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ITS Training

Using Word Styles

Type: Professional development.

Delivery method:  Demonstration or Workshop Demonstration icon.

Experience level:  Intermediate; for those with some experience Intermediate iconIntermediate icon.

Length: 30 minutes

Description:  Word has built in styles such as Normal and Headings to format both characters and paragraphs.  You can create your own styles, add them to templates, and even use them to create a table of contents. This class will be taught using the latest version of Word for PC and Mac users.

Prerequisites: Understand the basics of Word.

Online options: View the recorded training from a previous online class.

Microsoft provides free online training for Word 2010 (PC) here: and Word 2011 (Mac) here: with videos and courses. For Word 2013 (PC) go to You can view the new features of Word 2013 with hands-on examples by opening the program and then clicking on the Take a tour icon in the right-hand pane of the window. You can also get free training for Microsoft Office programs for the PC (limited Mac classes) via the Microsoft IT Academy. Instructions for setting up an account, logging on to the Microsoft IT Academy and a class list are available via the My CWU Links menu in MyCWU.

If you are interested in this class but don't see it on the HR Calendar, please fill out the wait list form and we'll contact you as soon as we can get the class scheduled.


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