Modifying Document Format in Word 2013 for Windows

Word 2013 (Windows)    |    Intermediate
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Structure is important, especially in larger documents. Discover how to organize Word 2013 documents by adding headers and footers, page breaks and numbers, bookmarks, tables, a table of contents (TOC), and an index.


  • Inserting headers & footers
    Saving & reusing a header
    Inserting a page break
    Creating & formatting a section
    Inserting a cover page
    Inserting page numbers
    Customizing your page & paragraph outlines
    Planning & restructuring your document
  • Creating a master document
    Inserting bookmarks
    Using the cross reference function
    Inserting a caption
    Creating a table of contents
    Customizing your table of contents
    Creating an index
    Creating a table of figures


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    It is sometimes useful to include certain information types on every page in your document. For this, you may want to use Word 2013's header and footer tools. Once you have created your header or footer, that information will by default appear on all the pages in your document. FREE ACCESS
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    If you have created a customized header or footer in Word 2013, you can save it and import it directly into a completely different document. This is very useful if you have a particular company or organization style that you want to use in all of your official documents. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Inserting a page break in Word 2013 for Windows
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    Page breaks are used to insert space into your document and move your text to the top of the next page. These are very useful if you want to begin structuring your Word 2013 document or, for example, if you want to ensure that a new chapter starts at the top of a new page. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Creating & formatting a section in Word 2013 for Windows
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    The Word 2013 section tool can be used to create distinct zones within your document. These zones - known as sections - can be organized and formatted individually, allowing you complete control over your document's appearance. You can, for example, arrange your section's text into columns, or even change the page orientation to landscape. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Inserting a cover page in Word 2013 for Windows
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    A cover page can be used to introduce or present your document. Word 2013 features a library of different cover page styles that can be inserted into your existing document. A cover page can, for example, feature your document's title and author, and even a summary of the document or the company's name. These cover page styles are also highly customizable. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Inserting page numbers in Word 2013 for Windows
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    If you want to keep track of where you are in a document or if you want to refer to a particular section, page numbers are extremely useful. In Word 2013, you can insert page numbers into your header and footer areas. It is also possible to customize the style and appearance of the page numbers that you have inserted. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Customizing your page & paragraph outlines in Word 2013 for Windows
    6m 3s
    You can change the appearance of your document by adding page and paragraph borders. Word 2013 allows you to adjust the style, color, thickness and even the location of your border. And if you want to make a paragraph stand out, a border may be just what you need. FREE ACCESS
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    8.  Planning & restructuring your document in Word 2013 for Windows
    5m 11s
    Word 2013's Outline view is very useful for managing and restructuring your document. You can, for example, specify which heading level you want to visualize. You can also promote and demote individual sections in your document, and even change where your document's sections are placed. FREE ACCESS
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    9.  Creating a master document in Word 2013 for Windows
    4m 39s
    In Word 2013, you can use the Outline view to create a master document. A master document contains one or more subdocuments, new or existing files that can be linked to or integrated fully into your master document. These subdocuments can then be accessed easily from a single central location. FREE ACCESS
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    10.  Inserting bookmarks in Word 2013 for Windows
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    You can add bookmarks to your Word 2013 document. Once you have created a bookmark, you can create links to specified sections in your document. These bookmarks can help your reader to navigate within the document. FREE ACCESS
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    11.  Using the cross reference function in Word 2013 for Windows
    5m 19s
    In Word 2013, you can use the cross reference function to display information relating to sections or passages in your document, such as the page number, heading, or even relative location. You can combine the cross reference and bookmarks function to improve navigation within your document. FREE ACCESS
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    12.  Inserting a caption in Word 2013 for Windows
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    A caption is a small description that allows the reader to identify the contents of an illustration, chart or table. In Word 2013, you can insert manual and automatic captions to annotate your illustrations. FREE ACCESS
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    13.  Creating a table of contents in Word 2013 for Windows
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    Word 2013 can automatically create a table of contents. If you have correctly formatted your document's titles and subheadings, you can quickly create your table of contents without having to insert any information yourself. All you need to decide is where to put the table and how you want to format it. FREE ACCESS
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    14.  Customizing your table of contents in Word 2013 for Windows
    5m 23s
    Once you have created your table of contents, you can begin to customize it. In Word 2013, you can make a number of changes to the appearance and structure of your table of contents. You can even save your customized table and reuse it in other documents. FREE ACCESS
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    15.  Creating an index in Word 2013 for Windows
    5m 40s
    If you want to help readers to locate different elements of your document quickly and easily, you can insert an index. Once you have marked your index entries, you can use Word 2013 to generate your index and keep it up to date. FREE ACCESS
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    16.  Creating a table of figures in Word 2013 for Windows
    4m 28s
    Inserting a table of figures into your Word 2013 document allows you to organize and keep track of the different illustrations that have been added. Similar to a table of contents, the table of figures can be adjusted to show the page number of the illustration and its name. It can also be updated automatically. FREE ACCESS


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