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MS Word Advanced

By the end of this course you will be able to work efficiently with long documents; know how to use referencing including table of contents, indexing, cross referencing, footnotes and endnotes; know how to use ‘Track Changes’ to manage documents edited by more than one person; know how to use templates and building blocks to speed up and standardise the creation documents.

Course details

Working with Long documents

  • Refresher on using Styles
  • Moving around a long document using Navigation Pane
  • Using Thumbnails and Search for text


  • Creating and Modifying a Table of Contents
  • Creating an Index
  • Using Cross Referencing in a document
  • Inserting Footnotes and Endnotes

Track Changes

  • Using Track Changes
  • Accepting and Rejecting changes
  • Using Comments
  • Saving versions
  • Using the Document inspector

Creating Building Blocks

  • Creating and Inserting AutoText entries
  • Creating and Inserting Quick Table entries
  • Creating Quick Parts
  • Editing the Building Block gallery

Creating Templates

  • Creating templates
  • Working with fields and forms
  • Prompting in templates using Fill-in field
  • Creating template forms with drop down lists and controls
  • Using Building blocks to define text in a Template




1 day (but can be run as shorter sessions)

Course Requirements

A good understanding of Word is assumed. Take a look at our Introduction and Intermediate course topics to assess the level you require.


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