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How to Use the Go To Command in Word 2007

Use the Go To command in Word 2007 to send the insertion pointer to a specific page or line or to the location of a number of interesting things that Word can potentially insert in your document. [more…]

How to Create Custom Keyboard Shortcuts in Word 2007

If you’re a keyboard shortcut junkie, you probably want to create your own keyboard shortcuts. Luckily, Word 2007 lets you assign the styles, macros, and other goodies you use most often to handy keyboard [more…]

How to Customize the Status Bar in Word 2007

The Word 2007 status bar is an extremely useful strip of informative tidbits and controls, lurking at the bottom of Word's screen. You can control the appearance and behavior of the status bar by right [more…]

How to Create a Custom Word 2007 Dictionary

Customize the built-in Word 2007 dictionary for special writing and editing needs. You can train the spelling and grammar checker features to recognize jargon and technical terms as well as unusual spellings [more…]

How to Open Word 2007 with the Quick Launch Toolbar

You can start Word 2007 quickly and easily using the Quick Launch Toolbar. Located right next to the Start button on the taskbar, the Quick Launch Toolbar is a row of icons representing programs, which [more…]

How to Navigate the Word 2007 Ribbon with Keyboard Shortcuts

You can use keyboard shortcuts in Word 2007 to use the features in the Ribbon interface. Each tab on the Ribbon has its own keyboard shortcut. To see the shortcut, you need to press one of two magical [more…]

How to Navigate the Word 2007 Ribbon

The Ribbon is Microsoft’s new user-interface gadget for Word 2007. The Ribbon replaces the menus and toolbars found in earlier versions of Word.

Across the top of the Ribbon is a series of tabs. You can [more…]

Word 2010 Ribbon Commands

Are you lost in the Ribbon? If you’ve recently upgraded from Word 2003, using the Word 2010 Ribbon to perform common Word operations may be challenging at first. To make your transition easier, here are [more…]

Keyboard Shortcuts for Word 2007

As with every Word release, Word 2007 offers a whole range of keyboard shortcuts so that you can format and edit your Word documents quickly and easily. The following table also shows the shortcuts for [more…]

Word 2010 Keyboard Shortcuts

Word 2010 offers a number of helpful keyboard shortcuts for performing tasks quickly. Here are some shortcuts for common Word formatting, editing, and file and document tasks. [more…]

How to Color the Pages of a Word 2010 Document

Word 2010 allows you to apply color to the pages of a document. After you color your Word document's pages, you need to tell the printer you want to print that background color. [more…]

Shortcuts for Microsoft Word 2010

Whether you're a senior, a junior, or somewhere in between, saving time while word-processing in Word 2010 is a must. These Microsoft Word shortcuts for your keyboard or mouse get office work done quickly [more…]

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