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How to Use an Existing Word 2010 Document as a Template

A quick-and-dirty way to create a Word 2010 template is to basically steal an existing Word document, using it as a template. All text from the document is sucked into the new document, plus any styles [more…]

How to Add Lines and Boxes to a Word 2010 Document

Adding lines and boxes in Word 2010 is handled by the Border command button in the Home tab’s Paragraph group and the Borders and Shading dialog box. (A line is known as a [more…]

How to Insert Columns in a Word 2010 Document

All text you write in Word 2010 is already formatted in columns — if it's only one column of text per page, it still counts as a column. Clicking Word's Columns command button [more…]

How to Use Word 2010's Outline View

Word 2010’s outline feature allows you to group ideas or plot elements in a hierarchical fashion. You can then shuffle the topics around, make subtopics, and just toss around notions and concepts to help [more…]

How to Move Around in Your Word 2010 Document

Navigate easily through your Word 2010 document by using the tools that Microsoft provides. Word features a variety of buttons and commands that help you get exactly where you want to go. [more…]

How to Replace Found Text in Word 2010

You can quite easily in Word 2010 change every instance of one word in another word or phrase by using the Find and Replace command. How that makes the document read, of course, is anyone’s guess. You [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 Open a Document in Word 2010

You have several ways to open a Word 2010 document that was previously saved as a file on disk. Open is the standard computer command used to fetch a document that already exists on the PC’s storage system [more…]

How to Add an Automatic Page Number to a Word 2010 Document

Word 2010 can automatically number your pages. Plus, if you delete a page, Word renumbers everything for you. Insert a page? Hey! Word renumbers everything for you again, automatically: [more…]

How to Add a Cover Page to a Word 2010 Document

Word 2010 offers a Cover Page menu, so you can create a cover page for your Word document without having to fuss with removing headers and footers from that one page: [more…]

How to Add a Header or Footer to a Word 2010 Document

You can add headers and footers to Word 2010 documents. A header is text that appears at the top of every page. It's contained in a special, roped-off part of the page where you can place special text. [more…]

How to Attach a Template to a Word 2010 Document

Word 2010 documents have templates like people have last names. Mostly, the Word documents are born with their templates. You either choose the template when the document is first created or just create [more…]

How to Put a Border around a Page of a Word 2010 Document

Word 2010 borders are popular for pages, as well as for paragraphs, although this Word application can often be frustrating because the border may not print completely. Here's a solution to the putting-a-border-around-a-page-of-text [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 Create a Word 2007 Document with a Different First Page Header

Microsoft Word 2007 has many customizable features. Most people don't want the header or footer on the first page, which is usually the title page or a cover page. In Word 2007 suppressing the header for [more…]


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