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Microsoft Word for Lawyers Tutorial Course



Course Title: Mastering Word Made Easy for Lawyers
Versions Covered: 2021 through 2007 & Microsoft 365
Hours of Content: 10.5
Video Lessons: 223
Manual: 395 Pages
Includes: Entire Word Curriculum
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Course Description

When it comes to Microsoft Office programs, law firms have unique needs. This Microsoft Word for lawyers training course includes a CPE training module specific to the practice of law. You will learn how to perform legal reviews, create citations and authorities and use legal templates. In addition, you’ll receive our complete Word curriculum. Learn Microsoft Word with this comprehensive course from TeachUcomp, Inc. Mastering Word Made Easy for Lawyers features 223 video lessons with over 10.5 hours of introductory through advanced instruction. Watch, listen and learn as your expert instructor guides you through each lesson step-by-step. During this media-rich learning experience, you will see each function performed just as if your instructor were there with you. Reinforce your learning with the text of our printable classroom instruction manual (395 pages), additional images and practice exercises. You will learn how to create basic documents, format text and images, create and use tables, templates, mail merges, macros and much more.

Whether you are completely new to Word or upgrading from an older version, this course will empower you with the knowledge and skills necessary to be a proficient user. We have incorporated years of classroom training experience and teaching techniques to develop an easy-to-use course that you can customize to meet your personal learning needs. Simply launch the easy-to-use interface, click to start a video lesson or open the manual and you’re on your way to mastering Word.

Course Syllabus & Sample Lessons

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To view a sample of the instruction manuals in PDF, click here:  Sample Word for Lawyers Manual

