Vikas on the Microsoft Office Trustworthy Computing security team explains how a new feature in Microsoft Word 2010 called Protected View.
Category Archives: Ribbon
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.
Document Formatting, How To, Normal.dot, Ribbon, Templates, Tips, Word 2007, Word 2010
[Tutorial] How to Create a Macro in MS Word 2007
One of the hidden features in Microsoft Word is macros. These are small mini-programs that you can create to automate tasks, for example, formatting a document, changing the layout or updating styles. What is a macro? A macro is a series of commands and instructions that you group together as a single command to accomplish […]
In the new version of Word 2010, there is a new ‘integrated flavor of the Find feature’. Scott Walker, Lead Program Manager, for Microsoft Word explains that ‘Rather than a modeless dialog box that jumps about on the screen to get out of the way, the basic Find experience now sits conveniently at the top […]
The Fluent UI, or as it’s better known the Ribbon, was introduced in Office 2007. The Fluent UI technology, like the Open XML formats, is based on XML, which allows for a richer extensibility story for developers.
Document Formatting, How To, Normal.dot, Ribbon, Troubleshooting, Word 2003, Word 2007
How to Fix MS Word Startup Problems
Over the years Microsoft Word has crashed on me several times. What’s interesting is that the error message I get tend to vary but the result it always the same – I can’t get Word to start. Here are some common error messages, the reason why they appear, and what you can do to re-start […]
If you’ve just moved to Microsoft Word 2007 and wondered, “where are all the file menus gone?”, then these reference guides might help.
How to Keep the Ribbon Minimized in Word 2007
I have Microsoft Word on two different PCs. My old laptop have Word 2003 (which I know and love) and the new, shiny desktop has (sadly) Word 2007. It’s not so bad, but the ribbon is driving me insane. Here are 5 things I can’t make it do:
Scott Stiles, the head of the Program Management team for Word, describes the aims and objectives that Microsoft has for this new release.