Upgrading to Microsoft Office 2013

Dates for next course: Can run dedicated events on request
Training Location: 9 Denison St, Newcastle West
Training Format: Workshop/Classroom
Duration: 1 Day
Course Fee: $440.00

Overview

Microsoft Office 2013 - Upgrading provides skills and knowledge in a wide range of new features, enhancements and changes found in Microsoft Office 2013.

Prerequisites

Experience and knowledge of a version of Microsoft Office prior to Office 2010 is essential for this course, Microsoft Office 2013 - Upgrading, including experience in manipulating Office files, and creating documents, workbooks, presentations and emails.

At Course Completion

  • understand the Office 2013 interface
  • personalise and make changes to the ribbon
  • use the help system tools available to you in Office 2013
  • work with the file formats found in Office 2013
  • use the printing settings in Office 2013
  • share your work with others using Office 2013
  • use the new features available for formatting graphics
  • insert and edit pictures
  • use the new drawing and illustrating tools in Office 2013
  • understand what has changed in Word 2013
  • understand and work with a number of the new and improved features of Excel 2013
  • understand and work with the Power View and PowerPivot tools in Excel 2013
  • use the new and enhanced features of PowerPoint 2013
  • work with many of the new features of Outlook 2013
  • work with email messages in Outlook 2013
  • work with the new People and Calendar features in Outlook 2013

Course Outline

The Office 2013 Interface

  • Understanding The Office 2013 Interface
  • Starting An Office 2013 Application
  • Understanding The Start Screen
  • Customising The Ribbon With Display Options
  • Understanding The Backstage View
  • Accessing The Backstage View
  • Integrating With The Cloud
  • Working With Touch Mode

Personalising The Ribbon

  • Understanding Personalising The Ribbon
  • Showing And Hiding Ribbon Tabs
  • Modifying Ribbon Tabs
  • Creating A New Ribbon Tab
  • Placing Commands On A Tab
  • Organising Commands In A Group
  • Creating More Groups
  • Exporting Your Personalisation Settings
  • Removing A Tab From The Ribbon
  • Importing Personalisations
  • Resetting The Ribbon

The Office 2013 Help System

  • Understanding How Help Works
  • Knowing Your Version And Build
  • Accessing The Help Window
  • Help Getting Started With Office 2013
  • Using Quick Start Guides
  • Googling Help
  • Accessing Images And Pictures
  • Accessing Online Templates

The Office 2013 File System

  • Understanding Office 2013 File Types
  • The Open Place
  • Opening Files In Office 2013
  • Closing Files In Office 2013
  • Opening Recent Files And Folders
  • Recent Files From The Start Screen
  • Understanding File Saving In Office 2013
  • Saving To SkyDrive
  • Saving To A Previous Version
  • Saving As Macro Enabled
  • Creating A PDF File
  • Creating New Files In Office 2013
  • Understanding Templates In Office 2013
  • Saving Custom Templates
  • Setting A Custom Templates Location
  • Understanding Draft Versions
  • Configuring AutoSave
  • Recovering An Unsaved File
  • Managing Versions
  • Accessing File Information

Printing From Office 2013

  • Print Previewing
  • Choosing A Printer
  • Specifying Print Settings
  • Specifying Page Layout Settings
  • Changing Printer Properties

Sharing From Office 2013

  • Understanding Sharing
  • Sharing A Document Using SkyDrive
  • Sending A File As An Email Attachment
  • Sending A File As A PDF Attachment
  • Protecting Your File Before Sharing
  • Checking For Issues
  • Checking File Accessibility
  • Checking File Compatibility

Formatting Graphics In Office

  • Understanding Graphics Formatting
  • Understanding Format Panes
  • Working With The Format Pane
  • Moving The Format Pane
  • Formatting With The Layout Options Button
  • Quickly Formatting Charts

Pictures

  • Inserting A Picture
  • Inserting An Online Picture
  • Removing A Picture Background
  • Applying Picture Styles
  • Repositioning Pictures
  • Applying And Changing Effects
  • Correcting Pictures
  • Changing Picture Colouring
  • Cropping Pictures Accurately
  • Changing The Picture Layout

Drawing And Illustrating

  • Understanding Illustrations
  • Inserting Clip Art
  • Formatting Clip Art
  • Inserting Shapes
  • Modifying Shapes
  • Inserting Text Into A Shape
  • Custom Text Wrapping
  • Finding And Selecting Shapes
  • Inserting A Screenshot
  • Inserting A Screen Clip

