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Learning Microsoft Word 2013 iPad Editions

by Greg Bowden


Microsoft Word 2013 tutorials

The Learning Microsoft Word 2013 tutorials provide activity-based word processing lessons to teach or learn Microsoft Word 2013. There are two modules available:


Module 1 introduces the Microsoft Word 2013 basics.

Module 2 covers advanced Microsoft Word 2013 features.


Support files that provide all the images and text required to complete the activities are included with the product.


The iPad multi-touch ebook versions are available from the iTunes iBookstore and there are sample books on their iTunes pages. The links to access the pages on iTunes are:


Learning Microsoft Word 2013 Module 1

Learning Microsoft Word 2013 Module 2

Learning Microsoft Word 2013 on itunes



  • Chapter Details
  • Sample Screens



Module 1

Introduces entering and formatting documents, spell and grammar checking, aligning text, find and replace, indents and margins, bullets and numbering, headers, footers, footnotes and title pages, page borders, using columns, using the drawing tools and adding images and video to documents.

Module 2

Covers using tab stops, table tools, sections, styles, table of contents, publishing tasks, inserting charts and smartart, mail-merging, mailing labels and envelopes, outlining, the Navigation pane, using equations, watermarks, themes, passwords and templates, and editing PDF files.



Module 1 Chapter Descriptions



Chapter 1: Introduction to Microsoft Word 2013


This chapter introduces:

  • the components of the Word 2013 screen.

  • zoom controls

  • entering text.

  • word wrap.

  • formatting text.

  • text effects

  • selecting text

  • saving and printing.


Chapter 2: Aligning Text


Microsoft Word 2013 line spacing, tabs, justifyThis chapter introduces the basics of arranging text: It includes:

  • line spacing.

  • justifying text

  • using the Rulers.

  • using left, centre and right tab stops.

  • moving tab stops.






Chapter 3: Spell Checking Documents


This chapter demonstrates some of the spell and grammar checking tools that Microsoft Word provides, such as:

  • running the spell checker.

  • manually checking the spelling of words.

  • spelling checking shortcuts.

  • counting the words in a document

  • using the thesaurus.

  • automatically correcting words.

  • inserting phrases from one word.

  • using Read Mode.


Chapter 4: Moving Text


This chapter demonstrates how to move text within and between documents. It includes:

  • cursor movements and scrolling.

  • inserting page breaks.

  • inserting page numbers.

  • copying, cutting and pasting text.

  • drag and drop.

  • selecting all the text.

  • copying text from one document to another.

  • displaying two files on the screen.


Chapter 5: Find and Replace

This chapter demonstrates how to find and replace text. It includes:

  • using the Navigation pane

  • finding text in a document

  • the Find options: whole words and match case.

  • replacing text.

  • replacing all found words.

  • The Go To command.


Chapter 6: Margins and Indents


Microsoft Word 2013 margins and indentsThis chapter demonstrates how to control the placement of text on a page. It includes:

  • adjusting page margins.

  • using the Ruler.

  • setting ruler units.

  • page indents.

  • turning automatic numbering off.

  • creating hanging indents.

  • paragraph spacing.

  • the format painter tool.





Chapter 7: Bulleted and Numbered Lists


This chapter demonstrates how to create lists with bullets and numbers. It involves: Microsoft Word 2013 bullets and number lists

  • turning automatic numbering on.

  • creating bulleted lists.

  • formatting bullets.

  • using custom bullets.

  • adjusting list indents.

  • creating numbered lists.

  • customising numbered lists.

  • re-numbering lists.




Chapter 8: Headers, Footers and Footnotes


Microsoft Word 2013 header, footer, footnote, title pageThis chapter demonstrates the use of headers and footers, title pages, footnotes and endnotes. It includes:

  • inserting and adjusting headers and footers.

  • inserting dates and page numbers.

  • creating title pages.

  • adding page borders.

  • inserting footnotes.

  • deleting footnotes.

  • converting footnotes to endnotes.

  • Using Cover pages.








Chapter 9: Placing Text into Columns


Microsoft Word 2013 columnsThis chapter demonstrates the use of columns to make the placing of text on a page more efficient. It includes:

  • setting text into 2 columns.

  • justifying text.

  • setting a column break.

  • adding headers and footers to pages.

  • setting text into 3 columns.

  • removing column breaks.

  • automatically leveling text at the bottom of columns.

  • adding lines between columns.

  • manually adjusting column widths.







Chapter 10: Drawing Tools


This chapter demonstrates the use of the drawing tools that Word provides. It includes:

  • Microsoft Word 2013 drawing tools

    drawing shapes such as lines, rectangles and ovals.

  • resizing shapes.

  • copying and deleting objects.

  • shape fills, outlines and effects.

  • outline colour, weight and style

  • changing shapes.

  • using Word Art.

  • shadow effects

  • 3-D effects.

  • using text with shapes

  • fill effects.

  • gradient and texture fills.

