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Tables

How to Draw a Table Line by Line in Word 2007

The Draw Table command lets you draw complicated tables in your Word 2007 documents by using a simple set of drawing tools. This command is ideal for creating tables that aren’t a simple grid of rows and [more…]

Word 2003 & Earlier

Create Greeting Cards in Microsoft Word 2003

If you want to create something in Word that will just dazzle someone, try your hand at customized greeting cards. To set up Word to create a greeting card from a single sheet of standard letter-size paper [more…]

Documents

Creating an Index of a Word 2007 Document

If you want to create an index for your Word 2007 document, the first task is to mark the words or phrases you want to include in the index. The most common way to do that is to insert an index marker [more…]

Lists

How to Customize Bullets in Word 2007 Bulleted Lists

The quickest way to create a custom bulleted list in Word 2007 is to change the formatting of an existing (or automatically created) bulleted list. Word automatically formats text as a bulleted list when [more…]

Printing

How to Print Envelopes in Word 2007

Word 2007 includes a special Envelopes command that can quickly and professionally print a mailing address (and your return address) on an envelope. You can send the envelope directly to your printer, [more…]

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How to Draw a Table Line by Line in Word 2007

The Draw Table command lets you draw complicated tables in your Word 2007 documents by using a simple set of drawing tools. This command is ideal for creating tables that aren’t a simple grid of rows and [more…]

Create Greeting Cards in Microsoft Word 2003

If you want to create something in Word that will just dazzle someone, try your hand at customized greeting cards. To set up Word to create a greeting card from a single sheet of standard letter-size paper [more…]

Creating an Index of a Word 2007 Document

If you want to create an index for your Word 2007 document, the first task is to mark the words or phrases you want to include in the index. The most common way to do that is to insert an index marker [more…]

How to Customize Bullets in Word 2007 Bulleted Lists

The quickest way to create a custom bulleted list in Word 2007 is to change the formatting of an existing (or automatically created) bulleted list. Word automatically formats text as a bulleted list when [more…]

How to Print Envelopes in Word 2007

Word 2007 includes a special Envelopes command that can quickly and professionally print a mailing address (and your return address) on an envelope. You can send the envelope directly to your printer, [more…]

Creating a Table of Contents in Word 2007

Word 2007 assembles a table of contents (TOC) for you by listing the headings (each with the page number) you designate throughout your document beforehand. Word takes care of counting pages, and even [more…]

How to Remove a Word 2007 Document Header and Footer from the Entire Document

In a Word 2007 document, you can remove a header or a footer. To remove a header, choose Header→Remove Header. To remove a footer, choose Footer→Remove Footer. [more…]

How to Make a Hanging Indent in a Word 2007 Paragraph

Word 2007 can hang the indentation of every paragraph you type. A hanging indent is an indentation where the first line sticks out to the left and the rest of the paragraph is indented. To have Word hang [more…]

How to Use Multilevel Lists in Word 2007

Not all lists are simple one-level lists. Sometimes you want multiple levels with different formats showing different levels of detail. Word 2007 can manage lists with up to nine levels; here’s one with [more…]

Word 2007 Shortcuts for Inserting Accents and Symbols

You can use shortcuts to insert accented characters and common symbols into your Word documents. For example, you can type deja vu or get fancy and type [more…]

How to Show Nonprinting Characters in Word 2007

Seeing nonprinting characters in Word 2007 documents can be a great help when formatting text; creating tables; and editing documents, newsletters, and brochures. Nonprinting characters include spaces, [more…]

How to Delete a Section Break in Word 2007

In Word 2007, you can use the Delete key to delete a section break. The following steps show how to delete a section break with the Delete key. [more…]

Editing in Word 2007: Track Changes and Review

Writing is a lonely art . . . that is, until editors show up. They'll make revisions by adding to your carefully written work, moving stuff around, and deleting text [more…]

Get to Know the Word 2007 Mail Merge Feature

Mail Merge is a feature in Word 2007 that allows you to take a single document, like a letter, stir in a list of names and data, and combine (merge) everything into a final set of documents, each of which [more…]

Wrapping Text around a Graphic in Word 2007

When you first insert a picture into a document, Word 2007 places it in line with the text. Sometimes, you want the text to wrap around the picture. When you need to change the text wrapping style, select [more…]

How to Create Labels with Mail Merge in Word 2007

You can use the Mail Merge feature in Word 2007 to create labels. Word prints on labels just as it prints on any sheet of paper, with each cell the same size as the sticky labels. When the sheet is printed [more…]

How to Set Leader Tabs in Word 2007

There’s only one task that must be done in the Word 2007 Tabs dialog box that you cannot do with the Ruler: Set a leader tab. But what is a leader tab? [more…]

How to Change Numbering Format in Word 2007 Numbered Lists

Word automatically formats text as a numbered list when you when you type a number and a period followed by a space: Word adds a tab and creates a ¼-inch hanging indent. [more…]

Creating a Sheet of Identical Labels with Word 2007

One of the things Word 2007 does easily and reliably is to print a sheet of identical labels. To do so, just follow these steps:

1. Click the Mailings tab. [more…]

How to Remove Page Numbers in Word 2007

In Word 2007, you can remove page numbers you’ve inserted. If you used the Page Number menu to insert your page numbers, you can use the Remove Page Numbers command to remove those page numbers. [more…]

Word 2007 Mail Merge — Step 1: Creating the Main Document

To use the Word 2007 Mail Merge feature, you begin with a main document. This can be created from a new, blank document, a template, or an existing document. [more…]

Adding Footnotes and Endnotes in Word 2007

Word 2007 makes it easy to add footnotes and endnotes when you're creating documents in which you want to credit the original sources of information. [more…]

How to Create a Section in Word 2007

In Word 2007, you can easily break up your document. You can use section breaks to break up your document. The section breaks are Next Page, Continuous, Even Page, and Odd Page. [more…]

How to Insert Page Numbers in Word 2007

In Word 2007, you can insert page numbers from the Page Numbers gallery. Just follow three simple steps to insert page numbers into your document. [more…]

Word 2007 Mail Merge — Step 2: Assigning Fields

Once you build your main document in Word 2007, you need to assign fields to perform a mail merge. You should now have a good idea of what type and how many fields you need. [more…]

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