Posts Tagged Microsoft Word

Digital dictation software becoming the norm

Several years ago, Mark Davis was preparing for a trial over the Christmas holidays. He was the only one in the office, and didn’t have an assistant to transcribe recordings from his digital voice recorder. So he strolled to a nearby electronics outlet, bought Dragon Naturally Speaking,

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10 technology tips in 6 minutes

This video pretty much explains all I’d like to accomplish with my blog. Big-time technology journalist David Pogue, a guy who gets all the latest toys to play with so he can REVIEW THEM BEFORE THEY’RE RELEASED (Are you listening to me, big technology companies? No, I’m

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A cleaner, simpler feel in the new look Office

Microsoft packaged new goodies in the latest version of its Office suite of productivity software, but this time you might notice the package more than the goodies. The programs — Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook et al — are all still there, but they look a lot less

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Deleting Microsoft Word tables

In a Word table, you can easily delete one row or column at a time, or even select a bunch of them to delete, but there’s an easier way to delete an entire table. Consider the Microsoft Word table below: When you move your mouse pointer over

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Create multiple list levels in Word

At times you may need to create a list within a list. When you come across a situation like this, try to revise the passage so that you can create two separate lists, since sublists quickly render documents more complex than they need to be. However, using

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Restart list numbering in Word

When you create many numbered lists in a document, the first list might be the only one to start at the number one. Subsequent lists start at the number after the last number in the preceding list. In some cases, this is what you want to do.

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Add a paragraph to a Word list item

At times, you may need to add a paragraph to a list item but you don’t want the second paragraph to automatically receive a number or a bullet. For instance, you might want to explain something further about the first paragraph using additional words or an illustration.

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Creating lists in Word

From sequencing instructions to grouping similar objects, lists help make your writing clearer in many ways. They’re especially handy when a document contains a large, solid block of text that contains several lists. Breaking up large blocks of text and adding white space makes a document easier

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Resizing table rows and columns

At times you may need to make certain Word table rows taller or shorter, or columns wider or narrower. You can do this using your mouse and the rulers at the top and left of the Word document window. To resize a table row of column, follow

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Adding Excel objects to a Word document

Business documents commonly include both: tables of data charts based on such tables taken from spreadsheet programs like Microsoft Excel. Adding such objects to a Word document is easier to do than you might think.

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