77-418 : MOS: Microsoft Word 2013 (Course & Lab)

77-418-complete
MOS: Microsoft Word 2013 (Course & Lab)
ISBN : 978-1-61691-569-8
Gain hands-on expertise in Microsoft 77-418 exam with MOS: Microsoft Word 2013 course and performance-based labs. Performance-based labs are versatile - labs simulate real-world, hardware, software & command line interface environments and can be mapped to any text-book, course & training. MOS: Microsoft Word 2013 course and performance-based labs cover all the objectives of Microsoft 77-418 exam which include create and manage documents, format text, paragraphs, and sections, create tables and lists, apply references, and insert and format objects.

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108+
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72+
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71+
Lessons
25+
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174+
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17:15+

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35+
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2+
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31+

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156+
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01:31+

Hands on Activities

Taking Your First Steps with Word

Diving Into Document Creation

  • Changing the theme of a document
  • Inserting the current date
  • Creating a blank document
  • Creating a document using a template
  • Saving a document as a Word Template
  • Opening a document
  • Publishing a document as a PDF
  • Disabling the Protected View
  • Checking for compatibility issues
  • Applying the Draft view
  • Specifying formatting restrictions
  • Specifying editing restrictions
  • Encrypting a document
  • Marking a document as Final

Working Smarter, Not Harder, in Word

  • Showing/Hiding paragraph marks
  • Adding an autocorrect initial caps exception
  • Adding the author name and title

Zapping Word's Top Annoyances

Font/Character Formatting

  • Hiding spelling and grammar errors for all new documents
  • Inserting a superscript
  • Applying uppercase formatting
  • Applying font attributes
  • Formatting a heading
  • Applying effects to the text

Paragraph Formatting

  • Applying a Drop Cap
  • Adding a signature line
  • Increasing the indent
  • Formatting a table of contents
  • Formatting a paragraph as a numbered list
  • Formatting paragraphs as a bulleted list

Using Styles to Create a Great Looking Document

Cutting, Copying, and Pasting Using the Clipboard

Find, Replace, and Go To

  • Searching for a word within a document
  • Removing spaces between paragraphs of the same style
  • Using the Go To feature
  • Allowing comments in a protected document

Getting Smart with Text: Building Blocks, Quick Parts, Actions (Tags), and More

  • Inserting a cover page using Quick Parts
  • Deleting a building block
  • Clearing all document formatting

Building Tables, Charts, and SmartArt to Show Data and Process

  • Adding a table and then an additional row
  • Converting text into a table
  • Inserting SmartArt

Adding Pictures and WordArt to Highlight Information

  • Changing the brightness and contrast of an image
  • Applying a picture style to an image
  • Applying picture effects to an image
  • Applying artistic effects to an image
  • Inserting WordArt

Adding Text Boxes, Shapes, Symbols

  • Inserting text boxes
  • Inserting symbols

Setting Up the Document with Sections, Headers/Footers, and Columns

  • Changing the page size and formatting columns
  • Inserting a page number
  • Changing the color and effects of a page
  • Inserting a custom text watermark
  • Inserting a watermark

Saving Time with Templates and Themes

Enhancing Navigation with Bookmarks, Hyperlinks

  • Turning off automatic hyperlinks

Captions

Documenting Your Sources

  • Inserting an Endnote

Automating Document Content with Fields

  • Changing the field shading value
  • Sorting a list
  • Creating a Mail Merge letter
  • Creating an address list
  • Marking an index entry
  • Creating an index

Keyboard Customization

  • Showing gridlines and hiding rulers

Customizing the Quick Access Toolbar and Ribbon

Word Options and Settings

  • Inserting bullets into subsections
  • Personalizing Microsoft Office
  • Saving a document in an online workspace

Macros: Recording, Editing, and Using Them

  • Enabling all macros

Appendix A

Appendix B

Exam Information

The Word 2013 exam is a standalone certification from Microsoft with the exam code 77-418. This certification exam is targeted at professionals who have experience with previous versions of Microsoft Office Word and who can also create business deliverables with Microsoft Office Word 2013. Microsoft 77-418 certification exam covers creating, customizing, and organizing documents by using formatting and visual content that is appropriate for the information presented.

