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Recovering AutoRecover Files in Word for Mac 2011

If your power goes out or your computer malfunctions when working on an Word for Mac 2011 document, all you have to do is open the application again. Word 2011 for Mac looks for and opens any AutoRecover [more…]

How to Save Word Documents in Office 2011 for Mac

Most of the time, saving a file in Word 2011 is a very simple task. But at times, you may want to limit access to a particular file. Or maybe you want to save an Office 2011 document so that it’s compatible [more…]

How to Format Whole Paragraphs in Word 2011 for Mac

Sometimes you want the placement of your text on each page of your Word for Mac 2011 document to be aesthetically pleasing. Consider how important it is to have a poem or a quotation look just right to [more…]

Control Paragraph Formatting in Word 2011 for Mac

Word for Mac 2011 allows you to control paragraph formatting such as hyphenation and pagination, and to avoid unhappy problems like "widows" and "orphans. [more…]

Setting Tab Stops in Word 2011 for Mac

The old-fashioned idea of a basic tab stop is that when you press the Tab key, the cursor jumps to the next tab stop that’s set on the ruler and then you start typing. In Office 2011 for Mac, this kind [more…]

Using Print Layout View in Word for Mac 2011

Word’s Print Layout view in Office 2011 for Mac is a good starting point for beginners because what you see onscreen is closest to what you get when you print. The Print Layout view is also good to use [more…]

Using Notebook Layout View in Word for Mac 2011

The Notebook Layout view in Word for Mac 2011 for Mac has so many uses. Notebook Layout View is great for students who jot notes, office workers who attend meetings, assistants who track tasks, and professionals [more…]

Record and Play Audio Notes in Word 2011 for Mac

The Notebook Layout view in Word 2011 for Mac allows you to record sound while you type. What you type is linked to the audio so that Word annotates the audio. You can play back the audio that was recorded [more…]

Using the Publishing Layout View in Word for Mac 2011

Office 2011 for Mac contains a publishing program that you can use to create and publish a newspaper, newsletter, or any story-based communication periodical. With Word Publishing Layout view, you can [more…]

Setting Compatibility Preferences in Word for Mac 2011

Take a peek at Word 2011 for Mac’s compatibility preferences by way of choosing Word→Preferences→Compatibility. The Compatibility preferences dialog for Word in Office 2011 lists a wide variety of specific [more…]

Customizing Word’s Keyboard Shortcuts in Office 2011 for Mac

Mac OS X has its own keyboard shortcuts in addition to Word’s keyboard shortcuts. When you press a key or a key combination, Mac OS X searches first to see whether a task is assigned to that shortcut in [more…]

Using Full Screen View in Word for Mac 2011

There's a new Full Screen view in Word for Mac 2011 that lets you edit or simply read a document without the clutter of the Office 2011 for Mac Ribbon, rulers, and other distractions. Full Screen view [more…]

How to Turn on Typography in Word 2011 for Mac

The Typography features in Word 2011 for Mac work only on fonts that are specifically designed to support them. Very few of the fonts that are on your system now are likely to support more than one or [more…]

How to Start a Bulleted or Numbered List in Word 2011 for Mac

Word 2011 for Mac enables you to configure bullets and numbers in a nearly limitless number of ways. Bullets and numbers are special paragraph styles that visually separate lists from the body of your [more…]

How to Customize Bullets in Word 2011 for Mac

Fine-tune the formatting of the bullets you add to Word 2011 for Mac documents. To do so, just head to the Ribbon in Office 2011 for Mac. First, put the insertion cursor within a bullet level in your document [more…]

Customizing Numbered Lists in Word 2011 for Mac

The numbered lists that you create in Word 2011 for Mac don't need to look all the same. Customize numbered lists by using the Ribbon in Office 2011 for Mac. First, put the insertion cursor within a number [more…]

Creating Multilevel Numbered Lists in Word 2011 for Mac

When working in Office 2011 for Mac, you'll likely need to know how to create a multilevel numbered list in Word 2011. The easiest way is to start with a list that's been indented with tabs. In a multilevel [more…]

Choose a Writing Style in Word 2011 for Mac

Word 2011 for Mac has writing styles in the Spelling and Grammar preferences. A writing style tells Word in Office 2011 for Mac what rules to follow when checking spelling and grammar. Choose a writing [more…]

How to Add Pages to a Document in Word 2011 for Mac

The concept of a page in Word is a bit flexible. In Office 2011 for Mac, Word formats your document based on the fonts used, margin settings, and also on the capabilities of your computer's default printer [more…]

How to Set Margins in Word 2011 for Mac

Most people are accustomed to seeing a perimeter style margin surrounding the text in documents, including Word documents. You’d have a hard time reading a book if the type went from edge to edge on each [more…]

Formatting Page Background and Borders in Word 2011 for Mac

Normally, the background of a Word document in Office 2011 for Mac is white, but you can change the background color — and even apply document theme colors to it. You have to use Print Layout view in Word [more…]

Setting Headers and Footers in Word 2011 for Mac

Customize the document headers and footers in Word 2011 for Mac to show page numbers, dates, and logos for formal stationery. You can work with headers and footers in several of Word 2011's views. The [more…]

How to Apply Styles to a Document in Word 2011 for Mac

In Office 2011 for Mac, a style is the way in which content is formatted, and the format is made up of a collection of attributes, for a font, paragraph, tabs, border, language, frame, numbering, shortcut [more…]

Create New Styles for Documents in Word 2011 for Mac

The real power of Word styles comes from creating your own. In Office 2011 for Mac, Word has a fast and easy way to save a new style. Say you spent some time formatting text just the way you want it and [more…]

Using the Word Organizer in Office 2011 for Mac

The Word 2011 for Mac Organizer is an amazing Mac-only tool that can copy the styles, autotext, toolbars, and macro project items from one template to another or from a document to another template. You [more…]

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