Word – advanced

A one-day workshop

This one-day workshop is designed to help users work with advanced features within Word. It includes hands-on exercises to help make complex documents more manageable. Participants will learn how to share and collaborate on documents and track document changes.

Learning objectives

This course will help participants:

  • Add document links to files, websites, bookmarks and headings
  • Create and revise footnotes and endnotes
  • Use cross-referencing
  • Insert and mark a document index
  • Use comments within a document
  • Create and edit document templates
  • Set up picture and table captioning
  • Work with tracked changes, including viewing, accepting and rejecting changes
  • Use tables of contents
  • Transfer styles across files using styles organiser
  • Protect and restrict the opening and editing of documents
  • Work with document themes
  • Work with subdocuments
  • Use ribbon buttons and groups


  • Participants need to be familiar with the ‘Word – intermediate’ content before attending this course
  • Designed for Office 365, versions: 2016, 2013 and 2010


A very practical, interactive one-day session for a maximum group size of 12. Comprehensive materials provided.

1 Adding document links

  • Adding links to a document
  • Linking to files, websites and email
  • Adding and linking to bookmarks
  • Linking to document headings

2 Captioning and cross-referencing

  • Inserting picture and table captions
  • Creating and updating a table of figures
  • Adding and revising endnotes and footnotes
  • Understanding cross-reference types
  • Creating a cross-reference
  • Marking and inserting a document index

3 Collaborating on documents

  • Inserting and viewing documents
  • Navigating through comments
  • Replying to a comment
  • Printing comments

4 Tracking changes

  • Using tracking changes within a document
  • Choosing how to view document revisions
  • Accepting and rejecting changes

5 Comparing documents

  • Comparing two documents
  • Combining changes into a single document
  • Accepting and rejecting changes

6 Protecting a document

  • Restricting opening or editing of documents
  • Defining regions for editing
  • Restricting document formatting

7 Outline view

  • Collapsing paragraphs with heading styles
  • Managing files with subdocuments
  • Editing and locking subdocuments
  • Sharing subdocuments

8 Document themes

  • Standardise document formatting with themes
  • Using a theme to match corporate branding
  • Transferring themes across files

9 Creating templates

  • Creating and editing document templates
  • Adding font and heading styles to templates
  • Defining file locations for shared templates
  • Copying styles across templates and files

10 Customising the ribbon

  • Customising ribbon buttons
  • Adding new ribbons
  • Adding buttons to ribbon groups

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