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area for over 25 years.

Softek Services, Inc.
1156 15th Street, NW, Suite 100
Washington, DC 20005
(202) 747-5000

Computer Training Software Consulting Database Programming

Instructor-led Training

Transitioning from
Corel WordPerfect to Microsoft Word

Version 2010 • 2013 • 2016

1 Day, 9:00-4:00, 6 Hours

This instructor-led course, through lecture and hands-on exploration, teaches students the skills needed to get up and running quickly and efficiently in Microsoft Word. This course is geared for users who feel comfortable using Corel WordPerfect and are now switching to Microsoft Word.

What’s Different With the Basics

  • Important Screen Elements
  • Working with Toolbars or Ribbon
  • Opening Existing WordPerfect Documents
  • Using Word's Layout Views
  • Refresher on Navigating through Text
  • Inserting the Current Date as Text or a Field
  • Using Word's Spelling and Grammar as You Type
  • Using Word's Multiple Undos and Redos
  • Naming Conventions When Saving Documents
  • Previewing Documents
  • Printing Documents
  • Printing a Single Envelope or Label
  • Closing a Document and/or Word
  • Starting a New Document
  • Starting a Documents Based on a Template
  • Switching Between Multiple Documents

Formatting in Word

  • Important Formatting Concepts in Word
  • WordPerfect’s Formatting Philosophy Compared to Word
  • What is the Equivalent to WordPerfect’s Reveal Codes?
  • Using Shortcuts to Select Text

Formatting in Word (cont'd)

  • Using Shortcuts to Select Text
  • Important Character Formatting Concepts
  • Important Paragraph Formatting Concepts
  • Important Section / Document Formatting Concepts
  • Understanding and Using Section Breaks

Advanced Editing and Automation Tools

  • Using AutoCorrect
  • Working with AutoText or Quick Parts
  • Understanding AutoFormat As You Type
  • Using AutoComplete

Opening & Converting WordPerfect Documents

  • Reviewing What Word Will and Will Not Convert
  • Tips and Tricks for Cleaning Up WordPerfect Documents
  • Quick Methods for Clearing WordPerfect "Codes"
  • Working with WordPerfect Mail Merge Files
  • Converting WordPerfect Label Sheets in Word

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Is this the right course for you? Please contact our office at (202) 747-5000 if you have any questions.

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Public Class

This class is only offered for private groups.

Private Group Classes

Conducted at Your Office

$1400 flat fee for up to 8 students
$1600 flat fee for up to 12 students
$100 per additional student

Conducted at Softek’s Facility

$1550 flat fee for up to 8 students
$1750 flat fee for up to 12 students
$100 per additional student

Have more or fewer students? Or, need to schedule more than one training day? Fill out our quote request form for a price quote based on your training needs. 

Why choose Softek?

  • Live, in-person training
  • Instructors with 10+ years of experience
  • Detailed training guide
  • Certificate of completion
  • Money-back guarantee