is an extremely important element in your document. If you want to make sure everyone knows what your document is about, you can use Word 2013's WordArt tool to create an attractive and professional looking… FREE ACCESS
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    8.  Changing your title fill & outline style in Word 2013 for Windows
    6m 23s
    One way of customizing your titles in Word 2013 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 style… FREE ACCESS
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    9.  Applying text effects in Word 2013 for Windows
    5m 55s
    Word 2013 features a number of different tools that can be used to customize your title. One of these is the special effects, which can be used to add shadows, reflections, rotations, and shape styles to your title. FREE ACCESS
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    10.  Inserting bullet points in Word 2013 for Windows
    4m 53s
    If you want to give structure to any text that you have inserted into your Word 2013 document, you can use the numbered list and bullet points tool. This tool can also be used to create sublists and number and bullet… FREE ACCESS
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    11.  Creating your own list style in Word 2013 for Windows
    5m 33s
    If the default bullet and number list styles available in Word 2013 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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    12.  Organizing your text into columns in Word 2013 for Windows
    6m 12s
    In Word 2013, 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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    13.  Adjusting the hyphenation of your text in Word 2013 for Windows
    4m 39s
    When a word is too long to appear at the end of a line, it is usually placed at the start of the line below. In Word 2013, you can however activate the hyphenation tool, thereby allowing a word to split across two lines… FREE ACCESS
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    14.  Using text styles in Word 2013 for Windows
    6m 56s
    When formatting the text in your Word 2013 document, it is a very good idea to use text styles. These predefined formats allow you to change the appearance of your text whilst also ensuring that the relevant items appear… FREE ACCESS
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    15.  Creating your own text style in Word 2013 for Windows
    5m 24s
    If you format your text using the same settings each time, you can save yourself some time by saving your preferences as a text style. Once you have created your own style, you can apply to text selections in other… FREE ACCESS
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    16.  Creating style sets in Word 2013 for Windows
    3m 39s
    If you have customized a number of different text styles in your Word 2013 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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    17.  Inspecting your text formatting in Word 2013 for Windows
    6m 34s
    In Word 2013, 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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    18.  Importing styles from another document in Word 2013 for Windows
    4m 22s
    If you often use the same text and paragraph styles in Word 2013, 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 2013, you can extract… FREE ACCESS
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    19.  Using document themes in Word 2013 for Windows
    5m 40s
    Adjusting your document's theme changes the text styles, color sets and even sometimes the font sets that have been applied. The Word 2013 themes are therefore extremely useful for changing the overall appearance of… FREE ACCESS

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