Proofing documents in Word 365

Word Microsoft 365 (2021)    |    Intermediate
  • 12 videos | 53m 35s
  • Includes Assessment
  • Earns a Badge
  • Certification CPE
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Explore the many ways to proof your documents in Word 365. In this course, learn how to proof and correct your document by using the Editor. Next, discover how to configure the spell check options and the AutoCorrect settings which are both useful in correcting your document. Then you will be able to track document changes and manage changes in a document, which is especially handy when there are several users editing the document. You will also discover how to annotate your document via the Draw tab. If you are working on multiple versions of a document, learn how to compare two documents and merge multiple documents. Lastly, you will discover how to adjust your document's protection settings to apply additional security measures. 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 proofing documents in word 365 course
    Proof and correct errors in your document
    Use the editor
    Configure the spell check options
    Use autocorrect to proof your document
    Configure the autocorrect settings
  • Track changes in your document
    Manage changes in a document
    Annotate your document
    Compare two documents
    Merge multiple documents
    Adjust your document's protection settings

IN THIS COURSE

  • 57s
    This video outlines the key concepts covered in Proofing documents in Word 365 including proofing & correcting your document, using Autocorrect, and merging multiple documents. FREE ACCESS
  • 4m 38s
    With Word, you can easily proofread and correct your document by using the Editor tool. You will discover how to get contextual suggestions, access the editor tool and check the spelling and grammar for your text. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Using the Editor
    6m 7s
    Are you worried about spelling mistakes in your document? Word features a number of different tools that can help you remove any mistakes from your text. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Configuring the spell check options
    4m 16s
    You can configure the behavior of the Word 365 spell check to suit your needs. You can add words to your dictionary and manage your dictionary's settings. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Using AutoCorrect
    3m 44s
    Word's AutoCorrect features can save you time if you often use specific vocabulary or symbols. You can use AutoCorrect to assign shortcuts for particular words that you use a lot in order to insert them quickly and efficiently. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Configuring the AutoCorrect settings
    3m 20s
    Some typing and spelling errors - such as missing or multiple capital letters - are automatically corrected by Word 365. You can also adjust exactly which mistakes are automatically corrected, and which are left alone. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Tracking document changes
    4m 9s
    When there are lots of individuals working on the same shared document, it is vital that you can all keep track of the changes that have been made. In Word 365, you can use the track changes tool to make sure that any changes that are made are highlighted in the document. These changes can then be viewed, accepted and rejected on an individual basis. This video aligns with MOS MO-100 / Word Associate Certification exam objective: 6.2.1.  Track changes and 6.2.4.  Lock and unlock change tracking. FREE ACCESS
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    8.  Managing changes in a document
    4m 53s
    In Word, you can display and manage the changes in the document. This is very useful when you are working on a shared document where changes have been applied by other users. This video aligns with MOS MO-100 / Word Associate Certification exam objective: 6.2.2.  Review tracked changes and 6.2.3.  Accept and reject tracked changes. FREE ACCESS
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    9.  Annotating your document
    4m 40s
    With Word, you can use the inking tools available via the Draw tab. You will learn how to use the different pens and tools available in this tab in order to annotate and correct your document. FREE ACCESS
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    10.  Comparing two documents
    4m 40s
    If you have multiple versions of a document, you can use the compare function in Word to visualize exactly how your two files differ. If the track changes mode has not been used, then the compare function is a good way of revising your final version. This video Aligns with MOS MO-101 / Word Expert Certification exam objective: 1.1.3.  Compare and combine multiple documents. FREE ACCESS
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    11.  Merging multiple documents
    6m 13s
    If you have multiple versions of a particular document, and you want to create a definitive version, you can use Word's compare and combine tools. These tools allow you to merge the two versions that you have created and decide exactly how the different modifications are integrated. This video aligns with MOS MO-101 / Word Expert Certification exam objective: 1.1.3.  Compare and combine multiple documents. FREE ACCESS
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    12.  Adjusting your document's protection settings
    5m 59s
    If you are sharing your document with other users, you may find it useful to know how to apply additional security measures. In Word, you can activate read-only mode for your document, track any changes made to the shared copy, and even lock your document using a password. This video aligns with MOS MO-101 / Word Expert Certification exam objective: 1.2.1.  Restrict editing. FREE ACCESS

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