In this lesson, we will learn how to create and use
wizards and templates in conjunction with forming all
types of attractive documents such as resumes, letters,
and memos. We will also cover how using wizards
and templates will allow you to focus on the content,
and leave the formatting to the program itself. |
|By the end of this
lesson you will be able to:
- Understand Object Linking and
- Use the Clip Art
- Learn How to Format a Picture
to wrap text
- Use WordArt to Make Your
Document Stand Out
- Learn How to Download Images
into your Documents
- Create Hyperlinks in Your Word
- Use the Drawing Toolbar
- Create Footnotes and
- Use Wizards and Templates
included with the Program
|Lesson 9: Wizards
|Objective # 1
First, we shall discuss the
immediate and simple use of templates.
A template is a partially completed
document that contains formatting, text,
It is an extremely user-friendly device
that may be as simple in format as a memo or
as complex as the representation of a resume
Microsoft Word provides a wide array of
templates for common documents including a
resume, agenda, and fax cover sheet.
A template is simply a pre-designed
indication of how you would like to
strategically organize the various portions of
your document in a systematic, clear, and
|Objective # 2
A wizard makes the process even
easier by asking a series of questions, then
creating a customized document based on your
A wizard or template creates the
initial document for you.
It is then up to you to complete the
document by entering the appropriate
|Objective # 3
Applications of Wizards
Wizards and templates can be
used in conjunction with the development of a
have the ability to choose from one of three
This includes contemporary, elegant and
professional to which you then add your
Alternatively, you can select the Resume
Wizard to create a customized resume as
was done in the figure above.
After the Resume Wizard is selected, it
prompts you for the information it needs to
create a basic resume.
You specify the style, enter the
requested information, and choose the
necessary headings that would provoke the
qualifications that the employer would need to
know about you prior to beginning the hiring
The wizard will continue to ask
additional questions, after which it will
display the partially completed resume based
on your preceding responses.
You then complete the resume by
entering the specifics of your employment and
|Objective # 4
As you edit the document, you
can copy and paste information within the
resume, just as you would with a regular
It takes a little practice, but the end
result will be a professionally formatted
resume in a minimum of time.
Microsoft Word also contains templates
and wizards for a variety of other documents.
You can infer this by looking carefully
at the tabs within the dialog box, and it will
help you create letters, faxes, memos,
reports, legal pleadings, publications, and
even Web Pages.
|In this lesson we covered...
- How to use wizards and templates, and why they
are so helpful in reducing the amount of formatting
one must do
- How to use wizards and templates to create
|Select the best answer from the questions
- A wizard is a partially completed
document that contains formatting, text, and/or
- A template is extremely valuable because it allows
the presenter to focus on the actual content, whereas
the template itself takes care of formatting, text,
and graphical issues.
- Microsoft Word does not contain templates and
wizards for letters, faxes, memos, and publications,
but it does have them for reports.
- Wizards and templates can be formed in conjunction
with a resume using which three existing templates?