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How To Print From Free Microsoft Word App

Sunday, November 16th, 2014

Free Microsoft Office Apps are great, but how do you print an envelope? Continue reading

How to create a document in the mobile version of Microsoft Office. Find out if it looks as good as a document created on a PC. Continue reading

Learn about the simple trick that will remove unwanted formatting when you cut and paste in Word. Continue reading

Links not working in your Word document when you click on them? Why it’s happening and how to fix it. Continue reading

Shirley is looking for a way to convert old documents to Word 2010. Is there a quick way and should she even bother? Continue reading

Word Keyboard Shortcuts: Part 5

Saturday, June 7th, 2014

We wrap up our five-part look at keyboard shortcuts in Microsoft Word with options for formatting paragraphs. Continue reading

Word 2013: Clear The Clutter

Sunday, June 1st, 2014

Make Word 2013 look cleaner by hiding the ribbon without losing access to your favorite commands. Continue reading

A security flaw in Word could allow attackers to take control of your computer if you simply preview and e-mail. How it works and how to prevent it. Continue reading

Does Word 2007 try to reconfigure every single time you open it? We look at some solutions. Continue reading

Paul wants to save a Word 2010 document as a Word 2003 document. We walk him through the steps. Continue reading

MIcrosoft Word Previewer Problem

Wednesday, September 25th, 2013

There is a known problem in Microsoft Office programs previewer. The good news is that, while Microsoft works on this, there is a work-around available. Continue reading

Use this tip to freely convert any of your Word or Excel files to a PDF document. Continue reading

Advanced Office Password Recovery

Wednesday, March 14th, 2012

If you’ve forgotten your Microsoft Word document password, recover it for free with the Advanced Office Password Recovery program. Continue reading

Opening Display Write Files

Wednesday, February 29th, 2012

Have some old Display Writer files sitting around that you’d like to open? Here are some tools to do that if you don’t want to have to start trolling Ebay for a Display Writer console. Continue reading

E-mail to DOC

Wednesday, January 25th, 2012

How to save your e-mail to a Word document by utilizing Google’s “Gmail Labs” feature. Check it out! Continue reading

This tip will show you how to change the default font in Word 2007 – meaning that you won’t ever have to change the font to your personal favorite when opening a new document ever again. Continue reading

Replacing Fractions in Word

Friday, December 9th, 2011

How to replace fractions with fraction characters in Word 2010 in a few easy clicks! Check it out! Continue reading

DocX Viewer

Wednesday, April 20th, 2011

Have you ever tried to open a Microsoft Word document created in Microsoft Word 2007 using any previous version? If you have, you have run to the problem that many others are now experiencing. There are converters and other software out there designed to help you with this, but I have found a viewer that is very easy to use and very light. It is a

MS Word: Insert Text Boxes That Come With Their Own Pizzazz

I often find myself using text boxes in Word for a variety of reasons… often it’s something that needs to stand out from all the rest of the text, or needs to be very mobile… and let’s face it, moving plain text around is just a pain.

There are times when I’ve found myself working in MS Word, and I’ve needed a title or header for a page or section that was more of a title bar… something like this:

To create it, I could choose a text box and then format it appropriately but the reality is that  it’s not

It’s not uncommon for us to find ourselves dragging a picture or drawing object around a document to place it where we need it, and then to turn around, go back to the Ribbon to set the word wrapping.

Let’s face it, sometimes it feels like a good 10 minutes before we’re done tinkering with these basic things, after inserting a picture

Many of us use the Print Screen button to capture screenshots… basically it’s a copy of whatever was on the screen when you hit the button and then it’s available to paste into your programs.

You may also know about the advantage of combining the Alt key with the Print Screen – it captures only the active window or dialog box.

MS Word: Pick and Choose Which Non-Printing Characters to Display

If you’ve ever used Word’s ability to display the non-printing characters in a document, you know how helpful it can be to visually verify information such as the actual number of spaces, tabs or paragraph marks present.

However, when you use that feature you

MS Word: Using a Spreadsheet Within a Document

On more than one occasion, I’ve found that within a document I’ve needed to present data that really should be set up in Excel.

Don’t get me wrong, Word’s tables are great, but when it comes to calculations and numeric data displays, Excel wins hands down.

Numbering Tables in MS Word

Tuesday, March 15th, 2011

MS Word: Stop Numbering Table Rows Manually, Word Can Do That for You

It’s not that uncommon… you’ve got a table in MS Word where you need the rows numbered, so you find yourself manually keying them in.

…1 – down arrow – 2 – down arrow – 3 – down arrow – 4 

Retain Text Formatting in MS Word

Tuesday, March 8th, 2011

MS Word: How To Ensure That Your Formatting Is Kept When You Copy And Paste Text

When you copy and paste text, do you ever find yourself wondering why sometimes certain formatting traits were pasted with the text and at others aren’t?

It can seem sort of random to most people… and random is

Adjusting Line Spacing in Word 2007

Tuesday, March 1st, 2011

Rose from Coon Rapids MN asks:

When I am typing a document in Word 2007, I get a wide space between the lines. How do you reduce that space?

Rose, thanks for the question. The search for your answer helped me find an answer to a question I was too lazy to

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