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10
Aug
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The Custom Dictionary: MS Word

When you click Add during a spell check, the marked word is not added to Word's Main Dictionary, but to your Custom Dictionary. A spell check will not stop on any word added to your Custom Dictionary. Editing the Custom Dictionary At time you may ... need to edit or delete an entry inadvertently added to your Custom Dictionary. You might also wish to add entries manually. To edit your Custom Dictionary: Choose Tools | Options Click the Spelling ... (view more)

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24
Jul
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Setting Spell Check Options: MS Word

Have you noticed wavy red or green underlines under certain words in a document? That's the sign that MS Word's automatic spelling checker (red) and grammar checker (green) are at work. MS Word has flagged these items as possible mistakes, allowing ... you to see at a glance where possible errors are. Office has an extensive dictionary against which it checks all the words in your document. Whenever it finds a word that is not in its dictionary, it flags the word with a red wavy underline. Proofreading a document is time-consuming, and it's easy to miss finding mistakes in your own writing. ... (view more)

Thu
13
Jul
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Insert Excel Worksheet Cells: MS Word

You don't have to have two separate pages, one from MS Word and one from Excel, to display text and numbers in your document. This is because Word and Excel are built to work together, so that you can seamlessly bring your data from Excel into Word. ... Using Excel to generate your numeric data opens the door to more sophisticated calculations and numeric formatting. You can use all the features of Excel for making calculations, rather than being limited to the few formulas available on Word's Table | Formula command. Copying between Excel and Word uses the same techniques you know already: Open ... (view more)

Wed
12
Jul
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Link Excel Data as a Table: MS Word

Another method for linking Excel places the worksheet cells in a Word table. To do this, you insert the Excel selection as HTML (the universal text format used on the Web). Linking Excel data as a table offers two advantages: You format it using the ... familiar techniques you use with any Word table. Of course, you wouldn't want to change the numbers (although you could). Changes you make in the table do not affect the Excel workbook though. The information is lined so that it automatically reflects any changes made in the original Excel worksheet. Links are automatically updated when you open ... (view more)

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10
Jul
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Insert Date and Time: MS Word

You can type today's date quickly by using MS Word's AutoComplete. Word's nifty feature that anticipates what you're trying to do and types it for you. You can also insert the date and time from the menu bar. If you can't remember the date, it's not ... a problem. The computer keeps track and inserts the correct date for you. The way you insert the date depends on whether you plan to print this document once or use it regularly. Need to put a time stamp on a document? There's no need to look at your watch and type it by hand. For a One-Time Use Follow these steps to type today's date in a ... (view more)

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09
Jul
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Google Spreadsheets

In early June, Google launched its free online spreadsheet program to beta testers. Some say the release of the web-based spreadsheet is a sign of Google's increased exploration into the sector of office software that is currently dominated by ... Microsoft. (Source: macWorld.com ) The spreadsheet service is available to public now that Google has purchased web-based word processing application, "Writely," which delivers an online simulation of a word processor. How it Works Deemed as the "The Web Word Processor", Writely allows users to import Microsoft Word documents along with ... (view more)

Tue
20
Jun
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Adding Tabs in Footnotes: MS Word

Sometimes you may want MS Word to place a tab character in your footnotes -- for example: between the actual footnote reference number and the text of the footnote. Unfortunately, Word doesn't allow you to do this automatically. In fact, Word ... doesn't even allow you to specify what character should appear between the footnote reference number and the footnote text, as you can with numbered lists. Instead, Word places a space between the footnote reference and you text. There are a number of ways you can go about making sure that the footnote includes a tab separator. Please note though that ... (view more)

Tue
13
Jun
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Change Case: MS Word

Text can be typed in lowercase or small letters, uppercase or capital letters, or a mix of the two cases. Have you found yourself wishing you could change the capitalization of a section of text without having to retype the whole thing? You can, ... when you use the Format | Change Case Command. Proper nouns should be capitalized. The first word of sentences should be capitalized. Titles should be capitalized. What if you forget? What if you capitalize where you normally would not? You can change the case of all the text at once with a single command -- a great timesaver! To do so: Highlight the ... (view more)

Thu
01
Jun
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Vulnerability in MS Office - 1tablea Trojan

Microsoft's Office and Word contain a critical security hole that has already been exploited by hackers. According to Panda Software Labs, 1Table.A arrives as seemingly harmless Word document, but unlocks a backdoor Trojan that allows a hacker to ... run code on a victim's computer. Microsoft has released little to no information about the vulnerability affecting Office 2002/2003/XP and Word 2002/2003, but is already under pressure to fix the hole, as hacker attacks are surfacing via the dropper Trojan 1Table.A. If a user runs 1Table.A, it exploits this security problem to release a backdoor ... (view more)

Thu
01
Jun
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Vulnerability in MS Office: 1Table.A Trojan

Microsoft's Office and Word contain a critical security hole that has already been exploited by hackers. According to Panda Software Labs, 1Table.A arrives as seemingly harmless Word document, but unlocks a backdoor Trojan that allows a hacker to ... run code on a victim's computer. Microsoft has released little to no information about the vulnerability affecting Office 2002/2003/XP and Word 2002/2003, but is already under pressure to fix the hole, as hacker attacks are surfacing via the dropper Trojan 1Table.A. If a user runs 1Table.A, it exploits this security problem to release a backdoor ... (view more)

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