Reuse text and other document parts: Introducing building blocks

Building document with document parts

Document parts, or building blocks, make it easy to reuse text, design elements, and other parts of your document.

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About this course

This course includes:

  • Three practice sessions for hands-on experience. Practices require Word 2007.

  • A Quick Reference Card you can take away from the course.


After completing this course you will be able to:

  • Locate and identify document parts in Microsoft Office Word 2007.

  • Create a document part and add it to a gallery.

  • Create boilerplate text and add it to a gallery.

  • Make formatting changes to a document part.

  • Swap one document part for another.

  • Find a document part to add to your document.

Topics in this course

Lesson 1

Lesson 2

  1. Get acquainted with building blocks in Word 2007

  2. Find document parts in galleries

  3. Find all the building blocks in Word in one place

  4. Save building blocks

  5. Practice

  1. Swap, format, and remove document building blocks

  2. Create and save boilerplate text

  3. Format building block text

  4. Remove a building block from a document

  5. Practice

Lesson 3

  1. Find and use document building blocks

  2. Sort all of the building blocks in Word

  3. Delete document building blocks from Word

  4. Practice

  5. Quick reference card

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