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Bring yourself out of a bad mood by jotting down your bad feelings, advises Darlene Minnini, Ph.D., author of The Emotional Toolkit .  

Use this shortcut to move Word text

April 1, 2007 Categorized in: Word

Use this shortcut to move Word text, without losing track of what you’re doing.

Stop important phrases

February 1, 2007 Categorized in: Word

Stop important phrases from breaking over two lines.

Nine double-click tricks for Word

March 1, 2006 Categorized in: Problem SolvingWord

You probably already know about double-clicking in Word to select a word or paragraph. But did you know about these double-click tricks for getting through your work faster?
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Showcase your talents by putting together a desk reference manual. Done bit by bit, it can become the ultimate productivity tool. Here’s how to do it.

View windows side by side

January 1, 2005 Categorized in: Word

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Format type faster with these shortcuts

November 1, 2004 Categorized in: Time ManagementWord

Speed text changes with the following keyboard shortcuts after you highlight the text:

Use Word to build better templates and forms

September 1, 2003 Categorized in: Word

When creating a form letter or other document template, the field code feature in Word versions 97 and higher can come in handy. With dozens of field codes available, you can manage everything from inserting information that is automatically updated to creating drop-down lists that allow users to choose which information to insert.
Using the computer toolbar again and again to pull down the same functions is monotonous and stifles productivity. Ursula Faix, of Sarasota, Fla., offers her time-saving strategies of bypassing drop-down menus so “every command I need is one click away. For me, the most important time-saving technique in Microsoft Word and Excel is to customize the toolbars,” she says.
If you’re like most professionals, you use Microsoft Word every day. Take a few minutes now to customize your Word workspace by tailoring the built-in spelling and grammar checks on your computer to meet your specific needs. Here’s how: