Author Archives: Jeeves

How to Save MS Word docs as ‘Filtered’ HTML

Purists may not approve of the quality of its code, but Microsoft Word lets you save your documents into HTML and, for the most part, the end result is fine. If you want to convert your document into HTML you can choose from three different options, each of which has its own advantages. To get […]

Numbered Lists: How to Insert Space Without Breaking the Numbering

If you want to add space between items in a numbered list, but don’t want to turn off the numbering, follow this checklist. Creating Space Between List Items Create a new document. Click the Numbering button on the Formatting toolbar to start an automatic numbered list. Type First Item and press Enter. Type Second Item […]

Does your writing pass the 5 second test?

Skimmers are likely to spend 20 seconds or less skimming a document to decide whether or not to read it more carefully. Skim your document for 20 seconds, and mark what stands out most to you in that amount of time. After you are finished, see if what you have marked is able to convey […]

How to Recover Lost Files in Word 2003/2007

When you write a Microsoft Word document it creates a temporary file (.tmp) that saves your file as you work. When Word crashes — even if you have NOT saved the file —the tmp file is still on your PC. Want to find where it is? Here’s how to do it.