CHAPTER 1- Legal Reviewing
Lesson 1.1- Using the Compare Feature free
Lesson 1.2- Using the Combine Feature
Lesson 1.3- Tacking Changes
Lesson 1.4- Lock Tracking
Lesson 1.5- Show Markup Options
Lesson 1.6- Using the Document Inspector
CHAPTER 2- Citations and Authorities
Lesson 2.1- Making Citations free
Lesson 2.2- Creating a Table of Authorities
Lesson 2.3- Updating a Table of Authorities
Lesson 2.4- Inserting Footnotes and Endnotes
CHAPTER 3- Legal Documents and Printing
Lesson 3.1- Printing on Legal Paper
Lesson 3.2- Using Legal Templates
Lesson 3.3- WordPerfect to Word Migration Issues
CHAPTER 1- Getting Acquainted with Word
Lesson 1.1- About Word
Lesson 1.2- The Word Environment
Lesson 1.3- The Title Bar
Lesson 1.4- The Ribbon
Lesson 1.5- The “File” Tab and Backstage View
Lesson 1.6- The Quick Access Toolbar
Lesson 1.7- Touch Mode
Lesson 1.8- The Ruler
Lesson 1.9- The Scroll Bars
Lesson 1.10- The Document View Buttons
Lesson 1.11- The Zoom Slider
Lesson 1.12- The Status Bar
Lesson 1.13- The Mini Toolbar
Lesson 1.14- Keyboard Shortcuts
CHAPTER 2- Creating Basic Documents
Lesson 2.1- Opening Documents
Lesson 2.2- Closing Documents
Lesson 2.3- Creating New Documents
Lesson 2.4- Saving Documents
Lesson 2.5- Recovering Unsaved Documents free
Lesson 2.6- Entering Text
Lesson 2.7- Moving through Text
Lesson 2.8- Selecting Text
Lesson 2.9- Non-Printing Characters free
Lesson 2.10- Working with Word File Formats
Lesson 2.11- AutoSave Online Documents
CHAPTER 3- Document Views
Lesson 3.1- Changing Document Views
Lesson 3.2- Showing and Hiding the Ruler
Lesson 3.3- Showing and Hiding Gridlines
Lesson 3.4- Using the Navigation Pane
Lesson 3.5- Zooming the Document
Lesson 3.6- Opening a Copy of a Document in a New Window
Lesson 3.7- Arranging Open Document Windows
Lesson 3.8- Split Window free
Lesson 3.9- Comparing Open Documents free
Lesson 3.10- Switching Open Documents
Lesson 3.11- Switching to Full Screen Mode
CHAPTER 4- Basic Editing Skills
Lesson 4.1- Deleting Text
Lesson 4.2- Cutting, Copying, and Pasting
Lesson 4.3- Undoing and Redoing Actions
Lesson 4.4- Finding and Replacing Text
Lesson 4.5- Selecting Text and Objects
CHAPTER 5- Basic Proofing Skills
Lesson 5.1- The Spelling and Grammar Tool
Lesson 5.2- Setting Default Proofing Options
Lesson 5.3- Using the Thesaurus
Lesson 5.4- Finding the Word Count
Lesson 5.5- Translating Documents
Lesson 5.6- Read Aloud in Word
CHAPTER 6- Font Formatting
Lesson 6.1- Formatting Fonts
Lesson 6.2- The Font Dialog Box
Lesson 6.3- The Format Painter
Lesson 6.4- Applying Styles to Text
Lesson 6.5- Removing Styles from Text
CHAPTER 7- Formatting Paragraphs
Lesson 7.1- Aligning Paragraphs
Lesson 7.2- Indenting Paragraphs
Lesson 7.3- Line Spacing and Paragraph Spacing
CHAPTER 8- Document Layout
Lesson 8.1- About Documents and Sections
Lesson 8.2- Setting Page and Section Breaks free
Lesson 8.3- Creating Columns in a Document
Lesson 8.4- Creating Column Breaks
Lesson 8.5- Using Headers and Footers
Lesson 8.6- The Page Setup Dialog Box
Lesson 8.7- Setting Margins
Lesson 8.8- Paper Settings
Lesson 8.9- Layout Settings
Lesson 8.10- Adding Line Numbers
Lesson 8.11- Hyphenation Settings
CHAPTER 9- Using Templates
Lesson 9.1- Using Templates
Lesson 9.2- Creating Personal Templates
CHAPTER 10- Printing Documents
Lesson 10.1- Previewing and Printing Documents
CHAPTER 11- Helping Yourself
Lesson 11.1- Microsoft Search in Word
Lesson 11.2- Using Word Help
Lesson 11.3- Smart Lookup
CHAPTER 12- Working with Tabs
Lesson 12.1- Using Tab Stops
Lesson 12.2- Using the Tabs Dialog Box
CHAPTER 13- Pictures and Media
Lesson 13.1- Inserting Online Pictures and Stock Images
Lesson 13.2- Inserting Your Own Pictures
Lesson 13.3- Using Picture Tools
Lesson 13.4- Using the Format Picture Task Pane
Lesson 13.5- Fill & Line Settings
Lesson 13.6- Effects Settings
Lesson 13.7- Alt Text
Lesson 13.8- Picture Settings
Lesson 13.9- Inserting Screenshots
Lesson 13.10- Inserting Screen Clippings
Lesson 13.11- Inserting Online Video
Lesson 13.12- Inserting Icons
Lesson 13.13- Inserting 3D Models
Lesson 13.14- Formatting 3D Models
CHAPTER 14- Drawing Objects
Lesson 14.1- Inserting Shapes
Lesson 14.2- Inserting WordArt
Lesson 14.3- Inserting Text Boxes
Lesson 14.4- Formatting Shapes
Lesson 14.5- The Format Shape Task Pane
Lesson 14.6- Inserting SmartArt
Lesson 14.7- Design and Format SmartArt
Lesson 14.8- Inserting Charts
CHAPTER 15- Using Building Blocks
Lesson 15.1- Creating Building Blocks
Lesson 15.2- Using Building Blocks
CHAPTER 16- Styles
Lesson 16.1- About Styles
Lesson 16.2- Applying Styles
Lesson 16.3- Showing Headings in the Navigation Pane
Lesson 16.4- The Styles Task Pane
Lesson 16.5- Clearing Styles from Text
Lesson 16.6- Creating a New Style
Lesson 16.7- Modifying an Existing Style
Lesson 16.8- Selecting All Instances of a Style in a Document
Lesson 16.9- Renaming Styles
Lesson 16.10- Deleting Custom Styles
Lesson 16.11- Using the Style Inspector Pane
Lesson 16.12- Using the Reveal Formatting Pane
CHAPTER 17- Themes and Style Sets
Lesson 17.1- Applying a Theme
Lesson 17.2- Applying a Style Set
Lesson 17.3- Applying and Customizing Theme Colors
Lesson 17.4- Applying and Customizing Theme Fonts
Lesson 17.5- Selecting Theme Effects
