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Word Office 365 (Windows): Creating, Opening & Saving Documents

Word Office 365 (Windows): Creating, Opening & Saving Documents

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Explore the basics of creating, saving, and opening documents in Word for Office 365, in this 16-video course. Word automatically opens to a blank document as its start page, and you will learn how to choose what document you wish to create or open. You will then explore how to use Word's pre-formatted templates to create documents such as reports, letters, and resumes. You will also observe several ways and places to save your document, including on your computer and on OneDrive. Continue by learning how to save a document as a PDF, a document type compatible with many platforms. You will learn how to organize a document's margins, orientation, choose the paper size, preview, and print a document. Learners will then observe how Word provides statistics for a document, including word count, and the number of lines or paragraphs in a document. Learn how to protect documents, and restrict editing. Finally, you will learn how to manage a document's version history, and how to recover unsaved documents.

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Word Office 365 (Windows): Creating, Opening & Saving Documents

  • Creating & opening a document
  • Using document templates
  • Creating & editing a document template
  • Saving a document
  • Saving a document as a PDF
  • Recovering a previous version of your document
  • Preparing to print your document
  • Printing your document
  • Accessing your document statistics
  • Modifying your document properties
  • Checking your document for compatibility issues
  • Creating an accessible document
  • Using the Read Aloud tool
  • Protecting your document
  • Adjusting your document's protection settings
  • Managing your document's version history
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