Word - Creating a simple document

Learn how to design simple documents using the various tools and use writing aids to increase efficiency when creating documents.
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  • Duration: 1 day
  • Regular price: $360
  • Preferential price: $306

Course outline

Duration : 1 day

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Windows - User or equivalent


  • Design simple documents using the various tools
  • Use writing aids to increase efficiency when creating documents

Teaching method

Presentations - Demos – Guided and individual exercises


Chapter 1 - Identify interface elements

  • Open and close Word
  • Identify the elements of the interface
  • Become familiar with contextual ribbons
  • Customize the interface with the Quick Access Toolbar
  • Start screen, templates, navigation

Chapter 2 - Create and open documents

  • Create a new document
  • Open a document
  • Switch between documents and window management
  • Opening, creating and saving in the cloud

Chapter 3 - Control display and movement in documents

  • Use different display modes
  • Edit display size and live zoom
  • Move the insertion point in a document
  • Select, enter and replace text

Chapter 4 - Format characters and paragraphs

  • Format and edit character formatting
  • Remove formatting
  • Format and edit paragraph formatting
  • Align paragraphs
  • Set spacing between paragraphs
  • Set line spacing and paragraph indents
  • Use additional paragraph formatting options
  • Apply Indents
  • Apply Borders and Shadings
  • Insert and delete a bulleted or numbered list

Chapter 5 - Manipulate text

  • View formats
  • Apply a style and display the style pane
  • Reproduce formatting
  • Move and copy text
  • Use the Clipboard and multiple selections
  • Present a column text with columns of the same or different widths

Chapter 6 - Use writing and editing tools

  • Correct spelling and grammar
  • Find Thesaurus
  • Find and replace text
  • Use AutoCorrect
  • Insert symbols and special characters

Chapter 7 - Format pages and print a document

  • Format and prepare the document for printing
  • Perform simple page numbering
  • Print a document

Surround yourself with the best

Francis Ferland-Stevenson
Francis Ferland-Stevenson
Francis began as a trainer more than 5 years ago by testing office automation tools designed specifically to met the needs of his colleagues. His calm and his empathy makes him able to adapt his language according to the level of experience of the group. This makes his learnings clear and accessible to anyone. As a trainer, he is therefore attentive to the needs of his students to make sure they meet their objectives and face the challenges.
Ghislain Parent
Ghislain Parent
Trainer and Professional Efficiency Consultant
Ghislain Parent has more than 25 years of experience in project management in the fields of training, communication, IT and new technologies, including several years as an entrepreneur. Ghislain has worked at AFI Expertise as a professional efficiency trainer and consultant since 2013. He helps people leverage tools such as Office 365, SharePoint, Teams and OneNote, in addition to mobile technologies such as Android and Apple devices.
Pierre-Edouard Brondel
Pierre-Edouard Brondel
Trainer and Desktop Application Consultant
Renowned as an educational expert in the IT and office technology field who has accumulated more than 25 years of experience, Pierre-Édouard is first and foremost passionate about human capital.
Vicky Moreau
Vicky Moreau
Vicky Moreau is a passionate freelancer and professional in the area of office automation. She holds a college diploma in office automation, most of her solid experience with the Office Suite was acquired while being an autodidact. In fact, she has successfully completed an MOS (Microsoft Office Specialist) Excel certification.
Yves Pilon
Yves Pilon
Yves Pilon is passionate about technological tools. His knowledge of web and office softwares has made him an expert on all Microsoft Office tools. Yves' excellent pedagogy has earned him praise from our clients on several occasions. He stands out for his spirit of synthesis and active sense of listening to the needs of the participants. The expertise he has accumulated over the years gives him the ability to ensure a productive transfer of knowledge to our clients.
Michel Laberge
Michel Laberge
Throught his more than 30-year career as an organizational performance consultant, Michel Laberge has been regularly called upon to provide training. Whether in sales, marketing, problem solving, presentiation techniques, analysis or office automation, Michel he has contributed to his clients' success in a variety of business sectors across the country. Expert in continuous improvement and working methods, Michel supports Afi's clients in their experimentation and use the knowledges they acquire during trainings.
Marc Maisonneuve
Marc Maisonneuve
Training program director
Marc Maisonneuve has acted as a Training Program Director, professional effectiveness trainer and user tools practice leader at AFI for several years. Mr. Maisonneuve is known for his analytical skills, his legendary calm and his undeniable desire to encourage people to develop their skills. He has the ability to present technological solutions in a natural way and to adapt them to the concrete needs of the workplace.