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Posted January 16, 2013 by

PowerPoint, Excel, and Word 2013: Add Effects to Images

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The reason many documents and presentations are not interesting is because of the use of boring images. Even if your images are extremely mundane, you can still attract attention to them by carefully adding effects.

Posted January 14, 2013 by

Word 2013: Insert a Word Count Field

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At some point, most Word 2013 users will need to utilize the word count tool. Whether you are a student handing in an essay to your professor or an employee sending out a report to your boss, a word count is frequently required.

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Posted January 14, 2013 by

PowerPoint or Word 2013: Create a Family Tree

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When demonstrating family relationships within a presentation or document, creating a pedigree chart is extremely effective.

Posted January 12, 2013 by

Office 2013: Force Excel, Word, or Powerpoint to Save in Older Formats

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Sometimes, when you send a document, presentation, or spreadsheet, users with prior Office versions can often have problems opening and viewing it. These issues can be resolved by saving the file in an older format.

Posted January 9, 2013 by

Word 2013: Embed Fonts in a Document


Have you recently created a document with a unique look? You should consider embedding whichever fonts you have used. This especially applies when you have not used a common or default font.

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Posted January 7, 2013 by

Word 2013: Crop a Photo

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Cropping photos in Word is useful if you want to remove unwanted areas from your image.

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Posted January 3, 2013 by

Word 2013: Changing the Color of a Document Page


Many users want to change the page background before using a Word document as a presentation or before printing on a color printer.

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Posted December 17, 2012 by

Word 2013: How to Center a Photo or Image within a Document


Knowing how to center a photograph or image in Microsoft Word can be the key in creating a visually appealing document. This tech-recipe will cover both centering an image as well as selecting a text wrapping option and layout.

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Posted December 13, 2012 by

Word: Find the Cursor Location of the Prior Save


Word saves the last few cursor positions. This is helpful so you can start retyping from exact location where you previously stopped.

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Posted November 28, 2012 by

Word 2013: Set Password for a PDF Document


With Microsoft Word 2013, not only can users view PDF files and edit them, but they can also encrypt them with a password for privacy reasons. However, the encrypting option is hidden in an inconvenient place. This tutorial will show you how to access and use this feature to set passwords on your PDF files.

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Posted November 27, 2012 by

Word 2013: Restrict Editing but Allow Comments for Proofreading


When I ask someone to proofread a document for me, I want suggestions without actual changes. These are the perfect settings for blocking modifications to a Word document while still allowing comments for feedback.

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Posted November 25, 2012 by

Word 2013: Change Auto-Save Interval


The default auto-save rate for Word 2013 is five minutes. You can force Word to save more often by adjusting the following settings.

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