Word 2013 Basic

What does this course offer you?

Word 2013 offers innovative new functions and a new user interface. In this elearning course, you will learn how to work with Tabs and the ribbon, navigation panes and the Backstage view: from saving, opening and editing documents to the design of the text layout using formatting, all the way to inserting graphics and tables. You will also learn how to save your documents in other file formats, e.g. in PDF format, use the convenient Mail Merge functions and the wide range of spelling checker options for your documents.

What does this course include?

In addition to the instructional content, practice exercises and test questions are also included.


Course Topics

  • Starting and closing Word
  • Opening and saving a document
  • Creating and opening a document
  • Saving a document on a mobile drive
  • Saving a document under a different file type
  • Switching between open documents
  • Word options
  • Using the Word Help
  • Shrinking, enlarging and moving the display
  • Working with the Ribbon
  • Quick access, navigation pane and context menu

  • Different views of a document
  • Entering text
  • Entering symbols and special characters
  • Displaying formatting marks
  • Selecting text
  • Editing and deleting text
  • Searching for and replacing text elements
  • Moving and copying text using drag & drop
  • Moving and copying text using the clipboard
  • Undoing actions

  • Formatting text quickly
  • Enhanced formatting
  • Automatic hyphenation
  • Working with paragraphs
  • Working with line breaks
  • Good practice: Aligning text
  • Aligning text
  • Indenting paragraphs
  • Working with tabs
  • Working with paragraphs
  • Numbering and bullet points
  • Designing paragraphs
  • Using styles
  • Copying formats

  • Creating tables
  • Selecting and deleting table sections
  • Inserting and editing columns and rows
  • Formatting tables
  • Inserting and copying objects
  • Positioning objects in a document

  • Creating a data source
  • Linking a data source
  • Inserting merge fields
  • Merging and printing form letters
  • Mail merge for labels

  • Page setup
  • Good practice: Inserting a page break
  • Inserting a page break
  • Editing headers and footers
  • Inserting page numbers
  • Using the spelling checker
  • Using the print preview
  • Printing a document

Technical Specifications


  • Windows XP / Vista / 7 / 8
  • Internet Explorer 7 / 8 / 9* / 10* /11*
  • Firefox 10 or higher
  • “Script ActiveX controls marked safe for scripting” must be enabled

* In Internet Explorer 8 and higher, the Internet Explorer 7 "Compatibility Mode" is used to guarantee the optimal display of course content.

Office E-Learning Course Features:

  • Designed for Beginners, Experienced Users and Upgraders
  • Structured Video Tutorials
  • Audio Narrated Videos with Closed-Captioning
  • Practice Interactive Exercises
  • Topics Include Tips and Printable PDF's
  • Pretest with Personalized Learning Path
  • Chapter Tests
  • Comprehensive Final Test with Certificate
  • Deliverable as a SCORM package to host on your own LMS
  • Accessible online though our Course Platform service
  • Tin Can/xAPI Compatible
  • Available in Different Languages
  • Flexible Pricing Options


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