CHAPTER 18- Page Backgrounds
Lesson 18.1- Applying Watermarks
Lesson 18.2- Creating Custom Watermarks
Lesson 18.3- Removing Watermarks
Lesson 18.4- Selecting a Page Background Color or Fill Effect
Lesson 18.5- Applying Page Borders
CHAPTER 19- Bullets and Numbering
Lesson 19.1- Applying Bullets and Numbering
Lesson 19.2- Formatting Bullets and Number
Lesson 19.3- Applying a Multilevel List
Lesson 19.4- Modifying a Multilevel List
CHAPTER 20- Tables
Lesson 20.1- Using Tables
Lesson 20.2- Creating Tables
Lesson 20.3- Selecting Table Objects
Lesson 20.4- Inserting and Deleting Columns and Rows
Lesson 20.5- Deleting Cells and Tables
Lesson 20.6- Merging and Splitting Cells
Lesson 20.7- Adjusting Cell Size
Lesson 20.8- Aligning Text in Table Cells
Lesson 20.9- Converting a Table into Text
Lesson 20.10- Sorting Tables
Lesson 20.11- Formatting Tables
Lesson 20.12- Inserting Quick Tables
CHAPTER 21- Table Formulas
Lesson 21.1- Inserting Table Formulas
Lesson 21.2- Recalculating Word Formulas
Lesson 21.3- Viewing Formulas vs. Formula Results
Lesson 21.4- Inserting a Microsoft Excel Worksheet
CHAPTER 22- Inserting Page Elements
Lesson 22.1- Inserting Drop Caps
Lesson 22.2- Inserting Equations
Lesson 22.3- Inserting Ink Equations
Lesson 22.4- Inserting Symbols
Lesson 22.5- Inserting Bookmarks
Lesson 22.6- Inserting Hyperlinks
CHAPTER 23- Outlines
Lesson 23.1- Using Outline View
Lesson 23.2- Promoting and Demoting Outline Text
Lesson 23.3- Moving Selected Outline Text
Lesson 23.4- Collapsing and Expanding Outline Text
CHAPTER 24- Mailings
Lesson 24.1- Mail Merge
Lesson 24.2- The Step by Step Mail Merge Wizard
Lesson 24.3- Creating a Data Source
Lesson 24.4- Selecting Recipients
Lesson 24.5- Inserting and Deleting Merge Fields
Lesson 24.6- Error Checking
Lesson 24.7- Detaching a Data Source
Lesson 24.8- Finishing a Mail Merge
Lesson 24.9- Mail Merge Rules
Lesson 24.10- The Ask Mail Merge Rule
Lesson 24.11- The Fill-in Mail Merge Rule
Lesson 24.12- The If…Then…Else Mail Merge Rule
Lesson 24.13- The Merge Record # Mail Merge Rule
Lesson 24.14- The Merge Sequence # Mail Merge Rule
Lesson 24.15- The Next Record Mail Merge Rule
Lesson 24.16- The Next Record If Mail Merge Rule
Lesson 24.17- The Set Bookmark Mail Merge Rule
Lesson 24.18- The Skip Record If Mail Merge Rule
Lesson 24.19- Deleting Mail Merge Rules in Word
CHAPTER 25- Sharing Documents
Lesson 25.1- Sharing Documents in Word Using Co-authoring
Lesson 25.2- Inserting Comments
Lesson 25.3- Sharing by Email
Lesson 25.4- Posting to a Blog
Lesson 25.5- Saving as a PDF or XPS File
Lesson 25.6- Saving as a Different File Type
CHAPTER 26- Creating a Table of Contents
Lesson 26.1- Creating a Table of Contents
Lesson 26.2- Customizing a Table of Contents
Lesson 26.3- Updating a Table of Contents
Lesson 26.4- Deleting a Table of Contents
CHAPTER 27- Creating an Index
Lesson 27.1- Creating an Index
Lesson 27.2- Customizing an Index
Lesson 27.3- Updating an Index
CHAPTER 28- Citations and Bibliography
Lesson 28.1- Select a Citation Style
Lesson 28.2- Insert a Citation
Lesson 28.3- Insert a Citation Placeholder
Lesson 28.4- Inserting Citations Using the Researcher Pane
Lesson 28.5- Managing Sources
Lesson 28.6- Editing Sources
Lesson 28.7- Creating a Bibliography
CHAPTER 29- Captions
Lesson 29.1- Inserting Captions
Lesson 29.2- Inserting a Table of Figures
Lesson 29.3- Inserting a Cross-Reference
Lesson 29.4- Updating a Table of Figures
CHAPTER 30- Creating Forms
Lesson 30.1- Displaying the Developer Tab
Lesson 30.2- Creating a Form
Lesson 30.3- Inserting Controls
Lesson 30.4- Repeating Section Content Control
Lesson 30.5- Adding Instructional Text
Lesson 30.6- Protecting a Form
CHAPTER 31- Making Macros
Lesson 31.1- Recording Macros
Lesson 31.2- Running and Deleting Recorded Macros
Lesson 31.3- Assigning Macros
CHAPTER 32- Word Options
Lesson 32.1- Setting Word Options
Lesson 32.2- Setting Document Properties
Lesson 32.3- Checking Accessibility
CHAPTER 33- Document Security
Lesson 33.1- Applying Password Protection to a Document
Lesson 33.2- Removing Password Protection from a Document
Lesson 33.3- Restrict Editing within a Document
Lesson 33.4- Removing Editing Restrictions from a Document

Microsoft Word for Lawyers Training Course Overview

Microsoft Word is the most widely-used word processing program on the market today. Used by individuals and businesses all over the world, Word has grown into a robust and powerful application. During this 10.5 hour Word video training course, our expert instructor will show you how to create basic documents, format text and images, create and use tables, templates, mail merges, macros and much more. This course covers the same material as our three-day classroom training and was designed to provide a solid foundation in Microsoft Word and includes a training module specific to the practice of law. You will learn how to perform legal reviews, create citations and authorities and use legal templates.

Course includes video lessons, printable instruction manuals, a practice exam with evaluative feedback (find out why your answers are right or wrong), your final exam submission, and a course certificate of completion.

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