What do you do when someone sends you a PDF file? In the past, you typically read it or printed it. You could only edit PDF files if you bought an expensive copy of Adobe Pro. If you wanted to edit it without Adobe Pro, you had to ask the sender to resend it as […]
Calligraphy is a lost art for those who use computers and the Latin alphabet (e.g., English, French, and Spanish speakers). Nevertheless, creating electronic fonts for computers is still artwork. Here is how to add additional fonts to Microsoft Word so that you can use them with Word. Back when printing was done with printing presses […]
Apple has cloud storage just like Microsoft (Microsoft One) and Google (Google Drive). It is called iCloud. Setting it up can be quite an ordeal, and Apple only gives you 5 GB of free storage, which is enough for 1,000 5 MB photos. (Photos can be sized much smaller.) That is to be expected of […]
Citations, footnotes, and endnotes are important for academic writing. Microsoft Word 2013 generates these items for the writer automatically. It can also make a table of figures and an index. It would take much effort to do this manually, which is what publishers did for many years. Here is how to make a citation, footnote, and […]
For many reasons, you might find you need to recover an older version of a Word document, spreadsheet, or document created online. If you find that a hacker has locked your file using a virus or if you have accidently deleted important sections of your document, knowing how to locate a previous version of a […]
Supposed you are working on a Word document, and you need to edit two parts of the same document at once. An example of this would be a report with footnotes and endnotes, which are located at the bottom of a page or at the end of a report. Working on both the text and […]
By default in Microsoft Word, only the proofing tool for the program’s default language will be installed. This may be a problem if you usually have to work on documents in more than one language and want to use the proofing tool to check for errors. Fortunately, adding additional proofing tools to Word for other […]
Even though the basic Find and Replace function in Microsoft Word is helpful for finding words that match a search term, it may not be the ideal tool if you want to search for individual words or large portions of text that have the same format. Luckily, you can expand the function of Find and Replace […]
By default in Microsoft Office, Bing is used as the search engine whenever you look up a word from inside the program, but if you have another favorite, you may want to use it instead. Luckily, you can follow the steps in this tutorial to change the search engine to any service you like.
Even though Microsoft Word comes with many table styles that give your documents a professional look, you may not always be able to find what you need from these pre-loaded styles. You can always tweak them to suit your needs or even create a new table from scratch.