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Microsoft Office OneNote 2010: Basic

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Our Microsoft Office OneNote 2010: Basic training courseware includes all the information students need to create a basic notebook.

Section One focuses on what Microsoft OneNote is, how to manage notebooks, how to create a basic notebook, and how to get help in the program.

Section Two is all about understanding and customizing the OneNote interface. Topics include an overview of interface components, a list of keyboard shortcuts, information on using and customizing the Quick Access toolbar, and information on customizing the ribbon itself.

Section Three delves deeper into the ribbon interface. In order to help participants get familiar with the interface, an overview of each command tab’s features is provided.

Section Four will get into creating a basic notebook. First, editing and selection tools (such as drag and drop, copy and paste, and the panning hand) are covered. Then, text formatting tools are discussed.

Section Five focuses on the notebook itself. First, participants will learn how to create a new notebook, page, section, or section group.Then,participants will explore how to manage unfiled notes and work with pages and sub-pages. Finally, we will cover how to work with sections and section groups.

Section Six of Microsoft Office OneNote 2010: Basic includes information on searching through a notebook, using layouts and views, using docked mode, working with side notes, and printing and e-mailing notebook elements. As always, Velsoft training materials and courseware is completely customizable to suit the needs of the trainer.

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Section 1: Starting Out

Lesson 1.1: Meeting Microsoft Office OneNote 2010

What is Microsoft Office OneNote 2010?

What's New in Microsoft Office OneNote 2010?

Opening OneNote

Closing OneNote


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Lesson 1.2: Interacting with OneNote

Understanding Notebooks

Interface Overview

Customizing the OneNote Screen

Interacting with OneNote

Using the OneNote Notification Icon


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Lesson 1.3: Your First Notebook

Getting to Know the Notebook Hierarchy

Using the Navigation Bar

Using the Page Tabs

Understanding Text Containers

Typing and Deleting Text


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Lesson 1.4: Working with Containers

Selecting a Container

Moving a Container

Resizing a Container

Deleting a Container


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Lesson 1.5: Working with Your Notebook

How Does OneNote Use Files?

Saving Notebooks

Opening Notebooks

Using the Recently Closed Notebook List

Closing Notebooks


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Lesson 1.6: Getting Help in OneNote

Getting Started with Office.com

Opening Help

Using the Help Screen

The Help Toolbar

Searching Help

Online vs. Offline Help

Using the Table of Contents

Getting Help in a Dialog Box


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Section 1: Case Study

Section 1: Review Questions

Section 2: Understanding and Customizing the OneNote Interface

Lesson 2.1: Getting Acquainted

Using the File Menu (Backstage View)

Using the Mini Toolbar

Using Dialog Boxes

Using Right-Click Menus

Using Keyboard Shortcuts


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Lesson 2.2: The Quick Access Toolbar

About the Toolbar

Adding and Removing Buttons

Moving the Quick Access Toolbar

Customizing the Toolbar


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Lesson 2.3: Tabs and Groups

About Tabs

About Groups

Minimizing and Maximizing the Ribbon


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Lesson 2.4: Customizing the Ribbon

Getting Started

Adding or Removing Tabs

Arranging Tabs and Groups

Creating New Tabs and Groups

Customizing Group Commands

Resetting all Customizations


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Section 2: Case Study

Section 2: Review Questions

Section 3: Overview of OneNote's Command Tabs

Lesson 3.1: The Home Tab

Clipboard Commands

Basic Text Commands

Styles Commands

Tags Commands

Outlook Commands


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Lesson 3.2: The Insert Tab

Insert Command

Tables Command

Images Commands

Links Command

Files Commands

Recording Commands

Time Stamp Commands

Symbols Commands


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Lesson 3.3: The Share Tab

E-mail Command

Unread Commands

Shared Notebook Commands

History Commands


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Lesson 3.4: The Draw Tab

Tools Commands

Insert Shapes Commands

Edit Commands

Convert Commands


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Lesson 3.5: The Review Tab

Spelling Commands

Language Commands

Notes Command


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Lesson 3.6: The View Tab

Views Commands

Authors Command

Page Setup Commands

Zoom Commands

Window Commands


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Section 3: Case Study

Section 3: Review Questions

Section 4: Creating Notes

Lesson 4.1: Using OneNote's Editing Tools

Using Cut, Copy, and Paste

Dragging and Dropping Text

Using Undo and Redo

Using Search

Using Spell Check


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Lesson 4.2: Using OneNote's Selection Tools

Using Select & Type

Using Lasso Select

Using the Eraser

Using the Panning Hand


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Lesson 4.3: Formatting Text

Applying Text Effects

Changing Font Face, Size, and Color

Highlighting Text

Using the Format Painter

Removing Formatting

Inserting Symbols


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Lesson 4.4: Formatting Paragraphs

Aligning Text

Indenting Text

Creating a Bulleted or Numbered List

Applying a Quick Style

Adding Writing Space


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Section 4: Case Study

Section 4: Review Questions

Section 5: Managing Notebooks

Lesson 5.1: Organizing Your Notes

Creating a New Notebook

Creating New Pages

Creating Sections

Creating Section Groups

Managing Unfiled Notes


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Lesson 5.2: Working with Pages

Inserting Pages and Subpages

Promoting and Demoting Pages

Moving and Copying Pages

Changing the Order of Pages

Deleting Pages


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Lesson 5.3: Working with Sections and Section Groups, Part One

Renaming Sections and Section Groups

Deleting Sections and Section Groups

Changing the Color of Sections

Copying a Link to a Section


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Lesson 5.4: Working with Sections and Section Groups, Part Two

Moving Sections and Section Groups

Copying Sections and Section Groups

Merging Sections

Saving Sections


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Section 5: Case Study

Section 5: Review Questions

Section 6: Searching, Viewing, and Printing Your Notebook

Lesson 6.1: Searching Your Notebook

Using the Find Command

Searching in OneNote

Navigating Through Search Results

Setting the Default Search Scope


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Lesson 6.2: Using Layouts and Views

Using Normal View

Using Full Page View

Using Zoom

Keeping the Current Window on Top

Creating a New Window


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Lesson 6.3: Docking OneNote to the Desktop

Docking and Undocking a Window

Using Linked Note Taking

Command Tabs Available in Docked Mode

Navigating in Docked Mode


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Lesson 6.4: Working with Side Notes

Creating a Side Note

Command Tabs Available in Side Notes

Switching to Normal View

Managing Side Notes


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Lesson 6.5: Printing Your Notebook

Using Print Preview

Choosing What to Print

Printing your Notebooks

E-mailing a Single Page

E-mailing a Page as an Attachment


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Section 6: Case Study

Section 6: Review Questions


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