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How to Crop and Rotate a Picture in Word 2007

After you add a picture or clip art in Word 2007, you might find that you have a burning need to change it. Fortunately, you can crop (that is, cut off part of) and rotate images. [more…]

How to Add Background Color to Your Page in Word 2007

In Word 2007, you can color your page behind your text. You can choose from various colors or even gradients, or multiple colors, when picking your page’s background color. [more…]

How to Track Changes in Word 2007

Writers and editors can collaborate behind the scenes in Word 2007 with the Track Changes feature. You can track who added what to or who deleted what from a document, and when. Each reviewer is assigned [more…]

How to Attach a New Template to a Word 2007 Document

All Word 2007 documents have templates attached to them. Choose the template when the document is first created or you just create a new document, in which case the NORMAL.DOTM template is used. You can [more…]

How to Use a Section Format in Word 2007

In Word 2007, you can apply a specific format to a section. You can format sections in the Page Setup dialog box. To determine what section you’re in, right-click the status bar. [more…]

How to Resize a Picture in Word 2007

After you insert a graphic (whether it’s a picture, clip art, or an AutoShape) in Word 2007, you probably want to resize it to your liking. Resizing an image is a cinch. [more…]

How to Use Print Layout and Draft View in Word 2007

You can use the Print Layout and Draft (normal) views in Word 2007 to work in your documents. The words you write appear in the center part of the program window. That pallid vista is the equivalent of [more…]

How to Insert a Blank Page in Word 2007

In Word 2007, you can insert a blank page into the middle of a document. The Blank Page command lets you manually insert a blank sheet of paper even though Word 2007 automatically adds new pages as you [more…]

How to Use the Document Map in Word 2007

Document Map feature in Word 2007 enables you to see a quick overview of a document’s structure, especially if you use the Word heading styles. [more…]

How to Hide Comments in a Word 2007 Document

Writers and editors can communicate behind the scenes in Word 2007 with the Comment feature. Some people prefer not to see embedded comments displayed in the Comment markup window. You can easily hide [more…]

How to Check Grammar in Word 2007

In addition to checking for correct spelling, Word 2007 enables you to proof your documents to catch errors in grammar. You can review Word’s grammar suggestions as you scroll through the document, or [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…]

Types of Styles in Word 2007

There are five different types of styles in Word 2007 — paragraph, character, linked, table, and list — and each of them serves a different purpose. [more…]

How to Check Spelling in Word 2007

Word 2007 offers a spell checker that runs when you start typing. Word 2007 checks words against its built-in dictionary, which you can customize. You can set Word to point out a misspelling or to autocorrect [more…]

How to Modify an Existing Template in Word 2007

You can modify a Word 2007 template in two ways: You can either make changes directly in the template, or you can modify it indirectly by making changes to a document that is based on the template. The [more…]

How to Replace Text in Word 2007

You can use the Find and Replace feature to replace text in your Word 2007 document. You can even replace text with nothing, which is useful for stripping out text that you don’t want. [more…]

How to Assign Shortcut Keys in Word 2007

Word 2007 enables you to assign timesaving keyboard shortcuts to your favorite styles. You can then apply a style by simply pressing the keyboard shortcut. [more…]

How to View Multiple Documents Simultaneously in Word 2007

Word 2007 keeps each document you create or open in its own, separate window. You can display two or more documents on the screen at the same time, using the Arrange All feature. [more…]

How to Split the Screen in Word 2007

Splitting the screen enables you to view two parts of your Word 2007 document in the same window. The top half of the window shows one part of the document, and the bottom half another. Each half of the [more…]

How to Switch between Documents in Word 2007

Word 2007 keeps each document you create or open in its own, separate window. To switch between them, you can use several methods, including the Switch Windows menu and the Activate dialog box. [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 Protect a Word 2007 Document

Word 2007 offers document protection to allow you to prevent a document from being used or edited in unauthorized ways. For example, say you want someone to review a document but not add to or delete anything [more…]

How to Use NORMAL.DOTM in Word 2007

The Normal template — referred to by its filename, NORMAL.DOTM — is a special file in Word 2007. The template is where Word stores all the settings made for any new document you create with the Ctrl+N [more…]

How to Adjust the Zoom in Word 2007

Like the zoom lens on a camera, the Zoom controls in Word 2007 are used to make your documents appear larger or smaller. So, if you have a difficult time seeing your document, you can zoom in. Or, to help [more…]

How to Add a Comment in a Word 2007 Document

As a way for writers and editors to communicate behind the scenes, Word 2007 enables you to insert hidden comments into a document. Use the Comment feature to “transparently” embed notes, suggestions, [more…]

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