Tag Archives: Grammar

[How To] Add Line Space Above and Below Text

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.

How to automatically format hyphens as en dashes and em dashes

Learn how to automatically format hyphens as en dashes and em dashes.

By using AutoFormat, you can quickly apply formatting such as headings, bulleted and numbered lists, borders, numbers, symbols, and fractions to your text.

You can automatically format a document either as you type or after you’ve written it. In both cases, you can control which automatic changes Word makes. You can also turn off automatic formatting.

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 […]

‘Find and Replace’ power searches in MS Word

What’s the quickest way to delete text?  Forget the backspace or delete keys. Instead, try this: Select the block of text you want to delete and CONTINUE TYPING. Word automatically deletes the text when you start to type. 

How to Convert MS Word to MediaWiki Markup

This s a Word Visual Basic macro. Usage requires Microsoft Word that supports Visual Basic macros  (Word 97+). Features Replaces smart quotes/double-quotes with dumb equivalents Escapes the following characters: * # { } [ ] ~ ^^ | ‘ Converts external hyperlinks Converts H1-H5 headings Converts bold/italic/underline/strikethrough/superscript/subscript formatting Converts bulleted/numbered lists Converts simple tables. Caveats […]

Software Testing Solution for E-Learning

Indian software development firm, QA InfoTech, has identified that most e-learning agencies do not go through the performance testing or security testing services. The software development industry is heavily dependant on the software testing services, and is necessary to avoid errors and issues arising during actual execution of the software from the consumers’ end. QA […]