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MOS: Microsoft Word 2013 (Course & Lab)

ISBN : 9781616915698

Prepare for the Microsoft 77-418 exam with the MOS: Microsoft Word 2013 course and lab. The lab simulates real-world, hardware, software, and command line interface environments and can be mapped to any text-book, course or training. The 77-418 complete course with performance-based labs covers all the objectives of the Microsoft 77-418 exam including creating and managing documents; formatting text, paragraphs, and sections; creating tables and lists; applying references, inserting and formatting objects.

The Word 2013 exam is a standalone certification from Microsoft with the exam code 77-418. This certification exam is targeted at professionals who have experience with previous versions of Microsoft Office Word and can also create business deliverables with Microsoft Office Word 2013. The Microsoft 77-418 exam covers creating, customizing, and organizing documents by using formatting and visual content that is appropriate for the information presented.

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Exam related FAQs
What are the prerequisites for this exam? There are no technical pre-requisites for this certification.
Where do I take the exam? Certiport
What is the format of the exam? Active screen, case studies, drag and drop, multiple choice, repeated answer choices, and short answer
How many questions are asked in the exam? The exam contains 40-60 questions.
What is the duration of the exam? 150 minutes
What is the exam's retake policy?

Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) exam retake policy

  1. If a candidate does not achieve a passing score on an exam the first time, the candidate must wait 24 hours before retaking the exam.
  2. If a candidate does not achieve a passing score the second time, the candidate must wait 2 days (48 hours) before retaking the exam a third time.
  3. A two-day waiting period will be imposed for each subsequent exam retake.
  4. There is no annual limit on the number of attempts on the same exam.
  5. If a candidate achieves a passing score on an Office exam, the candidate may take it again.
Where can I find more information about this exam? To know more about the 77-418-complete, click here.
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What are the career opportunities after passing this exam?
  • Consultant
  • Product Developer
  • Instructor/Trainer
  • Office Professional
  • Help Desk Personal
  • Marketing Personal
  • Executive/Manager
  • Welcome to a New Word
  • Starting Word
  • Using the Word Start Screen
  • Touring the Word Screen
  • Exploring the File Tab
  • Undoing and Redoing Actions
  • Getting Help
  • Exiting Word
  • Summary
  • Creating a First Document
  • Creating a Blank File
  • Creating a File from a Template
  • Opening an Existing File
  • Saving and File Formats
  • Working with PDF Files in Word
  • Understanding and Viewing XPS Files
  • Deciding Which Format to Use for Output
  • HTML Overview
  • Compatibility with Previous Versions of Word
  • Navigation and Selection Tips and Tricks
  • Choosing the Right Word View for the Task at Hand
  • Printing a Document
  • Managing Document Security
  • Summary
  • Achieving Attractive Documents with Styles
  • Constructing Documents Faster with Outlining
  • Cleaning Up Content with AutoCorrect
  • Using Math AutoCorrect
  • Adding and Reviewing Properties
  • Power User Techniques
  • Summary
  • Dealing with Graphics Annoyances
  • Overcoming Editing Annoyances
  • Tackling View Annoyances
  • Dealing with Online versus Local Help Content
  • Activation Blues
  • Automatic Annoyances
  • Summary
  • Working with Document Style and Content
  • Reviewing the Ways You Can Format Text in Word
  • Formatting Characters Directly or with Styles
  • Applying Character Formatting
  • Summary
  • Choosing Between Styles and Paragraph Formatting
  • Finding Paragraph Formatting Tools
  • Structuring Text with Paragraph Formatting
  • Setting Off Text with Paragraph Decoration
  • Summary
  • Using the Styles Group to Apply Styles
  • Modifying and Creating Styles
  • Changing the Whole Document via Style Sets
  • Managing Styles
  • Style Inspector
  • Summary
  • Understanding the Office Clipboard
  • Adding and Moving Document Content with Cut, Copy, and Paste
  • Managing Pasting Options
  • Using the Clipboard Pane
  • Summary
  • Searching with the Navigation Pane
  • Starting an Advanced Find from the Ribbon
  • Replacing Text via the Ribbon
  • Using Search Codes
  • Options for Special Find and Replace Actions
  • Finding and Replacing Formatting
  • Jumping to a Document Location with Go To (Ctrl+G)
  • Summary
  • Using Quick Parts and Building Blocks
  • Using AutoComplete with AutoText Gallery Entries
  • Clearing Building Block Formatting
  • Building Blocks: Need to Know
  • Using Building Blocks with the AutoText Field
  • Inserting Objects and Files
  • Inserting Text from Files
  • Pasting, Dragging, and Dropping Content into a Document
  • Summary
  • Illustrating Your Story with Graphics
  • Getting a Quick Start with Quick Tables
  • Table Basics
  • Working with Table Layout and Design
  • Inserting SmartArt
  • Using the Selection Pane
  • Summary
  • Inserting Pictures from a File
  • Adding an Online Picture
  • Pasting or Snapping a Picture
  • Manipulating Inserted Pictures (and Other Graphics)
  • Creating WordArt
  • Arranging Pictures and Other Objects
  • Summary
  • Why Use Text Boxes?
  • Inserting a Text Box
  • Inserting a Shape
  • Adding a Basic Symbol
  • Inserting a Symbol from the Symbol Dialog Box
  • Summary
  • Changing Basic Page Setup
  • Section Formatting
  • Headers and Footers Overview
  • Header and Footer Navigation and Design
  • Adding Header and Footer Material
  • Considering the Need for Columns
  • Changing the Number of Columns
  • Special Column Formatting
  • Formatting the Page Background
  • Adding a Watermark
  • Removing Watermarks and Page Backgrounds
  • Summary
  • Creating Your Own Templates
  • Working More Effectively with Themes
  • Building on an Existing Foundation with Master Documents
  • Summary
  • Enhancing Documents
  • Working with Bookmarks
  • Hyperlinks
  • Summary
  • Captions and Tables of Captioned Items
  • Summary
  • Footnotes and Endnotes Basics
  • Working with Footnote and Endnote Styling
  • Separators and Continuation
  • Making a Bibliography
  • Identifying the Sources for Your Bibliography
  • Editing Citations
  • Compiling the Citations into a Bibliography
  • Summary
  • And Field Codes Are ...?
  • Mastering Field Basics
  • Using the Field Dialog Box to Insert a Field
  • Categories
  • Summary
  • Power and Customization
  • Understanding Customization Boundaries
  • Viewing and Assigning Keyboard Shortcuts with the Cloverleaf Method
  • Choosing the Storage Location for Keyboard Shortcuts
  • Multi-Stroke Key Assignment
  • Customizing Keystrokes through Word Options
  • Other Methods for Assigning Keyboard Shortcuts
  • Summary
  • The QAT?
  • Changing the Buttons on the Quick Access Toolbar
  • The Customize Quick Access Toolbar Dialog Box
  • Making Changes to the Ribbon
  • Importing and Exporting Ribbon Customizations
  • Summary
  • Opening Word Options
  • General
  • Display (and Printing)
  • Save
  • Advanced
  • Summary
  • Displaying Macro Tools and Creating a Macro
  • Managing Macros
  • Understanding More about Macro Security
  • Macro Storage
  • Summary
  • Video Tutorials

