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Word 2013 For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Word is one of the most used computer programs on the planet. Helping you to compose text is one of the things that computers do well, but that doesn’t make the text-writing chore easier or imply that [more…]

How to Proof Foreign Text in Word 2013

For single foreign words, having Word 2013 flag them as misspelled is tolerable. Even if you don’t speak any other languages, you may occasionally desire to spice up your text with foreign words and phrases [more…]

How to Place Your Styles in the Word 2013 Style Gallery

The Style Gallery in Word 2013 appears on the Home tab and is entirely customizable. If you’re going to the trouble of creating your own template with your own styles, why not modify the template so that [more…]

Assign a Shortcut Key to a Symbol in Word 2013

Many Word 2013 users can use symbols that don’t appear on their keyboards. If you prefer a shortcut for a symbol you frequently use, you can assign a keyboard shortcut key for symbols such as the right [more…]

Ten Bizarre Key Combinations in Word 2013

Word's been around for about 35 years now. Even back in the old days, few people ever used these key combinations. Yet they all still exist in Word 2013, ever ready and able to carry out your will. [more…]

Add New Tabs and Commands to the Word 2013 Ribbon

Word 2013 doesn’t let you alter the basic groups it places on the Ribbon, but you can add your own custom groups to existing tabs and create your own tabs. This activity is recommended only for experienced [more…]

How to Create Borders in Word 2013

To create borders around your text in Word 2013, you can use either the Borders command button from the ribbon or you can summon the Borders and Shadings dialogue box. [more…]

How to Use Fields in Word 2013

The phrase “carved in stone” refers to text that doesn’t change. But, with fields, what you write in Word 2013 isn’t carved in stone. To liven things up a bit, Word has a way to let you add [more…]

How to Add the Date and Time in Word 2013 Document

You probably have people who want to know the current date and time, or maybe you simply want to insert the date or time, or both, into your Word 2013 document. With few exceptions, time travelers are [more…]

How to Track and Review Changes in Word 2013

Comparing documents in Word 2013 after they're edited is the defensive way to locate and review changed text. A more friendly way to do things is simply to direct your editor to activate Word’s revision-tracking [more…]

How to Apply Fun Text Effects in Word 2013

There's a fuzzy button in the Home tab’s Font group in Word 2013. It looks like a big A, and it’s one of those menu button items that dot the Ribbon like ticks on the back of an Alabama hound dog. Regardless [more…]

How to Turn On AutoRecover in Word 2013

The AutoRecover feature in Word 2013 will save your butt someday. What it does is periodically save your document, even when you neglect to. That way, in the event of a computer crash, Word recovers your [more…]

How to Display the Developer Tab in Word 2013

The advanced, creepy features lie on the tab in Word 2013 that's normally hidden from view: the Developer tab. Most users won’t need to use the options that are displayed on the Developers tab and it can [more…]

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