MS Word allows you to manage large documents by creating a Master Document and multiple sub-documents. The benefit of using a Master Document is that you can structure a large document by linking a single Master document to one or more sub-documents (i.e. chapters, sections, even paragraphs) , allowing you to work on each individually […]
If backward P symbols suddenly appeared on your document, here’s how to turn off them off. What are backward P symbols? In MS Word, these are used to show you the underlying layout and general structure of your document. You can use this to fix pesky layout issues. What can happen is that you accidentally […]
Instead of copy and pasting text, use the Navigation pane in Word to restructure your document. This pane allows you to quickly update the layout of the document without accidentally missing text when you copy/paste from one section to the next. You can also use it instead of scrolling, scrolling, scrolling… instead just go directly to the heading or section you want to update. Here’s how to use the Navigation pane.
A footnote is a type of note which appears at the bottom of the page in a document. In contrast, endnotes appear at the end of the document.
When you add a footnote, Word puts a reference mark or symbol in the body of the text to draw attention to the footnote.
Typically, a footnote is something you want to flag to the reader without disrupting the flow of the main text. You can also use them to add citation. Here’s how to do it.
You can improve the readability of your document by adjusting the line spacing between lines and paragraphs. If the default settings on the table of contents or other parts of the document are too narrow, you can adjust these settings. This gives the document more breathing spaces, making it easier to read.
You can add protection to individual content controls in a template to help prevent someone from deleting or editing a particular content control or group of controls, or you can help protect all of the template content with a password.
You can add multiple symbols to your Word documents. For example, you can add Copyright symbols to your business plans, trademark symbols to white papers and marketing brochures, as well as different currencies (yen, for example) and maths symbols. Here’s how to do it.