If you’re switching to Microsoft Office 2007 or higher from an older version you might be annoyed by its new Live Preview feature. Here’s how to disable it.
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in Microsoft Word is when you copy and paste something into a document from another source, and it brings over the same formatting. Here’s how to make it always paste in plain text.
I’ve already covered what ScreenTips are and how to enable or disable them. Microsoft Word also lets you show shortcut keys of the specific function in the ScreenTips box. Here’s how to display them to help you be more productive in Word.
A cool feature in Microsoft Word is it lets you Automatically summarize articles and find key points of the document so you don’t have to read the entire thing. This saves you time and gets to the main points in a long document.
ScreenTips appear when you hover the cursor over any toolbar button or control in Microsoft Word. They give users information about the specific control or command so they know what the control does. If you don’t need ScreenTips, disable them.
Footnotes are necessary when you have to cite a source and give additional information about data in your document. Here’s how to add them in Microsoft Word.
Adding a background color to your word documents is a good way to attract reader’s attention. Here’s a quick guide to show you how.
When working on a long report, book or manuscript, you’ll want to add page numbers to keep everything in order and make it look professional. You can add page numbers in footer, header, margins, etc. Here’s how.
When you’re working on a large Word document, it will save over the earlier document versions. Here’s how to configure Word make automatic backups. In Word 2010, while working in your Word document, click the File tab then Options. The Word Options window opens. Click on Advanced. Then scroll down to the Save heading and […]
By default, when you type a full URL in a Word document, it creates a hyperlink. If you don’t want the URL to be a hyperlink, you need to manually undo it each time. But there’s an easier way — adjust AutoCorrect settings. First, click the File tab then click Options. Now select Proofing in […]
Earlier, I showed you how to Explore the Contents of a .docx File in Windows 7 and promised you a few groovy uses for this trick. Here’s a handy one: extracting images and pictures from a Word document. With this trick, you can quickly and easily save all the images that are embedded in a […]
Have you ever had one of those moments while writing where you knew what you wanted to say, but you couldn’t think of the right word express it? If so, you’re not alone. Anyone who has spent time writing is probably well-familiar with this dilemma. The best way I’ve found to overcome this problem is […]
Shortly after upgrading to Microsoft Office 2007 I ran across this nice FREE add-on from Microsoft which allows you to save your documents in the Adobe PDF or Microsoft XPS format using all eight Microsoft Office 2007 applications. I use the feature almost daily so I’m sure all you groovyReaders will appreciate the find! […]
If you are looking for a free way to convert a PDF to an editable document, my first suggestion would be Google Docs. But, if you’re an avid Facebook user and you’d prefer something in-house –the PDF Converter (aka PDF to Word) app is worth a look. It isn’t without its limitations, but the app […]