Working with diagrams in Word 365

Word Microsoft 365 (2021)    |    Intermediate
  • 10 videos | 40m 38s
  • Includes Assessment
  • Earns a Badge
  • Certification CPE
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This course explores several Word 365 features to work with diagrams. Learn how to create a diagram with shapes, change the fill style of a shape, and create a custom shape. You will also discover how to use the selection pane and arrange items on a page. Next, this course will focus on creating a drawing canvas, which allows you to move a group of objects more easily. Similarly, learn how to insert and modify a SmartArt graphic. Lastly, you will learn how to format a SmartArt graphic to help your graphic stand out. 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 working with diagrams in word 365 course
    Create a diagram using shapes
    Change the fill style of a shape
    Create a custom shape
    Use the selection pane
  • Arrange items on a page
    Create a drawing canvas
    Insert a smartart graphic
    Modify a smartart graphic
    Format an smartart graphic

IN THIS COURSE

  • 46s
    This video outlines the key concepts covered in Working with diagrams in Word 365 including creating a diagram with shapes, arranging items on a page, and formatting a SmartArt graphic. FREE ACCESS
  • 5m 9s
    If you want to create a diagram in Word, you are going to need to know how to use the application's shape tools. Among the various different predefined options available in the application are standard rectangle and ellipse forms, lines, and specific flowchart-orientated symbols and shapes. You can also insert connecting lines and arrows to join up your shapes. This video aligns with MOS MO-100 / Word Associate Certification exam objectives: 5.1.1. Insert shapes and 5.3.2. Add and modify text in shapes. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Changing the fill style of a shape
    5m 9s
    Once you have inserted a shape into your document, it is possible to apply fill effects to it. In Word, there are several possible fill effects, including textures, patterns and even images. This video aligns with MOS MO-100 / Word Associate Certification exam objective: 5.2.4. Format graphic elements. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Creating a custom shape
    4m 56s
    If you have a custom shape in mind, you can use the freeform shape option in Word. Learn how to insert, edit and format a custom shape in Word. This video aligns with MOS MO-100 / Word Associate Certification exam objective: 5.2.4. Format graphic elements. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Using the selection pane
    4m 35s
    The selection pane, as the name suggests, allows you to select objects found in your document. Although unable to select plain text, you can use it to select shapes or images that you have inserted, as well as rename or hide them from view. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Arranging items on a page
    3m 19s
    If you want to ensure that the items you have inserted into your document appear correctly, you are going to need to know how to adjust their positioning and relationship. In Word, you can change the layering and alignment of your objects. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Creating a drawing canvas
    4m 1s
    If you want to be able to move a group of objects more easily around your document, you can create a drawing canvas which will allow you to format them together as a single group. FREE ACCESS
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    8.  Inserting a SmartArt graphic
    3m 42s
    The SmartArt tool is a really useful tool if you want to add a professional looking graphic to your Word document. These graphics are predefined shape-based diagrams, but they are also highly customizable and can be modified quickly and easily. This video aligns with MOS MO-100 / Word Associate Certification exam objective: 5.1.4. Insert SmartArt graphics. FREE ACCESS
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    9.  Modifying a SmartArt graphic
    4m 47s
    Once you have inserted a piece of a SmartArt graphic, you will be able to customize it quickly and easily. You will be able to modify the positioning, colors, and styles with just a click. This video aligns with MOS MO-100 / Word Associate Certification exam objective: 5.3.3. Add and modify SmartArt graphic content. FREE ACCESS
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    10.  Formatting a SmartArt graphic
    4m 14s
    In order to help you SmartArt graphic stand out you can adjust the formatting. Discover how to change the shape style and add text effects to graphic elements in your Word document. This video aligns with MOS MO-100 / Word Associate Certification exam objectives: 5.2.5. Format SmartArt graphics and 5.3.3. Add and modify SmartArt graphic content. FREE ACCESS

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