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Formatting tips & tricks for Word

December 4, 2013 Categorized in: Word

Here’s how to change line spacing, employ Themes, and apply and modify Styles.

Get Word to run a tighter ship

June 14, 2013 Categorized in: Word

Q. There is too much space between the lines of my recipients’ address in a letter. How can I tighten it up?

Get Word to stop assuming what you want

May 31, 2013 Categorized in: Word

Q. How do I keep Word from Auto­­Formatting or Auto­Correcting certain text?

Cool office tools at low or no cost

May 10, 2013 Categorized in: OutlookWord

Here are three web tools to share your desktop, edit PDFs and reclaim Gmail’s calendar features.

You can override Word’s spacing suggestions

April 30, 2013 Categorized in: Word

Q. Why does the new Word paragraph format default to 1.15 lines?

Start a new document with the font you want

April 26, 2013 Categorized in: Word

Q. How can I change the default fonts for new Word documents?

Make any picture into a bullet point

January 7, 2013 Categorized in: PowerPointWord

Q: How can I create my own ­custom bullet points?
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New features in Office 2013

December 26, 2012 Categorized in: ExcelInternetPowerPointWord

Microsoft Office 2013 has arrived with some new features that could make your job easier.

Save time with Microsoft Word templates

August 27, 2012 Categorized in: Word

If you frequently write letters to the same few people, having documents that are partially formatted with dropdown menus can save you the hassle of copying and pasting from old documents all the time.
I want to right align part of a line. For example, in a résumé the company name might be flush with the left margin, but the dates of employment should be flush with the right. How do I do that?

Change your style: Word docs

July 29, 2011 Categorized in: Word

Making a change to a currently used style is a piece of cake. Simply format a selection of text that carries the style you want. Then right-click the selection, choose Styles, then update “style name” to Match Selection …
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