Setting your work preferences in Word 365

Word Microsoft 365 (2021)    |    Intermediate
  • 10 videos | 38m 39s
  • Includes Assessment
  • Earns a Badge
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Explore ways to set your work preferences in Word 365. First, learn how to manage your account with security preferences, connect services, and application updates. Next, you will explore how to customize your Word interface. Then you will examine some of Word's advanced options to modify many of the program's display settings. You will examine how to customize Word's user and input behavior, including the Mini Toolbar, and instant previews to improve your performance. When working with or switching between languages, you will learn how to access and update language settings in Word. Then learn how to adjust your save and print options to print a document in draft form, adjust scale settings, and how to print a double-sided document. Finally, you will examine the Quick Access Toolbar and the Office ribbon, the most important elements in Word, which have all the tools used when creating a document. 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 setting your work preferences in word 365 course
    Manage your account from word 
    Customize the word interface 
    Customize your document's view settings
    Adjust the word input options
  • Manage the language settings in word 
    Adjust the word save options
    Adjust print options
    Customize the quick access toolbar
    Customize the ribbon

IN THIS COURSE

  • 49s
    This video outlines the key concepts covered in Setting your work preferences in Word 365 including managing your account, adjusting yout input options, and customizing the ribbon. FREE ACCESS
  • 3m 49s
    If you want to update your profile information or switch user accounts, learn how to access and configure your Word account. Also discover how to manage the security preferences, connected services and application updates from your account page. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Customizing the Word interface
    4m 29s
    You can customize your Word interface in order to make it correspond more closely with your needs. You can choose the color of the interface and select which elements to display, while hiding those which you do not often use. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Customizing your document view settings
    4m 26s
    Word's advanced options allow you to modify many of the program's display settings. You can change the way your document displays on your computer without changing how it will appear when printed. This video aligns with MOS MO-100 / Word Associate Certification exam objective: 1.1.4. Show and hide formatting symbols and hidden text and MOS MO-101 / Word Expert Certification exam objective: 2.2.2. Set paragraph pagination options. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Adjusting your input options
    4m 23s
    If you use Word frequently, you may find it useful to know how to customize its user and input behavior. You can, for example, switch off the mini toolbar or activate and deactivate the live preview function. This last function is very useful but can sometimes cause slowdown on your device. Switching it off can help to make Word run more quickly. This video aligns with MOS MO-101 / Word Expert Certification exam objective: 1.1.8. Change the normal template default font. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Adjusting the language options
    4m 9s
    If your working with or switching between languages, you'll need to know how to access and update the language settings within Word. This video aligns with MOS MO-101 / Word Expert Certification exam objectives: 1.3.1. Configure editing and display languages and 1.3.2. Use language-specific features. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Adjusting your save options
    3m 19s
    It is extremely important to know how to save your document. In Word, you can adjust the default settings relating to your file format and save location. It is even possible to activate or deactivate the background save feature, allowing you to change how Word behaves. FREE ACCESS
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    8.  Adjusting your print options
    3m 16s
    It can be useful to know how to adjust the Word print options. You can, for example, choose to automatically print your document in draft form, which can be useful if you want to simply annotate it or continue working on it in hard copy form. You can also adjust the scale settings and whether your document is printed in double-sided format. FREE ACCESS
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    9.  Customizing the Quick Access Toolbar
    4m 27s
    If you often use the same tools in Word, then you may find it useful to know how to add shortcuts to your Quick Access toolbar. This toolbar, which is accessible from just about every screen in Word, can be used to store shortcuts to a variety of different key tools. This video aligns with MOS MO-101 / Word Expert Certification exam objective: 1.1.6. Customize the quick access toolbar. FREE ACCESS
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    10.  Customizing the ribbon
    5m 30s
    The Office ribbon is the most important element in Word. Although it contains many of the tools that you will use to create your document, you can also customize it to add your own tabs and functions. This video aligns with MOS MO-101 / Word Expert Certification exam objective: 1.1.7. Display hidden ribbon tabs. FREE ACCESS

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