Tips & Tricks

You might already be familiar with collapsible headings on web sites; but did you know that you can use them in Word?

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If you need to add up a column or row of numbers in a Table, Word has a command that can automatically calculate the total for you...

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Did you know that you can use Word as an e-Reader? Reading Mode will automatically scale the contents of each page to fit your device’s screen. Other options allow you to change the page colour and mark up the text...

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If you have a paragraph of text that’s in a bit of a mess with indents, line spacing etc – there’s a really useful shortcut that will return it back to its default settings so you can apply the correct formats…

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Last month we looked at a quick way to insert the Copyright ©, Trademark ™ or Registered ® symbols into a Word document.   Word’s AutoCorrect feature is responsible for transforming the characters into the correct symbols, but this clever feature has more to offer.  Here we look at what other time saving shortcuts it provides us with and how we can add to its library or amend the features that we do not want to use...

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If you need to type documents with references to Copyright ©, Trademark ™ or Registered ® information you can quickly add the correct symbols without opening the Symbol toolbox...

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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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