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Advanced Microsoft Word

1 Day, 9:00-4:00

Course Overview

This instructor-led course, through lecture and hands-on exploration, will teach students the skills to use large-document features such as heading numbering, bookmarks, cross-references, indexes, and a Master Document. It will also teach you how to create basic macros to automate tasks.

Course Objectives

  • Insert bookmarks and cross-references
  • Insert an index
  • Track changes and compare documents
  • Design templates with fill-in fields
  • Creating, editing and running basic macros
  • Creating and modifying fill-in forms

Course Outline

Using Multilevel Lists

  • Applying Multilevel Lists
  • Defining New Multilevel Lists
  • Removing Multilevel Lists

Tracking and Referencing Documents

  • Working with Bookmarks
  • Working with Cross-References
  • Inserting Indexes
  • Working with Track Changes

Using the Outline View

  • Displaying Outline View
  • Expanding or Collapsing Portions of Documents
  • Showing Heading Levels
  • Promoting and Demoting Text
  • Moving Text in the Outline View
  • Closing Outline View

Creating Master and Subdocuments

  • What is a Master Document?
  • Creating Master Documents
  • Inserting Subdocuments
  • Opening and Expanding Master Documents

Working with Templates

  • What is a Template?
  • The "Normal" Template
  • Specifying the Location of User and Workgroup Templates
  • Saving Existing Documents as Templates
  • Creating New Documents Based on Your Own Templates
  • Designing Templates with Fill-in Fields
  • Modifying Templates

Creating Basic Macros

  • Creating Macros
  • Running Macros
  • Editing Macros
  • Adding Macro Buttons to the Quick Access Toolbar

Creating Fill-In Forms

  • Displaying the Developer Tab
  • Inserting Content Controls
  • Adjusting Control Properties
  • Protecting Forms


Cost and Delivery Format Options

We offer the above listed class on our public schedule and as a private group class in the following delivery formats:

Public Class: Live Virtual
Per student $325
Private Group Class: Live Virtual
1-4 students $700
5-8 students $850
9-12 students* $950
*$50 per additional student
Private Group Class: At Your Location
1-4 students $950
5-8 students $1100
9-12 students* $1200
*$50 per additional student

Private Group Training

Private group classes are cost effective when you have a group of students who need the same course. Volume discounts of 5% to 20% are available when five or more training days are scheduled. For classes conducted at your location, you are responsible for the classroom setup which should include:

  • A computer for each student (with the appropriate software installed), and
  • An instructor workstation connected to a visual display (e.g., projector, smartboard, etc.).


Softek can easily customize a training course that covers the specific topics you require and integrate examples relevant to your work environment. Course customization is billed at $150 per hour and covers time needed to meet, discuss, prepare, and incorporate any specific examples into the training program. Once we have a better idea of what you have in mind, we will be glad to provide a specific price quote for the customization.

Why Choose Softek?

  • Live, virtual or in-person training
  • Instructors with 15+ years of experience
  • Detailed training guide
  • Certificate of completion
  • Money-back guarantee