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Career Prospects
  • Consultants
  • Product developers
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  • Help desk personnel
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Exam FAQs
What are the prerequisites for this exam?
There are no technical pre-requisites for this certification.
What is the exam registration fee?
USD 96

Pricing and taxes may vary from country to country.

Where do I take the exam?
The Microsoft 77-418 exam is administered by Certiport at testing centers worldwide. Click here to find a testing center near you.
What is the format of the exam?
The exam consists of performance based questions and is conducted in a live or simulated environment. MOS 2013 presents the candidate with a project to build tasks and steps that build on each other. For more information regarding improved exam format Click here.
How many questions are asked in the exam?
The exam contains 40-60 questions.
What is the duration of the exam?
50 minutes
What is the passing score?
700

(on a scale of 0-1000)

What is the exam's retake policy?

As of 1 July 2014, Microsoft's retake policy changed to the following:

  • If a candidate does not achieve a passing score on an exam the first time, the candidate must wait 24 hours before retaking the exam.
  • If a candidate does not achieve a passing score the second time, the candidate must wait 48 hours before retaking the exam.
  • A two-day waiting period is imposed for each subsequent exam retake.
  • If a candidate achieves a passing score on an exam, the candidate may take it again.
What is the validity of the certification?
Microsoft Office Specialist certification has no expiration. The certification holder is certified for life unless the vendor changes their policy. Click here for more information.
Where can I find more information about this exam?
To know more about the 77-418-complete, click here.

Table of Content

Here's What you will Learn

Lesson 1: Taking Your First Steps with Word

  • Welcome to a New Word
  • Starting Word
  • Using the Word Start Screen
  • Touring the Word Screen
  • Exploring the File Tab
  • Undoing and Redoing Actions
  • Getting Help
  • Exiting Word
  • Summary

Lesson 2: Diving Into Document Creation

  • Creating a First Document
  • Creating a Blank File
  • Creating a File from a Template
  • Opening an Existing File
  • Saving and File Formats
  • Working with PDF Files in Word
  • Understanding and Viewing XPS Files
  • Deciding Which Format to Use for Output
  • HTML Overview
  • Compatibility with Previous Versions of Word
  • Navigation and Selection Tips and Tricks
  • Choosing the Right Word View for the Task at Hand
  • Printing a Document
  • Managing Document Security
  • Summary

Lesson 3: Working Smarter, Not Harder, in Word

  • Achieving Attractive Documents with Styles
  • Constructing Documents Faster with Outlining
  • Cleaning Up Content with AutoCorrect
  • Using Math AutoCorrect
  • Adding and Reviewing Properties
  • Power User Techniques
  • Summary

Lesson 4: Zapping Word's Top Annoyances

  • Dealing with Graphics Annoyances
  • Overcoming Editing Annoyances
  • Tackling View Annoyances
  • Dealing with Online versus Local Help Content
  • Activation Blues
  • Automatic Annoyances
  • Summary

Lesson 5: Font/Character Formatting

  • Working with Document Style and Content
  • Reviewing the Ways You Can Format Text in Word
  • Formatting Characters Directly or with Styles
  • Applying Character Formatting
  • Summary

Lesson 6: Paragraph Formatting

  • Choosing Between Styles and Paragraph Formatting
  • Finding Paragraph Formatting Tools
  • Structuring Text with Paragraph Formatting
  • Setting Off Text with Paragraph Decoration
  • Summary

Lesson 7: Using Styles to Create a Great Looking Document

  • Using the Styles Group to Apply Styles
  • Modifying and Creating Styles
  • Changing the Whole Document via Style Sets
  • Managing Styles
  • Style Inspector
  • Summary

Lesson 8: Cutting, Copying, and Pasting Using the Clipboard

  • Understanding the Office Clipboard
  • Adding and Moving Document Content with Cut, Copy, and Paste
  • Managing Pasting Options
  • Using the Clipboard Pane
  • Summary

Lesson 9: Find, Replace, and Go To

  • Searching with the Navigation Pane
  • Starting an Advanced Find from the Ribbon
  • Replacing Text via the Ribbon
  • Using Search Codes
  • Options for Special Find and Replace Actions
  • Finding and Replacing Formatting
  • Jumping to a Document Location with Go To (Ctrl+G)
  • Summary

