word

Tue
25
Nov
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'Reg From App', and 'Convert Pdf Document To Word'

Reg From App RegFromApp monitors the registry changes made by applications and creates a standard RegEdit registration file (.reg) that contains all of the registry changes made. You can use the generated .reg file to import these changes with ... RegEdit when desired. http://www.nirsoft.net Convert Pdf Document To Word Just as it sounds, this useful online utility allows users to convert .pdf files/documents viewed by Adobe Acrobat into Microsoft Word documents. You'll find a very simple interface that quickly and easily converts your file. http://convertpdftoword.net Today's fresh software ... (view more)

Wed
05
Nov
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Disable Editing Languages in MS Word 2007

Quite a few people have written to me complaining about Word 2007's spelling and grammar feature. Many times people complained about previous versions when they displayed the red and green squiggly lines under words but in this latest version, they ... are complaining about correct words marked as misspelled. This is not a problem within Word's Spelling and Grammar utilities. The editing language has somehow been changed in the latest version. If this happens to you, you can change your option so that it will not recur. Follow the steps below to find out how: Click the Office button. Select Word ... (view more)

Thu
30
Oct
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Options for Sending your MS Word 2007 Documents

As in previous versions of Word, Word 2007 allows you to send documents electronically without opening Outlook. However, in this latest version, you are provided with new options for sending your documents. Follow the steps below to send a document ... electronically: Click the Office Button. Select Send. Choose the appropriate option for sending your document. Perhaps most people will select the first option, sending the document in Word format as an email attachment. Others may be interested in the other options. You can opt to send your document as a PDF attachment or an XPS attachment. In ... (view more)

Wed
29
Oct
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Change File Save Location in MS Word 2007

Word 2007 by default stores your documents in the My Documents folder in Windows XP. If you are using Microsoft Vista, your documents will be stored in the Documents folder. The programmers most likely set this up in this manner so that you would ... always know where to find your files. Believe it or not, I have had users send me an email telling me that they have saved a Word document and have no idea where they have saved it! But, you may wish to store your documents in a different location, such as an external hard drive. If that is the case, you will have to use the File | Save As to ... (view more)

Wed
08
Oct
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Insert a Non-Breaking Hyphen in MS Word

When you turn on automatic hyphenation, MS Word will automatically insert hyphens where they are needed in your document. If you later edit the document and change the line breaks, Word will re-hyphenate your document for you. When you select manual ... hyphenation, Word searches the text to hyphenate and will ask you to confirm each proposed optional hyphen (which can be a pain) and then will insert the optional hyphens. If you later edit your document and change the line breaks, Word will display and print only the optional hyphens that still fall at the ends of lines. It will not re-hyphenate ... (view more)

Tue
07
Oct
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Use MS Word 2007 Highlights Feature

MS Word 2007 has a great new feature that will save you time and keystrokes. You all know how much I love that! If you have ever wished to use the Find feature in MS Word to search for a particular word and have it highlight each instance and leave ... it highlighted even after you close the Find feature, then this is for you. That is exactly what this feature will do for you. When you use the Reading Highlight feature, the highlighting of all occurrences of a word or phrase in your document will remain active until you clear it. You can even select the color of your highlighting! Follow the ... (view more)

Thu
02
Oct
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Set a Language Style in MS Word 2007

When you enter text into your Word document that is something other than English, chances are that MS Word will not recognize it and will interpret it as being misspelled. If it is necessary for you to have sections of non-English text within your ... English-language Word documents, then you know how annoying it is when Word checks the spelling of the non-English text using its English dictionary. Word is programmed to automatically proofread your document for the language version that is installed on your computer. If you purchased your licensed copy of MS Word in the United States, your text ... (view more)

Thu
11
Sep
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Apply Multiple Formats in an MS Word Document Quickly

When applying formatting to a single word or the random phrase I usually will do it manually, but we all know that I am the queen of saving time and keystrokes and so, if I have lots of changes to make in a document, you can bet that I will be doing ... it in the quickest manner possible. It simply is not efficient to keep manually repeating the formatting process. Fortunately, there is a key combination that will greatly simplify this and I am going to share it with you! The key combination is CTRL + Y. This key combination remembers the last set of formats applied. By set, I mean multiple ... (view more)

Wed
06
Aug
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Paragraph Shading in MS Word 2007

You can put color behind your text in a word document -- not just highlight it, but add color to the entire paragraph! It is fairly straightforward to do in Microsoft Word 2007. Follow the steps below to learn how: Launch MS Word 2007 if it is not ... already open. Key in the text to your document. In the Home tab on the Ribbon, in the Paragraph group, you will see a button that looks like can of paint. This is the Shading button. Click on the down arrow and on the resulting menu you will see a palette of colors that you can choose from to shade your paragraph. Select your color of your choosing ... (view more)

Mon
14
Jul
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Updating a Table of Contents

In my last article I discussed building a table of contents using custom styles. This article will show you how to build on that information. As you continue to edit your document and add headings, you'll periodically need to update the table of ... contents. As noted in the preceding section, the table of contents is a field, meaning that Word created it for you based on the styles in your document. Word gives you four ways to update a table of contents, so choose the method that works best for you: Shortcut menu. Alternate-click anywhere in the table of contents and choose Update Field from the ... (view more)

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