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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 […]

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 & Damaged MS Word files But […]

How to create Absolute and Relative Links in Word 2007/2003 documents

MS Word automatically creates a hyperlink when you type the address of an Web page into a document. This happens only if you have not turned off the automatic formatting of hyperlinks functionality. If you want, you can also create customized hyperlinks to documents, for example, to a shared drive. Note that these hyperlinks can […]

[Tutorial] How to use Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) in MS Word

MS Word CSS

You can use Microsoft Word to attach cascading style sheets (CSS) to your web pages. Cascading style sheets are text files which control the formatting of web pages. There work just like templates. Inside the CCS file, you can define how the headings should look, indentations for the bullet points, table settings, background color and […]

How do I turn off Automatic Hyperlinks in Microsoft Word?

If you don’t want MS Word adding links automatically to your document – which you then have to unlink – then read this tutorial. One of the most annoying things in Microsoft Word is that is creates hyperlinks, when you don’t want it to do so. This is an automatic setting turned on by default. […]

[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 […]