Shaping documents in Word 365

Word Microsoft 365 (2021)    |    Intermediate
  • 10 videos | 40m 54s
  • Includes Assessment
  • Earns a Badge
  • Certification CPE
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Word 365 offers different tools to shape documents. First, learn how to insert a page break and create a formatting section to help shape the layout of the page. Next, learn how to insert predefined headers & footers and create custom headers & footers. You can also save and re-use a header. In this course, you will also discover how to insert a page number in order to better organize your document. These settings will be useful for yourself as well as your readers. You will also learn how to customize your paragraph and page outlines & colors as well as insert a watermark to make your document unique. 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 shaping documents in word 365 course
    Use page breaks to structure a document
    Create a formatted section to organize your document
    Insert headers and footers to add additional information on your document
    Create and insert a custom header and footer into a document
  • Save and re-use customized headers to insert into your document
    Insert page numbers in the header and footer of your document
    Customize the paragraph outline and fill color in order to enhance the appearance of a document
    Customize the page outline and fill color in order to enhance the appearance of a document
    Insert a watermark in to a document

IN THIS COURSE

  • 53s
    This video outlines the key concepts covered in Shaping documents in Word 365 including inserting a page break, saving & re-using a header, and inserting a watermark. FREE ACCESS
  • 4m 12s
    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 document or, for example, if you want to ensure that a new chapter starts at the top of a new page. This video aligns with MOS Word Associate MO-100 Objectives: 2.3.2.  Insert page, section, and column breaks. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Creating a formatting section
    5m 16s
    The Word 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 to have 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. This video aligns with MOS Word Associate MO-100 Objectives: 2.3.2.  Insert page, section, and column breaks and 2.3.3.  Change page setup options for a section. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Inserting predefined headers & footers
    4m 16s
    It is sometimes useful to include certain information on every page in your document. For this, you may want to use Word'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. This video aligns with MOS Word Associate MO-100 Objectives: 1.2.3.  Insert and modify headers and footers. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Creating custom headers & footers
    5m 34s
    If you have specific information that you would like to include in your document header and footer, you can insert custom information. Learn how to insert and customize your headers and footers with Word. This video aligns with MOS Word Associate MO-100 Objectives: 1.2.3.  Insert and modify headers and footers. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Saving & re-using a header
    3m 43s
    If you have created a customized header or footer in Word, 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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    7.  Inserting page numbers
    4m 44s
    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, 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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    8.  Customizing your paragraph outline & color
    4m 1s
    If you want to make a paragraph stand out, a border may be just what you need. You can change the appearance of your document by adding paragraph borders and fill effects. Word allows you to adjust the style, color, thickness and even the location of your border, as well as apply color effects to your selection. FREE ACCESS
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    9.  Customizing your page outline & color
    4m 29s
    Adding a page border and fill effect can dramatically change the appearance of your document in just a few clicks. Using the border and fill tools, you can apply theme, standard or custom colors to your document, and design interesting and stylish borders to make your document more attractive. This video aligns with MOS Word Associate MO-100 Objectives: 1.2.4.  Configure page background elements. FREE ACCESS
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    10.  Inserting a watermark
    3m 46s
    In Word, you can add an image or graphic to the background of your document. This is known as a watermark. This tool is particularly useful if you want to indicate that a document is official or confidential. You can apply a watermark to multiple pages in your document. This video aligns with MOS Word Associate MO-100 Objectives: 1.2.4.  Configure page background elements. FREE ACCESS

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