Microsoft Word 2013

  • What's New In Word 2013
  • The Word 2013 Screen
  • Spell Checking In Word 2013
  • Working With The Navigation Pane
  • Locating Non Textual Items
  • Understanding The Design Tab
  • Applying A Style Set
  • Inserting Online Videos
  • Aligning Graphical Elements
  • Opening And Editing PDFs
  • Inserting Comments
  • Working With Comments
  • Understanding Read Mode
  • Viewing A Document In Read Mode
  • Using Resume Reading
  • Inserting Columns And Rows Into A Table
  • Drawing Table Borders

Microsoft Excel 2013

  • What's New In Excel 2013
  • New Worksheet Functions in Excel 2013
  • The ARABIC Function
  • The DAYS Function
  • The IFNA Function
  • Functions That Test Formulas
  • The RRI Function
  • The Worksheet Information Functions
  • New Charting Features
  • Using A Recommended Chart
  • Working With The New Chart Tools
  • Working With Chart Elements
  • Working With Chart Styles
  • Filtering The Chart
  • Working With Chart Data
  • Understanding Flash Fill
  • Extracting With Flash Fill
  • More Complex Flash Fill Extractions
  • Extracting Dates And Numbers
  • Understanding Sparklines
  • Creating Sparklines
  • Editing Sparklines
  • Understanding Quick Analysis
  • Quick Formatting
  • Quick Charting
  • Quick Totals
  • Quick Sparklines
  • Quick Tables
  • Recommended Pivot Tables
  • Understanding Slicers
  • Creating Slicers

Excel 2013 Power Tools

  • Understanding Power View
  • Enabling Power View
  • Creating A Power View Sheet
  • Working With A Power View Object
  • Working With Power View Fields
  • Rearranging And Sorting Fields
  • Working With Measure Fields
  • Formatting Power View Data
  • Tiling Data In Power View
  • Filtering In Power View
  • Switching Visualisations
  • Adding More Power Views
  • Adding Titles And Images
  • Updating A Power View Report
  • Understanding PowerPivot
  • Understanding Relational Data
  • Enabling PowerPivot
  • Connecting To A Data Source
  • Working With The Data Model
  • Working With Data Model Fields
  • Changing A PowerPivot View
  • Creating A Data Model PivotTable
  • Using Related PowerPivot Fields
  • Creating A Calculated Field
  • Creating A Concatenated Field
  • Formatting Data Model Fields
  • Using Calculated Fields
  • Creating A Timeline
  • Adding Slicers

Microsoft PowerPoint 2013

  • What's New In PowerPoint 2013
  • The PowerPoint 2013 Screen
  • Creating A Presentation
  • Applying Theme Variants
  • Inserting An Online Video
  • Inserting An Online Audio File
  • Aligning Objects
  • Merging Shapes
  • Selecting Colours Using The Eyedropper
  • Copying Animations
  • Inserting Comments
  • Creating Sections
  • Building Equations
  • Using Reading View
  • Looking At Presenter View In Detail
  • Using Presenter View
  • Exporting A Presentation To Video
  • Presenting Online

Microsoft Outlook 2013

  • What's New In Outlook 2013
  • Where Are They Now In Outlook 2013?
  • Common Outlook 2013 Screen Elements
  • Navigating To Outlook Features
  • Sneaking A Peek
  • The Folder Pane
  • The To-Do Bar
  • The Mail Screen
  • The Calendar Screen
  • The People Screen
  • The Tasks Screen
  • The Notes Screen
  • The Outlook Today Screen

Outlook 2013 Mail

  • Opening An Outlook Data File
  • Previewing Messages
  • Showing Unread Or All Mail
  • Using Quick Action Commands
  • Responding To Messages Using Inline Replies
  • Sending An Email Without An Attachment
  • Understanding Conversation View
  • Navigating Messages In A Conversation
  • Ignoring Conversations
  • Cleaning Up Conversations
  • Automating Common Tasks With Quick Steps
  • Customising A Default Quick Step
  • Creating A Quick Step
  • Using Quick Steps

Other Outlook 2013 Features

  • Understanding People View
  • Viewing Your Contacts
  • Creating A New Contact
  • Editing A Contact
  • Pinning A Contact To Your Favourites
  • Contacting A Contact From The People Card
  • Contacting A Contact From The People Peek
  • The Outlook Social Connector
  • Connecting Office To A Social Network
  • Viewing The Outlook Social Connector
  • Disconnecting Office From A Social Network
  • Understanding The Weather Bar

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