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Microsoft Word 2013 (Voucher Included) (MS-WO13)


Course Description

With this comprehensive, performance-based certification preparation online program, you can build and validate your business computer skills using Microsoft Word 2013 software. You'll cover basic through advanced topics. Upon completion, you'll be prepared to earn your certification and gain an important edge in today's competitive job market.
If you wish to prepare for Microsoft Certification Exam 77-418: Microsoft Office Word 2013 OR Microsoft Certification Exam 77-425 Part 1 and 77-426 Part 2: Microsoft Office Word 2013 Expert, this course will help you build the skills and knowledge you need.
• Step-by-step video demonstrations
• Companion eBooks with detailed instructions
• Sample documents and images
• Practice, Quizzes and Skill Test
The Microsoft Word 2013 Certification Training Program is part of the Microsoft Business Certification program: Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS). MOS certification is the globally recognized standard for validating expertise with the Microsoft Office 2013 suite.


This Course Teaches the Following Exam 77-418—Word 2013 Objectives
Word 2013 Core: Exam 77-418
Word 2013 Expert Part 1: Exam 77-425
Word 2013 Expert Part 2: Exam 77-426

1.0 Create and Manage Documents
1.1 Create A Document
1.1.1 Create New Blank Documents
1.1.2 Create New Documents Apply Templates
1.1.3 Import Files
1.1.4 Open Non-Native Files Directly In Word
1.1.5 Open A PDF In Word for Editing
1.2 Navigate Through A Document
1.2.1 Search for Text Within Document
1.2.2 Insert Hyperlinks
1.2.3 Create Bookmarks
1.2.4 Demonstrate How To Use Go To
1.3 Format A Document
1.3.1 Modify Page Setup
1.3.2 Change Document Themes
1.3.3 Change Document Style Sets
1.3.4 Insert Simple Headers and Footers
1.3.5 Insert Watermarks
1.3.6 Insert Page Numbers
1.4 Customize Options and Views for Documents
1.4.1 Change Document Views
1.4.2 Demonstrate How To Use Zoom
1.4.3 Customize The Quick Access Toolbar
1.4.4 Customize The Ribbon
1.4.5 Split The Window
1.4.6 Add Values To Document Properties
1.4.7 Demonstrate How To Use Show/Hide
1.4.8 Record Simple Macros
1.4.9 Assign Shortcut Keys
1.4.10 Manage Macro Security

1.5 Configure Documents To Print Or Save
1.5.1 Configure Documents To Print
1.5.2 Save Documents In Alternate File formats
1.5.3 Print Document Sections
1.5.4 Save Files To Remote Locations
1.5.5 Protect Documents With Passwords
1.5.6 Set Print Scaling
1.5.7 Maintain Backward Compatibility

2.0 Format Text, Paragraphs, and Sections
2. 1 Insert Text and Paragraphs
2.1.1 Append Text To Documents
2.1.2 Find and Replace Text
2.1.3 Copy and Paste Text
2.1.4 Insert Text Via Autocorrect
2.1.5 Remove Blank Paragraphs
2.1.6 Insert Built-In Fields
2.1.7 Insert Special Characters (©, ™, ₤)
2.2 Format Text and Paragraphs
2.2.1 Change Font Attributes
2.2.2 Demonstrate How To Use Find and Replace To Format Text
2.2.3 Demonstrate How To Use Format Painter
2.2.4 Set Paragraph Spacing
2.2.5 Set Line Spacing
2.2.6 Clear Existing formatting
2.2.7 Set Indentation
2.2.8 Highlight Text Selections
2.2.9 Add Styles To Text
2.2.10 Change Text To Wordart
2.2.11 Modify Existing Style Attributes
2.3 Order and Group Text and Paragraphs
2.3.1 Prevent Paragraph Orphans
2.3.2 Insert Breaks To Create Sections
2.3.3 Create Multiple Columns Within Sections
2.3.4 Add Titles To Sections
2.3.5 Force Page Breaks

