How To Update the Table of Contents in MS Word 2007

JP asks, ‘How do I add fields to the Table of Contents in Microsoft Word 2007?’ While this is easy to do in Microsoft Word 2003, it is not so obvious in Word 2007. How to update the TOC: Add a new Chapter Heading to your user guide Or Copy and Paste an existing heading Rename the … [Read more...]

17 Email Writing Mistakes To Avoid

In the last sixteen years, email has helped me win more business than any other tool. It’s turned cautious readers into enthusiastic buyers. It’s brought in prospective customers from the edge and driven repeat traffic to the money pages. Here are some of the mistakes I’ve made and how to get around … [Read more...]

How to Remove Hidden Characters and Line Breaks in Microsoft Word

Today we look at how to remove hidden characters in MS Word. First - How do I remove invisible characters that appear as ¬ symbols in MS Word? If you copy and paste this symbol into Search & Replace box, it doesn’t work. MS word doesn’t seem to recognize these symbols. How do you get rid of … [Read more...]

How to Reduce HUGE Microsoft Word Documents

Last week we showed you how Bullet Lists can crash MS Word documents, especially if you cut and paste from several different documents. We outlined some techniques to reduce the file size, mostly by creating pre-formatted bullet lists and re-creating bullet lists the correct way. How to fix Corrupt … [Read more...]

[How To] Convert Tables to Text in MS Word Without Losing the Format

In this MS Word tutorial, I'll show you how to convert a table into text and also convert the text into a table. Ever wanted to get the contents of a table in MS Word? There’s a few ways to do this in Word. For example, Do you want to get the table’s contents only, ie the plain text? Or Do … [Read more...]

How to find ‘Hidden’ Styles in MS Word Templates

Like cats, MS Word likes to hide things in secret places. For example, those styles you know were there but have now gone missing. Where did she put them? Who knows why, such is her charm. As a small child growing up some people called Word Tips and Tricks a bit of a dog. We was hurt at the … [Read more...]

[How To] Hide First Page # in MS Word

How do you hide the page number so it doesn’t appear on the cover sheet of your document? When you add page numbers to Microsoft Word, it automatically adds these to the footer. Maybe you don’t want these to appear on the front page, for example, of a report. How do you turn it off? Word 2003 - … [Read more...]

[How To] Insert Your Chapter & Paragraph Titles into MS Word’s Footer

I use the Header and Footers in my documents to add information that helps readers navigate through the report, see when it was written, and also its date, status, and page count. You can add an incredible amount of information into the Header and Footers. Here are some ways to add in the … [Read more...]

The Gil Grissom Guide to Microsoft Word 2007

She wants to update her new business plan and add Notes, Messages, Quotes and other pre-formatted styles. The Styles in Microsoft Word 2003 and 2007 seem to be different.  Even Gil Grissom would have a hard time doing this.  She’s right. The Microsoft Word user interface in 2003 and … [Read more...]

How to Write Business Proposals in 5 Minutes

4 Secret Ways to Write Business Proposals That Always Get Accepted from Business Plan tips, tools, templates, checklists & free tutorials by admin Post by Ivan Walsh. Follow me on Twitter. Why do you write business proposals? Same reason we do! We write proposals to win more business, pay our … [Read more...]