Working with the Interface and Performing Basic Tasks in Word 2016

End users at all levels, including those who have little or no familiarity with Microsoft Word and more experienced Word users who want to learn about the new interface and features in Word 2016.


Expected Duration
60 minutes

Available in Microsoft’s newest office productivity suite, Microsoft Word 2016 makes it easy to create, manipulate, and work with documents. In this course, you’ll learn how to get started with Word 2016. The course provides an overview of the Word 2016 interface and its new features, and demonstrates how to use Word 2016 to create, proofread, save, and print documents. This course is one of a series in the SkillSoft learning path that covers Microsoft Word 2016 for beginners.


Exploring the Word 2016 Interface

  • start the course
  • identify different parts of the Word 2016 interface and their functions
  • recognize new features of the Word 2016 interface

Getting Started

  • create new documents, open existing documents, and navigate between documents in Word 2016
  • create documents based on templates in Word 2016
  • select text in different ways and cut, copy, and paste text in Word 2016 documents

Saving and Proofreading Documents

  • convert documents from previous versions of Word and understand the implications of doing this in Word 2016
  • save a document as a template or a web page in Word 2016
  • check document spelling and grammar in Word 2016

Printing Documents

  • choose basic print settings in Word 2016
  • specify which pages to print and set document properties before printing in Word 2016
  • set document orientation and collation and duplex options before printing a document in Word 2016
  • set the paper size and adjust document margins for printing in Word 2016
  • choose settings for printing background colors and images in Word 2016
  • set the number of pages of a document to print per sheet of paper in Word 2016

Practice: Perform Basic Tasks

  • create a basic Word 2016 document, check spelling and grammar, and apply print settings in Word 2016





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