Tips & Tricks

Here we learn a keyboard shortcut to delete whole words quickly in a Word document.  In the example below, one of the paragraphs has been repeated by mistake, one needs to be deleted…

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When working with large documents in Word, use a navigation tool that will help jump through your contents... 

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Did you know that there is a quick keyboard method to enter hyperlinks into any of the Microsoft Office programs, such as Outlook, Word, Excel or PowerPoint?  For this example, we will use Microsoft Word but this method works in any of the Office applications...

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When you have typed up your Word table and realised that you have put the contents in the wrong order, there is a quick keyboard method to move a whole row of data up and down the table with ease…

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Sometimes you need to centre text or images not only in the middle of a page horizontally but also vertically.  For example, in the case of a report heading.  In Word, there is a quick way to achieve this within the Page Setup settings…

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When creating professional looking documents, we want to ensure that they are consistently formatted, but sometimes that is time consuming and we don’t always get it right.  Here is how to use the Repeat last action function...

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When you are writing multiple page letters in Word, you sometimes need to allow space for a company letter head on the first page and therefore need a larger Top margin measurement, but you may then need to reduce the top margin space if the document continues onto a second page...  

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There is a brilliant view found in Word and PowerPoint that helps you when brainstorming or planning a long document or presentation, it is called Outline View.  When using this view, you type up the key headings for your document and then you can easily demote, promote and move headings around.  When you have paragraphs that belong with the heading, this view enables you to move the heading and this also moves the associated text at the same time, keeping headings with the correct paragraphs…

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When inserting a picture or photograph into a Word document, it can sometimes be frustrating when trying to move and align the picture in the best way.   

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Word defaults to adding a line of extra paragraph spacing automatically when you press return, however if you prefer to enter your own spacing by using the return key as you go along, you can reset the default spacing for all new documents...

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