Course Code:05.01
Course Subject:Advanced Word
Course Title:ECDL Advanced (2v0) Word (3-Day)
Aims:On completion the candidate will be able to use the word processing application to produce advanced document outputs.
Introduction:The candidate shall be able to: Apply advanced text, paragraph, column and table formatting. Convert text to a table and vice versa..


The learner will be able to:

Assessment Criteria

The learner has achieved this objective because he/she can:

1. Format Text

  1. Apply text wrapping options for graphical objects (picture, image, chart, diagram, drawn object), tables.

  2. Use find and replace options like: font formats, paragraph formats, paragraph marks, page breaks.

  3. Use paste special options: formatted text, unformatted text.

2. Format Paragraphs

  1. Apply line spacing within paragraphs: at least, exactly/ fixed, multiple/proportional.

  2. Apply, remove paragraph pagination options.

  3. Apply, modify outline numbering in multi-level lists.

3. Format Styles

  1. Create, modify, update a character style.

  2. Create, modify, update a paragraph style.

4. Format Columns

  1. Apply multiple column layouts. Change number of columns in a column layout.

  2. Change column widths and spacing. Insert, remove lines between columns.

  3. Insert, delete a column break.

5. Format Tables

  1. Apply a table autoformat/table style.

  2. Merge, split cells in a table.

  3. Change cell margins, alignment, text direction.

  4. Automatically repeat heading row(s) at the top of each page.

  5. Allow, do not allow row(s) to break across pages.

  6. Sort data by one column, by multiple columns at the same time.

  7. Convert delimited text to a table.

  8. Convert a table to text.

6. Referencing Captions, Footnotes and Endnotes

  1. Add a caption above, below a graphical object, table.

  2. Add, delete a caption label.

  3. Change caption number format.

  4. Insert, modify footnotes, endnotes

  5. Convert a footnote to an endnote. Convert an endnote to a footnote.

7. Reference Tables and Indexes

  1. Create, update a table of contents based on specified heading styles and formats.

  2. Create, update a table of figures based on specified styles and formats.

  3. Mark an index: main entry, subentry. Delete a marked index entry.

  4. Create, update an index based on marked index entries.

8. Reference Bookmarks and Cross-references

  1. Add, delete a bookmark.

  2. Create, delete a cross-reference to: numbered item, heading, bookmark, figure, table.

  3. Add a cross-reference to an index entry.

9. Enhance Productivity using Fields

  1. Insert, delete fields like: author, file name and path, file size, fill-in/input.

  2. Insert a sum formula field code in a table.

  3. Change field number format.

  4. Lock, unlock, update a field.

10. Enhance Productivity using Forms and Templates

  1. Create, modify a form using available form field options: text field, check box, drop-down menu.

  2. Add help text to a form field: visible on status bar, activated by F1 Help key.

  3. Protect, unprotect a form.

  4. Modify a template.

11. Enhance Productivity using Mail Merge

  1. Edit, sort a mail merge recipient list.

  2. Insert ask, if…then…else… fields.

  3. Merge a document with a recipient list using given merge criteria.

12. Enhance Productivity using Linking and Embedding

  1. Insert, edit, remove a hyperlink.

  2. Link data from a document, application and display as an object, icon.

  3. Update, break a link.

  4. Embed data into a document as an object.

  5. Edit, delete embedded data.

13. Enhance Productivity using Automation

  1. Apply automatic text formatting options.

  2. Create, modify, delete automatic text correction entries.

  3. Create, modify, insert, delete automatic text entries.

  4. Record a simple macro like: change page setup, insert a table with a repeating heading row, insert fields in document header, footer.

  5. Run a macro.

  6. Assign a macro to a custom button on a toolbar

14. Collaborative Editing, Tracking and Reviewing

  1. Turn on, off track changes. Track changes in a document using a specified display view.

  2. Accept, reject changes in a document.

  3. Insert, edit, delete, show, hide comments/notes.

  4. Compare and merge documents.

15. Collaborative Editing, Master Documents

  1. Create a new master document by creating sub documents from headings.

  2. Insert, remove a subdocument in a master document.

  3. Use text outline/navigator options: promote, demote, expand, collapse, move up, move down.

16. Collaborative Editing, Security

  1. Add, remove password protection for a document: to open, to modify.

  2. Protect a document to only allow tracked changes or comments.

17. Prepare Outputs - Sections

  1. Create, modify, delete section breaks in a document.

  2. Change page orientation, page vertical alignment, margins for sections of a document.

18. Prepare Outputs - Document Setup

  1. Apply different headers and footers to sections, first page, odd and even pages in a document.

  2. Add, modify, remove a watermark in a document.