Microsoft Word: Designing Dynamic Word Documents Using Fields

Microsoft Word Training Series | Level 3

Course Details

Duration: 1 day (9 am – 4 pm)

Microsoft® Word® Versions: 2013 | 2016 | 2019 | 2021 | 365 (Windows)

Delivery Methods (Instructor-led): In-person (Live classroom) | Virtual classroom

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Course Fee: $245 CAD per person + HST (Virtual classroom), $275 CAD per person + HST (Bring your own device for live classroom courses) or $325 CAD per person + HST (Avantix Learning provides device for live classroom courses)*

Timing: Public scheduled courses run from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm (Eastern Time).

Virtual classroom courses: Our instructor-led virtual classroom courses are delivered in a virtual classroom environment. Students will be sent a virtual classroom invitation prior to the course.

In-person classroom courses: Our instructor-led, live classroom (in-person) courses are held in downtown Toronto at 18 King Street East, Suite 1400, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Some courses are also held at an alternate downtown Toronto location.

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.

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Course Overview

This course is designed for those users ready to move on to the next level and use fields, one of the most advanced features in Microsoft Word. Students will use Word's fields to enter information automatically and display variable results. Shortcuts will be used to insert, show, hide and update fields. Word Fields will be used in forms to enter data and in templates to prompt users to fill in data. Various other types of fields will also be used in documents for document information, dates, times and sequential numbering. Throughout this course, the instructor will include numerous tips, tricks and shortcuts.

Prerequisite: Microsoft Word Intermediate / Advanced or Microsoft Word: Styles, Templates and Tables of Contents or equivalent knowledge and skills.

Location and timing: Public scheduled courses are held online in virtual classroom format or in downtown Toronto and run from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm (Eastern Time).

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)
  • Certificate of completion
  • Follow-up email support

Course Topics

Inserting, showing and hiding fields

  • Inserting and manipulating fields using different strategies
  • Using the Insert Field dialog
  • Showing and hiding field codes
  • Setting field properties
  • Examining the parts of a field code
  • Options for specific fields
  • Creating running headers/footers that display headings and subheadings automatically

Updating fields

  • Updating fields in different ways
  • Updating fields automatically when printing
  • Preventing fields from updating

Inserting and Updating Date and Time Fields

  • Inserting and updating date fields
  • Inserting and updating time fields

Formatting Fields Using Switches

  • Changing the formatting of date, time and number fields using switches
  • Codes used in different types of switches

Numbering Paragraphs and Pages Using Fields

  • Displaying page numbering using different fields
  • Numbering using the SEQ field
  • Numbering field codes

Creating Document Summaries Using Fields

  • Inserting fields with document information such as the document title and author
  • Creating custom fields to enter information

Working with Interactive Fields

  • Understanding interactive fields
  • Using Fill-in fields
  • Activating interactive fields
  • Inserting an Ask field
  • Activating fields automatically

Designing Fillable Forms

  • Creating a digital form including text boxes, drop-down lists and check boxes
  • Adding a calculated field on a form
  • Formatting and protecting a form
  • Saving a form as a template
  • Completing and saving a form with data

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Microsoft Word: Designing Dynamic Word Documents Using Fields (Word Training Course Online or In Toronto)
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