Here’s how to get rid of section breaks and delete blank pages:
Yesterday, we showed you how to count the number of words in your documents. To do this, we used Microsoft Word’s Word Count tool to count the text.
But, how about if you want to go a bit deeper and count the number of words in footers, headers, or footnotes?
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.
MS Word allows you to sort data in different ways. For example, you can sort a list of text in ascending or descending order to make it more readable. You can also sort other types of data, such as numbers, dates, and even data inside tables. Here’s how to do it. Video Tutorial How to […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.