Editing Word 2010 Documents

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How to Remove Text from a Word 2010 Document

You both create and destroy text in Word 2010 by using the computer keyboard. Word uses two keys to delete text: Backspace and Delete. How these keys work, and how much of your text they can delete, depends [more…]

How to Split and Join Paragraphs in Word 2010

A paragraph in Word 2010 is a strange thing. It’s basically a chunk of text, which Word allows you to manipulate as you see fit. Like most things that come in chunks — cheese, meat, large men named Floyd [more…]

How to Undo and Redo Typing in a Word 2010 Document

When you're working away in your Word 2010 document, you may want to undo something you've done. Then again, you may undo a Word action and then decide you need to redo that action. Word provides the handy [more…]

How to Use the Word 2010 Find Command

Word 2010 can quickly and graphically find text in your document, from the teeniest tidbit of text to the world’s longest run-on sentence. This search is handled by Word's Find command. You can use this [more…]

How to Select and Deselect Blocks of Text in Word 2010

Word 2010 offers you many ways to mark text as a block in your document. After you select text in a Word document as a block, you can also deselect that block of text so that it's no longer marked. [more…]

How to Use Soft and Hard Returns in Word 2010

You can use both hard and soft returns in Word 2010. Both kinds of returns move the insertion pointer to the line below the one you've been typing on. But Word's different types of returns let you decide [more…]

How to Manipulate Blocks of Text in Word 2010

Word 2010 allows you to manipulate entire blocks of text at once. You must select the block of text before you can manipulate it, but after you mark it, various Word commands affect only the text in that [more…]

How to Check Your Spelling in Word 2010

Spell-checking in Word 2010 works the second you start typing. Offending or unknown words are immediately underlined with the red zigzag of shame. Word can also be employed to scan the entire document [more…]

How to Use Word 2010's AutoCorrect Feature

Word 2010 quickly fixes hundreds of common typos and spelling errors on the fly with the AutoCorrect feature. There’s nothing to using AutoCorrect; it happens automatically. Beyond spelling, AutoCorrect [more…]

How to Set Word 2010's Proofing Options

You can proof a document in Word 2010, checking not only spelling, but also grammar. All Word document proofing options and settings are kept in one place, buried deep in Word’s bosom, where you can make [more…]

How to Use the Word 2010 Clipboard

When you cut or copy a block of text in Word 2010, the block is placed into a storage area known as the Clipboard. In Word, the Clipboard can hold more than one thing at time. You can copy, copy, copy [more…]

How to Organize a Large Document in Word 2010

Try to keep your documents small when you work in Word 2010. When the time comes to create a large Word document, such as a multichapter book or an extremely long paper [more…]

How to Add Comments in a Word 2010 Document

You can use Word 2010’s comment feature to add notes within a Word document. To shove a comment into your document, you need to follow a few easy steps. [more…]

How to Make a Macro in Word 2010

A macro is a teensy program you can write in Word 2010 that automates things, such as repetitive keystrokes or tasks. You start making a macro by recording it. [more…]

How to Remove Words from the Word 2010 Custom Dictionary

Word 2010's Add to Dictionary command adds words to Word’s custom dictionary, which is a supplemental list of spelled-correctly words used to proof a document. Recognizing that people may change their [more…]

How to Undo the Ignore All Command in Word 2010

The Ignore All command in Word 2010's spell-checker’s right-click menu can help you deal when Word wrongly identifies something as misspelled. But what if you select Ignore All and then realize the word [more…]

How to Find Text in Word 2010 Based on Formatting

Word 2010's Find command can scour your document for formatting information. For example, if you want to find only those instances of the word lie in boldface type, you can do that. Search for any of Word's [more…]

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