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This course is intended for  both beginning and advanced Microsoft Office users. The free online textbook for this course is Sams Teach Yourself Microsoft® Office 2003 in 24 Hours. Read the Introduction.

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Lesson 5. Advanced Word 2003

In this lesson you will learn:

  • How to type special characters that don't appear on your keyboard
  • How to insert the date, time, and page numbers in your documents
  • When to add AutoText entries and when to add AutoCorrect entries
  • How to prepare tables in your documents
  • How to convert a single-column document into multiple columns
  • What headers, footers, footnotes, and endnotes are all about
  • What mail merge is all about

offiste01.jpg (430 bytes) Introduction to the lesson

Reading Assignments

Read the following sections from your free online textbook:

offiste01.jpg (430 bytes) Using Special Characters
offiste01.jpg (430 bytes) Inserting Dates and Page Numbers
offiste01.jpg (430 bytes) Inserting Pictures, Video Clips, and Sounds
offiste01.jpg (430 bytes) Inserting Scanned and Digital Camera Images
offiste01.jpg (430 bytes) Adding Tables to Your Documents
offiste01.jpg (430 bytes) Creating Multiple Columns
offiste01.jpg (430 bytes) Creating Headers and Footers
offiste01.jpg (430 bytes) Adding Footnotes and Endnotes
offiste01.jpg (430 bytes) Introducing Mail Merge

Learning Activities

  1. Use this search box to refine and expand your understanding of new terms and concepts in the reading assignments.

Custom Search
  1. offiste01.jpg (430 bytes) Read the Summary of the lesson.
  2. offiste01.jpg (430 bytes) Test your understanding with the Q&A.
  3. offiste01.jpg (430 bytes) Visit the hands-on workshop,  Create and Use AutoText Entries.


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