The ‘Microsoft Word’ Archives
Posted February 25, 2012 by

Word 2010: Prevent users from changing the Theme of the Document

When sharing documents with other people, users may wish to disable the ability to change the document’s theme. This prevents readers from changing the unique style of your documents.

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Posted February 16, 2012 by

Office 2010: Add, remove or modify a trusted location

Office programs like Word, Excel or PowerPoint all have a Trusted Location. Documents in this location will be opened without being checked by the Trust Center; and therefore, they will be opened without Protected View. If you want to get rid of the annoying Protected View mode, just follow these steps.

Posted November 9, 2011 by

Word 2010: Use both Portrait and Landscape orientation in one document

When creating a document, you may need to use both portrait and landscape orientation since document content does not always fit in one orientation. Here is how to use both of them in your document in Word 2010.

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Posted July 3, 2011 by

Word 2010: Change Hyperlink Color

By default, the hyperlink color in Microsoft Word 2007 and 2010 is blue. If the color does not blend well with your document theme, you can easily change it using the following steps.

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Posted July 1, 2011 by

Word 2010: Allow users to edit only some parts of the document

When sending documents to your colleagues, it may be a good idea to lock most parts your works and only let them edit some small portions if necessary. Here, I show you how to do exactly that in Microsoft Word 2010.

Posted June 1, 2011 by

Word 2010 and 2011: Hide Paste Options Button

By default, every time you copy and paste content from other sources to Word, a small Paste Options box will appear. If you never use this feature, you can disable this paste options button to keep it from distracting you.

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Posted May 26, 2011 by

View Special Characters and Formatting in Word

View special characters and formatting codes in Word.

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Posted May 22, 2011 by

All Word Shortcuts (for Free!)

By performing this macro, you will create a document that contains all the shortcuts available in Word.

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Posted April 4, 2011 by

Word: How to Create an Annotated Bibliography

An annotated bibliography is often required in written assignments; however, many people are not familiar with the formatting required. In this screencast and tutorial, I demonstrate the steps required to create an annotated bibliography in proper MLA format using Microsoft Word.

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Posted January 20, 2011 by

Word 2010: How to Watermark Documents

Watermarking your documents can be essential in multiple circumstances such as establishing a documents author or priority. Both default and custom watermarks are available. Continue reading to see how to add (or remove) a watermark in Word 2010 document.

Posted November 15, 2010 by

Word 2007/2010: How to Ignore Spelling and Grammar

By default, Word checks your document for common spelling and grammar mistakes. This can be a great help in writing letters and business documents, but if you use it to document programming scripts or mathematical formulas, it can be rather frustrating to have a page full of red lines all over your document due to Word seeing it as incorrect. You can ignore the Spelling and Grammar of your current document, all new documents written in a particular style, or all new documents that are created in Word.

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Posted October 4, 2010 by

Word 2010: Always Paste as Plain Text without Style Formatting

I hate that Microsoft Word always try to preserve styles when I copy and paste in text from an outside source. Instead of manually removing the extra style information within Word 2010, it is much more efficient to just remove this text formatting by default.

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