Lesson 10: Getting Smart with Text: Building Blocks, Quick Parts, Actions (Tags), and More

  • Using Quick Parts and Building Blocks
  • Using AutoComplete with AutoText Gallery Entries
  • Clearing Building Block Formatting
  • Building Blocks: Need to Know
  • Using Building Blocks with the AutoText Field
  • Inserting Objects and Files
  • Inserting Text from Files
  • Pasting, Dragging, and Dropping Content into a Document
  • Summary

Lesson 11: Building Tables, Charts, and SmartArt to Show Data and Process

  • Illustrating Your Story with Graphics
  • Getting a Quick Start with Quick Tables
  • Table Basics
  • Working with Table Layout and Design
  • Inserting SmartArt
  • Using the Selection Pane
  • Summary

Lesson 12: Adding Pictures and WordArt to Highlight Information

  • Inserting Pictures from a File
  • Adding an Online Picture
  • Pasting or Snapping a Picture
  • Manipulating Inserted Pictures (and Other Graphics)
  • Creating WordArt
  • Arranging Pictures and Other Objects
  • Summary

Lesson 13: Adding Text Boxes, Shapes, Symbols

  • Why Use Text Boxes?
  • Inserting a Text Box
  • Inserting a Shape
  • Adding a Basic Symbol
  • Inserting a Symbol from the Symbol Dialog Box
  • Summary

Lesson 14: Setting Up the Document with Sections, Headers/Footers, and Columns

  • Changing Basic Page Setup
  • Section Formatting
  • Headers and Footers Overview
  • Header and Footer Navigation and Design
  • Adding Header and Footer Material
  • Considering the Need for Columns
  • Changing the Number of Columns
  • Special Column Formatting
  • Formatting the Page Background
  • Adding a Watermark
  • Removing Watermarks and Page Backgrounds
  • Summary

Lesson 15: Saving Time with Templates and Themes

  • Creating Your Own Templates
  • Working More Effectively with Themes
  • Building on an Existing Foundation with Master Documents
  • Summary

Lesson 16: Enhancing Navigation with Bookmarks, Hyperlinks

  • Enhancing Documents
  • Working with Bookmarks
  • Hyperlinks
  • Summary

Lesson 17: Captions

  • Captions and Tables of Captioned Items
  • Summary

Lesson 18: Documenting Your Sources

  • Footnotes and Endnotes Basics
  • Working with Footnote and Endnote Styling
  • Separators and Continuation
  • Making a Bibliography
  • Identifying the Sources for Your Bibliography
  • Editing Citations
  • Compiling the Citations into a Bibliography
  • Summary

Lesson 19: Automating Document Content with Fields

  • And Field Codes Are ...?
  • Mastering Field Basics
  • Using the Field Dialog Box to Insert a Field
  • Categories
  • Summary

Lesson 20: Keyboard Customization

  • Power and Customization
  • Understanding Customization Boundaries
  • Viewing and Assigning Keyboard Shortcuts with the Cloverleaf Method
  • Choosing the Storage Location for Keyboard Shortcuts
  • Multi-Stroke Key Assignment
  • Customizing Keystrokes through Word Options
  • Other Methods for Assigning Keyboard Shortcuts
  • Summary

Lesson 21: Customizing the Quick Access Toolbar and Ribbon

  • The QAT?
  • Changing the Buttons on the Quick Access Toolbar
  • The Customize Quick Access Toolbar Dialog Box
  • Making Changes to the Ribbon
  • Importing and Exporting Ribbon Customizations
  • Summary

Lesson 22: Word Options and Settings

  • Opening Word Options
  • General
  • Display (and Printing)
  • Save
  • Advanced
  • Summary

Lesson 23: Macros: Recording, Editing, and Using Them

  • Displaying Macro Tools and Creating a Macro
  • Managing Macros
  • Understanding More about Macro Security
  • Macro Storage
  • Summary

Lesson 24: Appendix A

Lesson 25: Appendix B

  • Video Tutorials
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