Microsoft Word 2007/2010
Dynamic Documents Using Fields

Course Overview

In this course, you will learn to use Microsoft Word's powerful field codes to create dynamic Word documents. Field Codes are the unseen and often unappreciated drivers behind some of Word's most sophisticated features: Field codes are used in mail merges, tables of contents, numbering, calculations and for many other purposes. You will learn to insert fields, toggle field codes, customize fields using the keyboard or a dialog box. Various types of fields will be inserted in documents to prompt the user for input, format field information, customize different types of numbering in a Word document and even display document properties such as user name or document name. Learn to harness the power of fields and discover new strategies for document creation in Microsoft Word.


Course InformationRelated Training

Duration: One-Day Course
Platform: Windows Only
Fee: Call for information

We recommend one to eight people for this course.

Course Content Download PDF (57kb)

Working with Fields

Fields for Numbering Paragraphs, Pages and Sections

Working with Date, Number & Calculation Fields

Using Fields in Dynamic Headers & Footers

Formatting Tables of Contents using Fields

Fields in Mail Merges

Other Fields

Application Overview: Microsoft Word 2010 / 2007

Microsoft Word lets you create, insert, and modify fields and field codes to dynamically change the content of Word documents. This includes mail merges to quickly create personalized documents based on a template connected to a database, generating Tables of Content, automatic numbering of pages and sections of documents and performing calculations. As well Word can dynamically update fields in Headers and Footers.

Microsoft Word can utilize fields to save you time by dynamically populating predefined areas with content from databases or from internal calculated sources when displaying numbering, user and document information. Fields can also be used to prompt for user input and format the display of the inputted information.

Users: Admin, Creative, Engineering, Finance, Legal, Marketing and IT Professionals as well as anyone who needs create, edit, assemble, publish and distribute electronic documents with dynamic content.