Hands on Activities (Labs)

  • Changing the theme of a document
  • Inserting the current date
  • Creating a blank document
  • Creating a document using a template
  • Saving a document as a Word Template
  • Opening a document
  • Publishing a document as a PDF
  • Disabling the Protected View
  • Checking for compatibility issues
  • Applying the Draft view
  • Specifying formatting restrictions
  • Specifying editing restrictions
  • Encrypting a document
  • Marking a document as Final
  • Showing/Hiding paragraph marks
  • Adding an autocorrect initial caps exception
  • Adding the author name and title
  • Hiding spelling and grammar errors for all new documents
  • Inserting a superscript
  • Applying uppercase formatting
  • Applying font attributes
  • Formatting a heading
  • Applying effects to the text
  • Applying a Drop Cap
  • Adding a signature line
  • Increasing the indent
  • Formatting a table of contents
  • Formatting a paragraph as a numbered list
  • Formatting paragraphs as a bulleted list
  • Searching for a word within a document
  • Removing spaces between paragraphs of the same style
  • Using the Go To feature
  • Allowing comments in a protected document
  • Inserting a cover page using Quick Parts
  • Deleting a building block
  • Clearing all document formatting
  • Adding a table and then an additional row
  • Converting text into a table
  • Inserting SmartArt
  • Changing the brightness and contrast of an image
  • Applying a picture style to an image
  • Applying picture effects to an image
  • Applying artistic effects to an image
  • Inserting WordArt
  • Inserting text boxes
  • Inserting symbols
  • Changing the page size and formatting columns
  • Inserting a page number
  • Changing the color and effects of a page
  • Inserting a custom text watermark
  • Inserting a watermark
  • Turning off automatic hyperlinks
  • Inserting an Endnote
  • Changing the field shading value
  • Sorting a list
  • Creating a Mail Merge letter
  • Creating an address list
  • Marking an index entry
  • Creating an index
  • Showing gridlines and hiding rulers
  • Inserting bullets into subsections
  • Personalizing Microsoft Office
  • Saving a document in an online workspace