Length
2 days

Overview

Microsoft Word is the Office suite’s flagship productivity software. This version of Microsoft Word incorporates many new features and connectivity options in order to make collaboration and production as easy as possible.

This advanced course is designed to help power users leverage Microsoft Word to collaborate on documents and secure information. This course also covers techniques for creating complex documents, such as forms or documents that require reference pages.

For our introductory course on Microsoft Word 2016, see Microsoft Word 2016 – Part 1.
For our intermediate course on Microsoft Word 2016, see Microsoft Word 2016 – Part 2.

After completion of this course you may be interested in our Microsoft Teams course.

Key Topics

Detailed Info
  • Sharing and Co-authoring Documents
  • Comparing and Merging Document Changes
  • Inserting Footnotes and Endnotes
  • Inserting an Index and Table of Contents
  • Securing a Document
  • Managing Document Versions
  • Comments and Tracking Changes
  • Adding Cross-References, Bookmarks, and Hyperlinks
  • Adding Citations and a Bibliography
  • Managing Outlines and Master Documents
  • Using Forms and Form Data
  • Comparing and Merging Versions
Skills Gained
Key Topics
Target Audience
Prerequisites

Skills Gained

At the completion of this course you should be comfortable with using Microsoft Word’s tools to facilitate collaboration and document versioning. You will also learn how to create reference pages and manage long documents. As well, you will learn how to create forms using Microsoft Word.

  • Collaboration
  • Cross-Referencing
  • Bookmarking
  • Using Citations
  • Managing Long Documents
  • Indexing
  • Creating Master Documents
  • Securing Documents
  • Managing Forms
  • Version Control

Key Topics

Lesson 1: Collaborating on Documents

TOPIC A: Modify User Information

  • Viewing File Properties
  • User Information

TOPIC B: Share a Document

  • Sharing Options
  • Presenting Documents Online
  • OneDrive
  • Configuring a Blog Account
  • Creating a Blog Post
  • Publishing a Blog Post

TOPIC C: Work with Comments

  • Inserting Comments
  • Editing Comments
  • Replying to Comments
  • Marking Comments Done
  • Navigating Through Comments
  • Deleting Comments

TOPIC D: Compare Document Changes

  • Legal Blackline
  • Comparison Settings
  • Accepting and Rejecting Changes

TOPIC E: Review a Document

  • Track Changes
  • Turn Track Changes On and Off
  • Markup Views
  • Track Changes Options
  • The Track Changes Indicator
  • Reviewing Changes

TOPIC F: Merge Document Changes

  • Combining Modifications from Multiple Reviewers
  • Revisions Pane
  • Resolving Style Conflicts

TOPIC G: Co-author Documents

  • Sharing Documents Online
  • Editing a Shared File
  • Sharing Your Changes

Lesson 2: Adding Reference Marks and Notes

TOPIC A: Add Captions

  • Captions
  • Adding Captions
  • Caption Dialog Box

TOPIC B: Add Cross-References

  • Cross-References
  • Adding Cross-References
  • Cross-Reference Dialog Box
  • Updating Cross-References

TOPIC C: Add Bookmarks

  • Bookmarks
  • Adding Bookmarks
  • Bookmark Dialog Box
  • Bookmark Formatting Marks
  • Hidden Bookmarks

TOPIC D: Add Hyperlinks

  • Hyperlinks
  • Adding Hyperlinks
  • Insert Hyperlink Dialog Box
  • Options in the Link To Panel
  • Edit Hyperlink Dialog Box

TOPIC E: Insert Footnotes and Endnotes

  • Footnotes and Endnotes
  • Inserting Footnotes and Endnotes
  • The Footnote and Endnote Dialog Box
  • Navigating Using Reference Marks
  • ScreenTips for Footnotes and Endnotes

TOPIC F: Add Citations

  • Sources
  • The Source Manager Dialog Box
  • The Create Source Dialog Box
  • The Edit Source Dialog Box
  • Citations
  • Adding Citations
  • The Edit Citation Dialog Box
  • Citation and Bibliography Styles

