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Word Documents
Create Content in Word
1.
Open
Microsoft Word
2.
Type out your content
Tips for creating content in Word
1.
Use
a.
line spacing of 1.5
b.
11 point font
c.
basic san serif font
i.
Arial, Calibri, Helvetica, Veranda, Geneva
2.
Use numbers instead of bullets
3.
Do not rely on color to convey messages
Format an Your Content
1.
Click on the
Home
tab
2.
In the
Styles
section, select a
Style
Style
Use on
Title
Presentation Title
Subtitle
Presentation Subtitle
Heading 1
Slide Title
Heading 2
First Level Bullets
Heading 3
Second Level Bullets
Normal
Regular Text
List Paragraph
Bullets
3.
Save the document
Tips to format your content
1.
Design text to be read left to right
2.
All sections have unique titles
3.
Use a simple color scheme,
4.
Do not underline text
Images
Add an Image
1.
Click on the
Insert
tab
2.
In the
Images
section, click on
Picture
3.
Browse for
Picture
4.
Click the
Insert
button
Images
Add Alt Text
1.
Select the picture
2.
Right click on the picture
3.
From the menu, select
Format Picture
4.
Click on
Alt Text
5.
Type in a Title and Description
Tables
Add Alt Text
1.
Select the table
2.
Right-click on the table
3.
From the menu, select
Table Properties
4.
Click on
Alt Text
5.
Type in a Title and Description
6.
Select top row
7.
Click on
Table Tools, Layout
tab
8.
In the
Data
section, select
Repeat Header Rows
Tips for using Tables
1.
Minimize use of Tables
Note:
It is recommended to use bullets instead
2.
Chunk information
3.
Repeat headers
4.
Provide
Alt Text
Check Accessibility Issues
1.
On the
Ribbon
, click on
File
2.
Select
Info
3.
Click on
Check for Issues
drop down arrow
4.
Click on
Check Accessibility
5.
Implement recommendations
Save the Word Document
1.
Click
File
2.
Click
Save As...
3.
Select
Webpage
,
PDF
or
docx
from the
Save as
Type:
drop down menu
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