The ‘Microsoft Word’ Archives
Posted November 14, 2013 by

Word: Modify and Create Custom Table Style

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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.

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Posted October 23, 2013 by

PowerPoint or Word 2013: Crop or Fit Images into Shapes

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When you edit a document, there may be times that you want to show only a small portion of an image or fit an image into a shape to suit the overall theme of the document. These tasks can be done inside your Office programs, without using any third-party software. Continue reading to find out […]

Posted October 17, 2013 by

Word 2013: Change the Default Alignment, Indentation, and Spacing Settings

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By default, a Word document is always set up with the same alignment, indention, and spacing settings. Even though it is possible to change the format manually while editing a document, it is a good idea to set your frequently used format setting as the default. This will help you save time for other tasks.

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Posted September 22, 2013 by

Word 2013: Save Table Templates for Quicker Access

If you usually have to work on documents with the same type of table, you can save that table as a template. By doing so, you can create it later in just a few clicks rather than manually creating a new one and adjusting the columns, rows, and other settings, which may take a lot […]

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Posted April 29, 2013 by

Word and PowerPoint 2013: Capture Screen and Add to Document

If you are working on a document that requires basic screen-captures, you can use a built-in feature included in both Word and PowerPoint to do the work instead of using third-party software.

Posted February 10, 2013 by

PowerPoint or Word 2013: Create 3-D Text inside Your Presentation or Document

Adding three dimensional text to your PowerPoint presentation is a great way to attract and hold your audience’s attention.

Posted February 4, 2013 by

PowerPoint 2013: Convert Presentation to a Word Document

Handout are a great visual aid for your audience. Creating handouts of your presentation can really help your audience stay on track and follow along. By converting your PowerPoint presentation to a Microsoft Word document, you can easily edit, print, and distribute your information.

Posted January 24, 2013 by

Office 2013: See Amount of Time Spent Editing a Document, Spreadsheet, or Presentation

Two methods exist for determining how much time has been spent editing your file in Excel, Word, or PointPoint.

Posted January 23, 2013 by

Word 2013: Change the Default Line Spacing

For many of us authors, typography is an intensely personal and important aspect of our art. Increasing the line spacing within Word is one of the most frequent adjustments.

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Posted January 19, 2013 by

Word: Password Protect your Document

Some documents will contain confidential information that is for your eyes only. You probably want to keep it that way. Encrypting your document with a password is an easy way to do that. Discussed are directions for all modern versions of Word including Word 2013.

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Posted January 17, 2013 by

Word 2013: Create a Custom Page Watermark

Adding a watermark to your final document can help to make it secure. Word Office comes preloaded with many default watermarks from which to choose. However, you can also create a custom one that either uses text or an image. This is useful if you want to insert a company logo or other personal image as your […]

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Posted January 16, 2013 by

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

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.