ICDL Workforce modules - Office Applications - Documents
The Word Processor is a program that lets you create a document with pictures, hyperlinks and graphics. It offers you full freedom to customize the layout, fonts, size etc.; helps you to correct the grammar and spelling mistakes in the documents; provides you with suggestions from dictionary and thesaurus and allows you to save in many formats to run across many platforms.
Using The Application
Open, close a word processing application. Open, close documents.
Create a new document based on default template, other available template like: memo, fax, agenda.
Save a document to a location on a drive. Save a document under another name to a location on a drive.
Save a document as another file type like: text file, Rich Text Format, template, software specific file extension, version number.
Display, hide non-printing formatting marks like: spaces, paragraph marks, manual line break marks, tab characters.
Select character, word, line, sentence, paragraph, entire body text.
Edit content by entering, removing characters, words within existing text, by overtyping to replace existing text.
Use a simple search command for a specific word, phrase.
Use a simple replace command for a specific word, phrase.
Copy, move text within a document, between open documents.
Insert, remove soft carriage return (line break).
Recognize good practice in aligning text: use align, indent, tab tools rather than inserting spaces.
Align text left, centre, right, justified.
Indent paragraphs: left, right, first line.
Set, remove and use tabs: left, centre, right, decimal.
Recognize good practice in paragraph spacing: apply spacing between paragraphs rather than use the Return key.
Apply spacing above, below paragraphs. Apply single, 1.5 lines, double line spacing within paragraphs.
Add, remove bullets, numbers in a single level list. Switch between different standard bullet, number styles in a single level list.
Add a box border and shading/background colour to a paragraph.
Change document orientation:
portrait, landscape. Change paper size.
Change margins of entire document, top, bottom, left, right.
Recognize good practice in adding new pages: insert a page break rather than using the Return key.
Insert, delete a page break in a document.
Add, edit text in headers, footers. Add fields in headers, footers:
date, page number information, file name.
Spell check a document and make changes like: correcting spelling errors, deleting repeated words.
Add words to a built-in custom dictionary using a spell checker.
Print a document from an installed printer using output options like: entire document, specific pages, number of copies.