Category Archives: Microsoft Word 2007

Microsoft Word – creating table columns of equal width

Often when you create a table within Microsoft Word the first column of the table has the largest amount of text in it: Type of item sold April May June Encyclopaedias and reference books 25 43 54 Novels 250 321 … Continue reading

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Doing calculations in Word forms

If you have created a Word form, in which people need to enter numbers, you may like a calculation such as a total or an average to be automatically created for you. To add the boxes on the right hand … Continue reading

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Microsoft Word – how can I edit my AutoText entries

If you have set up an AutoText entry and then your details change, you need to know how to edit the entry. To edit an AutoText entry in Word 2007 or Word 2010: Insert the Autotext entry into your document. … Continue reading

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Microsoft Word – setting the starting page number

Microsoft Word automatically starts numbering pages at page 1, but you can start page numbering at a different number. You may also want to reset your page numbers if your document contains a cover page or if you need a … Continue reading

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Microsoft Word – adding dummy text

If you are creating a mock-up of a newsletter or brochure in Microsoft Word, you may want to insert some dummy text to see how the text will fit into the layout, and also show the font and size to … Continue reading

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Microsoft Word – how do I edit links in Word 2007, Word 2010

If you have created a link to an Excel spreadsheet from Microsoft Word and the Excel spreadsheet gets moved to another location on the system, you will need to change the file path within Microsoft Word. In Word 2007: Click … Continue reading

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Microsoft Word – I cannot see Heading 3 in my Quick Style Gallery – how can I locate it?

When teaching Styles in Microsoft Word recently, we were doing an exercise to use Heading 1, Heading 2 and Heading 3 styles. However, on some of the training computers, Heading 3 was not visible on the Styles Gallery in the … Continue reading

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Microsoft Word – Page number on footer issues

When working with headers and footers in Microsoft Word 2007, Microsoft Word 2010, Microsoft Word 2013 or Microsoft Word 2016, you have to be careful when adding a page number or you find that the rest of the header or … Continue reading

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Updating fields in Microsoft Word headers and footers

When you select the whole document in Microsoft Word and press F9 to update fields, it does not update the fields within headers and footers. The quickest way to update fields in headers and footers is to go to Print … Continue reading

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Microsoft Word – Skipping number when working with numbered lists

When working with numbered lists in Microsoft Word, you sometimes want to have two paragraphs within the one number, especially if you are typing up meeting minutes. Paragraph 1 Section 1 – This section is made up of two paragraphs. … Continue reading

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