MARS Word 2007 Essentials - Basics

Getting to Know Word

  • starting Word
  • the Word screen
  • using the Ribbon
  • using KeyTips
  • minimising the Ribbon
  • shortcut menus
  • using shortcut menus
  • understanding dialog boxes
  • launching dialog boxes
  • the Quick Access Toolbar
  • customising the Quick Access Toolbar
  • the Office button
  • using the Office button
  • the status bar
  • customising the status bar
  • exiting safely from word.

Creating a New Document

  • creating documents in Word
  • using the blank template
  • typing text
  • saving a new document
  • typing numbers
  • inserting the date
  • document proofing
  • checking spelling and grammar
  • making basic changes
  • saving an existing document
  • printing a document
  • safely closing a document.

Working With A Document

  • the open dialog box
  • opening an existing document
  • navigating with the keyboard
  • scrolling through a document
  • understanding document views
  • changing document views
  • page zooming
  • viewing the ruler
  • showing paragraph marks
  • previewing a document
  • counting words.

Working With Text

  • techniques for selecting text
  • selecting text using the mouse
  • selecting text using the keyboard
  • editing in insert mode
  • editing in overtype mode
  • deleting text
  • using undo
  • using redo
  • using repeat
  • using click and type
  • inserting special characters
  • understanding search and replace
  • finding words and phrases
  • replacing words and phrases
  • using go to.

Cutting and Copying

  • understanding cutting and copying
  • cutting and pasting
  • copying and pasting
  • drag and drop cutting
  • drag and drop copying
  • using the clipboard task pane
  • using paste special.


  • understanding printing
  • print previewing
  • quick printing
  • selecting a printer
  • printing the current page
  • specifying a range of pages
  • specifying the number of copies.

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If you need training for three or more people, ask us about training at your site. You can enjoy the convenience of reduced travel cost and time, as well as a familiar environment for your staff. Additionally, we can customise the course for your business needs.

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