Shaping Documents in Word Microsoft 365 for Windows

Word Microsoft 365 (Windows)    |    Intermediate
  • 10 videos | 41m 15s
  • Includes Assessment
  • Earns a Badge
Learners can explore the advanced reference tools available in Word for Office 365 in this 10-video course. You will learn how to use cover pages, tables of contents, and Quick Parts to help readers find information in your documents. You will then examine the range of cover page templates available in Word. Learners continue by examining how to properly format document titles and subtitles, and how to create a table of contents without having to insert the information manually. You will learn to create an index in your document, to use the Mark Entry tool to mark your index entries, and use Word to generate and update your index. Next, learn how to add bookmarks, and link them to specified sections in the document, and how to cross-reference to link different parts of the same document. You will observe how to create a table of figures to keep track of captioned illustrations. Finally, learn how to use the Outline mode and the Outline view in Word.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Insert a cover page for your document
    Create a table of contents in your document
    Customize your table of contents in your document
    Create an index in your document
    Insert bookmarks in your document
  • Insert a caption in your document
    Create a table of figures in your document
    Use the cross reference function in your document
    Plan and restructure your document
    Create a master document

IN THIS COURSE

  • 4m 14s
    A cover page can be used to introduce or present your document. Word 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
  • 4m 13s
    Word 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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    3.  Customizing your table of contents in Word Microsoft 365 for Windows
    3m 52s
    Once you have created your table of contents, you can begin to customize it. In Word, 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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    4.  Creating an index in Word Microsoft 365 for Windows
    5m 8s
    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 to generate your index and keep it up to date. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Inserting bookmarks in Word Microsoft 365 for Windows
    4m 49s
    You can add bookmarks to your Word 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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    6.  Inserting a caption in Word Microsoft 365 for Windows
    4m 18s
    A caption is a small description that allows the reader to identify the contents of an illustration, chart or table. In Word, you can insert manual and automatic captions to annotate your illustrations. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Creating a table of figures in Word Microsoft 365 for Windows
    3m 2s
    Inserting a table of figures into your Word 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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    8.  Using the cross reference function in Word Microsoft 365 for Windows
    3m 23s
    In Word, 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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    9.  Planning & restructuring your document in Word Microsoft 365 for Windows
    4m 14s
    Word'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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    10.  Creating a master document in Word Microsoft 365 for Windows
    4m 2s
    In Word, 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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