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Posted August 6, 2010 by

Word 2010: How to bookmark a specified part of your document

When reading a long document, often it is hard to continue reading from where you previously stopped. The bookmark feature in Word 2010 can help you quickly jump to such areas of your document.

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Posted July 21, 2010 by

Word 2007-2010: Quickly Extract Multiple Images from Docx Files

Using this quick trick, you can extract all the images from a .docx file at once!

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Posted July 21, 2009 by

Word 2010: Remove Background from Inserted Images to Better Match Your Document

Quite often, an image you’ve chosen to include in your document has a background that just doesn’t look right. Word 2010 allows you to remove the background without having to use a third party graphics application.

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Posted July 20, 2009 by

Word 2010: Create and Insert Screenshots into Your Document

One of the new features in Microsoft’s Word 2010 is the ability to take screenshots using Word itself, no need for additional software. You can automatically grab a screenshot of an open window or highlight the specific area you wish to capture.

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Posted October 18, 2008 by

Word 2007: Shrink Your Document by One Page

It always bothers me when I am preparing a Word document and the last page contains only a couple of sentences, it seems like such a waste of the page. Word can attempt to shrink the document by one page by slightly reducing the size and spacing of the text in the document.

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Posted April 7, 2008 by

Word 2007: Viewing Two Documents, Side by Side

When you are comparing two Word documents, having them next to each other is a necessity. You could take the time to carefully adjust the two documents so that they appear next to each other, but this takes up valuable time. Word 2007 makes it easy to place your two documents side by side on […]

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Posted May 1, 2007 by

Word 2007: Change the AutoRecover Save Interval

AutoRecover can be a real lifesaver if disaster strikes and you lose the document you were working on. By default, Word saves AutoRecover information every 10 minutes. You can change this interval to be more or less frequent by following these steps:

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Posted April 27, 2007 by

Word 2007: Edit Your Document While In Print Preview

Have you ever been ready to print a document but when you used Print Preview to review how it will look, you found something that needed to be changed? Instead of exiting out of Print Preview to edit your document, you can make your changes while you are still in Print Preview.

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Posted April 25, 2007 by

Word 2007: Use Columns in Your Document

If you are using Word to create a newsletter or similar document, columns can be quite necessary for giving it a more professional look. Word makes dividing a page into columns very simple and easy to use.

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Posted February 26, 2007 by

Word: Adding Sidebar Content to a Document

A sidebar is a standalone addition to the main document that resides on either side or on the top or bottom of the page. The sidebar is ideal for highlighting important additional information on the topic matter of the document. Due to its styling and orientation, this location really stands out to the reader.

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Posted February 26, 2007 by

Word: Add a Border to a Paragraph

Adding a border to an important paragraph helps it stand out from the rest of your document. This is helpful if you want a part of your document to be emphasized. To add a border in Word 2007, 2010, or 2011 just follow the directions below.

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Posted February 23, 2007 by

Word 2007: Convert a Document Saved in Older Word Format

Word 2007 has some cool new features for creating your document like Quick Styles, unfortunately you cannot use these features on documents that were saved in an older format. To gain access to the latest features, convert the old document to the new format by following these steps:

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