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Formatting in Word 2007

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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 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…]

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…]

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…]

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…]

How to Use Undo and Redo in Word 2007

The Undo and Redo commands in Word 2007 keep you from having to be afraid of deleting your text, or of doing anything else wrong, while you’re working on your documents. What you can do, you can also undo [more…]

How to Edit a Header or Footer in Word 2007

In Word 2007, you can edit a header or a footer by using the same technique — just follow a few simple steps. (Substitute footer for header if editing a footer.) [more…]

How to Make Odd and Even Headers or Footers in Word 2007

In Word 2007 documents, you can make odd and even headers or footers by following the same simple steps (just substitute footer for header if editing a footer). [more…]

How to Add a Header or Footer in Word 2007

In Word 2007, you can add a header or a footer by using the same technique. To add a header or footer, simply follow these steps (substitute footer for [more…]

How to Use Automatic Hyphenation in Word 2007

You can set Word 2007 to automatically hyphenate words at the end of a line. Hyphenating leaves less empty space on each line, which is important when using justified alignment or working with columns. [more…]

How to Adjust Paragraph Margins in Word 2007

You can change the left and right margins around paragraphs in your Word 2007 documents. The secret is found in the Page Layout tab's Paragraph group: the Left control sets the indentation for the paragraph's [more…]

Paragraph Alignment and Justification in Word 2007

In Word 2007, paragraph alignment refers to how the left and right edges of a paragraph align on a page. You can left-align, center, right-align, and justify a paragraph. The paragraph formatting commands [more…]

How to Insert Special Characters or Symbols in Word 2007

To insert special characters or symbols in Word 2007 that aren’t on your keyboard, such as em or en dashes, you choose a symbol or character from either the Symbol menu or the Symbol dialog box. [more…]

How to Add a Special Page Number in Word 2007

In a Word 2007 document, you can insert page numbers in the form of numbers, letters, or Roman numerals. To further customize how your page numbers look, just follow a few simple steps. [more…]

How to Create an Internet Hyperlink in Word 2007

You can set Word 2007 to automatically create Internet hyperlinks in a document. With this auto-link–creation setting, Word looks for text that looks like a URL and then underlines, colors, and activates [more…]

Indenting a Whole Paragraph in Word 2007

Word 2007 can indent every line of a paragraph you type. An indentation is the distance between a margin and the text, not the edge of a page and the text. To have Word indent an entire paragraph, follow [more…]

How to Change the CASE of Your Text in Word 2007

You can change the case of text in Word 2007 by using the Change Case button. The choices include UPPERCASE, lowercase, Sentence case, Capitalize Each Word, and even tOGGLE cASE. [more…]

How to Use Paste Options and Paste Special in Word 2007

Word 2007 features Paste Options and Paste Special to help you paste blocks of text into your text. One helps you select formatting for a selected block, and the other helps you use a specific format when [more…]

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