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Technology Skills Orientation

Technology Skills Orientation

Word 2013 Tutorials


Getting Started

  • Microsoft Office Button
  • The Ribbon (Formerly the Toolbars)
  • Quick Access Toolbar

Working With Documents

  • Creating a New Document
  • Open an Existing Document
  • Saving a Document
  • Save As or Renaming Documents
  • Working on Multiple Documents
  • Document Views
  • Close a Document

Customize the Word Environment

  • Popular
  • Display
  • Proofing
  • Save
  • Advanced
  • Customize

Editing a Document

  • Typing and inserting Text
  • Selecting Text
  • Inserting Additional Text
  • Rearranging Blocks of Text
  • Deleting Blocks of Text
  • Search and Replace Text
  • Undo Changes

Formatting Text

  • Styles
  • Changing Font and Size
  • Font Styles and Effects
  • Change Text Color
  • Highlight Text
  • Copy Formatting
  • Clear Formatting


Formatting Paragraphs

  • Change Paragraph Alignment
  • Indent Paragraphs
  • Add Borders and Shading
  • Apply Styles
  • Create Links
  • Change Spacing Between
    Pargraphs and Lines


  • Apply a style
  • Create New Styles
    • New Style
    • New Quick Style
  • Style Inspector

Adding Tables

  • Create a Table
  • Enter data in a Table
  • Modify the Table Structure and Format a Table


  • Symbols and Special Characters
  • Equations
  • Illustrations, Pictures, and SmartArt
  • Watermarks

Proofing a Document

  • Spelling and Grammar
  • Thesaurus
  • Customize AutoCorrect
  • Create a New Default Dictionary
  • Check Word Count

Page Formatting

  • Modify Page Margins and Orientation
  • Apply a Page Border and Color
  • Insert Common Header and Footer Information
  • Create a Page Break
  • Insert a Cover Page
  • Insert a Blank Page


  • Recording a Macro
  • Running a Macro

Table of Contents

  • Mark TOC Entries
  • Create a Table of Contents
  • Update Table of Contents
  • Delete Table of Contents

Creating Web Pages

  • Entering Text
  • Hyperlinks
  • Saving Web Pages


  • Bulleted and Numbered Lists
  • Nested Lists
  • Formatting Lists

References and Citations

  • Style
  • Citations
  • Placeholders
  • Manage Sources
  • Bibliography
  • Insert Footnote

Track Changes

  • Begin Track Changes
  • Document Views
  • Accept or Reject Changes
  • Comments

Office 2013 Tutorials · Word · Excel · PowerPoint · Access

FGCU only provides support for Office 2013 to FGCU students, faculty, and staff.