Make the switch to Word 2010

Word 2010

If you are making the switch from Microsoft Office Word 2003 or earlier to Microsoft Word 2010, and you are comfortable in Word but want to learn your way around this newest version, this course is for you. We’ll help you get familiar with changes and see how to perform essential everyday tasks.

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About this course

This course includes:

  • One self-paced lesson.

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

  • A Quick Reference Card that you can print at the end of the course.


After completing this course you will be able to:

  • Find popular commands quickly on the ribbon.

  • See how the File menu has evolved to the Microsoft Office Backstage view.

  • Do essential tasks, such formatting, saving, and printing.

  • Work between Word 2010 and earlier versions of Word.

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Offline version (45 MB)

Topics in this course

  1. Acquaint yourself with the ribbon

  2. Reacquaint yourself with everyday tasks

  3. Some tools appear on demand

  4. Behind the scenes: File tab and Backstage view

  5. What’s new with keyboard shortcuts

  6. Work between new and earlier versions

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