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How to Use and Customize AutoCorrect in Word 2007

Enable autocorrection in Word 2007 to help prevent spelling and grammar errors that you define or allow. Using AutoCorrect in Word 2007 can also be helpful for proofing a document for jargon, technical [more…]

How to Delete a Style in Word 2007

In Word 2007, you can delete any style that you create. Keep in mind that you cannot delete the Normal, Heading, or any other standard Word style. [more…]

How to Format Fonts in Word 2007 Bulleted Lists

You can format a bulleted list in Word by changing the font formatting for the bullet and by changing the indentation of the list. The quickest way to create a custom bulleted list is to change the formatting [more…]

How to Manage Your Styles in Word 2007

You can manage styles by swapping and sharing them between documents and templates using the Word 2007 Style Organizer. If you create a great style, it’s nice to use it in several documents. The Style [more…]

Formatting Text Boxes in Word 2007

After you place a text box in a Word 2007 document, you probably want to format it. You can format the text by highlighting it and using the text formatting controls on the Home tab. You can also format [more…]

How to Remove Column Format in Word 2007

Word 2007 offers two ways to remove a column format: you can return to Single Column mode to remove a column format from only part of your document, or you can remove columns from the entire document. [more…]

How to Turn Off an Automatic List in Word 2007

Word 2007 normally creates bulleted and numbered lists automatically, whether you use the List buttons on the Paragraph tab in the Ribbon buttons or Word’s AutoCorrect feature. If you prefer to create [more…]

Using the Word 2007 Styles Pane

The Word 2007 Styles pane displays the details on every style you have used in a document. You can open the Styles pane by clicking the More button in the lower-right corner of the Styles gallery. [more…]

How to Format a Page Number in Word 2007

In Word 2007, you can format your document to begin numbering your pages at whatever page you choose. To format your page numbering, use the Page Number Format dialog box. [more…]

How to Create Multiple Columns in a Word 2007 Document

To convert your standard single- (or no-) column Word 2007 document into one with multiple columns, simply choose the column format you want from the Columns menu. Instantly, your document is transformed [more…]

How to Add a Drop Cap in Word 2007

A drop cap is a specially formatted letter that appears at the beginning of a paragraph. Word 2007 offers two styles of drop caps. The first, and more common, begins the paragraph with a large letter that [more…]

Show or Hide Nonprinting Characters in Word 2007

Word uses various symbols to represent nonprinting characters in Word 2007. To show or hide these on-screen elements that you normally don’t see — such as spaces, tabs, and the Enter key — click the Show/Hide [more…]

How to Use the Left Tab Stop in Word 2007

The Left Tab Stop feature is the one you’ll use most often in Word 2007. When you press the Tab key, the insertion pointer advances to the left tab stop, where you can continue to type text. This works [more…]

How to Use the Center Tab Stop in Word 2007

The Center Tab Stop feature in Word 2007 enables you to center text in a line without having to center the entire line. Unlike centering a paragraph, only text placed at the center tab stop is centered [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…]

How to Change the Font in Word 2007

Word 2007 makes it easy to change fonts in your document. Different fonts give different looks to the words that make up your overall text. [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 Cut and Paste (Move) Text in Word 2007

To move a block of text in Word 2007, you select the text and then cut and paste it. This process is similar to copying a block of text, except that in the second step, you choose the Cut tool rather than [more…]

How to Create a Theme in Word 2007

Although you can't really create your own themes from scratch, Word 2007 offers many built-in themes that you can modify to suit your needs. A broad range of themes enables you to mix and match different [more…]

How to Save as a Different Text Format in Word 2007

Word 2007 is quite smart when it comes to saving files. Whichever format was used to open the document, Word chooses the same format for writing the document back to disk. For example, when you open a [more…]

How to Use the Bar Tab in Word 2007

The bar tab isn’t a true tab stop in Word 2007. Instead, consider it as a text decoration. Setting a bar tab merely inserts a vertical line into a line of text. It's much better than using the pipe [more…]

How to Set a Tab in the Word 2007 Tabs Dialog Box

Most times, you can use the Ruler to set tab stops in your Word 2007 documents. However, you can use the Tabs dialog box when you need to be more precise. [more…]

How to Get to the Tabs Dialog Box in Word 2007

When you want really precise control over the placement of tabs in your Word 2007 documents, you can use the Tabs dialog box. But how do you get there? [more…]

How to Convert Text to a Numbered List in Word 2007

Word 2007 creates numbered lists automatically when you use the List buttons on the Ribbon or Word’s AutoCorrect feature. If you already have some text that you want to make into a numbered list, you can [more…]

Linking Text Boxes in Word 2007

Sometimes, you might need text to flow from one text box into another (and maybe another after that!). In that case, you need to use Word 2007 to create linked text boxes. For example, you might use text [more…]

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