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Word 2010 Training Guides
Word 2010 Training Guides

The first link in each item below takes you to a training PowerPoint that illustrates the bulletted items listed.  Some of the PowerPoints have videos to help demonstrate the items.  The Quick Reference Card links take you to a text summary of the items demonstrated.



1)  Make the switch to Word 2010 - this will help you get familiar with changes (and similarities) between Word 2003 and Word 2010.

  • Find popular commands quickly on the ribbon.
  • See how the File menu has evolved to the Microsoft Office Backstage view.
  • Do essential tasks, such formatting, saving, and printing.
  • Work between Word 2010 and earlier versions of Word.

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2)  Word 2010 tips and tricks - some timesaving techniques and steps that you may not have stumbled across before....and some were't available in the older version!



  • Open Word quickly by using a keyboard shortcut.
  • Convert a list into a table.
  • Convert a list into a SmartArt graphic.
  • Crop a picture to a shape.
  • Zoom with your mouse.
  • Find and replace text.
  • Use advanced selection techniques.
  • Show or hide the ribbon.
  • Use the Quick Access Toolbar.
  • Make a to-do list with checkboxes.


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3)  Create your first Word document I - really basic but might help fill the gaps about where regularly used commands are in the "ribbon".

  • Create and save a new document.
  • Fix spelling and grammar as you type.
  • Add formatting to your text.
  • Change page margins.

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4)  Create your first Word document II - again, really basic...maybe some tools you haven't used before!
  • Move around in the document.
  • Use formatting marks.
  • Move text around in the document.
  • Change line spacing and alignment.

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5)  Word 2010 keyboard shortcuts - learn how to access many commands using either the ALT key or the CTRL key.
  • Define the two kinds of keyboard shortcuts: access keys and key combinations
  • Access tabs, buttons, options, and commands using the ALT key
  • Directly perform tasks by using the CTRL key.
  • Perform a variety of tasks using the keyboard: from opening and working with documents to selecting and formatting text.

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