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As you know, you can create forms using Word and in those forms users can enter data. Once those users have entered their information in your form, they usually save the form as a Word document, but if you would like to use the entered information in a database (or any other program requiring unformatted Read more

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Once you have created a table in your document, you may want to spiff it up a bit by changing the borders. Luckily, it is not all that difficult to do in Word and there are several methods you can choose from to accomplish this, which are listed below: When you select your table or Read more

How to Remove All Text Boxes Word 2010

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Sometimes you inherit a document from someone else and it is necessary to remove text boxes that have been placed in it. If there is just one, that is a snap to remove. But suppose your document is very large, like a work manual and there are a hundred text boxes in it? Wow! That Read more

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All Word documents contain styles, even without you manually applying one to a paragraph. When you open a new blank document it is based on the Normal style. Microsoft Word will show you which style you are using in each paragraph in your document. I find it very useful when editing a document because then Read more

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Some folks think you need another program entirely, such as Visio, to create an organization chart. Not so! There is a much easier way to create an organization chart and you can do it right within Word! It was not always as easy a task in earlier versions but Word 2010 makes it quite easy, Read more

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There is so much available to us in this latest version of Word! Trust me, nobody knows ALL of it, least of all me! So imagine my surprise when I ran across an article regarding Stylistic Sets and Ligatures! I found myself puzzled and wondering what a ligature was! As it turns out, it’s pretty Read more

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The ability to record and run macros has been a wonderful feature in Word and continues to be in the latest versions of Word. Macros are recorded commands and keystrokes that allow us to save great amounts of time instead of doing the same thing over and over again. Macros allow us to do those Read more

How to Use Styles in Word 2010

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Using Styles in Word allows you to apply formatting that you have defined to blocks of text in your documents. Most of the folks I train are terrified of Styles in Word. Having said that, once I show them what a time saver they are, they use them all the time! Suppose you could create Read more

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You may already know how easy it is to copy and paste an URL (Uniform Resource Locator) into Word documents. The link appears in blue (the default) and can be activated using the key combination shortcut Ctrl + Enter. But did you know that you can embed hyperlinks in your Word document? Embedding the link Read more