How to Convert MS Word Tables into ‘Plain Text’

Let’s say you have a table that you want to convert back into text. How do you do it? I write technical documents for a living. Part of my work is extracting text from excel files and other documents where technical information is located. Sometimes this is text inside tables that I need to get … [Read more...]

5 Shortcuts To Select Text In MS Word

What’s the best way to select text in Microsoft Word? There’s different ways you can do this depending on what you want to select. For example, do you want to select text one word at a time? Or do you want select text, starting on the left and working your way into the document? Or maybe from … [Read more...]

[Tutorial] How to Convert Text into Tables

Let’s say you have a large block of text that you want convert into a table. How do you do it? I write many technical documents. This means that many times I need to reformat text so that it is more attractive and easier to read. One way to do this is to place the text in tables. This lets the … [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 Remove Hidden Text in MS Word

In Word documents, it is possible to format text as hidden. Because hidden text can contain information you may not want to distribute, you may want to unhide and remove it. To remove all of the text in a document that is formatted as hidden, perform the following steps: On the Tools menu, click … [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] Create Subscript Text in MS Word

Want to add subscript text to your MS Word document? You've come to the right place, friend. Here's the skinny: 1. Select the text that you want to format as Subscript. 2. Click Format, Font, and then the Font tab. 3. Select the Subscript checkbox. Keyboard shortcut: Press CTRL+= … [Read more...]

[How To] Create Superscript Text in MS Word

To create Superscript Text in Word, follow these steps: Select the text that you want to change into Superscript. Click Format, Font, and then the Font tab Select the Superscript checkbox. Keyboard shortcut: Press CTRL+SHIFT+= … [Read more...]

[How To] Print a Block Of Text in MS Word

Instead of printing the entire document, you can tell MS Word to print only a section. You have many options when printing in Word. As well as printing the current page only, or a range of pages, you can also tell Word to print an area in the document only. Word calls this a 'selection.' So, … [Read more...]