TOPIC G: Insert a Bibliography

  • Bibliographies
  • Adding a Bibliography
  • Updating the Bibliography

Lesson 3: Simplifying and Managing Long Documents

TOPIC A: Insert Blank and Cover Pages

  • Inserting Blank Pages
  • Inserting Cover Pages

TOPIC B: Insert an Index

  • The Mark Index Entry Dialog Box
  • Index Entry Field Codes
  • The Index Dialog Box
  • The Open Index AutoMark File Dialog Box
  • The Concordance File
  • The Style Dialog Box
  • The Modify Style Dialog Box
  • Updating the Index

TOPIC C: Insert a Table of Contents

  • Table of Contents
  • The Table of Contents Dialog Box
  • The Add Text Option
  • The Mark Table of Contents Entry Dialog Box
  • Updating a Table of Contents

TOPIC D: Insert an Ancillary Table

  • Ancillary Tables
  • The Table of Figures Dialog Box
  • Table of Authorities
  • The Mark Citation Dialog Box
  • The Table of Authorities Dialog Box
  • Field Code for a Marked Citation

TOPIC E: Manage Outlines

  • Outline View
  • Outline Symbols
  • Outline View Tools
  • Creating an Outline
  • Promoting and Demoting Sections

TOPIC F: Create a Master Document

  • Master Documents
  • Benefits of Master Documents
  • Creating a Master Document
  • Creating Subdocuments
  • Master Document Group
  • Managing Subdocuments

Lesson 4: Securing a Document

TOPIC A: Suppress Information

  • Suppress Sensitive Information
  • Hidden Text
  • Remove Personal Information from a Document
  • The Document Inspector Dialog Box

TOPIC B: Set Editing Restrictions

  • Mark as Final
  • The Restrict Editing Task Pane
  • Protected View

TOPIC C: Add a Digital Signature to a Document

  • Digital Certificates
  • Digital Signatures
  • The Signature Line
  • Digitally Signing a Document
  • The Signatures Task Pane
  • Requested Signatures
  • Valid Signatures

TOPIC D: Restrict Document Access

  • Applying a Document Password
  • Changing the Document Password
  • Removing the Document Password

Lesson 5: Forms

TOPIC A: Create Forms

  • Forms
  • Plan a Form
  • The Controls Group
  • Form Controls
  • Design Mode
  • Legacy Tools
  • Form Field Options
  • Toggling Form Field Shading
  • Clearing Entered Data from Form Fields
  • Protecting a Form

TOPIC B: Manipulate Forms

  • Modifying a Control’s Title Tab
  • Adding Help Contents to Form Fields

TOPIC C: Form Data Conversion

  • Save Form Data as a Text File
  • How Data is Saved
  • Linking the Form to a Database
  • Modifying Tab Order

Lesson 6: Managing Document Versions

TOPIC A: Create a New Document Version

  • Microsoft SharePoint Server
  • Versioning
  • Versioning Settings
  • Major vs. Minor Versions
  • Accessing Documents Directly from a SharePoint Site
  • Begin Working with Document Versions

TOPIC B: Compare Document Versions

  • The Compare Feature
  • Compare Document Versions

TOPIC C: Merge Document Versions

  • The Combine Feature
  • Merge Multiple Versions of a Document

Target Audience

This course is designed for users who are keen to extend their understanding and knowledge of Microsoft Word 2016 beyond basic document creation.

We can also deliver and customise this training course for your organisation. For more information, please email [email protected]

Prerequisites

This course assumes that the user has completed the Microsoft Word 2016 – Part 1 course and the Microsoft Word 2016 – Part 2 course, or has equivalent knowledge of the following topics:

  • Using the various parts of the Microsoft Word interface
  • Getting help in Microsoft Word
  • Creating, opening, and saving a basic document
  • Applying formatting to text
  • Controlling text flow using the tools on the Home tab, Layout tab, and Page Setup dialog
  • Customising document format using styles and themes
  • Using templates
  • Inserting and modifying tables, charts, text boxes, shapes, images, videos, WordArt, and SmartArt
  • Proofing a document for errors
  • Customising the Microsoft Word environment
  • Performing a mail merge
  • Using macros
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