How to add Audio to MS Word Documents

Everyone knows how to add graphics into Microsoft Word. But did you also know you can also add sounds? … [Read more...]

How to Setup Split Screen in MS Word 2003/2007

When working on long documents it is sometimes useful to be able to see and edit other sections of the text at the same time. Word will let you do exactly that, though unless you stumble on the feature by accident you’ll probably never know it exists. It’s really easy to use, all you have to do … [Read more...]

How to create ‘Screentips’ to improve MS Word documents

ScreenTips are those little boxes that appear when you ‘hover’ your mouse over a hyperlink. As the name implies, they usually provide a small tip, or piece of information, about the word or phrase in question. … [Read more...]

How to add a ‘soft’ return rather than a hard return

In general, when you write paragraphs you go from left to right, hit the far right margin, and then start on the left again. However, for different reasons, you may want to split the sentence before it gets to the end of the line. This is called ‘forcing a line break’. To do this, you use a soft … [Read more...]

How to Add Line Numbers to Reports

You can make it easier for people to find information in your Word document by adding lines. These run down the left hand side of the page. Instead of saying something is on page 5, paragraph 3, just tell them the line it's on. Microsoft Word can automatically count the lines in a document and … [Read more...]

How to Copy and Paste from Web into MS Word without Crashing

Has your computer crashed when you tried to copy and paste text from a website into a Word document? This happens when the webpage has lots of underlying HTML code that Word tries to digest when importing the content. Even though you might only want the raw text, Word will try to import the … [Read more...]

How to Hide Text in MS Word

You can hide text in a Word doc.  While it still remains in the document, it will not print out when sent to clients. Useful if you want to add/remove text at a later stage.   Here's how it works:   1. In Word, select the text you want to hide. 2. Click Format, Font, and then the Font tab. 3. … [Read more...]

[How To] Change Spacing between Characters in MS Word

To change the spacing between characters in MS Word documents, do as follows: Select the text you want to change.  On the Format menu, click Font, and then click the Character Spacing tab.    Do one of the following: 3.1 Expand or condense space evenly between all the … [Read more...]

[How To] Change Spacing between Characters in MS Word documents

To change the spacing between letters in MS Word documents, do as follows: Select the text you want to change. Click Format, Font, and then the Character Spacing tab. Choose one of the following: In the Spacing box click Expanded or Condensed and enter the amount in the By box. This adjusts … [Read more...]

How to Stretch Text in MS Word

Select the text you want to change. Click Format, Font, and then the Character Spacing tab.  In the Scale box, enter the percentage you want to stretch the text.  Stretching is also refereed to as scaling.  … [Read more...]