Microsoft Office Specialist XP (2002)


MOS 2002 Access
Microsoft Office Specialist: Access 2002
MOS 2002 Excel
Microsoft Office Specialist: Excel 2002
MOS 2002 Excel Expert
Microsoft Office Specialist: Excel Expert 2002
MOS 2002 Outlook
Microsoft Office Specialist: Outlook 2002
MOS 2002 PowerPoint
Microsoft Office Specialist: PowerPoint 2002
MOS 2002 Word
Microsoft Office Specialist: Word 2002
MOS 2002 Word Expert
Microsoft Office Specialist: Word Expert 2002
MOS 2002 Master
Microsoft Office Specialist: Master 2002
MOS 2002 Master Instructor
Microsoft Office Specialist: Master Instructor 2002


Word 2002

Inserting and Modifying Text

  • Insert, modify, and move text and symbols
  • Apply and modify text formats
  • Correct spelling and grammar usage
  • Apply font and text effects
  • Enter and format Date and Time
  • Apply character styles

Creating and Modifying Paragraphs

  • Modify paragraph formats
  • Set and modify tabs
  • Apply bullet, outline, and numbering format to paragraphs
  • Apply paragraph styles

Formatting Documents

  • Create and modify a header and footer
  • Apply and modify column settings
  • Modify document layout and Page Setup options
  • Create and modify tables
  • Preview and Print documents, envelopes, and labels

Managing Documents

  • Manage files and folders for documents
  • Create documents using templates
  • Save documents using different names and file formats

Working with Graphics

  • Insert images and graphics
  • Create and modify diagrams and charts

Workgroup Collaboration

  • Compare and Merge documents
  • Insert, view and edit comments
  • Convert documents into Web pages


Excel 2002

Working with Cells

  • Use Undo and Redo
  • Clear cell content
  • Enter text, dates, and numbers
  • Edit cell content
  • Go to a specific cell
  • Insert and delete selected cells
  • Cut, copy, paste, paste special, and move selected cells
  • Use the Office Clipboard
  • Use Find and Replace
  • Clear cell formats
  • Work with series (AutoFill)
  • Create hyperlinks

Working with Files

  • Use Save
  • Use Save As (different name, location, and format)
  • Locate and open an existing workbook
  • Create a folder
  • Use templates to create a new workbook
  • Save a worksheet/workbook as a Web Page
  • Send a workbook via e-mail
  • Use the Microsoft Office Assistant

Formatting Worksheets

  • Apply font styles (typeface, size, color, and styles)
  • Apply number formats (currency, percent, dates, and commas)
  • Modify row and column size
  • Modify alignment of cell content
  • Adjust decimal places
  • Use the Format Painter
  • Apply AutoFormat
  • Apply cell borders and shading
  • Merge cells
  • Rotate text and change indents
  • Define, apply, and remove a style

Page Setup and Printing

  • Preview and print worksheets and workbooks
  • Use Web Page Preview
  • Print a selection
  • Change page orientation and scaling
  • Set page margins and centering
  • Insert and remove a page break
  • Set print, and clear a print area
  • Set up headers and footers
  • Set print titles and options (gridlines, print quality, and headings for rows and columns)

Working with Worksheets and Workbooks

  • Insert and delete rows and columns
  • Hide and unhide rows and columns
  • Freeze and unfreeze rows and columns
  • Change the zoom setting
  • Move between worksheets in a workbook
  • Check spelling
  • Rename a worksheet
  • Insert and delete worksheets
  • Move and copy worksheets
  • Link worksheets and consolidate data using 3-D references

Working with Formulas and Functions

  • Enter a range within a formula in a drag-and-drop operation
  • Enter formulas in a cell and use the formula bar
  • Revise formulas
  • Use references (absolute and relative)
  • Use AutoSum
  • Use the Paste Function to insert a function
  • Use basic functions (AVERAGE, SUM, COUNT, MIN, and MAX)
  • Enter functions using the Formula Palette
  • Use date functions (NOW and DATE)
  • Use financial functions (FV and PMT)
  • Use logical functions (IF)

Using Charts and Objects

  • Preview and print charts
  • Use the Chart Wizard to create a chart
  • Modify charts
  • Insert, move, and delete an object (graphic)
  • Create and modify lines and objects

PowerPoint 2002

Creating a Presentation

  • Delete slide
  • Create a specified type of slide
  • Create a presentation from a template or a wizard
  • Navigate among different views (slide, outline, sorter, and tri-pane)
  • Create a new presentation from existing slides
  • Copy a slide from one presentation into another
  • Insert headers and footers
  • Create a blank presentation
  • Create a presentation using the AutoContent Wizard
  • Send a presentation via e-mail

Modifying a Presentation

  • Change the order of slides using Slide Sorter view
  • Find and replace text
  • Change the layout for one or more slides
  • Modify the Slide Master
  • Modify slide sequence in the outline pane
  • Apply a design template

Working with Text

  • Check spelling
  • Change and replace text fonts (individual slide and entire presentation)
  • Enter text in tri-pane view
  • Import text from Microsoft Word
  • Change the text alignment
  • Create a text box for entering text
  • Use the Wrap text in Text Box feature
  • Use the Office Clipboard
  • Use the Format Painter
  • Promote and Demote text in slide and outline panes

Working with Visual Element

  • Add a picture from the Clip Art Gallery
  • Add and group shapes using WordArt or the Drawing Toolbar
  • Apply formatting
  • Add text to a graphic object using a text box
  • Scale and size an object including clip art
  • Create tables within PowerPoint
  • Rotate and fill an object

Customizing a Presentation

  • Add AutoNumber bullets
  • Add speaker notes
  • Add graphical bullets
  • Add slide transitions
  • Animate text and objects

