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Working with Tabs, Tables, and Graphics in Microsoft Word

3 Hours

Course Overview

This instructor-led course examines how to improve the organization and presentation of documents by using features such as tabs, tables, and graphics in Microsoft Word.

Course Objectives

  • Create, edit, and delete custom tabs
  • Use the ruler to create tabs
  • Insert and format tables
  • Insert and manipulate graphics
  • Wrap text around graphics properly

Course Outline

Setting Custom Tab Stop

  • Creating Custom Tab Stops
  • Moving Custom Tabs
  • Resetting Tabs to the Default
  • Creating Tabs Using the Ruler

Creating and Formatting Tables

  • Creating New Tables
  • Navigating in Tables
  • Examining Table Tools
  • Selecting Cells, Rows, and Columns
  • Inserting and Deleting Extra Rows or Columns
  • Inserting Rows
  • Inserting Columns
  • Deleting Rows and Columns
  • Adjusting Column Widths
  • Totaling Columns
  • Updating Formulas
  • Aligning Cell Data Horizontally and Vertically
  • Adding Shading and Borders
  • Working with Additional Table Features
  • Sorting Table Rows
  • Merging or Splitting Cells
  • Changing Text Direction
  • Centering Tables Between Margins

Inserting and Manipulating Graphics

  • Inserting Graphics
  • Reviewing the Picture Tools
  • Sizing Graphics
  • Dragging Handles to Size
  • Using the Size Dialog Box
  • Wrapping Text
  • Moving Graphics
  • Adding Picture Styles
  • Resetting Graphics
  • Deleting Graphics


Cost and Delivery Format Options

We offer the above listed class as a private group class in the following delivery formats. Any two 3-hour Microsoft classes must be scheduled on the same day to receive pricing (9:00 am to 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm).

Private Group Class: Live Virtual
1-4 students $850
5-8 students $1000
9-12 students* $1100
*$35 per additional student
Private Group Class: At Your Location
1-4 students $1100
5-8 students $1250
9-12 students* $1350
*$35 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