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Microsoft 365 Word Tips and Tricks

By : Heather Ackmann, Bill Kulterman
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Microsoft 365 Word Tips and Tricks

By: Heather Ackmann, Bill Kulterman

Overview of this book

If you’re proud of yourself for finally learning how to use keyboard shortcuts and the search function, but still skip a beat when asked to generate a table of contents, then this book is for you. Written by two experts who’ve been teaching the world about Word for decades, Microsoft 365 Word Tips and Tricks is a powerhouse of demystifying advice that will take you from Word user to Word master. This book takes you on a step-by-step journey through Word essentials with plenty of practical examples. With it, you'll explore different versions of Microsoft Word, its full functionality, and understand how these versions impact collaboration with others. Each chapter focuses on a different aspect of working with the legendary text editor, including a whole chapter dedicated to concentrating better with the help of Word. Expert advice will fill your knowledge gaps and teach you how to work more productively and efficiently with text, images, styles, and even macros. By the end of this book, you will be able to make better documents faster and troubleshoot any Word-related problem that comes your way. And because of its clear and cohesive structure, you can easily come back to refresh your knowledge whenever you need it.
Table of Contents (20 chapters)
Section 1: Working More Efficiently, Together or Alone with Word
Section 2: Making Sense of Formatting Short and Long Documents
Section 3: Help! Word Is Being Strange! Troubleshooting Common Problems

Section 3: Help! Word Is Being Strange! Troubleshooting Common Problems

For all the speed and ease that word processing programs deliver, they sure can offer their fair share of frustrations at times too. In this section, you will learn how to troubleshoot some common problems that may arise when working with documents in Microsoft Word. You will learn the initial steps to take to diagnose what is causing the specific issue, things to try to remedy the issue, and some creative or fast workarounds to alleviate the core problems even if you don't know the cause.

This section comprises the following chapters:

  • Chapter 12, Formatting Problems – Too Much Space
  • Chapter 13, Transforming Annoying Automation
  • Chapter 14, Fixing Frustrating Numbers and Bullet Lists
  • Chapter 15, Stuck Like Glue – Word's Deceptively Simple Paste Options