Creating Output

  • Preview presentation in black and white
  • Print slides in a variety of formats
  • Print audience handouts
  • Print speaker notes in a specified format

Delivering a Presentation

  • Start a slide show on any slide
  • Use on screen navigation tools
  • Print a slide as an overhead transparency
  • Use the pen during a presentation

Managing Files

  • Save changes to a presentation
  • Save as a new presentation
  • Publish a presentation to the Web
  • Use the Microsoft Office Assistant
  • Insert hyperlink

Access 2002

Creating and Using Database

  • Create Access databases
  • Open database objects in multiple views
  • Move among records
  • Format datasheets

Creating and Modifying Tables

  • Create and modify tables
  • Add a predefined input mask to a field
  • Create Lookup fields
  • Modify field properties

Creating and Modifying Queries

  • Create and modify Select queries
  • Add calculated fields to Select queries

Creating and Modifying Forms

  • Create and display forms
  • Modify form properties

Viewing and Organizing Information

  • Enter, edit, and delete records
  • Create queries
  • Sort records
  • Filter records

Defining Relationships

  • Create one-to-many relationships
  • Enforce referential integrity

Producing Reports

  • Create and format reports
  • Add calculated controls to reports
  • Preview and print reports

Integrating with Other Applications

  • Import data to Access
  • Export data from Access
  • Create a simple data access page

Outlook 2002


  • Originate and respond to E-mail and instant messages
  • Attach files to items
  • Modify e-mail message settings and delivery options
  • Create and edit contacts
  • Accept, decline, and delegate tasks


  • Create and modify appointments, meetings, and events
  • Update, cancel, and respond to meeting requests
  • Customize Calendar settings
  • Create, modify, and assign tasks


  • Create and modify distribution lists
  • Link contacts to other items
  • Create and modify notes
  • Organize items
  • Organize items using folders
  • Search for items
  • Organize items using folders
  • Search for items
  • Save items in different file formats
  • Assign items to categories
  • Preview and print items

Word 2002 Expert

Working with Paragraphs

  • Apply paragraph and section shading
  • Use text flow options (keeping lines together)
  • Sort lists, paragraphs, and tables

Working with Documents

  • Create and modify page borders
  • Format first page differently than subsequent pages
  • Use bookmarks
  • Create and edit styles
  • Create watermarks
  • Use Find and Replace with formats, special characters, and nonprinting elements
  • Balance column length (using column breaks appropriately)
  • Create or revise footnotes and endnotes
  • Work with master documents and subdocuments
  • Create and modify a table of contents
  • Create cross reference
  • Create and modify an index

Using Tables

  • Embed worksheets in a table
  • Perform calculations in a table
  • Link Microsoft Excel data as a table
  • Modify worksheets in a table

Working with Pictures and Charts

  • Add bitmap graphics
  • Delete and position graphics
  • Create and modify charts
  • Import data into charts

Using Mail Merge

  • Create main document
  • Create data source
  • Sort records to be merged
  • Merge main document and data source
  • Generate labels
  • Merge a document using alternate data sources

Using Advanced Features

  • Insert a field
  • Create, apply, and edit macros
  • Copy, rename, and delete macros
  • Create and modify form
  • Create and modify a form control (for example, add an item to a drop-down list)
  • Use advanced text alignment features with graphics
  • Customize toolbars

Collaborating with Workgroups

  • Insert comments
  • Help protect documents
  • Create multiple versions of a document
  • Track changes to a document
  • Set default file location for workgroup templates
  • Round trip documents from HTML

Excel 2002 Expert

Importing and Exporting Data

  • Import data from text files (insert, drag-and-drop) operations
  • Import from other applications
  • Import a table from an HTML file (insert and drag and drop operations, including HTML round tripping)
  • Export to other applications

Using Templates

  • Apply templates
  • Edit templates

Create templates

  • Using Multiple Workbooks
  • Use a workspace
  • Link workbooks

Formatting Numbers

  • Apply number formats (accounting, currency, and number)
  • Create custom number formats
  • Use conditional formatting

Printing Workbooks

  • Print and preview multiple worksheets
  • Use the Report Manager

Working with Named Ranges

  • Add and delete a named range
  • Use a named range in a formula
  • Use Lookup Functions (HLOOKUP or VLOOKUP)

Working with Toolbars

  • Hide and display toolbars
  • Customize a toolbar
  • Assign a macro to a command button

Using Macros

  • Record macros
  • Run macros
  • Edit macros

Auditing a Worksheet

  • Work with the Auditing Toolbar
  • Trace errors (find and fix errors)
  • Trace precedents (find cells referred to in a specific formula)
  • Trace dependents (find formulas that refer to a specific cell)

Displaying and Formatting Data

  • Apply conditional formats
  • Perform single and multilevel sorts
  • Use grouping and outlines
  • Use data forms
  • Use subtotaling
  • Apply data filters
  • Extract data
  • Query databases
  • Use data validation

Using Analysis Tools

  • Use the Microsoft PivotTable auto format
  • Use Goal Seek
  • Create Microsoft PivotChart reports
  • Work with Scenarios
  • Use Solver
  • Use data analysis and PivotTable
  • Create interactive tables for the Web with PivotTable
  • Add fields to a table using the Web browser

Collaborating with Workgroups

  • Create, edit, and remove a comment
  • Apply and remove worksheet and workbook protection
  • Change workbook properties
  • Apply and remove file passwords
  • Track changes (highlight, accept, and reject)
  • Create a shared workbook
  • Merge workbooks

Microsoft Master

  • Word 2002 Expert
  • Excel® 2002 Expert
  • PowerPoint® 2002
  • Outlook® 2002
    Access® 2002