Opening & Setting Up in Word Microsoft 365 for Windows

Word Microsoft 365 (Windows)    |    Beginner
  • 8 videos | 33m 25s
  • Includes Assessment
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In this 8-video course, learners can explore the basics of Microsoft Word, the word processing program in Word for Office 365. If you have no experience with Word, this is the perfect course to choose when you begin using the program. First, learn how to open the application on your desktop from the Windows 10 Search bar, Start menu, and task bar. You will explore many of the tools and functions available in Word, and learn how to access the Ribbon, how to use the file backstage view, the Quick Access toolbar, and the Status bar. You will learn how to navigate in a word document by using the scroll bar, and other navigation shortcuts. Next, you will learn to use the View Mode, which will display a document in several ways, and has views that focus on reading text, a web view, and views for planning and drafting. Finally, this course examines how to use the Navigation pane to move through a document, jump to specific headings or pages, and to search for keywords.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • find and open the application
    use the application
    scroll through the document
    use the zoom function in your document
  • use the different view modes in your document
    use the Read and Focus Mode in your application
    use the document's Navigation pane
    work on multiple documents

IN THIS COURSE

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    1.  Finding & opening the application in Word Microsoft 365 for Windows
    4m 4s
    Before you can start creating a Word document, you'll need to know how to find the application on your desktop. See how to access the app from your Windows 10 search bar, start menu, and how to pin the app to your… FREE ACCESS
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    2.  Using the application in Word Microsoft 365 for Windows
    3m 59s
    You can access the many different tools and functions available in Word. As well as the ribbon, it is also important to know how to use the File backstage view, the Quick Access Toolbar, and the Status bar. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Scrolling through the document in Word Microsoft 365 for Windows
    4m 46s
    The more pages your document contains, the longer it will take for you to move through your document. Word offers a number of different methods for navigating within your document. As well as manually scrolling, there are… FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Using the zoom function in Word Microsoft 365 for Windows
    3m 26s
    Word's zoom function allows you to adapt the page size to suit the task at hand. In Word, there are a number of different ways of adjusting the zoom levels in your document. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Using the different view modes in Word Microsoft 365 for Windows
    4m 52s
    Word features a number of different view modes, each one suited to a different task or set of tasks. For example, if you are reading through your document, the reading mode is useful. It is important to know how to change… FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Using the Read & Focus Mode in Word Microsoft 365 for Windows
    5m 33s
    Word features a Read Mode that can be useful if you want to read your document, with a limited interface. Once the read mode is active, you can browse your document and still access certain tools. You can also access the… FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Using the Navigation pane in Word Microsoft 365 for Windows
    3m 6s
    The navigation pane can help you browse and navigate through your Word document more easily. It can even be used to quickly locate words or phrases. FREE ACCESS
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    8.  Working on multiple documents in Word Microsoft 365 for Windows
    3m 40s
    If you have multiple Word documents open, it can become difficult to navigate effectively and efficiently between them. Word offers a number of different functions that can help you to manage all your open documents. For… FREE ACCESS

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