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Working with Templates in Office 2011 for Mac

Templates are documents, workbooks, or presentations that are used in Office 2011 for Mac as starting points to build new files upon. When you save a file as a template, it becomes available in the templates [more…]

Choosing a View in Word in Office 2011 for Mac

You can choose from seven different views when working within Word 2011. Each view is designed to provide a different environment, optimized for the task and your working preference. The moment you open [more…]

Office 2011 for Mac: Opening a Web Page in Word

Surfing the Web is great, but at times, you may want to edit those Web pages in Word 2011. Several approaches bring all or part of a Web page into Word in Office 2011 for Mac. [more…]

Office 2011 for Mac: Change Word’s Default Document

Perhaps you've suspected that Word 2011 must have a special template somewhere that you can use as a default when you create that seemingly plain, blank document. Well, you’re right; this special template [more…]

Word for Mac 2011 Toolbar: Adding the Fit to Window Command

The Fit to Window command is a Word 2011for Mac feature that’s so handy you might wonder why it’s not always on by default, or why it's not part of any Mac toolbar. The Fit to Window command automatically [more…]

Opening Files in Office 2011 for Mac

Every program in Office 2011 for Mac is associated with files that must be opened from the File menu. Whenever you choose File→Open or when you insert content into existing files using a file browser, [more…]

Check Spelling and Grammar in Office 2011 for Mac

Thankfully, Office 2011 for Mac can help you fix most spelling errors. Don’t let that make you think you don’t have to do any checking of your own, though, because even Microsoft Word’s advanced grammar [more…]

How to Save as a Template in Office 2011 for Mac

When you open a template in an Office 2011 application, a copy of the template is opened with a new filename so that the template file itself remains unchanged. That way, you can reuse the template whenever [more…]

Office 2011 for Mac: Open the Word Document Gallery

The default behavior for opening Word 2011 in Office 2011 is that it displays the All Templates option of the Word Document Gallery. You can also display the Templates Gallery by choosing File→New from [more…]

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…]

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…]

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…]

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