Monthly Archives: August 2012

Microsoft Word – Removing line above footnote

By default, when you create a Microsoft Word footnote, a line will appear above it at the bottom of your page. A client recently asked how they could get rid of the line. To remove the line, go into Draft … Continue reading

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Microsoft Word – watermarks not covering all sections

When you create a watermark using one of the built-in options found from the Page Layout tab, and the Watermark dropdown in the Page Background group, you may find that if your document doesn’t appear on some of the sections, … Continue reading

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Adding to a flowchart to a Microsoft Word document

If you want to create a flowchart in Microsoft Word 2007 or Microsoft Word 2010, you want to be able to use connectors to join shapes together. If you move a shape, you want the connecting line to move with … Continue reading

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The Navigation Pane in Microsoft Word 2010, 2013, 2016, 365

If you are working with a long document, and are using heading styles, the Navigation pane can be used to see a list of headings down the left hand side of the main page area. This then helps you to … Continue reading

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Give your abstract a high reader impact

An abstract is a summary of what will appear in more detail in a document or report. It is therefore very important that the key analysis and opinion appears at the top of the abstract where it is more likely … Continue reading

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Give your Executive Summary a high reader impact

When writing a report, it is important to ensure that the reader can easily find the relevant information within it. The executive summary is very important in providing the main findings of the report in a nutshell. It therefore needs … Continue reading

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Give your business letter a high reader impact

If you are trying to get new business, and have to send a letter to a prospective client, you want to ensure that they are likely to read it. The content needs to be concise with short sentences and suitable … Continue reading

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How to give your writing a high reader impact – Templates

If you are producing a business document, you want to make sure that your target audience is actually going to make the effort to read it. The easier your document is to read, the more likely it is to be … Continue reading

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Adding a word to the Microsoft Office dictionary

You may have a word such as a surname, company name or technical name that isn’t in the Microsoft dictionary, so is flagged each time you run a spell check, causing you extra work. Words that are not in the … Continue reading

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