Category Archives: Microsoft Word 2016

Microsoft Word – adding line between text in a table

A client recently contacted me with their meeting minutes template. When they write up their minutes after the meeting, they have to make sure that actions are separated into a separate box. This means that if any amendments are made, … Continue reading

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Microsoft Word – Order of Styles in Style Gallery

If you are using styles in Microsoft Word, you may just want to see the styles you want to use and you may wish to delete some of the styles you can see. Deleting styles from the Gallery is easy … Continue reading

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Microsoft Office – creating chart showing only weekdays

I have some Excel data that only shows data for week days as I do not work weekends. However, when I came to chart it, it put the weekend dates in, showing blanks. This wasn’t what I wanted. Right-click on … Continue reading

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Microsoft Word – fitting document on one page for printing

Last week, I was asked how to get a Word document to just fit one page. It is not obvious! What you need to do is go to File – Options – Quick Access Toolbar. From the dropdown at the … Continue reading

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Microsoft Word – fine-tuning text on mailing labels

When you create mailing labels in Microsoft Word, you may find that the text for the Address block ends up with double spacing. To get round this, before starting your labels, go to the Home tab and in the Styles … Continue reading

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Microsoft Word – getting back to normal text after using text effects

If you use the Text Effects   button in the Font group on the Home tab, you produce some interesting effects. However, it is not then obvious how to get back to normal writing! To do so, click the Clear … Continue reading

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Microsoft Word – removing styles from the Styles Gallery

By default the Styles Gallery in Microsoft Word 2007, Microsoft Word 2010, Microsoft Word 2013 and Microsoft Word 2016 contains styles that you may never use. If you want to stop specific styles from being shown in the gallery so … Continue reading

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Microsoft Word – revealing exact formatting of text

Sometimes it is difficult to see at a glance the exact formatting of a piece of text. To reveal the formatting, first select the text, then press Shift + F1 on the keyboard. The formatting of the text will be … Continue reading

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Microsoft Word – lining up with margins – keyboard shortcut

Do you spend ages trying to line up text with Word margins either by using the Indent makers on the ruler and hoping they will get to exactly 0cm or by going into the Format Paragraph dialog box and adjusting … Continue reading

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Microsoft Word – typing Monday and getting rest of days of week

I was asked recently whether there was the equivalent of the fill handle in Excel to create a list of the days of the week in Microsoft Word. My first reaction was to say No, but then I remembered that … Continue reading

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