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How to Use Full Screen Reading View in Word 2007

Full Screen Reading view is a great way to review and collaborate on documents with others. Word 2007 provides this special mode for documents that you just want to read, and not edit. [more…]

How to Compare Document Versions in Word 2007

Sometimes you end up with two versions of the same document. Perhaps a co-worker (or you) worked on the same document but you need to see who added and deleted what. Regardless, you can use the Word 2007 [more…]

How to View a Word 2007 Document in Two Windows

It’s possible to show one document in two windows. This Word 2007 feature is useful for cutting and pasting text or graphics between sections of the same document, especially when you have a very long [more…]

How to Run a Spell Check in Word 2007

Use the built-in Word 2007 spell checker after you create a document to proof it for typos, spelling errors, and repeated words. Then decide on a word-by-word case — or globally — whether you want Word [more…]

How to Add Command Buttons to the Word 2007 Quick Access Toolbar

You're free to add command buttons to the Word 2007 Quick Access toolbar: these can be popular commands you use often, commands missing from the Ribbon, or commands that add a festive and tasteful touch [more…]

Numbering Headings in Word 2007 Multilevel Lists

If you want to add numbers to the headings in a Word 2007 document, you do so by changing the heading styles to a multilevel list. [more…]

How to Start a New Document in Word 2007

Starting a new document in Word 2007 is easy. If you’re just starting Word 2007 and want to open a blank document, you can follow three simple steps. [more…]

How to Save as PDF or XPS in Word 2007

In Word 2007, you can save your files in the PDF or XPS format. The PDF, or Portable Document Format, pioneered by Adobe and used with its common Acrobat Reader program, is perhaps the most common complex [more…]

Navigate a Word 2007 Document with Keyboard Keys

The Word 2007 window usually shows you only part of a document at a time, so you can use the keyboard to navigate to different parts of the document. Then you can place the insertion pointer in the exact [more…]

How to Use the Word 2007 Reading Highlight Option

You can use the Reading Highlight option in the Word 2007 Find and Replace dialog box to highlight all occurrences of selected text in your document. Word highlights all occurrences in the document at [more…]

How to Create Borders Using AutoFormat in Word 2007

You can use the Word 2007 AutoFormat feature to quickly add a line, a double line, or a bold line above or below a paragraph. In Word, a line is called a border [more…]

How to Open a Document in Word 2007

You use the standard computer command Open to fetch a document that you previously saved as a file in Word 2007. To grab a file from your disk drive in Word 2007 — to [more…]

Changing Up Section Formats in a Word 2007 Document

A section in Word 2007 is a part of a document that contains its own page formatting. With sections, you can direct page-formatting commands to affect only a section rather than span an entire document [more…]

How to Restore the Quick Access Toolbar in Word 2007

After customizing the Quick Access toolbar in Word 2007, you may decide to restore it to its default setting. You can do this in the Word Options dialog box. [more…]

Reviewing Comments in a Word 2007 Document

The Word 2007 Comment feature enables writers and editors to communicate behind the scenes. You can read a message left for you, or create a message for someone else to read. When it’s time to review comments [more…]

How to Use the Super Find Command in Word 2007

You can use the Find command to find text exactly as it's typed, text you cannot type, formatting commands, and just about anything in your Word 2007 document. [more…]

How to Do Basic Wildcard Searches in Word 2007

Using wildcards, you can find words in your Word 2007 documents that you know only a part of, or a group of words with similar letters. The trick is to use two basic wildcard characters, ? and *, where [more…]

Generating a Word 2007 Index

After you mark all the words and phrases that you want Word to use as your document's index entries, the process of generating the index is pretty easy. [more…]

Keyboard Shortcuts to Use in Word 2007 Outline View

Word 2007 offers several shortcut keys that you can use in Outline view. You can use the shortcut keys to demote and promote topics, move topics around, hide and display them, and more. [more…]

How to Add Topics to your Word 2007 Outline View

You can use Outline view in Word 2007 to add topics to your document. The topics are your main ideas. You can also split one topic into two, or join two topics together. [more…]

How to Demote and Promote a Topic in Outline View in Word 2007

A Word 2007 outline can have several topic levels. Beneath topics are subtopics, and those subtopics can have sub-subtopics. You can promote and demote topics to suit your needs. [more…]

How to Find Stuff You Can’t Type in Word 2007

Word 2007 makes it easy to find special, unprintable characters in your documents. Using the Find and Replace dialog box, you can search for things like tabs, paragraph marks, carets, white space, and [more…]

Proofing a Whole Word 2007 Document

When finalizing your Word 2007 document, proof it to catch text or formatting errors. Word offers a numbers of proofing tools, including a spelling and grammar check, viewing styles, and using Print Preview [more…]

How to Remove Commands from the Word 2007 Quick Access Toolbar

You can remove a command from the Word 2007 Quick Access toolbar as easily as you add it. There are two ways to do this. The easiest way is to right-click its button. Then, from the pop-up menu, choose [more…]

How to Apply Quick Styles in Word 2007

When you use Quick Styles in Word 2007, you don't have to bother yourself with any text or paragraph formatting. Simply choose the Quick Style, and the text size, font, attributes, and paragraph formatting [more…]


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