Microsoft Word Basic Lessons

 


 

Select Text Effectively

Select a word
Select several words
Select a line
Select a paragraph
Select a sentence
Select non-adjacent text
Select all text

Format text and paragraphs

Use the strikethrough tool
Use the superscript tool
Use the text effects tool
Use the text highlight color tool
Use the change case tool
Use the clear all formatting tool
Use the alignment tools
Use the line and paragraph spacing tool
Use the shading tool
Use the borders tool
Use the bullets tool
Use the numbering tool
Increase / decrease left indent
Increase / decrease right indent
Use the format painter tool to apply formatting to words
Use the format painter tool to apply formatting to paragraphs

Use tools to insert text

Use the find tool
Use the replace tool
Use the editor to check spelling and grammar
Use the thesaurus tool
Use the symbol tool
Change autocorrect options
Copy and paste text within a document
Copy and paste text to a different document
Cut and paste text within a document
Cut and paste text to a different document
Use the mouse to move text
Use the clipboard
Insert / edit / remove a website hyperlink
Insert / edit / delete a comment Microsoft Word

Work with tabs

Set a left tab
Remove a tab
Move a tab
Set a decimal tab
Use the format painter tool to copy tab formatting

Insert and modify tables

Insert a table
Apply a table style
Change column width / row height
Select cells / rows / columns
Select entire table
Use the split cells tool
Use the merge cells tool
Use the text direction tool
Remove / apply borders

Insert and modify graphics

Resize / move / delete a shape
Insert a shape
Add text to a shape
Remove a fill colour from a shape
Remove an outline from a shape
Insert a text box
Insert / format a SmartArt graphic
Modify SmartArt graphic content

Insert and modify pictures

Insert / resize / delete a picture
Use the layout options tool
Use the crop tool
Apply a picture style
Insert a picture into a table

Prepare documents for distribution

Save a document as a pdf
Print a selection
Print the current page
Print specific pages
Print 2 pages per sheet
Change orientation
Change margins
Insert a text header / text footer
Insert page numbering in a header or footer
Insert a file path in a header or footer
Insert a picture file in a header or footer