Formatting documents in Word 365

Word Microsoft 365 (2021)    |    Intermediate
  • 11 videos | 48m 13s
  • Includes Assessment
  • Earns a Badge
  • Certification CPE
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This course explores several Word 365 features to format documents. Learn how to use text styles and style sets, and also create and modify text styles. You will also discover how to create a style sets and import styles from another document. Next, this course will focus on inspecting your text formatting, which allows you to make overall changes to a large numuber of text items. Similarly, learn how to change your document's theme and modify your paragraph spacing as well as use tab stops and the hyphenation tools. Lastly, you will learn how to organize your text into coloumns for when creating different types of documents. In order to practice, you will find the video samples in the Resources section.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Discover the key concepts covered in this formatting documents in word 365 course
    Use text styles and style sets
    Create, update, and modify text styles
    Create and apply a style sheet
    Import styles from another document
    Inspect your text format
  • Apply, create, and change your document's theme
    Modify your paragraph spacing
    Add, use, and remove tab stops
    Configure and use the hyphenation tools
    Organize your text into columns

IN THIS COURSE

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    This video outlines the key concepts covered in Formatting documents in Word 365 including using text styles and style sets, changing your documents theme, and organizing your text into columns. FREE ACCESS
  • 5m 26s
    With Word'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 change their formatting. This video aligns with MOS MO-100 / Word Associate Certification exam objective: 1.2.2.  Apply style sets, 2.2.4.  Apply built-in styles to text, and 2.2.5.  Clear formatting. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Creating and modifying text styles
    5m 19s
    If you want to be able to reuse a particular combination of text formats, you can save your settings as a custom style. Once you have created a style, you can modify it and make changes to the saved values. This video aligns with MOS MO-101 / Word Expert Certification exam objective: 2.3.1.  Create paragraph and character styles and 2.3.2.  Modify existing styles. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Creating a style set
    3m 55s
    If you have customized a number of different text styles in your Word 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 style sets can be easily accessed and applied to your document. This video aligns with MOS MO-101 / Word Expert Certification exam objective: 3.2.4.  Create custom style sets. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Importing styles from another document
    4m 32s
    If you often use the same text and paragraph styles in Word, 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, you can extract text and paragraph styles from one document and import them straight into another document that you are working on. This video aligns with MOS MO-101 / Word Expert Certification exam objective: 2.3.3.  Copy styles to other documents or templates. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Inspecting your text formatting
    5m 11s
    In Word, 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 been formatted in the same way. This allows you to make overall and simultaneous changes to a large number of text items in your document. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Changing your document's theme
    5m 29s
    Changing a document's theme allows you to change the overall appearance for your entire document. You can apply a default theme or create a custom one to personalize your document. Once you have applied a theme, you can also make manual adjustments and choose the individual components that you wish to use. This video aligns with MOS MO-101 / Word Expert Certification exam objective: 3.2.1.  Create custom color sets, 3.2.2.  Create custom font sets, and 3.2.3.  Create custom themes. FREE ACCESS
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    8.  Modifying your paragraph spacing
    4m 44s
    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. This video aligns with MOS MO-100 / Word Associate Certification exam objective: 2.2.3.  Set line and paragraph spacing and indentation. FREE ACCESS
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    9.  Using tab stops
    4m 20s
    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, you can use the ruler to manually insert, modify and remove your tab stops. FREE ACCESS
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    10.  Using the hyphenation tools
    3m 53s
    If a word is too long for a particular line, Word 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 that instead. The hyphenation function can be switched on and off manually, but you can also tell Word to do it automatically. This video aligns with MOS MO-101 / Word Expert Certification exam objective: 2.2.1.  Configure hyphenation and line numbers. FREE ACCESS
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    11.  Organizing your text into columns
    4m 30s
    In Word, 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 can choose the number of columns used, modify your column widths, and even adjust the spacing between your columns. This video aligns with MOS MO-100 / Word Associate Certification exam objective: 2.3.1.  Format text in multiple columns and 2.3.2.  Insert page, section, and column breaks. FREE ACCESS

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