3.0 Create Tables and Lists
3.1 Create A Table
3.1.1 Convert Text To Tables
3.1.2 Convert Tables To Text
3.1.3 Define Table Dimensions
3.1.4 Set Autofit Options
3.1.5 Demonstrate How To Use Quick Tables
3.1.6 Set A Table Title
3.2 Modify A Table
3.2.1 Apply Styles To Tables
3.2.2 Modify Fonts Within Tables
3.2.3 Sort Table Data
3.2.4 Configure Cell Margins
3.2.5 Demonstrate How To Apply formulas To A Table
3.2.6 Modify Table Dimensions
3.2.7 Merge Cells
3.3 Create and Modify A List
3.3.1 Add Numbering Or Bullets
3.3.2 Create Custom Bullets
3.3.3 Modify List Indentation
3.3.4 Modify Line Spacing
3.3.5 Increase and Decrease List Levels
3.3.6 Modify Numbering

4.0 Apply References
4.1 Create Endnotes, Footnotes, and Citations
4.1.1 Insert Endnotes
4.1.2 Manage Footnote Locations
4.1.3 Configure Endnote formats
4.1.4 Modify Footnote Numbering
4.1.5 Insert Citation Placeholders
4.1.6 Insert Citations
4.1.7 Insert Bibliography
4.1.8 Change Citation Styles
4.2 Create Captions
4.2.1 Add Captions
4.2.2 Set Caption Positions
4.2.3 Change Caption formats
4.2.4 Change Caption Labels
4.2.5 Exclude Labels From Captions

5.0 Insert and Format Objects
5.1 Insert and Format Building Blocks
5.1.1 Insert Quick Parts
5.1.2 Insert Textboxes
5.1.3 Demonstrate How To Use Building Blocks Organizer
5.1.4 Customize Building Blocks
5.2 Insert and Format Shapes and SmartArt
5.2.1 Insert Simple Shapes
5.2.2 Insert SmartArt
5.2.3 Modify SmartArt Properties (Color, Size, Shape)
5.2.4 Wrap Text Around Shapes
5.2.5 Position Shapes
5.3 Insert and Format Images
5.3.1 Insert Images
5.3.2 Apply Artistic Effects
5.3.3 Apply Picture Effects
5.3.4 Modify Image Properties (Color, Size, Shape)
5.3.5 Add Quick Styles To Images
5.3.6 Wrap Text Around Images
5.3.7 Position Images

This Course Teaches the Following Exam 77-425 and 426—Word Expert 2013 Objectives
1.0 Manage and Share Documents
1.1 Manage Multiple Documents
1.1.1 Modify Existing Templates
1.1.2 Merge Multiple Documents
1.1.3 Manage Versions Of Documents
1.1.4 Copy Styles From Template To Template
1.1.5 Demonstrate How To Use The Style Organizer
1.1.6 Copy Macros From Document To Document
1.1.7 Link To External Data
1.1.8 Move Building Blocks Between Documents
1.2 Prepare Documents for Review
1.2.1 Set Tracking Options
1.2.2 Limit Authors
1.2.3 Restrict Editing
1.2.4 Delete Document Draft Version
1.2.5 Remove Document Metadata
1.2.6 Mark As Final
1.2.7 Protect A Document With A Password
1.3 Manage Document Changes
1.3.1 Track Changes
1.3.2 Manage Comments
1.3.3 Demonstrate How To Use Markup Options
1.3.4 Resolve A Multi-Document Style Conflicts
1.3.5 Display All Changes

2.0 Design Advanced Documents
2.1 Apply Advanced formatting
2.1.1 Demonstrate How To Use Wildcards In Find and Replace Searches
2.1.2 Create Custom Field formats
2.1.3 Set Advanced Layout Options
2.1.4 Set Character Space Options
2.1.5 Set Advanced Character Attributes
2.1.6 Create and Break Section Links
2.1.7 Link Textboxes
2.2 Apply Advanced Styles
2.2.1 Create Custom Styles
2.2.2 Customize Settings for Existing Styles
2.2.3 Create Character-Specific Styles
2.2.4 Assign Keyboard Shortcuts To Styles
2.3 Apply Advanced Ordering and Grouping
2.3.1 Create Outlines
2.3.2 Promote Sections In Outlines
2.3.3 Create Master Documents
2.3.4 Insert Subdocuments
2.3.5 Link Document Elements

