Published: June 30, 2010
Audiences: Information workers
Technology: Microsoft Office 2010 suites
Credit toward certification: Microsoft Office Specialist
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Sharing and maintaining documents
Apply different views to a document
Selecting zoom options; splitting and arranging windows (view side by side, synchronous scrolling), document views (reorganizing a document outline, master documents, subdocuments, web layout, draft); switching windows; opening a document in a new window
Apply protection to a document
Applying protection by using the Microsoft Office Backstage view commands (applying controls and restrictions to document access, password-protecting a document, marking as final); applying protection by using ribbon commands
Manage document versions
Recovering draft versions; deleting all draft versions
Sending documents via email, OneDrive, or Internet fax; changing file types; creating PDF documents; creating and publishing a blog post; registering a blog account
Save a document
Using compatibility mode, protected mode, and Save As options
Apply a template to a document
Finding templates (locating a template on your disk, finding templates on the web)
Video: View the ruler and adjust zoom in Word Starter
Save a document in Word
Save a document to your OneDrive from Office 2010
Apply font and paragraph attributes
Applying character attributes; applying styles; using Format Painter
Navigate and search through a document
Using the Navigation Pane (headings, pages, results), Go To, browse by button, and Highlight features; setting Find and Replace options (format, special)
Apply indentation and tab settings to paragraphs
Applying indents (first line, hanging); setting tabs; using the Tabs dialog box; setting tabs on the ruler; clearing tabs; setting tab stops; moving tab stops
Apply spacing settings to text and paragraphs
Line spacing, paragraph spacing
Using the Insert Table dialog box; using Draw Table; inserting a Quick Table; converting text to tables; using a table to control page layout
Manipulate tables in a document
Sorting content; adding a row to a table; adding a column to a table; splitting, merging, moving, resizing, and deleting a row or column; defining the header row; converting tables to text; viewing gridlines
Apply bullets to a document
Applying bullets; selecting a symbol format; defining a picture to be used as a bullet; using AutoFormat; promoting or demoting bullet levels
Style basics in Word
Adjust the line spacing between text or paragraphs
Create a bulleted or numbered list
Applying page layout and reusable content
Apply and manipulate page setup settings
Setting margins, non-breaking spaces, hyphenation, and columns; working with breaks; forcing a page break; inserting a section break (continuous, next page, next odd, next even); inserting a blank page into a document
Using a theme to apply formatting; customizing a theme
Construct content in a document by using the Quick Parts tool
Adding built-in building blocks (quotes, text boxes, headers, footers, cover pages, watermarks, equations)
Create and manipulate page backgrounds
Formatting a document’s background; setting a colored background; adding a watermark; placing page borders
Create and modify headers and footers
Inserting and formatting page numbers; inserting the current date and time; inserting a built-in header or footer; adding content to a header or footer (custom dialog box, manual entry); deleting a header or footer; changing margins; applying a different first page attribute
Change page margins
Apply themes to Word documents
Add or remove headers, footers, and page numbers
Including illustrations and graphics in a document
Insert and format pictures in a document
Adding captions; applying artistic effects and picture styles; compressing pictures; modifying a shape; adjusting position and size; inserting screenshots
Insert and format shapes, WordArt, and SmartArt
Adding text to a shape; modifying text on a shape; adding captions; setting shape styles (border, text); adjusting position and size
Insert and format Clip Art
Organizing ClipArt, captions, artistic effects, compressing pictures, corrections, modifying the shape, reset, picture styles, arranging options, size
Apply and manipulate text boxes
Formatting, saving selection to text box gallery, text box styles, text direction, shadow effects, 3-D effects, arranging options
Move a WordArt, shape, or text box
Change the size of a picture, shape, text box, or WordArt
Validate content by using spelling and grammar checking options
Grammar and style options
Configure AutoCorrect settings
Adding, removing, exceptions, AutoCorrect dialog
Insert and modify comments in a document
Inserting a comment; editing a comment; deleting a comment; viewing a comment (viewing comments from another user, viewing comments inline, viewing comments as balloons)
Check spelling and grammar
AutoCorrect spelling, and insert text and symbols
Insert or delete a comment
Applying references and hyperlinks
Apply a hyperlink
Hyperlink using text; hyperlink using graphic, headings, and bookmarks; creating new document; email address
Create endnotes and footnotes in a document
Managing footnote and endnote location; configuring footnote and endnote format, presentation, and numbering
Create a table of contents in a document
Default formats, showing levels, alignment, tab leader, formats, options; modifying styles; updating table
Insert or create footnotes and endnotes
Create a table of contents or update a table of contents
Performing mail merge operations
Setup mail merge
Performing a mail merge using the Mail Merge Wizard; performing a mail merge manually; auto checking for errors
Execute mail merge
Use mail merge to send personalized e-mail messages to your e-mail address list
Make labels for a mass mailing
Use mail merge to create and print letters and other documents
You type a document and you want to insert header from third page. Which of the following technique will you use to accomplish the task?
A. Go to the third page and insert header.
B. Use a Quick Style.
C. Use page break.
D. Use section break.
You have finished typing a document of about 500 pages and now you are reviewing it. You are currently on the fourth page. What will you do to quickly go to the last page?
A. Use the Go To tool.
B. Use the Find tool.
C. Use the Replace tool.
D. Scroll the document and go to the last page.
You work in an office and you are assigned with the task of writing a document. In the document, there are some words that need reference. What will you do to give the reference for the words on the same page?
A. Create footnote.
B. Type the reference at the end of the page.
C. Create header.
D. Create footer.
You work in an office and you are assigned with the task of preparing a document. You have inserted some images in the document. What will you do to insert a list of all the captions of the images along with the page numbers they appear on?
A. Insert an Index.
B. Insert Table of Contents.
C. Insert Table of Authorities.
D. Insert Table of Figures