Tips & Tricks

When applying ‘small caps’ to text, your lower-case letters appear as small capitals. This format is ideal for signage and emphasis, when normal capitals would appear jarring…

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It’s surprisingly simple to use the Word captioning tool in order to add number and caption graphic objects in your documents. You can then generate an automatic ‘Table of Figures’ (similar to a ‘Table of Contents’) which will hyperlink to each object…

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AutoText is one of Microsoft Word’s many ‘Quick Parts’ features. By using AutoText you can store your own text and graphics against shortcuts and then quickly or even automatically, insert them into your documents...

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Have you ever had to create a Word document where you need to look up and reference information from the internet? The Researcher tool lets you do this without even leaving your Word document. It also builds a Bibliography that can be reused in any Word document…

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Microsoft Office has had a ‘Text-to-speech’ feature for the last few versions; however it has been improved and is called ‘Read Aloud’. This is a great tool for both Dyslexic users and those of us who are just tired of reading the screen…

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Bookmarks can be used to quickly jump to locations and objects in documents.  This video will show you how simple they are to create and use…

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Have you ever found yourself taking hours trying to format one document to look like another? Well if you have used styles you can get Word to copy the styles from one document into another – it takes seconds!

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You’ve probably received and opened PDF (Portable Document Format) files before, but did you know how easy it is to create them from your Office applications? Take a look at this video and learn how to do this with Word documents and discover some of the special navigation options…

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If you need to create a Table of Contents in Word, then you can quickly generate them from your Heading styles.  Take a look at this video to check out just how quick and simple this can be…

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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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