Tag Archives: Text

How to Sort Text, Dates, Numbers and Tables in MS Word

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 […]

How to Convert MS Word Tables into ‘Plain Text’

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 […]

[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 […]

[How To] Change Spacing between Characters in MS Word documents

To change the spacing between letters in MS Word documents, do as follows: Select the text you want to change. Click Format, Font, and then the Character Spacing tab. Choose one of the following: In the Spacing box click Expanded or Condensed and enter the amount in the By box. This adjusts the space evenly […]

[How To] Create Subscript Text in MS Word

Want to add subscript text to your MS Word document? You’ve come to the right place, friend. Here’s the skinny: 1. Select the text that you want to format as Subscript. 2. Click Format, Font, and then the Font tab. 3. Select the Subscript checkbox. Keyboard shortcut: Press CTRL+=

[How To] Print a Block Of Text in MS Word

Instead of printing the entire document, you can tell MS Word to print only a section. You have many options when printing in Word. As well as printing the current page only, or a range of pages, you can also tell Word to print an area in the document only. Word calls this a ‘selection.’ […]