Posts Tagged Microsoft Word

Save multiple open documents with one click

(and one button press) Picture the following scenario: you’re working on two or more open documents at the same time. Instead of saving each document individually, you want your software to save them all for you with one command. Here’s how you make that happen.

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Microsoft Word Now Includes Squiggly Blue Line…

Clearly, Microsoft is pushing the boundaries of user-friendliness now! Microsoft Word Now Includes Squiggly Blue Line To Alert Writer When Word Is Too Advanced For Mainstream Audience (In case you’re wondering, the Onion, filled with satire, has been one of the funniest sites on the web for

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Simplifying a word processing document

Have you ever set the format in one part of a long document only to find it messed up when you went back to it? The gremlin you’re hunting may be the flipside of a feature known as styles.

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Applying a word processing style

Styles are neat things. They let you minimize the amount of time you spend fiddling with the formatting in documents. This rarely matters if you only write two- or three-page memos, but try making a 185-page book look consistent – all fonts, headings, margins, graphical elements and

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Evaluating productivity software training options – a white paper

Companies hand technology to employees every day, but they rarely pause to consider how effective said technology will be, or what they can do to ensure that it does help them get the ROI they seek from it. Sometimes the problem is simply this: not enough communication

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Creating a table of contents

Word processing styles are the key to “effortlessly” making a document look elegant. They also help you automate a number of different tasks, like the creation and maintenance of tables of contents (TOCs).

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Which Word styles should you use?

Styles, while being huge timesavers in Microsoft Word (and other word processors) can take a little while to learn. So I’ve devoted this blog post to explaining the styles you’re most likely to find useful. In other words, as a beginning style user, you can safely ignore

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Quick Word tips for busy lawyers

originally published in Lawyers Weekly. (Special thanks to art editor Tammy Leung for her fun take on the published article.) It’s one of those tools every modern lawyer gets to know well. But do you know Microsoft Word well enough to consider it a “productivity tool” or

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Introduction to styles

No, this isn’t a post about the latest fashion trends… Do you regularly write reports, computer manuals, brochures and other long (or even short) works that require some graphic elegance? When you write a document, you actually do two things: write content format content Many writers develop

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Online tools can deliver, but choose wisely

originally published on cbc.ca/money/smallbusiness Business has always relied on collaboration. That fact drives the growth of online collaboration tools, but it’s an area where businesses need to tread warily.

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