Word: The Basics

Learning Objectives

  • Format and edit a document
  • Use styles to format text and create a table of contents
  • Insert an image, a table, a header, and page numbers
  • Work with bulleted and numbered lists
  • Add alternative text to images and tables
  • Check spelling and grammar with Microsoft Editor
  • Print a document

Prerequisite Skills

  • Perform basic actions with the keyboard and mouse
  • Work with windows, menus, dialog boxes, and the Ribbon

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