MOS Microsoft Office Word 2013 Expert


This exam measures your ability to accomplish the technical tasks listed below. The percentages indicate the relative weight of each major topic area on the exam. The higher the percentage, the more questions you are likely to see on that content area on the exam. View video tutorials about the variety of question types on Microsoft exams.


OBJECTIVE Manage and share documents (25–30%) • Manage multiple documents • Modify existing templates, merge multiple documents, manage versions of documents, copy styles from template to template, use the style organizer, copy macros from document to document, link to external data, move building blocks between documents • Manage document changes • Track changes, manage comments, use markup options, resolve multi-document style conflicts, display all changes Preparation resources • Create a template • Advanced Track Changes options Design advanced documents (25–30%) • Apply advanced ordering and grouping • Create outlines, promote sections in outlines, create master documents, insert subdocuments, link document elements Preparation resources • Create a document outline in Outline view • Outline view tips • Add section breaks Create advanced references (25–30%) • Create and manage indexes • Create indexes, update indexes, mark index entries, use index auto-mark files • Create and manage reference tables • Create a table of contents, create a table of figures, format a table of contents, update a table of authorities, set advanced reference options (captions, footnotes, citations) Preparation resources • Field codes: Index field • Video: Advanced tables of contents • Remove borders from a table Create custom Word elements (20–25%) • Prepare a document for internationalization and accessibility • Configure language options in documents, add alt-text to document elements, create documents for use with accessibility tools, manage multiple options for +Body and +Heading fonts, utilize global content standards, modify tab order in document elements and objects Preparation resources • Change the default language for Office programs • Video: Collapsible headings • Collapse or expand parts of a document


Exam 77-426



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3 Days

Target Audience

This exam is designed for expert-level candidates who have an advanced understanding of the Word environment and have the ability to guide others in the proper use of features in Word 2013. They should know and demonstrate the use of advanced and specialized features within the application. Candidates should be able to create, manage, and distribute professional documents for a variety of specialized purposes and situations and should be able to customize their Word environments to meet needs and enhance productivity. Document examples include business plans, legal documents, advertising brochures, and mass mailings. Candidate roles might include editors, project managers, instructors, graduate students, technical writers, and others.


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