Create your first Word document I

Word document

Learn how to create your first document in Word: type where you want to on a page, fix spelling errors, make a list, change page margins, add emphasis to some words, quickly add some style, and save your work.

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About this course

This course includes:

  • One self-paced lesson.

  • One practice session for hands-on experience. The practice requires word 2010.


After completing this course you will be able to:

  • Create and save a new document

  • Fix spelling and grammar as you type

  • Add formatting to your text

  • Change page margins

Before you begin

This course was created for Microsoft Word 2010 Beta 2 and will be revised based on your feedback. When you’re done taking the course, please use the Feedback page (accessible via the course’s table of contents) to let us know what you think. And when you’re done with this course, make sure you see Create your first Word document II.

Note: Doing the practice is an integral part of this course, since new information and examples are introduced in the practice.

Topics in this course

  1. The first time you open Word

  2. Just start typing

  3. Fix spelling and grammar mistakes

  4. Format text

  5. Add some style

  6. Change margins

  7. Save, print, and close your document

  8. Practice

  9. Quick reference card

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