  • grouping and ungrouping objects.




Chapter 11: Inserting Images Into Documents Microsoft Word 2013 images


This chapter demonstrates how to include Clip Art and images into documents. It includes:

  • inserting Clip Art images.

  • resizing images.

  • adjusting the colour of images.

  • adjusting contrast and brightness.

  • shape styles.

  • cropping and rotating images.

  • adding borders to images.

  • compressing pictures.

  • text wrapping.

  • using watermark images.

  • formatting images.

  • inserting and playing video within documents.






Module 2 Chapter Descriptions


Chapter 12: Using Tab Stops Microsoft Word 2013 tab stops


This chapter covers:

  • the different types of tab stops (left, right, centre and decimal).

  • modifying tab stops.

  • deleting tab stops.

  • leader characters.

  • Hanging indent tab.

  • creating contents pages.












Chapter 13: Using the Table Tools


This chapter introduces the use of Word's table tools: It includes:

  • creating a table.Microsoft Word 2013 table tools

  • changing column widths and row heights.

  • merging cells.

  • shading cells and cell borders.

  • alignments within cells.

  • selecting and moving tables.

  • the Draw Table tool.

  • the Eraser tool.

  • cell border types, colour and weight.

  • the border painter tool.

  • deleting tables.



Chapter 14: Adding Tables to Documents

Microsoft Word 2013 tables within documentsThis chapter covers how to use Tables within documents. It includes:

  • inserting a table at a particular location.

  • inserting and deleting rows and columns.

  • using tabs in tables

  • distributing row and column spacing

  • using formulas.

  • sorting table values.

  • adjusting cell borders.

  • table styles.












Chapter 15: Using Sections

Microsoft Word 2013 sections

This chapter demonstrates how to use sections within and between pages. It includes:

  • inserting continuous section breaks.

  • setting part of a page to columns.

  • automatically leveling column text.

  • inserting a drop cap letter.

  • setting pages within a document to different orientations.

  • setting different headers and footers within a document.














Chapter 16: Using Styles

Microsoft Word 2013 styles

This chapter demonstrates how to use Word's built-in styles and how to create custom styles. It includes:

  • using preset styles.

  • creating custom styles.

  • applying styles.

  • using the styles pane.

  • modifying styles.

  • selecting all instances of a style.

  • updating styles.

  • renaming and selecting styles

  • printing styles.

  • importing styles into other documents.

  • the style gallery.








Chapter 17: Creating a Table of Contents


This chapter demonstrates an application of styles through the creation of a table of contents. It includes:

  • Microsoft Word 2013 table of contentssetting the styles.

  • applying the styles to the required text.

  • creating the table of contents.

  • setting the page numbers to start at 1.

  • formatting the table of contents.





Chapter 18: Adding Charts to Documents Microsoft Word 2013 charts


This chapter demonstrates how to use Microsoft Chart. It involves:

  • using the Excel datasheet

  • entering chart data.

  • chart titles.

  • placing the chart into documents.

  • formatting legends, gridlines and labels.

  • shading areas of charts.

  • using the format pane.

  • changing chart types.

  • wrapping text around a chart

  • creating smartart diagrams.

  • formatting an organisation chart.

  • adding and deleting chart elements.





Chapter 19: Publishing Tasks



Microsoft Word 2013 draw table toolThis chapter demonstrates how to apply the table tool to produce detailed publishing documents. It includes:

  • laying out the page.

  • drawing the table.

  • entering vertical text.

  • vertically centring text.

  • entering text into sections of the document.

  • setting cell borders.

  • shading cells.

  • adding a watermark image.












Chapter 20: Mail Merging


This chapter demonstrates how to mail merge the one letter to multiple recipients It includes:

  • entering the data.

  • editing data .

  • setting the merge type

  • inserting the fields into a form letter.

  • looking at the data.

  • managing the data.

  • merging just part of the data.

  • printing with and without merging.

  • printing to a document.


Chapter 21: Mailing Label and Envelopes


This chapter demonstrates how to mail merge data to create mailing labels or print directly onto envelopes. It includes:

  • setting the document to labels.

  • setting the label size.

  • adding fields to the labels.

  • printing the labels.

  • setting the document to envelopes.

  • setting the envelop type.

  • inserting the return address.

  • inserting the address fields.

  • printing the envelopes.


Chapter 22: Using Equations


This chapter demonstrates how to create and insert mathematical equations into documents. It includes:

  • creating simple fractions.

  • combining equations.

  • nesting equations.

  • inserting equations into documents.

  • using built-in equations.


Chapter 23: Useful Features


This chapter demonstrates some other useful features that Word offers. It includes:

  • using outlining in page layout view.

  • using the Navigation pane.

  • using Outline View.

  • inserting watermarks

  • using themes.

  • setting theme sets, colours and fonts.

  • setting passwords.

  • opening and editing PDF documents

  • using Word templates




The following are some screen shots from the iPad editions.



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