Handling paste problems in Word

April 7, 2021 Categorized in: Word

Collaboration is great! But you may end up with 10 documents to combine into one, while everyone has approached formatting differently.

Why are my pages breaking in Word?

January 6, 2021 Categorized in: The Office Tech ProWord

Q. Pages are breaking after a topic title, leaving its text on the next page. What am I doing wrong?
The Translator task pane allows you to choose a From language and a To language. It will also translate in real time while you type if you keep the pane open.
Whether columns are required or not, you can add them without navigating to SharePoint.

Creating bookmarks in Word

March 2, 2020 Categorized in: Word

Microsoft Word has the ability to create bookmarks (essentially metatags) with any selection of text or objects.

Track Word changes with Compare/Combine

February 3, 2020 Categorized in: Word

Using Compare/Combine on the Review tab to detect what specific changes others made to your content will help you identify what you may need to cut and paste.

Admins’ favorite keyboard shortcuts

February 3, 2020 Categorized in: ExcelWord

Whether it’s a speedy way to create a bar chart or a trick for switching from one window to the next, keyboard shortcuts can help even the experienced admin knock out work faster. Here are a few of our readers’ faves:

Microsoft Word: Get the picture?

January 6, 2020 Categorized in: Word

Diagrams, pictures, charts and graphs can clarify your message, support your case and help visual learners to understand the information. Here is how to get them in there, make them look crisp and clear, and get them to stay put.

Turn text into speech in Word

December 3, 2019 Categorized in: Word

Sometimes, it’s just easier to catch an error when you read aloud. If that’s not practical where you work, put on a pair of headphones, and click the Read Aloud button.

Word: Manage, restore and compare document versions

September 3, 2019 Categorized in: Word

Each time a document is changed and saved in either OneDrive or SharePoint, either by using the Save action or allowing AutoSave to do the job, another version of the document is created.

3 Word wishes, granted

August 5, 2019 Categorized in: Word

Is there an easy way to add a signature page to a document? … Is there an easy way to add and modify custom SharePoint columns from Word? … Someone put a faded image as a page background. I can’t seem to select it and delete it. Any tips?

Get around in Word with the Navigation Pane

August 5, 2019 Categorized in: Word

Turn on the Navigation Pane in Word to strategically navigate around your document.

Word: Keep your numbering in order

May 6, 2019 Categorized in: Word

If you write technical documents requiring a specific numbering scheme, it can be frustrating to keep them intact. Here’s help.