Microsoft Word: Upgrading to Word 2013

Microsoft Word Training Series | Level 3

Course Details

Duration: 1 day

Microsoft® Word® Version: 2013

Delivery Methods: Instructor-led classroom (ILC) | Virtual classroom (VC) on request

Course Dates: August 4, 2017 | View schedule Course schedule

Course Fee: $295 CDN per person + HST or BYOD (bring your own device): $245 CDN person + HST*

Note: Public scheduled dates for this course are delivered as live instructor-led classroom training.

Register for this training course.

Course Overview

During this hands-on course, students will use exciting new features available in Microsoft Word 2013. Changes in the Ribbon, new commands and locations, apps and add-ins will be introduced as well as customizing the Quick Access toolbar and the Ribbon. Students will use the new design tools including theme variations and other new tools. PDF files will be inserted and edited and students will share documents in different ways in Word 2013. Participants will insert video and use online collaboration tools.

Prerequisite: Microsoft Word: Intermediate / Advanced  2007 or 2010 or equivalent knowledge

Custom training: This course may be delivered at your site or ours as an instructor-led or virtual classroom solution. Contact us at info@avantixlearning.ca for more information including savings for custom group training.

Related training: View all Microsoft Word courses

INCLUDED IN THIS COURSE

  • Comprehensive course manual
  • Keyboard shortcuts quick reference
  • Sample and exercise files
  • Refreshments (for classes conducted in Avantix Learning classrooms)
  • Follow-up email support

Course Topics

Microsoft Word 2013 Environment

  • Overview of the Ribbon in 2013 and the Quick Access Toolbar
  • New locations of commands and new commands and features in 2013
  • Creating new documents using new templates
  • Customizing the Ribbon and the Quick Access toolbar

Reading Documents

  • Reading documents using the new Reading Mode
  • Resume reading where you left off
  • Expanding and collapsing parts of a document

Improved Design Tools

  • Apply new theme variations
  • Work with Smart Guides to align objects
  • Use the new Format Picture task pane to format pictures and objects quickly and easily
  • Use the new eyedropper tool for colour matching
  • Use the improved graphics search capabilities

Collaboration

  • Different ways of sharing Word documents over the Web
  • Sending out links to files
  • Using cloud-based services such as OneDrive
  • Working with staff together on the same document through desktop computers or online
  • Giving  feedback to others
  • Using the Simple Markup View where tracked changes have been made
  • Replying to comments and marking them as done

Working with Portable Document Format (PDF) Files

  • Saving Word documents as Portable Document Format (PDF) documents
  • Inserting PDF documents into Microsoft Word
  • Editing PDF documents
  • Limitations of editing PDF documents

Work with Video

  • Insert video in a Word document

Apps and Add-ins

  • Apps and add-ins in 2013
  • Availability depending on versions

Register Now for a public course at our downtown Toronto location at 1 Yonge Street, Suite 1801 (Toronto Star Building), Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Do you need more information? Contact us!

Are you using a different version? Check out our Word version overviews for other versions of Microsoft Word.

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Microsoft Word: Upgrading to Word 2013
Location
Avantix Learning, 1 Yonge Street, Suite 1801 (Toronto Star Building),Toronto, Ontario, Canada,
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August 4, 2017
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