Using Graphics in Microsoft Word

Versions: All earlier versions and 2013 available

On-site training

These courses take place at your company premises


The student will be able to use graphics (clipart, illustrations, shapes, watermarks), create diagrams, charts and word art and produce documents such as newsletters using graphical features. 


1 Day


The aim of this course is to give the user tools for using all the graphical tools available in Ms Word.


This course assumes that the delegate understands and uses the basic features of Word on a daily basis. 

Module 1:  Using Graphic elements

  •  Insert clipart
  •  Insert pictures
  •  Wrap text around a picture
  •  Format pictures
  •  Draw and modify  shapes
  •  Add and modify WordArt
  •  Insert screenshots in a document
  •  Add text and graphic watermarks

Module 2: Using SmartArt diagrams 

  •  Create and position a diagram
  •  Use the text pane
  •  Insert shapes into a diagram
  •  Promote and demote shapes in a diagram
  •  Change Smart Art styles, colours and shapes
  •  Use picture diagrams 

Module 3: Charts 

  •  Insert a chart into a document
  •  Customise a chart and save as a template
  •  Plot Excel data in a chart
  •  Format a chart
  •  Add titles and labels 

Module 4: Desktop Publishing 

  •  Create a newsletter layout
  •  Use continuous section breaks 
  •  Add special effects to text
  •  Insert pictures  
  •  Wrap text around pictures 
  •  Display Documents using a Watermark 
  •  Use Drop Caps
  •  Create  text boxes and pull quotes
  •  Link text boxes to control text flow

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