How to Recover Lost Files in Word 2003/2007

Have you ever lost a Microsoft Word file and tried to find it? You know it’s there but where is it? Want to find where it is? Here's how to do it. How Microsoft Word saves files When you write a Microsoft Word document it creates a temporary file (.tmp) that saves your file as you work. … [Read more...]

[How to] Add Line Numbers to MS Word 2007

Microsoft Word can automatically count the lines in a document and display the appropriate number next to each line of text. This is useful if you need to refer to specific lines in a document, such as a legal contract. By default, Word numbers every line in a document (except those in tables, … [Read more...]

How Word 2010 will be different than Word 2007

Microsoft has published an introduction to how Word 2010 will work. Interesting concepts here for technical writers and others who use Word for document creation. Image by Ivan Walsh via Flickr Microsoft starts by saying that: In the past, individuals worked on relatively simple, local … [Read more...]

How to Force Word to Close after it Crashes

Word crashed. But when you go to re-open it, it refuses to do so. What’s happening here and how do I fix it How to Force Word to Close after it Crashes When Word crashes, the Winword.exe file may still be running behind the scenes. I know. If it is running, why won't it open? There is no easy … [Read more...]

MS Office 2003 to 2007 User Interface Guides

If you’ve just moved to Microsoft Word 2007 and wondered, “where are all the file menus gone?”, then these reference guides might help. … [Read more...]