3.0 Create Advanced References
3.1 Create and Manage Indexes
3.1.1 Create Indexes
3.1.2 Update Indexes
3.1.3 Mark Index Entries
3.1.4 Demonstrate How To Use Index Auto-Mark Files
3.2 Create and Manage Reference Tables
3.2.1 Create A Table Of Contents
3.2.2 Create A Table Of Figures
3.2.3 Format Table Of Contents
3.2.4 Update A Table Of Authorities
3.2.5 Set Advanced Reference Options (Captions, Footnotes, Citations)
3.3 Manage forms, Fields, and Mail Merge Operations
3.3.1 Add Custom Fields
3.3.2 Modify Field Properties
3.3.3 Add Field Controls
3.3.4 Modify Field Control Properties
3.3.5 Perform Mail Merges
3.3.6 Manage Recipient Lists
3.3.7 Insert Merged Fields
3.3.8 Preview Results

4.0 Create Custom Word Elements
4.1 Create and Modify Building Blocks
4.1.1 Create Custom Building Blocks
4.1.2 Save Selections As Quick Parts
4.1.3 Edit Building Block Properties
4.1.4 Delete Building Blocks
4.2 Create Custom Style Sets and Templates
4.2.1 Create Custom Color Themes
4.2.2 Create Custom Font Themes
4.2.3 Create Custom Templates
4.2.4 Create and Manage Style Sets
4.3 Prepare A Document for Internationalization and Accessibility
4.3.1 Configure Language Options In Documents
4.3.2 Add Alt-Text To Document Elements
4.3.3 Create Documents for Use With Accessibility Tools
4.3.4 Manage Multiple Options for +Body and +Heading Fonts
4.3.5 Demonstrate How To Apply Global Content Standards
4.3.6 Modify Tab Order In Document Elements and Objects

Grading and Examination: This course has continuous assessments for goal-based learning. Each Level has an online quiz. There are several Skill Tests for students to demonstrate practical use of the materials. A student must earn 70% of the possible points for credit on the course. There is no penalty for re-taking a quiz or resubmitting a Skill Test to achieve a better score.


12 months




To enroll in the Microsoft Word 2013 program, you should have basic computer skills and should be comfortable using an Internet browser and selecting commands from a menu or toolbar. You should be able to manage files, including saving, updating, and backing up files.
This program is for you if you’re an office worker, manager, entrepreneur, or other professional who wants to start using advanced Microsoft Word skills immediately. This program is also suitable for you if you’re looking to learn about this software and expand your job possibilities.


This exam measures your ability to accomplish the technical tasks listed below. The percentages indicate the relative weight of each major topic area on the exam. The higher the percentage, the more questions you are likely to see on that content area on the exam. A core-level candidate for the Microsoft Word 2013 exam should have a fundamental understanding of the Word environment and the ability to complete tasks independently. They should know and demonstrate the correct application of the principal features of Word 2013.These candidates should be able to create and edit 2-3 page documents for a variety of purposes and situations. Examples include professional-looking reports, multi-column newsletters, résumés, and business correspondence. Candidate roles might include students, clerical workers, instructors, and others.




Elizabeth Ann Nofs is the designer, developer, and instructor of the Comma Mama Guides. She developed a successful method for teaching visually that is based on observation, orientation and notation. The books that I wrote for this course meet the Microsoft Vendor of Approved course ware. As the instructor for this program, Elizabeth is available to provide guidance and motivation for learners throughout the duration of this program. As an expert mentor, she will provide answers to learner questions, monitor learner's program progression, and review lesson and program quiz/test results


This program can only be taken on a PC. It is not compatible with a Mac. It is compatible with Windows 7 and later operating systems and IE 7 and later browsers. You need a high-speed Internet connection and an e-mail account. You should also have Microsoft Office 2013 already installed: Access, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Word.
All materials for this program are available online to download throughout the lessons:
• The Beginning, Intermediate and Advanced Guides to Microsoft® Word 2013 (PDF)
• Microsoft Word 2013 Beginning, Intermediate and Advanced Sample files
This program does not require any additional purchases of supplementary materials.

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