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How to Do Basic Wildcard Searches in Word 2007

Using wildcards, you can find words in your Word 2007 documents that you know only a part of, or a group of words with similar letters. The trick is to use two basic wildcard characters, ? and *, where [more…]

Generating a Word 2007 Index

After you mark all the words and phrases that you want Word to use as your document's index entries, the process of generating the index is pretty easy. [more…]

Keyboard Shortcuts to Use in Word 2007 Outline View

Word 2007 offers several shortcut keys that you can use in Outline view. You can use the shortcut keys to demote and promote topics, move topics around, hide and display them, and more. [more…]

How to Add Topics to your Word 2007 Outline View

You can use Outline view in Word 2007 to add topics to your document. The topics are your main ideas. You can also split one topic into two, or join two topics together. [more…]

How to Demote and Promote a Topic in Outline View in Word 2007

A Word 2007 outline can have several topic levels. Beneath topics are subtopics, and those subtopics can have sub-subtopics. You can promote and demote topics to suit your needs. [more…]

How to Find Stuff You Can’t Type in Word 2007

Word 2007 makes it easy to find special, unprintable characters in your documents. Using the Find and Replace dialog box, you can search for things like tabs, paragraph marks, carets, white space, and [more…]

Proofing a Whole Word 2007 Document

When finalizing your Word 2007 document, proof it to catch text or formatting errors. Word offers a numbers of proofing tools, including a spelling and grammar check, viewing styles, and using Print Preview [more…]

How to Remove Commands from the Word 2007 Quick Access Toolbar

You can remove a command from the Word 2007 Quick Access toolbar as easily as you add it. There are two ways to do this. The easiest way is to right-click its button. Then, from the pop-up menu, choose [more…]

How to Apply Quick Styles in Word 2007

When you use Quick Styles in Word 2007, you don't have to bother yourself with any text or paragraph formatting. Simply choose the Quick Style, and the text size, font, attributes, and paragraph formatting [more…]

Mouse Around Your Word 2007 Document

The Word 2007 window usually shows you only part of a document at a time, so you can use the mouse to navigate to different parts of it. Then you can point the mouse at exactly the spot in the text where [more…]

How to Customize Tracked Changes Views in Word 2007

When you use the Word 2007 Track Changes feature to monitor who makes additions and deletions in a document, you can customize Word to show these changes in different ways. Take advantage of how you can [more…]

How to Quit or Minimize Word 2007

When you're done word processing, you can either quit or minimize Word 2007. If don't expect to return to it anytime soon, you may just want to quit the program. If you're merely stopping work on one document [more…]

Updating a Word 2007 Index

Making changes in Word document means the index is likely to change, too. Fortunately, Word 2007 can help you keep your index up to date. [more…]

The Basics of the Word 2007 Quick Access Toolbar

You may want immediate access to certain commands that are now buried somewhere in the Word 2007 Ribbon. Enter the Quick Access toolbar, which can be customized to your heart's content. [more…]

How to Update Older Word Documents in Word 2007

Word 2007 easily updates documents created by older versions of Word. This ensures that certain features available to Word 2007 documents, such as Quick Styles and themes, become available to these files [more…]

How to Open Documents in Other Formats in Word 2007

In Word 2007, you can open documents that are in different formats. You can specify a file format to narrow down your search, or choose the All Files option and let Word do the work for you. [more…]

How to Rearrange Topics in Outline View in Word 2007

Using Outline view in Word 2007, you can shuffle topics around and reorganize them as your thought process becomes more organized. To move a topic, you can use the Move Up or Move Down buttons, or the [more…]

How to Use the Basic Find Feature in Word 2007

Word 2007 offers a basic Find feature that you can use to locate text in your document. Locating text is a snap, whether it’s a protracted diatribe or the tiniest monosyllabic utterance. Either way, the [more…]

Collect and Paste from the Clipboard in Word 2007

In Word 2007, the Clipboard (a Windows storage area) can now hold multiple copied items at time, so you can “collect and paste” — copy, copy, copy, and then use a special Clipboard view pane to selectively [more…]

How to Create a Word 2007 Macro

The easiest way to create a macro in Word 2007 is to use the macro recorder. After you turn on the macro recorder, it makes a precise record of everything you do in Word until you turn off the recorder [more…]

How to Display the Style Area Pane in Word 2007

The area on the left side of a Word 2007 document that reveals the paragraph styles is called the Style Area pane. Whether or not the Style Area pane is displayed is dictated by a setting in the Word application [more…]

How to Create a Word 2007 Template from Scratch

Before you begin a project using Word 2007, you can create a new template for it. Your template may only be a guess as to what styles you’ll want, but it's enough to get you started and save you time for [more…]

How to Create a Table of Contents in Word 2007

Build and update a Word 2007 table of contents easily by marking and formatting headings and subheadings in your Word document. Your table of contents, or TOC, can enhance the looks and organization of [more…]

How to Work with Styles in a Word 2007 Document

Changing the look of text in a Word 2007 document is easy with Microsoft's built-in style options. This video shows you how to apply styles to adjust the color, font size, and placement of headings, paragraphs [more…]

How to Edit Headers and Footers in Word 2007

Headers appear at the top of a page and footers appear at the bottom. This video shows you how to create, edit, and remove header and footer text in a Word 2007 document, and provides an overview of the [more…]

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