Formatting in Word 2007

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How to Create Multiple Columns in a Word 2007 Document

To convert your standard single- (or no-) column Word 2007 document into one with multiple columns, simply choose the column format you want from the Columns menu. Instantly, your document is transformed [more…]

How to Add a Drop Cap in Word 2007

A drop cap is a specially formatted letter that appears at the beginning of a paragraph. Word 2007 offers two styles of drop caps. The first, and more common, begins the paragraph with a large letter that [more…]

Show or Hide Nonprinting Characters in Word 2007

Word uses various symbols to represent nonprinting characters in Word 2007. To show or hide these on-screen elements that you normally don’t see — such as spaces, tabs, and the Enter key — click the Show/Hide [more…]

How to Use the Left Tab Stop in Word 2007

The Left Tab Stop feature is the one you’ll use most often in Word 2007. When you press the Tab key, the insertion pointer advances to the left tab stop, where you can continue to type text. This works [more…]

How to Use the Center Tab Stop in Word 2007

The Center Tab Stop feature in Word 2007 enables you to center text in a line without having to center the entire line. Unlike centering a paragraph, only text placed at the center tab stop is centered [more…]

How to Use the Thesaurus in Word 2007

The built-in Word 2007 Thesaurus enables to look up synonyms, antonyms, word substitutes, and alternative spellings. Word can help you increase your writing abilities and vocabulary when you use this Microsoft [more…]

How to Change the Font in Word 2007

Word 2007 makes it easy to change fonts in your document. Different fonts give different looks to the words that make up your overall text. [more…]

How to Cut and Paste (Move) Text in Word 2007

To move a block of text in Word 2007, you select the text and then cut and paste it. This process is similar to copying a block of text, except that in the second step, you choose the Cut tool rather than [more…]

How to Create a Theme in Word 2007

Although you can't really create your own themes from scratch, Word 2007 offers many built-in themes that you can modify to suit your needs. A broad range of themes enables you to mix and match different [more…]

How to Save as a Different Text Format in Word 2007

Word 2007 is quite smart when it comes to saving files. Whichever format was used to open the document, Word chooses the same format for writing the document back to disk. For example, when you open a [more…]

How to Use the Bar Tab in Word 2007

The bar tab isn’t a true tab stop in Word 2007. Instead, consider it as a text decoration. Setting a bar tab merely inserts a vertical line into a line of text. It's much better than using the pipe [more…]

How to Set a Tab in the Word 2007 Tabs Dialog Box

Most times, you can use the Ruler to set tab stops in your Word 2007 documents. However, you can use the Tabs dialog box when you need to be more precise. [more…]

How to Get to the Tabs Dialog Box in Word 2007

When you want really precise control over the placement of tabs in your Word 2007 documents, you can use the Tabs dialog box. But how do you get there? [more…]

How to Convert Text to a Numbered List in Word 2007

Word 2007 creates numbered lists automatically when you use the List buttons on the Ribbon or Word’s AutoCorrect feature. If you already have some text that you want to make into a numbered list, you can [more…]

Linking Text Boxes in Word 2007

Sometimes, you might need text to flow from one text box into another (and maybe another after that!). In that case, you need to use Word 2007 to create linked text boxes. For example, you might use text [more…]

How to Create Bulleted Lists Manually in Word 2007

Word 2007 creates bulleted lists automatically by default: If you begin a paragraph with * or > or -> or <> or - followed by a space, Word changes what you typed to a bullet and a tab. If you already have [more…]

How to Unset a Tab Stop in Word 2007

There are a few ways to get rid of a tab stop in your Word 2007 document. For example, it can be as easy as dragging the Tab Stop icon from the Ruler. The Tabs dialog box can also be used to remove tab [more…]

How to Clear the Formatting of a Style in Word 2007

You can use the Clear Formatting command in Word 2007 to quickly remove all formatting from your text. Actually, this doesn’t completely remove all formatting from the text, because formatting cannot be [more…]

How to Adjust Line Spacing within a Paragraph in Word 2007

Word 2007 enables you to change the line spacing within your paragraphs using the Line Spacing command. Changing the line spacing inserts extra space between [more…]

How to Create Numbered Lists Automatically in Word 2007

Word creates numbered lists automatically when you use the List buttons on the Ribbon or Word’s AutoCorrect feature. The List buttons are the first three in the upper row of Paragraph tab on the Ribbon [more…]

How to Delete Text in a Word 2007 Document

The ability to delete text in Word 2007 is just as valuable as the ability to create that text. You create and destroy text in Word 2007 from the computer keyboard, and you use the majority of keys to [more…]

How to Create Your Own Equations in Word 2007

You can pluck a pre-made equation from the Word 2007 Equation button menu. However, if you can’t find what you want, Word 2007 also lets you create your own equations. [more…]

How to Apply a Style with the Word 2007 Styles Gallery

The Word 2007 Styles gallery contains paragraph and character styles that you can apply to your document. Located in the Styles group on the Home tab of the Ribbon, the Styles gallery is the easiest way [more…]

How to Create a Template Based on a Word 2007 Document

Word 2007 makes it easy to build your own document template, by basing it on an existing document. This means that you don’t have to re-create the same document and the same formats over and over again [more…]

Selecting Text for a Word 2007 Index

Creating an index in Word 2007 is a three-stage affair: First, you mark all the words and phrases within your document that you want to appear in the index. Second, you go to the Index group on the References [more…]

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