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Word 2003 Basic Course

Microsoft Word





The Quick Source eLearning Series combines three levels of training: Learn It, Try It, and Evaluation. The Learn It section includes high quality video that shows you everything the instructor is teaching. The Try It section allows you to practice what you have learned right in our course. There is no need to switch between the course, and the software that you are learning. The Evaluation section gives you the ability to test your knowledge and receive immediate feedback.

Topics covered in this course:

Getting Started

  • Starting and Exiting Microsoft Word
  • Identifying the Parts of the Word 2003 Window
  • Using the Task Pane
  • Opening a Document
  • Creating a Blank Document
  • Creating a Document from a Template
  • Searching for a Document
  • Saving a Document
  • Using the Standard Toolbar

Text and Text Formatting

  • Selecting Text
  • Using Click and Type
  • Cutting, Copying, and Pasting Text
  • Using the Office Clipboard
  • Applying Bold, Italics, or Underline to Text
  • Changing the Font and Font Size
  • Changing Text Color
  • Changing the Underline Style and Color
  • Applying Text Effects
  • Using the Format Painter
  • Inserting Symbols or Special Characters

Document and Paragraph Formatting

  • Setting Page Margins and Orientation
  • Setting Paper Size
  • Aligning Text
  • Setting Indents & Spacing
  • Creating Headers and Footers
  • Inserting Page Numbers
  • Inserting the Date and Time
  • Setting Tab Stops
  • Creating Bulleted and Numbered Lists


  • Using the Drawing Toolbar
  • Using the Drawing Canvas
  • Using AutoShapes
  • Inserting a Picture or Clip Art
  • Adding a Clip to the Clip Organizer
  • Inserting a Clip from the Clip Organizer
  • Inserting WordArt
  • Inserting a Background
  • Inserting a Watermark


  • Using Repeat, Undo, and Redo
  • Checking Spelling and Grammar
  • Using AutoCorrect and AutoCorrect Exceptions
  • Using AutoComplete and AutoText
  • Using AutoFormat
  • Using Find and Replace
  • Using Word Count
  • Using Smart Tags
  • Using the Research Task Pane
  • Using AutoSummarize

Reviewing a Document

  • Setting the User’s Name
  • Tracking Document Changes
  • Using the Reviewing Toolbar
  • Reviewing, Accepting, and Rejecting Changes
  • Inserting a Comment
  • Using the Reviewing Pane
  • Sending a File for Review
  • Responding to a Review Request

Viewing and Output

  • Setting Document Views
  • Zooming In and Out of a Document
  • Moving Around in a Document
  • Viewing Multiple Documents
  • Comparing Documents Side by Side
  • Previewing a Document
  • Printing a Document
  • E-mailing a Document

Getting Help

  • Using the Type a Question for Help Box
  • Using the Help Task Pane
  • Using the Office Assistant
  • Hiding or Turning Off the Assistant
  • Changing the Office Assistant
  • Getting Help in a Dialog Box
  • Getting Help from Office Online
  • Printing a Help Topic