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Word 2010, 2013 and 2016 Advanced Training Courses

DMW's Microsoft Word Advanced courses focus on using Word to create, edit and reformat complex documents.

Emphasis is on developing the skills most appropriate to the efficient creation of the type of document on which you are working.


Course Duration

This course takes one day on-site, normally between 9:30am and 4:30pm.


Course Prerequisites

Completion of DMW's Intermediate Microsoft Word course or a sound practical experience of applying the skills covered by that course.

Touch-typing ability is not a prerequisite. There will be some typing, but speed is not critical to success in the course. Delegates must know their way around the keyboard.


Course Content

For clients preferring topics from the Intermediate course to be included for purposes of revision, we will adjust the Advanced course syllabus accordingly.

Multiple columns Newspaper-like columns.

Outlining Powerful tool for structuring and rearranging documents.

Bookmarks Their relevance; creating cross-references.

Fields Fundamental to automating document content including tables of content, indexes, cross-references, captions and so on

Indexing Creating an index of document content and page locations.

Footnotes and endnotes Creating; viewing; printing.

Excel Linking and embedding Excel charts and tables.

Document merging Best known for mail merges.

Managing large documents Master documents and sub-documents.

Tracking changes Following insertions, deletions and other changes.

Document versions Strategies and techniques for saving versions of a document.

Document comparisons Compare content of two documents.

Summaries Automatically create a summary of document content.

Forms Types of forms; setting up a form.