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Typing and Formatting Text in Word

If you have every lost hours of time formatting your text, then Word has some time-saving hacks that will help. This course teaches best practice for typing, navigating, formatting text, adjusting spacing and applying styles.

Beginner        12 Lessons        120 Minutes        CPD Credits
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About This Course

No matter how familiar you are with document creation, there are always time-saving tips to add to your toolbelt. In this course, you’ll explore how to navigate and format text within Word.

Across 12 lessons, you’ll learn how to navigate your document, format your text for emphasis, align all your paragraphs to style and fit.

By the end of the course, you’ll feel confident in not just typing text, but formatting it to fit your data’s needs.

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Learning Outcomes

  • Navigate the Word interface
  • Navigate a Word document
  • Select text
  • Use different types of spaces
  • Apply font, style and color
  • Set alignment
  • Adjust line spacing
  • Use styles
  • Save your work


1. Familiarizing Yourself with the Word Interface
2. Navigating the Document
3. Efficiently Selecting Text
4. Working with Spaces, Tabs and Page Breaks
5. Choosing the Font, Size, and Color
6. Formatting Text For Emphasis

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7. Copying and Pasting to and from Word
8. Setting Alignment
9. Inserting Indents
10. Adjusting Line Spacing
11. Keeping Formatting Consistent with Styles
12. Saving Your Work
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