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Ch 6: Microsoft Word Features

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This chapter will guide you through the various features of Microsoft Word. The lessons within demonstrate the use of the program's key functions so you can be prepared to work with it in numerous ways.

Microsoft Word Features - Chapter Summary

This chapter is composed of lessons showing you how to employ several tools within Microsoft Word. You'll learn how to create and modify a variety of the program's features, preparing you to apply these functions to different kinds of projects. Topics covered include making headers and footers, inserting watermarks, and all of the following:

  • Crafting a custom table of contents
  • Creating and revising tables
  • Making labels
  • Using mail merge

The practice quizzes accompanying each lesson make for a quick way of testing your understanding topic-by-topic. These quizzes point you right back to the relevant part of the lesson whenever you answer a question incorrectly, and they can also be printed as worksheets if you'd like to use them for offline study.

7 Lessons in Chapter 6: Microsoft Word Features
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Creating Headers & Footers in Microsoft Word

1. Creating Headers & Footers in Microsoft Word

Whether for a one-page document's professional look or a 300-page document's ease of review, headers and footers can be very helpful in Microsoft Word documents. In this lesson, we'll review why as well as how to insert them.

Creating a Custom Table of Contents in Microsoft Word

2. Creating a Custom Table of Contents in Microsoft Word

In this lesson, we are going to learn how to create and manipulate a table of contents in Microsoft Word. We'll also explore custom versions where we have total control of the contents being displayed.

How to Insert Watermarks in Microsoft Word

3. How to Insert Watermarks in Microsoft Word

At times you may want to specify something important about a Word document you write - perhaps that it is a draft, or confidential. In this lesson, you'll learn how to insert a __watermark__ in Word that can do those things and more.

Creating & Modifying Tables in Microsoft Word

4. Creating & Modifying Tables in Microsoft Word

In this lesson, you'll to learn how to create tables in Microsoft Word. You'll also learn the different ways to modify a table and the contents inside of it.

How to Create Labels in Microsoft Word

5. How to Create Labels in Microsoft Word

While the most popular use for Microsoft Word may be writing memos, reports, or essays, Word has many other useful features. In this lesson, we'll discuss how you can use Word to print labels for mailing, filing, or other uses.

How to Use Mail Merge in Microsoft Word

6. How to Use Mail Merge in Microsoft Word

Microsoft Word has the functionality to use Word and Excel together to create form letters, labels, or other documents where the slight differences between documents occur in the same place for each one. In this lesson, we'll learn the basics of the mail merge tool.

Using Advanced Mail Merge Features in Microsoft Word

7. Using Advanced Mail Merge Features in Microsoft Word

The mail merge function in Microsoft Word can be a very helpful tool. In this lesson, we will dig a little deeper into some of the more advanced mail merge features that can make the tool even more useful.

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