Lantec | Course: Word 2013: Transition from WordPerfect

Word 2013: Transition from WordPerfect

1 days


Designed to assist paralegals, law clerks, attorneys and other court/judicial personnel in transitioning existing WordPerfect skills to the Microsoft Office 2013 platform.The course aims to improve program comfort and efficiency amongst legal professionals and will include best practices for converting documents from WordPerfect to Word, working with legal memoranda, administrative documents, and common filings with proper pagination, numbering, margins, styles, tables, columns, footnotes, fonts, symbols, formatting, paragraph alignment, letterhead, hyperlinks and bookmarks, etc. in Microsoft Word 2013.


I. The Word Environment

  • Opening, Starting Word
  • Components of Word
  • Customization of Quick Access Toolbar, Ribbon and Status bar

II. Working with Documents

  • Creating a document and adding text
  • Save, Save As
  • Managing Document versions
  • Opening Existing Word Perfect Document
  • Conversion Practices
  • Navigation Shortcuts & Selection Techniques
  • Editing Documents
  • Cut, Copy, and Paste

III. Formatting Documents

  • Page Formatting
  • Reveal Formatting vs. REVEAL CODES
  • Styles
  • Define Styles, Themes and Templates
  • Tabs, Tables, Sections and Columns
  • Symbols and Special Characters
  • Automation and AutoFormat

IV. Mail Merge

  • Mail Merge Data sources
  • Building the Form Letter
  • Completing the Merge
  • Creating, Sorting and Filtering a Recipient List
  • Merging Labels of Envelopes

V. Tracking Changes

  • Using Track Changes
  • Multiple Reviewers
  • Accept/Reject Changes
  • Compare and Merge Changes

VI. Working with Long Documents

  • Outlines
  • Master and Subdocuments
  • Creating Captions
  • Inserting a Table of Contents
  • Tables of Authorities and Table of Figures
  • Bookmarks and Cross References

VII. Macros

  • Recording Macros
  • Running Macros
  • Modifying Macros
  • Saving a document with Macros

VIII. File Security

  • Password Protection
  • Inspect document for Metadata
  • Finalizing a Document

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Susie was very good about addressing all our questions, and very patient. Loved her!